Acne is not just something that awkward teenagers have to suffer through as they slowly adjust to the world, and it definitely doesn’t just go away once you hit 21! Acne often persists throughout adulthood, and in the summer months it gets worse as the sun hits your face and the seasons change, affecting the pH and sensitivity of your skin.
Generally, oral hygiene doesn’t just stop at the gums and teeth. Just as research shows a relationship between oral health and systemic health, it has also revealed a link between oral health and skin.
Does teen acne mean better grades? In a recent Emory University study in-part called, “Do Pimples Pay?” acne in teens was associated with higher grades in English, math, social studies, science, a higher GPA, and even more money later on in life.
The emotional rollercoaster many teens and pre-teens experience can become worse this time of year. Back to school can add stress in a variety of ways: busier schedules, more responsibilities, and social challenges.