Who Gets Acne?

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Who gets acne?  You are not alone!

# Acne affects most teens and young adults.

# Around 85% of 12 – 24 years old have acne.

# Acne affects people of all ethnic groups.

# In Canada, acne affects more than 5 million Canadians or nearly 20% of the population.

Adult acne: In the past, acne was seen as a mainly teenage skin problem. However, studies show it is prevalent in adults too, particularly women. Up to 22% of women – or 1 in 5 – suffer from acne. See more on Adult Acne

# Acne is ranked in the top 3 most prevalent skin conditions in the USA, UK and France.

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