What is acne?
Acne is a skin condition caused by clogged pores, oils- sebums- naturally produced by our skin to maintain skin hydration; impurities and dead cells cause clogged pores.
There are different forms of acne;
- cystic lesions
Teenagers are the most common age group to get acne, but acne affects all age groups. For those like me who are born with oily/acne-prone skin, acne will accommodate me throughout my adulthood.
What causes acne?
Here are some of the factors that cause acne for the majority
- Skincare products
- Diet/ Habit
- Stress/ anxiety
The most crucial factor is to choose a gentle yet effective facial cleanser. Ideally, soap-free and p.H balanced.
After switching to a gentle and p.H balanced facial cleanser formulated for acne-prone skin from Nu Skin, my skin became visibly clearer and smoother after 12 weeks.