Troubled Skin Facts

Troubled skin affects people regardless of age, gender, or race. Although troubled skin can affect anyone, it is most common among teens and young adults. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, troubled skin is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually (American Academy of Dermatology). Based on 2018 population of 327.8 million, it means 15.3% suffer from troubled skin. Troubled skin can be influenced and aggravated by the type of food one eats, stress, drugs, hormonal, and wrong use of cosmetics etc. the statistics vary from country to country.

Our skin keeps itself healthy and elastic via a balanced combination of oil and sweat. An imbalance caused by using harsh alkaline cleansers such as soap and foaming products may result in the skin trying to correct itself by producing even more oil which exacerbates the problem.