SELF: How to prevent and treat acne of the face

UC physician helps explain how different areas of the face are susceptible to acne

Dr. Katherine Baquerizo Nole, assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Cincinnati, lends her dermatolgical expertise to SELF magazine. The article explains how acne is the result of pores getting clogged with an excess of oil, dirt and dead skin. There are also plenty of environmental, behavioral and internal factors that can make you more prone to breakouts in specific regions of your face.

There are easy ways to make acne prevention part of your daily routine and the article takes a closer look at the major areas where face acne shows up — and what might be causing it.

Nole is one of two experts cited in the article which focuses on the forehead, nose, cheek and chin and general ways to prevent and treat those areas.