Dealing With Acne

"Growing up is such a barbarous business, full of inconvenience and pimples."

— J.M. Barrie (1911)

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Indeed, puberty is harsh for most of us. It comes with massive changes in our appearances and hormonal imbalances, which often results in acne. Acne is a common skin complication caused by excess sebum, clogged pores, bacteria and skin inflammation. As reported by the Colorado Spring Dermatology Clinic, approximately 85% of teenagers and young adults experience acne in varying severity. Sadly, there is no cure for acne. But fret because it can be controlled with continuous care and patience.

Let's start with basics!

Before we start, it is essential to understand that most acne cases happen because your skin barrier is damaged. According to an article on