Skin problems, ranging from mild acne to skin cancer, affect people of all ages. Learn more about skin problems at HowStuffWorks.
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Do you know how to take care of your skin?

Blackheads are a common type of acne caused by oils and dead skin cells that clog your pores and turn dark in color. What can you do to treat and prevent these breakouts?

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