If you've suffered from acne, you're not alone! Eighty percent of people experience at least one bout of this highly visible condition between the ages of 12 and 24. Of course, it isn't limited to the teen years. Acne is not uncommon among people in their twenties and thirties, and even in their forties and fifties. Adult women can suffer from sudden onset of acne due to hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy, use or discontinuation of birth control pills, and menopause.
Like dry skin, acne is usually not a physiologically serious condition, but it can be embarrassing.
The good news is that normal acne is very treatable with the right skin-care regimen.
Dr. Michelle Copeland, renowned New York plastic surgeon, recommends the following products specifically for the treatment of acne: