10 Acne Myths You Should Be Aware Of

According to dermatologists, having bad skin is not just a problem of teens. In fact, Jeffrey Weinberg, MD who is the director of clinical research at the St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center states that adult acne is actually a very common problem although it is under-recognized.

The good news is that there are several treatments options for adult acne. In treating adult acne, knowledge is very important and you need to be able to differentiate the truths from the myths.

Here are the top adult acne myths you should be aware of.

Acne gets worse because of makeup


There are some makeups that can clog pores and lead to pimples but there are also products that can improve acne. Experts suggest mineral foundations that are powder-based with certain ingredients like zinc oxide, titanium dioxide and silica. These products help absorb oils that can clog the pores. For liquid foundation, use non-comedogenic products which mean they don’t promote acne according to the standards of the cosmetics company.

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