What is Fungal Acne? Or better known Pityrosporum folliculitis or Malassezia folliculitis. Fungal acne is a type of infection in your skin’s hair follicles. It most commonly appears as small pimples that don’t vary much in shape or size, often along with itching.

Fungal acne can cause whiteheads and skin irritation. This type of acne most commonly associated with blackheads and whiteheads.

They won’t respond to the same treatment. If you keep using anti-acne treatments, you can make fungal acne worse.

That’s why it’s important to understand what fungal acne looks like and how it develops. Read on to learn the symptoms and signs of fungal acne and what you can do to treat and prevent breakouts.

Fungal acne in the buzz term, as we say in the beauty world, is fungal acne.

What it is, is it is a yeast overgrowth in your hair follicle.

Those are our minor acne. These seeds then grow like a flower due to many internal and external factors like diet products, and bacteria triggers. If the seed as we know is a microcomedones, if the seeds are big enough or rupture the follicle wall, inflammation sets in, but inflammation is just a symptom of acne.

So this is something that I dive in deep with my clients in the clinic for years. So I’ve been dealing with acne for over 21 years, and I have seen some fantastic results.