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ACNE CYSTS

Cystic acne is the most serious type of acne. It develops when cysts form deep beneath your skin, caused by a combination of bacteria, oil, and dry skin cells trapped in your pores. Cystic acne is more common in people with oily skin and won’t go away untreated.

MILD
MODERATE
SEVERE

Common
Causes

  • Genetics
  • Hormonal activities (i.e. puberty, menstrual cycle, polycystic ovarian syndrome)
  • Lifestyle habits (i.e. smoking, unhealthy diet)
  • Sleep Deprivation
  • Stress
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