Have Acne? Wrinkles? Find Out Why (And What to Do)
Understanding the hormonal changes your body is going through can help you keep pesky skin problems to a minimum
And, Dr. Murad suggests that teens "adopt a three-step regimen addressing their specific skin needs. This should include a cleanser and toner, treatment product and moisturizer with a sunscreen." Additionally, he recommends "using products containing botanical ingredients and essential oils to keep skin healthy and hydrated." (Try Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Masque, $35.)
Doctors Rodan and Fields raise the point that some birth control pills can also be helpful with regulating teen skin. "Pills such as Yaz are also very effective in controlling breakouts because they help to mitigate the impact of hormonal fluctuations on skin," they say.
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