Acne and pimples can tell you a lot about your body. For example, chin and jawline acne is usually a result of hormonal issues showing up. Much like most acne problems, hormonal acne is caused by your hormones but is further exacerbated with overactive oil glands on your chin and jawline areas.

It’s also important to note that during certain times on your menstrual cycle, testosterone levels in your body can increase which lead to higher levels of sebum production — causing even more breakouts to occur almost instantaneously.

If this sounds a lot like what you’re going through, don’t panic. Here are some reasons you’re breaking out on your chin and how to prevent it.

Text: Atika Lim / The Singapore Women’s Weekly / March 2018
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