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Pre-teen Skin Care

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Taking care of the skin early prepares one in dealing with possible skin issues in the future. A pre-teen, skincare routine as per your skin type helps you to take care of acne problems, brown spots, wrinkles, formation of enlarged pores and more and hence it is best to invest in early skincare.

Teenagers are least conscious about any skincare regimen. They are also quite reckless about sun exposure and skin cleansing. As hormones play havoc with the young bodies, the skin oscillates between dry and oily, it is during teenage years that they tend to experience skin issues like pimples, acne, blackheads and the resultant scars and blemishes. Setting up a basic skincare routine with simple steps is one way to start dealing with pre-teen and tween skin.

Acne and sudden breakouts are commonplace at this age. It is advisable to see a dermatologist or a skin expert who can help professionally.

Pre-teen skin is marked by hormonal shifts that trigger excessive sebum (oil) production. Since puberty hits right around this age, the skin becomes super sensitive and requires a lot of care. This is the age when one hardly knows the skin type. Overproduction of sebum leads to common issues like acne and seborrheic dermatitis and sometimes dandruff.

What pre-teen and tween skin need is a good daily skin care routine to keep their skin clean, a healthy diet, and a lot of water to keep their skin healthy and minimize chances of oil imbalance, acne, and blackheads.

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