The indisputable pros of fall: knit sweaters! Yummy, warm beverages! The season premiere of our favorite TV shows! Pumpkin-flavored everything! An unfortunate side effect of the incoming cozy, breezy days: breakouts. It’s true! Acne is most common in the fall, thanks to particular weather shifts. That’s why we’re teaming up with Alba Botanica® to explain how our skin changes with the season, the reason we’re particularly vulnerable to blemishes in fall months, and what we can do to curb the damage. Scroll on for a breakdown of those pesky breakouts.

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Production + Styling: Maddie Bachelder

Design: Marisa Kumtong

Photography: Kurt Andre