is a skin infection that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. This infection makes the skin swollen and red making it look apparent.
Acne often causes blackheads or pimples
, whiteheads and can appear anywhere from the face, forehead, chest to upper back and shoulders. The pimples and bumps heal very slowly and when one begins to go away another one crops up. Acne can cause scarring and acne pustules can be extremely painful and sensitive. Statistics show that acne affects 3 in every 4 people aged between 11 to 30 years. More than 10 million cases of acne are reported in India every year. Though it is common in teenagers it can affect people of all ages.