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Stressed-out skin at exam time?
Stressed-out skin at exam time?

Final exams are enough pressure on their own without having to deal with a major acne breakout too. And if that long awaited formal is just around the corner, then stress levels may be at all time high – but don’t let it get you down!

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Shining a light on acne therapies
Shining a light on acne therapies

Light treatments may be an option for some people with acne and acne scarring. However, scientific studies are ongoing to further investigate this weapon in our arsenal against acne.

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Hemp, coconut and gold: future acne treatments?
Hemp, coconut and gold: future acne treatments?

From hemp oil, coconut oil and gold nano-shells to wearable light therapies, the future of acne treatments may not be limited to creams and tablets.

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Low GI diet: best evidence for improving acne
Low GI diet: best evidence for improving acne

Wondering what food changes you can make to help improve acne? Consider a low Glycaemic Index (GI) diet – it has the strongest evidence according to a recent review.

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Antibiotics for acne: combating resistance
Antibiotics for acne: combating resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem. This means it’s really important to use antibiotics for acne responsibly so these critical medicines stay effective against many medical conditions.

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It’s OK to have some cosmetic work while taking isotretinoin
It’s OK to have some cosmetic work while taking isotretinoin

Research shows having cosmetic treatments is OK while you’re taking isotretinoin (Oratane, Roaccutane) for acne. Find out more from Australian acne experts.

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