Whether we are young, old, female or male, just about all of us suffer from blemishes at some point in our lives. Acne is practically synonymous with the teenage years, thanks to a surge in hormones. But breakouts often don't end with our 20th birthdays; a huge percentage of adults also battle breakouts well into the 50s. So if you have never had to hide your face behind long hair, avoid having your picture taken, or cancel a job interview because of your spots, consider yourself lucky. It's a rare human who gets through life without a single pimple. Here you can learn more about what causes acne and the best ways to treat it.