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Hormonal Acne Explained

Key Points

  • Hormonal acne affects 15% of women due to hormonal imbalances.
  • It typically appears in females over 20, mainly on the chin and jawline, fluctuating with the menstrual cycle, and influenced by stress and diet.
  • Hormonal acne often results in deep lesions and scarring, being less responsive to usual treatments.
  • Home remedies include salicylic acid wash, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, and pimple patches.
  • Clinical treatments like salicylic acid and retinoid peels, phototherapy, and laser treatments may also help.

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