Light therapies for acne have come a long way. They can be used on their own or combined with a gel that becomes active once exposed to light. The latest is a biophotonic system used by Kleresca.  

Acne can hang around long after you're out of your teens. Adult or hormonal acne affects more women than men aged 25 and over.   

Acne can be incredibly embarrassing for young people - and it doesn’t really matter whether it’s just a few spots or a face full of red, angry pimples.   

When there are so many products claiming to fix acne, it can be hard to know what’s best for your skin. Using the right skin care products can make a big difference but it’s important to base your decision on credible advice.

Chocolate - whether you like it fresh from the wrapper or disguised in muffins or mousse - has an undeservedly bad reputation as a cause of acne. However the evidence still appears mixed when deciding if it really is bad for our skin.

Men and women may be only an X or Y chromosome apart but it’s enough to ensure that we aren’t built the same. So it’s not entirely surprising that acne affects males and females differently.   

Worried about your teenager’s acne?  Not as much as they are...   A UK study found that for teens, appearance is the single most important issue in their lives.  So how can you best help your teen cope with temperamental skin?  You’ve come to the right place. 

As summer kicks in, it’s time to remember all that fun-in-the-sun in Australia comes with unwanted long-term health risks - premature skin ageing and the potential to develop skin cancer.   Yet some teens and young adults are understandably more focused on their current skin issues, such as acne.