You probably thought that once you graduated high school—and certainly after college—your days of acne-covered skin were over. But if you still struggle with an oily T-zone and recurring blemishes, you’re not alone: 60 million adults in the United States suffer from acne, 20 million of which will experience permanent scarring.
- March 1st, 2008
More than likely you know that chocolate and French fries don’t cause acne, but did you get the surprising news that oil cures oily skin, that popping pimples won’t make them go away, and that concealers make you look younger? Neither did we. That’s why we rounded up a bevy of beauty experts to debunk common misconceptions and offer natural solutions in their stead.Experts set the record straight on seven common misconceptions.By Holly Richmond