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  • How can I get rid of brown marks after an acne breakout?

    Q. How can I get rid of brown marks after an acne breakout? A. These types of brown marks happen after the skin has suffered any kind of damage and are called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. They can result from from acne, bites, burns or skin infections. The affected area may appear light brown to black in…

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  • Using an acid treatment has made my skin dry and crinkly. What should I do?

    Q. I have been applying mandelic acid 15% every other day for a week. I have noticed my skin has gone kind of crinkly and dry but moisturiser doesn’t seem to help. What should I do? A. Don’t worry, this is a common problem for people using treatment strength alpha hydroxy acid products for the…

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