Acne affects almost everyone — more than 90% of all adolescents, nearly 50% of all adult women and 25% of all adults. – Acne.com
WHAT IT IS: Acne is a disorder resulting from the action of hormones and other substances on the skin’s oil glands, sebaceous glands and hair follicles. Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) are the anaerobic bacterium that causes acne. Severe acne can lead to permanent scarring.