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What can cause acne at different ages?

One thing I want to get straight is that for all intents and purposes, acne is acne, whether you’re dealing with acne around your period, your pregnancy, your holiday preparations, or your laid-off husband. Sometimes, it helps to get a handle on why acne can surface at particular moments, and how you can best treat it successfully. Bear in mind, however, that the underlying cause of almost all these situations is stress and the reactions that take place in the body as a result, which can be worsened by hormones, genetics, and so on.

From The Mind-Beauty Connection: 9 Days to Less Stress, Gorgeous Skin, and a Whole New You by Amy Wechsler.

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