Acne and seborrhea are illnesses that occur both in young people and adults. Irritation, redness, inflammation, papules and eczema may appear under the influence of hormonal factors, stress, pollution, smoking, improper diet and cosmetics. Due to excessive secretion of sebum, clogged pores and skin pH changes from acid to alkaline, the balance is upset in the natural bacterial flora, and it is easy for bacterial infections which act irritating on the skin. Acne-prone skin is very sensitive and has disturbed immune system.
When as a result of excessive activity of the sebaceous glands and keratosis of hair follicle, numerous blackheads, papules, pustules and inflammatory infiltrates are visible on the skin. The skin is oily and has thickened stratum corneum.