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Teen Acne

Why Am I Breaking Out? Upsetting Acne Causes Explained

Acne breakouts are upsetting whether they’re big or small. But they’re not as mysterious as you might think. There are common causes for those annoying pimples. “Heredity rules,” Dr. Neal Schultz, a dermatologist in New York City, tells Acne.com. “To get acne you need...
5 Ways To Help Your Child Deal With Acne

5 Ways To Help Your Child Deal With Acne

Feeling helpless? Here are some parental tips for helping and supporting your child in their struggle with acne and how to deal with pimples. 1. “It’s Not Your Fault” Teen acne is triggered by hormonal changes, bacteria and natural oils in the body during puberty....

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Looking Back: Adults On Teen Acne

Looking Back: Adults On Teen Acne

We asked five adults to reveal the advice they would give their acne-riddled teenage selves. From not being so judgmental to not overdoing the meds, here’s what they had to say. Amanda, 29 “I got acne around the age of 13, and I’d tell my younger self not to be so...

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Teen Guys and Acne

Teen Guys and Acne

Most teenagers have acne, but the experience can be especially difficult for guys. While it’s common for girls to talk about skincare with their friends, you don’t find many guys trading clear-skin tips with their buddies. It can be embarrassing for guys to ask for...

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When Acne is Hurting Your Teen

When Acne is Hurting Your Teen

As a parent you’ve seen your child through nearly everything, from scraped knees and fevers to hurt feelings and runny noses. But now that your son or daughter is a teenager, it’s easy to think they’re (mostly) grown-up. They don’t really need you anymore, right?...

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Good Habits For Teen Acne

Good Habits For Teen Acne

Supporting good skincare habits is crucial to success with teenage acne. Avoid the myths and so-called natural remedies (like rubbing your face with garlic or washing your face with potato juice). Work with a good dermatologist, and always stick to a routine-acne...

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Do Adults Get Acne? Why Breakouts May Not Stop In Your 20s

Do Adults Get Acne? Why Breakouts May Not Stop In Your 20s

Acne is a big part of being a teenager. In fact, it’s estimated that 85 percent of people between the ages of 12 and 24 get at least minor acne. And sometimes it feels that the only thing that will get you past the breakouts in high school is knowing the acne WILL END...

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