Video: Here’s why we get pimples and what can be done to prevent them

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Published Jul 21, 2016, 4:40 pm IST
Updated Jul 21, 2016, 4:39 pm IST
Pimples happen when hair follicles are blocked by dead skin cells, which results in the accumulation of sebum and bacteria.
The reason why teens tend to suffer from acne more is because of the high levels of testosterone hormone in the body at that time. (Credit: YouTube)
 The reason why teens tend to suffer from acne more is because of the high levels of testosterone hormone in the body at that time. (Credit: YouTube)

Acne has caused many among us to feel self-conscious especially during our awkward teenage years. In case you’ve wondered the causes behind skin breakouts then this video by ASAP Science does a good job of explaining just that and what we can do to get rid of them.

Pimples happen when hair follicles are blocked by dead skin cells, which results in the accumulation of sebum and bacteria. The swelling caused by the extra red and white blood cells being sent to fight the bacteria is the first sign of skin acne. The reason why teens tend to suffer from acne more is because of the high levels of testosterone hormone in the body at that time.

 

Check out the video to know about how you can get keep your skin clear and beautiful.  

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