How to tell if your Acne is Hormonal

How to tell if your Acne is Hormonal

What is hormonal acne?

  • Hormonal acne is almost always cystic and inflammatory in nature.
  • Usually it appears in forms of painful red papules and deep cysts on the lower face.
  • It can create long-term scarring.


Where do they usually appear?

  • Lower cheeks
  • Jawline
  • Chin
  • In between the brows.
  • Back
  • Chest
  • Shoulders


How to treat them?


1) Topical Antibiotics

  • Antibiotics prescribed by your dermatologists such as dapsone and minocyline can make a difference in the number and intensity of hormonal acne.

2) Bakuchiol in your skincare

  • Helps to even tone, fade post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, prevent whiteheads and blackheads, and prevent inflammatory papules.
  • It is found in Dream Capsule

3) Healthy Diet

  • Sugary foods and/or processed breads, dairy (particularly skim milk) have all been linked to worsening of inflammatory acne.
  • A healthy diet will minimize the amount of treatment needed


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