Acne Symptoms

Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition that occurs when sebum and dead skin clog hair follicles, forming comedones (a.k.a. pimples). A comedo unblocked by skin is a blackhead (black because of oxidized melanin, rather than dirt). A comedo blocked by skin is a whitehead.

Examine Database: Acne Symptoms
What works and what doesn't?

Unlock the full potential of Examine

Get started

Don't miss out on the latest research