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March 02, 1998|MARTIN MILLER

* 33% of all teens think people with acne are less popular.

* 12% of teens regard acne as one of the most traumatic things about adolescence.

* 22% of teens would give up $1,000 in prize money for an acne-free complexion.

* 81% of teens believe frequently washing their face will prevent acne.

* 31% of teen boys accept acne as a normal part of being a teenager.

* 22% of teen girls accept acne as a normal part of being a teenager.

* 13% of teen girls like themselves less because of acne.

* 6% of teen boys like themselves less because of acne.

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Source: American Academy of Dermatology

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