QuestionsCategory: Beauty QuestionsDoes stress cause acne?
Karen asked 4 years ago
1 Answers
michelle1 answered 4 years ago

Studies have shown that the cells which produce sebum contain receptors for stress hormones.
Stress can also cause some people to pick at their blemishes which can spread bacteria and cause more inflammation so that mild acne symptoms get worse. This is known as Acne Excoriée and you can find out more about it in the different types of acne.
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