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Synonyms for acne



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an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin

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However, Kligman's 1996 article entitled: "Petrolatum is not Comedogenic in Rabbits or Humans: A critical reappraisal of the rabbit ear assay and the concept of "acne cosmetica," attempted to set the record straight.
Acne cosmetica, which tends to affect young women who use cosmetics that occlude pores, is particularly common in college graduates entering the working world.
But if pomade spreads to the forehead during sweating it can block pores, leading to a condition called acne cosmetica or pomade acne.
"Heavier oil-based moisturizers can cause acne cosmetica -- and [acne-like] skin condition directly attributed to the use of cosmetics."