Once you hit puberty, the impending doom of pimples becomes a reality and you start to freak out…
Unfortunately said unwanted tag alongs, pimples, can stick around a little longer and acne has to be one of the most crippling things ever.
However, there may be hope for the acne-prone skin out there that will surely have a wave of relief rush over you.
A study has just been published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology (is it just us, or does that sound kinda funky? “Investigative Dermatology”) which has found having acne early in life might just mean you’re going to have the best skin in town later on!
The London study found that those who suffered from acne tend to develop signs of aging and wrinkles later in life, due to them having longer telomeres and higher rates of oil production.
Telomeres, in normal people speak, are known as protective caps at the end of chromosomes, which help to fight deterioration!
What does all this mean? You age slower.
For those of you who were lucky enough to skip the acne phase, remember that UV exposure (aka sun exposure) is leading cause for premature skin aging, so be sure to slip, slop, slap!
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