Adult acne affects 25% of men and 50% of women at some point in their lives. Clients with this frustrating skin condition can be challenging to treat, but doing so will result in the most loyal clientele. Educated estheticians can greatly help clients affected by adult acne. Even with mild acne, these adult clients are more likely to feel a negative life impact, to a higher degree than their younger counterparts. This class will focus on understanding the endocrine system, aging process, and hormonal imbalances. Further topics covered are male andropause, female peri-menopause, and menopause, as it relates to acne. Various treatments will be covered, pertaining to different types of acne, including chemical peels and acne clearing photofacials. You will learn advanced synthesis of human oil production, differences between teen and adult acne, including different types and stages of acne, adult acne correction and prevention, including hormone restoration and post-treatment care.