Acne is a common condition that affects the population around the world. It refers to an inflammatory skin condition that is chronic in nature. It is common during puberty with the activation of the sebaceous glands, but it can occur at any age. While this is not a dangerous condition, it does leave scars on the skin. There are varied types of acne that exist, such as whiteheads, blackheads and cysts. Mostly people experience it between the age group of 12 to 24 and it usually appears on the face but can also include chest and back. Acne is persistent as it can pop up one after the other, and depends on treatment for control.