What layer of skin does acne occur?

Which part of the skin does acne occur?

Acne typically appears on your face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders because these areas of skin have the most oil (sebaceous) glands. Hair follicles are connected to oil glands. The follicle wall may bulge and produce a whitehead. Or the plug may be open to the surface and darken, causing a blackhead.

Where is the most common place to get acne?

The most common spots where you might have acne are your face, forehead, chest, shoulders and upper back. Oil glands are all over your body, but those are the places where there are the most.

Why am I getting acne on my neck and jawline?

Acne in the jawline region is caused by sebaceous glands producing excess oil (sebum) due to hormonal stimulation. This sebum gets trapped in the follicle leading to clogged pores. Bacteria will then start to proliferate in the clogged pore because there is no oxygen in there to control the bacterial growth.

What is outer layer of the skin?

Your epidermis is the outermost layer of skin on your body.

What is layer of skin?

The skin is made up of 3 layers. Each layer has certain functions: Epidermis. Dermis. Subcutaneous fat layer (hypodermis)

THIS IS IMPORTANT:  Frequent question: Can over drying cause acne?