Types of ACNE

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Hormonal Acne

Common in adolescence and is typically accompanied by an overproduction of sebum. Hormonal acne is often triggered by puberty, menopause, menstrual, contraceptives, & pregnancy 

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Acne Cosmetica

Acne cosmetica is associated with the use of comedogenic & irritating products from skincare to makeup. These products tend to leave behind residue & buildup which suffocates the skin/pores and begin to congest the skin with a mixture of the product reside & your skin's sebum & sweat.

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Inflammatory acne

Red, inflamed painful acne. Usually accompanied by pus or bacteria fluid

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Bacterial acne

The result of overproduction of bacteria within the hair follicle or pore. P.acnes is the bacteria responsible for acne. It cannot survive in a well oxygenated environment but it thrives in warm & humid environments. 

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cystic acne

Cystic acne sufferers experience large, painful nodules beneath the surface of the skin that can remain for weeks or months. The depth of the inflammation in cystic acne can destroy the follicles resulting in acne scars.

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Systemic acne

Systemic acne is acne brought on by disease, illness, medication, or diet related issues. Systemic acne will appear as acne vulgaris and may be evident all over the body; chest, arms, neck, back & shoulders

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