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I have really bad skin, i am 26 and still get pimpels

Submitted by Lynne Singleton on 15 May 2013

Answer

Thank-you for your enquiry. The truth is, to be able to help you, we need to do a lot more investigation. It could be any number of things, including: 1) Hormonal imbalances; 2) A severely damaged skin barrier; 3) Irritation to products that you are currently using on the skin; 4) Lack of adequate moisture in the skin; 5) Severe build up of dead skin, needing a proper exfoliation or resurfacing treatment. Once we’ve established what the cause of the problem is, we’ll be able to help you. Is there any chance you can come and see me or one of our other doctors? Are you near to a skin renewal branch? You are also welcome to contact your nearest skin renewal branches and we can try and assist you in establishing the cause of your condition.

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