Teenagers acne is often caused by hormonal changes. As teenagers enter puberty hormones are sent skyrocketing into higher-than-normal levels. This causes an overproduction of sebum, the oil gland found in the skin, which clogs the pores with dirt and bacteria that cannot escape. Often hormonal changes are not to blame for adult acne, expect in the case of pregnant woman and acne caused by medications.
In teenagers acne peaks at between 16 and 18, although it can affect anyone at any age. Up