Is acne hereditary?

woman struggling with acne breakouts, which can be hereditary and lasts on average 8 years

Acne does certainly have a hereditary factor. Acne is caused by a combination of genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, and to a lesser degree, factors such as stress, diet, and use of the wrong skincare and cosmetics. Acne lasts on average 8 eights and in many people, much longer than that if not treated properly. Studies have shown that nearly 50% of women in their 20s and 25% of women in their 30s still suffer from acne. Even for people who's acne is no longer active, the "healed" pimples can leave long-term post-acne marks and scars.

When should you start treating your acne?
If you have acne you should absolutely start treating it with effective topical medications as soon as you possible to prevent future breakouts and post-acne scarring.

What is the most affordable acne treatment?
Effective acne treatment can be very affordable if chosen wisely. A few new anti-acne medications—including MDacne—can be used without the need for an expensive dermatologist appointment or expensive prescriptions or "high-end" skincare products. Plus, by simply using products designed for your unique skin type and acne severity, you'll get better results, more quickly other one fits all acne treatment products and medications.

How can MDacne help?
Our goal at MDacne is to help you improve your acne (regardless of the cause) with the best, most effective, anti-acne ingredients in formulations personalized for your skin. Once you subscribe, you will receive a full customized kit of products and as well as full access to premium service of the app, including unlimited access to chat support with a board-certified dermatologist, ongoing skin monitoring with the selfie analysis tracker, fine-tuning of your product ingredients (if needed), and more to ensure you get the best results.

To learn more about the root cause of acne, check out What Causes Acne? and How acne develops and why

To find the right acne treatments for your unique skin, take the free skin assessment by clicking here.

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