Acne. Not everybody remembers the teen years fondly, and one glance in the mirror may bring back memories of one reason you shudder. We can all remember moments when it seemed that the face in the mirror was covered in pimples. If there are zits GALORE beginning to appear on your child’s face, you want to give serious consideration to managing acne and to helping your child develop and stick to an approach that actually works. Don’t let your child fall prey to some of the bigger myths when it comes to preventing acne.
The information in this teaching sheet was developed by experts to help your child learn and take responsibility for a daily routine that will include cleansing and managing the bacteria that cause pimples. Parents can and should be an encouraging support for teens as they deal with the self image issues that come with poorly controlled acne.