7 Acne Myths to Stop Believing Stat

Adrianna Barrionuevo


When it comes to skincare woes, acne pretty much has the worst rap. No one likes it, and we're always searching for the best solutions to obliterate breakouts once and for all. Acne is the unwelcome guest that keeps coming back; it can pop up anywhere on your body and has no regard for your social calendar.

Whether you're suffering from cystic acne or the occasional breakout, it's a good rule of thumb to keep in mind that no two skin types are alike, and what might work for one person isn't universal. However, we keep hearing the same acne "facts" over and over—but some of them have no merit. That's why we consulted with top dermatologists to uncover the truths behind some of the biggest acne myths. And we're not going to lie, some of them were real eye-openers.

Keep scrolling to read about the seven acne myths to stop believing, straight from the experts.

Next up, how to prevent hormonal acne and keep it from coming back.

This post was originally updated at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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