All products are independently selected by our editors. If you buy something, we may earn an affiliate commission. Best Beauty Products. Still suffering from blemish-prone skin but feel that you're too old to be getting spots? Unsure where to find products for adult acne treatment that won't leave your skin red raw?
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NBC News has affiliate relationships so we may get a small share of the revenue if you buy something through our links. Acne is becoming increasingly more common in adults , with up to 15 percent of women affected—and dry or oily skin can also have similar effects on your skin. So what causes acne, exactly? Alison Tam , DO, a dermatologist in Las Vegas, says hormonal changes like perimenopause or menopause , or the use of hormones like testosterone, can cause adult acne.
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In an ideal world, nobody would suffer from acne , but as it is, both teenagers and adults have to live with it on a daily basis. So, what's the deal? We asked four dermatologists to weigh in on the causes and treatments of adult acne , what products can help prevent and treat it, and in-office treatments you can get from your local MD. So what causes adult acne? There's no clear-cut answer on this since there are so many factors that could be attributing to it.
Find out how acne products differ, what main ingredients to look for and how to use them for best results. Many over-the-counter OTC acne products are available to treat mild to moderate acne or periodic breakouts. They include cleansing lotions, gels, foams and towelettes, leave-on products, and treatments or kits. How do you know which one is best for you? Before you decide, learn how OTC acne products work and what ingredients to look for.