Dark spots don’t have one single cause, which means the reason you may have them might be completely different from the person next to you. For example, dark spots can be the cause of acne, prolonged sun exposure without proper SPF or protection (lather up that sunscreen, ladies!), aging, or the pigmentation in your skin differs due to genetics. It’s commonly grouped under the umbrella of hyper pigmentation.
Month: February 2019
Acne comes from an old Greek word that means “skin eruption.
Causes of pimples/ Acne:
For most blemish sufferers, skin problems start at puberty, when the body begins to produce hormones called androgens. These hormones cause the sebaceous glands to enlarge, which is a natural part of the body’s development. In blemish sufferers, however, the sebaceous glands are over stimulated by androgens, which can sometimes persist well into adulthood. Androgens are also responsible for flare-ups during the menstrual cycle and, for some people during pregnancy.