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Face Mapping: What Your Breakouts Mean

Face Mapping

We ALL get acne at some point. If you are one of the unicorns that say you haven’t, lucky you. Understanding the cause of our acne can help determine how we treat and prevent it from recurring. Some acne is hormonal, like the one we get on our chin every time our cycle comes around. While other breakouts come out of nowhere and have us scrambling for every cream and skin care product on the shelf. So here’s a quick guide to understanding your breakout based on its location on your face, this is called face mapping.

Breakout Location and Probable Causes

Forehead: sweat, lack of sleep, and stress cause a lot of breakouts in this area, along with problems within your digestive system