Psychological effects

Learn more about the psychological effects of acne, how to deal with acne scars and find solutions for maintaining clear skin.

Stars with acne scars

Many famous people who have acne scars have become famous faces in Hollywood and on the music circuit. Think Kevin Bacon, Seal, Bryan Adams and Richard Burton.

Psychological reactions to acne

Having acne can make you feel a million things, mostly terrible. The good news is that you are not alone – there are many others in your position.

My bumpy ride through acne hell

Acne may seem like a skin-deep issue in a teenager’s life. But when you have it bad, it really can batter your emotions.

Depression in acne sufferers

Depression is common amongst acne sufferers. How do you know if you or someone you care about is suffering from depression and needing help?

My name is Janet

So why do I find this acne thing difficult? Don't all teenagers have a few zits now and then? Yes, they do. But mine has got particularly bad in the last few months.

Acne and social development

If you suffer from acne, you may find that the psychological effects are far worse than the physical effects.

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