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8 Causes of Adult Acne

June 8, 2011 by  
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The causes for adult acne are often the same as they were during the teen years for people who had acne as teenagers. However, for adults who never had acne before, there can be new reasons for why they have now developed acne. While the exact causes of adult acne are debatable, it is well […]

What Causes Adult Acne?

June 5, 2011 by  
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Regardless of age, acne is a condition of the sebaceous glands. These glands are attached to hair follicles and produce an oily substance called sebum. An acne lesion forms when a hair follicle becomes plugged with sebum and dead cells. The pathogenic (disease-causing) events in the sebaceous glands are believed to be due in large […]

About Adult Acne

June 5, 2011 by  
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Adults in their twenties, all the way up to their fifties can still experience acne flare-ups. Acne is often thought of as a teenage dilemma, and while it is true that acne appears most often during the teenage years, it is arguably just as true that there are a growing number of individuals that suffer […]