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Microneedling vs chemical peels for acne scars: which is more effective?

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Microneedling and chemical peels work well for acne scarring, but one of these treatments are more effective.
Microneedling and chemical peels work well for acne scarring, but one of these treatments are more effective.
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Microneedling and chemical peels have been soaring in popularity over the last few years, thanks to their simplicity and skin-rejuvenating benefits ranging from reducing pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, and stretch marks to helping skincare products penetrate the skin better. 

But when it comes to treating acne scars, one of these dermatological treatments is more effective, based on the results of a new study.

READ MORE | What should you use to 'fix' your pigmentation - microneedling, peels or mainstream beauty products?

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