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Acne scars on face

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Acne scars on your face? Prevent the nightmare

Pimples in your teens is one thing, having them follow you into adulthood is frustrating but knowing there’s a chance they’ll haunt you forever as acne scars on your face is a nightmare! The good news is it’s preventable so find out the best way to keep the nightmare at bay.

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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.



"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