SHINY SKIN IS CAUSED BY...

The overproduction of sebum, a substance that helps protect the skin.

SEBUM?

Sebum comes from the sebaceous glands that are particularly active on the face and upper chest – that’s why these two areas are often the spots of breakouts and blemishes.

YOUNG SKIN, MORE SHINE

Oily skin is particularly common in teenagers. Puberty causes a change in hormone levels, which in turn leads to further overproduction of sebum.

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