Three causes of adult acne that might surprise you


Did you manage to get through your teenage years spot free only to get to your 30s and develop adult acne? You are not alone.

Adult acne is slowly becoming more and more prevalent in our society. It can happen from many causes, some of which can come as a surprise to you. When you are almost sure you are doing all the right things, and your skin just won't clear up the stress alone can make it worse.

The three reasons why you might be breaking out are:

  • Hormonal Imbalance 

Hormones are a huge factor towards adult acne. The fact of the matter is that a huge amount of your daily toxic load could be part of your main problem. We use a huge amount of products on a daily basis, from perfumes to makeup, household cleaning products to toothpaste. Many of these contain shelf-life prolonging chemicals which, unfortunately, can alter our hormone levels. This, in turn, can lead to adult acne.

Be aware of the ingredients in products you use, and do your research. Just because it is marketed to clear the skin, doesn't mean it will.

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