Acne is a skin disease caused by inflamed pilosebaceous follicles (the glands secreting sebum at the root of the hair) with the formation of comedones.
The word acne is a form of the Greek word akme, which means summit peak.
Acne is an unfortunate rite of passage in the adolescence of 85% of people of all ethnic groups. Acne primarily affects teenagers and usually stops spontaneously at the end of adolescence.
Genetic factors are the only confirmed cause to date, …
You only have to look around you to see that acne is just about the most common skin problem in the world.
The precise trigger is not known and it can be a problem throughout life, but, regardless of a person's age, acne is always a problem of blocked hair follicles and the response …