Facial Acne: Mapping Your Acne On the Face



Facial Acne Mapping

Do you always break out in the same places? According to dermatologists, where you have facial acne can indicate the causing of this skin problem.

Your skin often reflects your internal health, so by analyzing where you get pimples and mapping where acne pops up on your face, you can understand what’s causing your acne and prevent this litter hater from the beginning!

 Facial Acne Mapping

Facial Acne On the Forehead


  • Digestive problems (hard time breaking down certain foods)
  • Small intestine issues
  • Liver issues
  • Irregular sleep schedule
  • Stress
  • Bad tempers
  • Too much worrying
  • Too much sugary foods
  • Toxin build-up
  • Hair products; Bangs
  • Wearing dirty caps/hats


Temples and Between Brows

Facial Acne On the Temples



  • Poor lymphatic circulation
  • Diet too high in fat
  • Gallbladder issues
  • Too much processed food

                (BETWEEN BROWS)

  • Weak heart
  • Too much alcohol and/or tobacco



Facial Acne On the Nose


  • Poor diet
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Gastrointestinal imbalance
  • Indigestion
  • Poor blood circulation if skin on nose peels



Facial Acne On the Cheeks


           (LEFT CHEEK)

  • Liver
  • Overeating
  • Nutrition hard to absorb
  • Stress
  • Stomach problems
  • Dirty cell phones/pillow cases/makeup brushes
  • Blush

           (RIGHT CHEEK)

  • Lungs
  • Allergies
  • Stress
  • Stomach problems
  • Too much sugar
  • Dirty cell phones/pillow cases/makeup brushes
  • Blush



Facial Acne On the Lip


  • Constipation
  • Irregular bowels
  • Too much spicy or fried foods
  • Toothpaste
  • Tiny whiteheads above the lip can indicate ovulation for women


Chin And Jawline

Facial Acne On the Chin And Jawline


  • Hormonal problems
  • Gynecological issues
  • Kidney imbalance (for under the face/chin pimples)
  • Resting hands on face
  • Toothpaste


Please note: The facial acne causes listed for each facial region are general guidelines and may not apply to everyone. For instance, just because you break out on your forehead, doesn’t automatically mean there’s something wrong with your liver.

Besides, acne can be as much internal as it is external and while lifestyle changes may not make acne go away completely, healthy habits will provide long-term benefits both to your skin and your health.

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