Teen Vogue – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Acne on Your Chin? Here's How to Beat Those Persistent Pimples"
For girls, the chin is a prime target for big, painful pimples that continue to pop up again and again
"This pattern, which I affectionately refer to as the 'beard of acne,' is a hormonally responsive area," said Joshua Zeichner, MD, Director of Cosmetic and Clinical Research at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "Oral antibiotics directly kill acne-causing bacteria and can help reduce inflammation in the skin. They work while you are taking them and oftentimes for a few months after discontinuing, but the acne can recur." Learn more