5 Household Items that Might be Making Your Acne Worse

slide_02Culprit: Your Toothpaste

What you think is acne may not be acne at all. Perioral dermatitis shows up as red, inflamed, zit-like bumps around the mouth and chin and can be caused by a number of things, including fluoridated toothpaste.

If you think your acne might really be perioral dermatitis, try brushing with a fluoride-free toothpaste and see if your skin improves. Tom’s of Maine and Dr. Sharp both offer fluoride-free options.

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