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When you’re all grown up and still have acne
When you’re all grown up and still have acne

Acne can hang around long after you’re out of your teens. Adult or hormonal acne can be unexpected and frustrating but you can do something about it.

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Impact of acne can be more than skin deep
Impact of acne can be more than skin deep

Acne can reduce quality of life, self-esteem and mood. Signs of distress include less interaction with peers or avoiding social situations.

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Choosing the best skin care products
Choosing the best skin care products

Need help to find the right products? Skin care can make a big difference to your acne so it’s important to base your decision on credible advice.

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In a spot of bother about enjoying chocolate?
In a spot of bother about enjoying chocolate?

Worried about eating chocolate? Chocolate has a bad reputation for causing acne, but the evidence is mixed when deciding if it’s bad for our skin.

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Chromosomes, hormones and acne – why sex matters
Chromosomes, hormones and acne – why sex matters

From puberty onwards, males have larger quantities of the hormones (androgens) which stimulate oil production glands. Find out more from acne experts.

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Helping your teen cope with acne
Helping your teen cope with acne

Worried about your teenager’s acne? Not as much as they are! A UK study of about 1500 people – teenagers (13-17 years of age) and their parents – found that for teens, appearance is the single most important issue in their lives.

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