By Dr. Sarah Khan, resident pharmacist for DietsInReview.com
College can be some of the best times of your life: the parties, dating, making new friends and having more independence. You’re an adult now, and I’m sure you were hoping you would leave behind those embarrassing zits from high school, but for some, the added stress can keep you from clear skin. Many college kids are turning to a popular treatment system called Proactiv, but does it work?
Why am I breaking out?
So you’re finished with puberty…doesn’t that mean you are done with acne too? Unfortunately, no. There are many triggers that can make pimples much more prevalent. Oil-based cosmetics, and beauty products are a culprit for blemishes along with dirt, cooking oils in the air, prescription drugs like steroids, and hormonal changes.