Did you know that breakouts on certain parts of the face and body correspond to issues in an organ system. By identifying the cause of the problem you can treat it appropriately.
Cheeks-This area corresponds to the stomach and can often be a sign of a food intolerance to dairy for example. An intolerance would lead to damp accumulation and therefore pustular, red, angry breakouts on the cheeks.
Acne on the Jawline, Chest, Back and Shoulders which are cyst like in appearance are most likely hormonally triggered. Breakouts on the jawline are also related to teeth and gum issues. Acne on the chest and upper back is also a sign of LUNG HEAT and can indicate an emotional imbalance
Chin-Acne reflects poor digestion and or constipation.
Forehead-Breakouts here correspond to the lungs....therefore an emotional upset such as sadness can lead to lung heat and red raised angry pimples. As an Acupuncturist I use the above Chinese Medicine diagnosis principles when treating my patients.