Specifics of male acne
After puberty, androgens (male hormones) are about 10 times higher in males than in females. Due to this increase in male hormones, a man's skin becomes about 25-30% thicker than his female counterpart. Male skin also produces more than twice as much sebum (skin oil) and thus more severe cases of acne on average. Let's take a look at some more considerations when it comes to acne in males.