Why do I Have Acne?
More than 60 million Americans suffer from some form of acne breakouts. Acne affects more than 80% of all
teenagers at some point in their lives. Clogged pores comprise more than 25% of all visits to the dermatologist.
What is Acne?
Acne is an inherited disorder of the pore. It starts at puberty when the oil glands start maturing. A normal pore sheds about 1 layer of dead skin cells a day. But someone with this disorder can shed up to 5 layers a day. All those dead skin cells combined with oil form a plug in the pore. This is how all acne starts. This is called “retention hyperkeratosis”. It forms congestion under the skin which are noninflamed acne lesions, such as blackheads and/or whiteheads. If bacteria is present, inflamed pimples, pustules and/or cysts will form.
Self-Help Acne Guide
Are you ready to get started on your clear skin journey? Here are some tips and tricks to help you at home.
Get Clear Skin At Home?
Everything you do contributes to your health and skin so while you think just keeping your face clean will help reduce breakouts, you’re wrong! Here’s a list of t things you can do to help your breakouts.
Use your Face Reality products correctly.
Do not pick at your skin.
Apply ice to inflamed lesions.
Avoid pore clogging ingredients.
Avoid food that make acne worse.
Make lifestyle adjustments.