Acne, a skin condition that occurs when hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells causes blemishes in the form of whiteheads, blackheads or pimples. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects people during their adulthood as well. Acne usually appears on the face, chest, upper back and shoulders, but can show up on any body part.

Acne can cause emotional distress and scar the skin with texture issues and pigmentation. It’s best to start treatment as soon as acne forms.

Types of acne:

  • Whiteheads
  • Blackheads
  • Papules
  • Nodules
  • Cystic lesions

Acne can be persistent, so it’s best to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan to cure it.