Did you think acne was just a teenage problem? Think again! According to a recent report by Advanced Dermatology, 41% of Americans in their thirties have acne, and 56% have been surprised to find themselves dealing with it. That's a lot of people struggling with the same issue.

It turns out that many people don’t realize aware that acne can continue into adulthood. In fact, 17% of those surveyed didn't know that acne could still occur after the age of 30. And for one in three people, acne has gotten worse with age. That's a real bummer since it can have a major impact on our social lives - 41% of those surveyed have said their acne affects their social life.

So where is this acne showing up? The top locations are the chin, cheek, and forehead. And what's the main culprit? Most people attribute it to stress, which makes sense since life in New York can definitely be stressful.

But don't worry, New Yorkers! There are ways to deal with adult acne. Developing a gentle skincare routine, including washing your face twice a day with lukewarm water and a cleanser, can make a big difference. And you're not alone - dermatologists can help you create a personalized treatment plan that's right for your skin. They may suggest certain products with ingredients like salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, or adapalene to help control breakouts.

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If you're dealing with adult acne and feeling frustrated, know that you're not alone. It's a common issue that many people are facing well into their thirties. But with the right approach and some help from a dermatologist, you can get your skin looking clearer and healthier again. Don't let acne get in the way of your social life!

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