Pimples on your face: what they reveal about your health

6) The “T-zone”

The reason for pimples in the so-called “T-zone” is due to two main factors. The first one relates to puberty, the second one to stress. During puberty, hormonal balances trigger a higher production of sebum, that focuses mainly on the nose, between the eyebrows and on the forehead. Also adrenaline can increase sebum production. Our body produces adrenaline in greater quantities when we find ourselves in a condition of acute stress.

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