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Added November 21, 2011
Sometimes it might seem that puberty is the worst time to get zits. After all, your body's going through so many other changes already. Unfortunately, zits are a result of those changes.
You may be wondering, "What causes pimples?" As your body changes and matures during your teenage years, hormones like testosterone are produced in your ovaries and adrenal glands. Testosterone stimulates oil production. So basically acne is a hormone problem. As you mature and your hormones calm down, your acne will most likely go away.
You're not alone: Unlike periods, zits are a puberty issue that boys have to deal with, too!
Wondering what causes pimples? Get answers and skincare tips at BeingGirl.com.