- 1.Acne (Part-1): Different Types of Acne & Most common treatment mistakes
- 2.Acne (Part-2) :Three Causes of Acne
- 3.Acne (Pimple) Part-3: Is your Cosmetics causing your Acne?
- 4.Acne (Pimple) Part-4: How your Stress, Soap and Sweat are causing your Acne?
- 5.Acne (Part-5) Difference between Teen Acne & Adult Acne, Good habits for Teen Acne
- 6.Acne (Pimple) Part-6: Nutrition for Your Skin Acne
- 7.Acne (Pimple) Part-7: When to see your Doctor? & What are your treatment options for Acne?
This is part-5 of series on ACNE.
In previous tip we have already learned that
All ACNE are not same,
Different type of acne
and most common Treatment mistakes.
We have also learned
Different causes of ACNE.
Today we will learn about difference between
Teen ACNE and Adult ACNE.
Teen ACNE are located all over the face including
Adult ACNE are located on
Lower part of your face-
=around your mouth
Now let us see the causes of TEEN ACNE
They usually develop because of the oily skin
as during your puberty,
your sebaceous glands start producing sebum
-the natural oil.
This excess production of oil
makes the teen skin vulnerable to ACNE.
Now let us see the causes of ADULT ACNE.
They are cause by increase stress and
imbalanced hormonal levels because of
Teen ACNE skin type is
Adult acne, their skin type is
Oily in some parts and
it is very dry in most or the parts and thus, very sensitive.
Appearance of teen ACNE
If you are a TEEN,
you are more prone to get
Appearance of adult ACNE
If you are adult, your ACNE are
Red, tender with skin sensitivity and dehydration.
What is the treatment for TEEN ACNE?
As the skin is thick and oily,
they will respond well to
more aggressive treatment with
higher concentration of active ingredients.
Treatment for ADULT ACNE
As your skin is thin and dry,
the treatment needs a gentle approach with
low concentration ingredients and
Antiaging treatment will also help prevent your ACNE.
GOOD HABITS FOR TEEN ACNE
=wash your face twice or thrice in a day
=don’t over wash your face
Your acne is not because of dust.
=when you over wash, it may stimulate
Extra oil production-leading to more ACNE.
=Don’t squeeze or pick your ACNE
=learn and maintain good skin care habits
as you are more prone to get ACNE as an ADULT.
=Use moisturizer regularly even if your skin is oily.
=Use oil free moisturizer-it keeps your
sebum production balanced.
= Use non-comedogenic cosmetic products
(non-comedogenic cosmetic products means non-pore clogging products.)
Today we have finished with
Difference between Teen ACNE and Adult ACNE &
Good habits for TEEN ACNE.
In future tip, we will discuss
Nutrition for your skin and
As we have learned today,
the skin at the teen age and
the skin at the adult age is different.
So, we will discuss about various treatment
Option for treatment of your ACNE ….
Today’s action step:
Make sure your teen follows
Good ACNE habits mentioned in today’s tip.
Providing simple solutions
for the complexities of life
Dr Bhumita Makwana
Your Dietitian & Cosmetic Clinician