Many people think that acne is just pimples.

But a person who has acne can have any of these blemishes:

  • Blackheads
  • Whiteheads
  • Papules
  • Pustules ¬†(pimples)
  • Cysts
  • Nodules

Acne can appear on the back, chest, neck, shoulders, upper arms and buttocks.

Acne symptoms:

Acne can cause more than blemishes.

  • Low self-esteem
  • Depression
  • Dark spots on the skin
  • Scars¬†(permanent)

Today, there are many effective acne treatments:

  • Acne treatment that you apply to the skin
  • Acne treatment that works throughout the body
  • Procedures that treat acne

This does not mean that every acne treatment works for everyone who has acne. But it does mean that virtually every case of acne can be controlled.