It's one thing to deal with breakouts in your teens, when everyone's hormones are out of control. It's quite another, however, to have to go through the everyday trials and tribulations of adulthood with a big zit on your face. Is it even possible to seem authoritative in situations at work when you have a big pimple on your nose?
Photo: Getty ImagesAccording to Katie Rodan, M.D., 30 percent of all women have these types of skin issues. We sat down with the co-developer of Proactiv to talk all things acne, from what causes it to the most important, how to stop it!
One of the more interesting facts I learned during our pimple pow-wow was that even acne changes with age. When it appears in the teen years, it shows up on the forehead, but as we age, the breakouts migrate downward. This definitely resonates with me, as I always seem to break out on my chin. Dr. Rodan said these chin eruptions are caused by a lack of estrogen.
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