Young women in their twenties and thirties suffering from acne find it increasingly difficult to deal with the effects of the condition according to a new national survey, which reveals that one in five don’t like leaving the house as a result of having spots.
The new research, which has been undertaken by Ambicare Health, focuses on the growing number of young women between the ages of 20-39 suffering from acne. Over 73 per cent of those asked revealed that their acne makes them feel unattractive with 60 per cent left insecure as a consequence of having bad skin.
With over 80 per cent of the UK population suffering from acne at some point in their lives, there is a common misconception that most people will have the condition in their teens; however, there is an increase in the number of women affected by acne in their twenties and thirties. The research highlights that a significant proportion of these women are professional high earners who feel that spots are affecting their career aspirations.