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Common stereotypes portray acne as the bane of the teenager: Oily, blemished skin, exacerbated by overactive sebaceous glands, adolescent hormones, and less-than-ideal skincare routines. While adolescence is a prime time for problematic skin, acne can persist into adulthood. In fact, acne affects 25% of adult men and 50% of adult women. Acne is a significant concern on its own, but when acne meets aging, skin damage is magnified. When adults are battling acne, they have a unique set of age-related concerns: Firstly, overactive sebaceous glands results in enlarged pores Secondly, the skin's texture becomes rough, and Thirdly, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation can linger long after blemishes subside. Introducting SkinCeuticals Blemish + Age Defense a potent oil-free treatment designed to control acne and correct signs of aging. This product inhibits sebum production, minimises current blemishes and helps reduce post-acne hyperpigmentation.