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Acne is a very common skin condition characterised by comedones (blackheads and whiteheads) and pus-filled spots (pustules).



What is skin cancer?

Find out more about skin cancer and the risks.


Author: Lisa Bickerstaffe

Checking your skin

Checking your skin for signs of skin cancer


Author: Lisa Bickerstaffe


of British people currently suffer or have suffered from skin disease at some point in their lifetime 


of Britons admit to getting sun burnt three or more times in their lifetime


of British people have visible skin conditions or scars that affect their confidence

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