adult acne

Derm Talk – Breakout Edition

Q&A with Dr. Vanessa Which products are best for teenage skin? Teens do not need complicated skin regimens! As an absolute minimum, a good cleanser (Cleansing Elixir) and SPF (3D Defense SPF50 Mineral Sunscreen) is all that is needed. If breakouts are an issue, use the multi-functional Mask Antidote which is truly an all-in-one acne …

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Adult acne

Adult Acne

Adult acne is a thing. You are not alone if you are still fighting spots. 64% of adults suffer from acne in their 20’s and 43% in their 30’s. It is even possible to get acne for the first time as an adult. In the same way that men bald in a certain pattern, adult onset acne tends to affect the lower third of the face with red angry bumps and painful pus-filled pimples along the jawline, chin and neck. The hair follicles and oil-producing glands in this area are more sensitive to hormones sending oil production into overdrive. Sound familiar?