Acne Triggers - NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY

New York Dermatology Board Certified Dermatologist 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY
  • Acne NYC Treatment Center in New York, NY
  • Opened 7 Days a Week for Treatment
  • Hormonal changes during puberty, the female menstrual cycle, pregnancy and menopause can increase oil production and trigger acne breakouts. 
  • Stress From studying for exams to juggling work and children, stress and acne go hand-in-hand. 
  • As tension builds, the body emits stress hormones, which increase the production of oil. 
  • Harsh sunburns can dry out the skin's surface and aggravate your complexion. 
  • Hygiene 
  • Heat and sweat can create a breeding ground for bacteria, clogged pores and body acne.
  • Occupations: In some jobs, exposure to industrial products like cutting oils may produce acne. 
  •  Heredity: With the exception of very severe acne, most people do not have the problem exactly as their parents did.
  • If the oil accumulates melanin pigment or becomes oxidized, the oil changes from white to black, and the result is a blackhead.
  • As the follicle enlarges, the wall may rupture, allowing irritating substances and normal skin bacteria access into the deeper layers of the skin, ultimately producing inflammation.
  • The clogged hair follicle gradually enlarges, producing a bump