Just about everyone experiences acne breakouts and other skin problems at some point in their lives. Acne has long been the scourge of teenagers, but for many men and women, these frequent breakouts and skin eruptions continue long into adulthood.

If you are troubled by frequent breakouts and other skin problems, you might think that your problems are the same as everyone else’s but that is definitely not the case. Every case of acne and every pimple problem is different, and it is important to look at your own skin before deciding on a solution.

Identifying the parts of your face where those frequent breakouts are taking place can tell you a great deal about the cause of those skin problems. Even more importantly, mapping out where those skin eruptions are taking place can help you identify the products, and the skin care techniques, which are likely to be the most effective.

What is Face Mapping?

The process of identifying the parts of your face where breakouts are most likely to occur has a name – face mapping. With face mapping, you take a close look at every

part of your face, from your forehead and your checks to your nose, jaw and chin line.

Once you have your face mapped out, you can start to get a handle on your frequent acne breakouts and skin eruptions Every part of your face is different, and there are unique causes associated with breakouts in each section of that face. 

Forehead Breakouts

Frequent forehead blemishes can have a number of causes, some of them related to your hormones and others related to your lifestyle and even what you wear. If you wear a hat on a regular basis, the friction created by the brim could trigger the release of additional oil – and that oil could trigger frequent acne breakouts.

Leave-in treatments for your hair, like conditioners and hot oil preparations, could also migrate to your forehead and dog your pores, leaving you more susceptible to frequent acne breakouts. Changing the way you dress, and the way you care for your hair could help you resolve those breakouts and reclaim your beautiful complexion.

Cheek Breakouts

For acne breakouts on your cheeks, start with the things that touch those cheeks on a regular basis, including your makeup brushes and your smartphone. Keeping your makeup tools clean, and sanitizing your phone on a regular basis, can help you avoid the contamination that triggers breakouts on this part of your face.

Of course, cheek breakouts can also be caused by overactive oil glands and hormones.

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Of course, cheek breakouts can also be caused by overactive oil glands and hormones. Even so, keeping everything that touches your cheeks clean can reduce the risk of acne breakouts and pimple eruptions.

Jaw Breakouts

Blemishes on the jaw are quite common in puberty when your hormones start to work overtime. If you see an increase in skin blemishes in your early teen years, you can probably put it down to an increase in hormonal activity, and the problem should resolve itself over time.

If, on the other hand, those blemishes along your jawline persist long after puberty, it is time to start looking for another cause. This part of the face has the highest concentration of oil glands, and those glands go into overdrive when you are stressed. Reducing your stress level and looking for new ways to relax can help you reduce those frequent breakouts, so you can enjoy clean, clear skin and a beautiful complexion.

Reducing your stress level and looking for new ways to relax can help you reduce those frequent breakouts.

Nose Breakouts

Your nose is right in the middle of your face, and it is the first thing many people see when they look at you. Acne breakouts on the nose are all too common, and they can be devastating to your appearance and your self-esteem.

An overproduction of oil around your nose can make acne breakouts more likely, and that oil production is often triggered by the foods you eat.

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