War on acne

You thought that when you hit your 20s it would be the end of your acne woes. Right? Unfortunately for many people this is not the case. Luckily, there's a lot you can do.

Take action:

To prevent acne from getting worse: wash your face twice a day with a gentle soap – washing your face more often than that may irritate and dry your skin; avoid hot water; do not use facial scrubs, astringents and masks unless your doctor has recommended them; do not squeeze, pick, scratch or rub your skin; avoid extreme stress – if necessary, seek counselling and follow a stress management programme.

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