Hi. I’m Natalie Otto, licensed esthetician and a Corporate Educator for Repêchage. Close to 85% of people will experience some form of acne in their lifetime. According to the Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States affecting 40-50 million Americans at one time.
So let’s look a little more in depth what acne actually is.
What is Acne?
Acne is a lesion of the sebaceous glands. Teenagers are very prone to acne because of an increase in a hormone called Androgen that increases oil production in our skin.
What Causes Acne?There are 3 things cause acne:
What Forms of Acne are There?
What Can You Do About Acne?
Do not “pop” any forms on acne on your skin! Instead, see an esthetician. An esthetician can perform a proper skin analysis, and has the tools and professional skills to properly perform extractions. He/she can also recommend professional at-home care – If you want to get ahead, you can start incorporating anti-bacterial products for acne skin, such as our Hydra Medic Collection, into you daily beauty routine.
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