National Survey on Acne
Face Reality surveyed over 1,000 people in the U.S. to learn how acne has impacted their life. We learned that acne has a profound effect on one’s mental health. No one should feel ashamed of their skin. We believe in embracing your skin—on the good days, flareups, and every day in-between.
Acne Isn’t Just Skin Deep
In their own words, respondents shared how acne makes them feel.
Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Any given year, 50 million Americans across all ages experience acne.*
*According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association.
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- 1 When asked if their acne has ever made them feel anxious.
- 2 Respondents were given a 5-point scale when asked the extent to which acne has affected their confidence.
- 3 When asked if they have ever felt belittled, ostracized or bullied because of their acne. Respondents share their age at the beginning of the survey.
- 4 When asked how confident they were about where to find help and treatment at the onset of their acne.
- 5 Respondents answered ‘yes’ when asked if they have been frustrated with the lack of efficacy in products available to treat acne.