Although acne is usually associated with puberty and adolescence, adults suffer from it, here is why.
In the past, acne was simply a symbol of growth, puberty, body changes and growth, but now, a lot of adults are suffering from it.
According to some experts, this is due to our very stressful lifestyles combined with pollution and bad eating habits.
WhatClinic.com also conducted a survey of 92 dermatology clinics and found there was a 214 percent increase in patients inquiring about acne treatments last year.
The results from this survey clearly show that inquiries about clearing up acne scars have increased by 152 percent.
It also showed that about 35 percent of patients were over the age of 35 while 16 percent were between 35 and 44.
Hopefully, now that the culprits for the sudden rise in adult acne have been discovered, a cure will be found.