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Uncovering back acne

Mention acne and most of us think about the face but acne can appear anywhere.  In fact, half of us with acne are likely to have it on our back!  Forget about the ‘cover up’ and find out how to ‘clear up’ backne.

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Latest News and Articles

Uncovering back acne

Acne can appear anywhere.  In fact, half of us with acne are likely to have it on our back. Forget the ‘cover up’ and find out how to ‘clear up’ backne.

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Decoding acne in pharmacy

All About Acne is enlisting the help of pharmacies around the country to help stem the misinformation surrounding one of Australia’s most common skin conditions.

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MY STORY

"As an adult I found having acne even more difficult."

“I thought that in my 20s I would be having the time of my life but instead I was staying inside on weekends and covering my face up in makeup to hide from the world. I can honestly say that to date, this time was the worst and most emotional of my life.”
– Cara, 23