I've often heard that blemishes can bloom from diet changes, hormonal fluctuation, and from changing skincare products. All of these factors may contribute in some way to the outbreak of spots, but one thing I know for sure is that when I am stressed, I always suffer a breakout.

I decided to do a little bit of research to find out why, if in fact it is stress that is such a traumatic trigger for my skin. Who better to turn to for advice than to the Aveda Research Team. After all, they've just spent tons of time developing a line of Ayurvedic products called Outer Peace, which are designed to achieve clear and balanced skin. Take this quick quiz to find out if stress is really a cause of blemishes, or if it's all in your head.


Quick Quiz: Can Stress Really Cause Blemishes?

Can stress cause blemishes?