Tag: Acne scarring
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Nikki Yeh, a new mother who struggled with acne all of her life, tells us what she learned from an acne expert.
For years, acne was thought of as a teenage condition – the result of surging hormones and bad diet. Over-the-counter remedies featured smiling teens on the packaging and formulas were aggressively strong in
fighting over oily skin conditions. Then, something began to change. Adults began having breakouts into their twenties and thirties in increasing numbers. Scientists hypothesized that stress, pollution and diet had something to do with it. But the trend continues. Today, doctors estimate that 70 percent of North American will suffer some type of acne throughout their life. Here, Dr. Lisa Kellett, one of Canada’s foremost experts on adult acne, explains the condition.
Cosmetics Magazine: How many people suffer from acne?
Dr. Lisa Kellett: According to the Academy of Dermatology, 70 million adult Americans will suffer from acne—more than 50% of women and 25% of men.
Cosmetics: What causes adult acne and where does it mostly appear?
Dr. Lisa Kellett: The cause of adult acne is thought to be multi-factorial including stress, environment toxins, genetics, hormonal changes and the use of anti-aging products. Whatever the reason, it is a painful and frustrating experience. Adult acne often occurs on different parts of the face such as the chin, jaw, and temples. Teenage acne, in the comparison, is found in the oily facial T-zone.
Cosmetics: What adult acne treatments are available?
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“Some people experience red or brown post-acne inflammation marks that linger for months, while others have more severe scarring,” says Dr. Lisa Kellett to Glow magazine.