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Smoking = Acne

Posted Jul 26 2010 8:17pm

The health problems associated with smoking and wide and well known, but it has now been found that smokers also have more acne. A report in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology has found that adult acne is “significantly correlated” with smoking cigarettes.

Of the women studied, an enormous 72.9 percent of acne sufferers were smokers. he results also showed that there is a positive correlation between the number of cigarettes smoked and the severity of comedonal acne. Smoking also promotes premature ageing and dull, dry hair as well as heart disease, cancers and whole host of health problems. Isn’t it time to ditch the habit?

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