Girls all over the world are experiencing the quarter-life skin crisis: their skin suddenly starts breaking out as they enter their mid-20s for no apparent reason. Just when you think you’re done with face problems when you grew out puberty, this unpleasant surprise hits. What’s it about?
The main reason for acne is hormones, and the hormonal shifts are definitely not reserved for puberty only. Your hormones go wild on a monthly basis and the skin is suffering.
Linoleic acid for acne prone skin. People who are acne-prone tend to have a low percentage of linoleic acid, and a high percentage of oleic acid in their sebum (natural skin oil). Not for every acne skin, but many can benefit from evening primrose oil (make sure you are getting a good pure one) . . . . . . . . . . . #esthetics #masteresthetics #facials #facialspa #skincare #professionalskincare #proskin #antiaging #naturalskincare #beauty #spa #facial #estheticians #esthetician #antiagingspa #skincarecommunity #healthyskin #beautytherapy #nowrinkles #nycspa
Birth control pills are nothing but hormones, and we’re back to the first point. By experimenting with birth control on your own, you risk messing up your hormonal levels which leads to acne, among other problems.
Picking Up Healthy Habits
By all means, you should pick up healthy habits in every area of your life, but any sudden change can lead to skin problems until your body adjusts.
If you’ve found yourself putting more effort into your skincare routine as you reach your mid-20s, it’s probable that some products won’t work for you and will break you out.