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5 Things I Learned about Adult Acne

My run-in with adult acne taught me about medicine, mental health, and myself.

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Survey: Most Canadian acne patients have scarring

First ever survey of Canadian acne patients shows most have scarring and pigmentation changes.

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How to Minimize Facial Pores

One of the top Googled acne questions this year was “How can I minimize the look of facial pores?”

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Can Beer cause Acne?

Ever been too shy to ask your doctor a question? Dermatologists with the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada (ARSC) have some answers about acne for you.

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How do birth control pills help with acne?

For women under the age of 35 who have moderate acne that is partly caused by a hormonal imbalance, certain birth control pills can help and offer a long term solution.

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Do Concealers cause Acne?

There is a common myth that that concealers or other cosmetics will cause acne or make it worse. This is not true!

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