19 Things Everyone With A Face Should Know About Acne

    Like how to get it off your face for good.

    If you've got acne, don't freak out — you're not alone.

    1. First, you should probably know what acne even is.

    2. There's more to acne than just whiteheads and blackheads.

    3. You're most likely to get acne as a teen. And it usually gets worse before it gets better.

    4. Acne problems tend to run in the family.

    5. Acne can affect anyone with any type of skin.

    6. Your bacne isn't actually much different from the acne on your face.

    7. Certain medications might make you break out.

    8. Oily foods probably won't cause acne.

    9. A diet high in carbs, sugar, and dairy might worsen acne, though.

    10. Stress can definitely make you break out.

    11. If you exercise or play sports and don't wash your face afterward, you're on the fast lane to Acneville.

    12. For most people, those over-the-counter acne cleansers and spot treatments really work.

    13. But it can take a few weeks (or a few months) to know if your acne treatment is working.

    14. When you're buying moisturizers, sunscreen, and makeup, look out for oil-free, noncomedogenic products.

    15. Makeup brushes should also be cleaned regularly.

    16. Do. Not. Pop. Your. Pimples.

    17. Acne scars suck, but a dermatologist can help.

    18. Wearing sunscreen can also help your scars fade faster.

    19. But if acne is a serious pain in your ass and nothing seems to help, talk to your doctor.

    So, don't let that acne keep you down. With this knowledge, you'll be on your way to clearer skin.