now?” If you’re an adult who suffers from breakouts you’ve probably
asked yourself this question a thousand times. But, it’s actually a myth that only teens
get pimples. In reality, more than 50% of women and about 25% of men
experience adult breakouts at some time, so you’re definitely not alone.
More common than you think
school years are behind you, but suddenly you’re dealing with embarrassing
breakouts again. That’s definitely not what you meant when you wished for
younger skin. Yet adult breakouts are more common than most people
realise, with as many as 75% of adults dealing with breakouts at some stage of their adult life.
can be especially embarrassing for adults because pimples are generally
considered a “teen problem” and may wrongly be associated with poor
hygiene, health or bad eating. Some adults who suffer from breakouts find themselves
avoiding relationships, social events and activities they love due to
news is that adults don’t have to live with breakouts anymore. At any
age, your best bet for consistently clear, healthy-looking skin is to
learn the facts, forget “quick fixes” or "cover ups"adopt and stick to a skincare
regimen suited for blemish prone skin.
Remember, adult breakouts can happen at any time, and it’s not as unusual as you think. Have a read of our How to get clear skin section for blemish control solutions and tips on how to fight breakouts.