Continuing to shower and bathe every day when you have dry skin can make the problem worse, and can even cause dry itchy skin. You should also wait to completely wash your face at night before bed, so that the skin will have time to renew itself. In the mornings, simply sponge the face . . . → Read More: Continual bathing can be a problem if you have dry skin. Click to learn more
Taking certain medications. Birth control pills that contain estrogen and progestins often help control acne in women. When a birth control pill contains only progestins, it may make acne worse. Acne is a possible side effect of other medications as well. These include anticonvulsants, corticosteroids, and sobriety drugs. Never stop taking a prescription medication . . . → Read More: Can medications cause acne for adults? Answer: Yes Click link to read more
Fluctuating hormones. Acne is typically associated with the hormonal swings of puberty, but any time hormones fluctuate, acne can flare. Many women are familiar with the once-a-month breakout. Hormonal swings also occur during pregnancy and menopause, causing acne in some women.
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The truth is that acne can persist well into one’s 30s, 40s, and even 50s. Dermatologists call acne that does not clear by one’s mid-20s persistent acne. Often causing deep-seated, tender, inflamed pimples and nodules, this type of acne is more common in women. Persistent acne tends to form on the lower face, predominately . . . → Read More: Acne past mid 20′s? Yes Persistent Acne. Click link to find out what causes it
Adults also develop late-onset acne. Again, women are more susceptible. People who have not had acne for years can suddenly see deep-seated, inflamed pimples and nodules. Even those who have never had acne get late-onset acne. For some women, acne becomes a problem during menopause. Adult-onset acne generally forms on the chin, jawline, and . . . → Read More: Adult Acne: Women are more suseptible. Click link to read WHY
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Don’t pick acne. Trying to squeeze out blackheads or whiteheads may lead to further infection. Picking up acne at second stage may lead to scarring.