Acne Maturation Arrest

Maturation Arrest Acne (non-inflamed acne happens when oil and dead skin bacteria from getting in. Hence, why there is no inflammation. This type of acne looks like small pebbles under the skin (not to be confused with milia).



  1. Dehydrated skin
  2. Hormonal Imbalances
    (a rise in testosterone levels)
  3. Pore clogging ingredients in topical products,
    including: Isopropyl Myristate and Algae Extract.
  4. Tobacco
  5. Omega fatty Acid deficiency.
  6. Excessive inflammation,
    possibly from diet or by extreme exercising

Treating Maturation Arrest Acne

  1. Exfoliate! Use AHA’s and Retinols specifically
  2. Check cosmetics and hair care products for acne causing ingredients
  3. Add anti-inflammatory foods and supplements to your diet.
  4. Balance your hormones
  5. Manage stress.
  6. Receive professional services every 2 weeks, including microdermabrasion, and chemical peels (the 2 combined is preferred).
  7. Reduce your intake of sugar, salt carbs, seaweed, dairy, organ meats and peanuts

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