Acne Advice & Treatment

Acne is a disorder of the oil producing skin glands it commonly occurs during

hormonal changes at puberty but can be extended into adulthood. The skin

becomes greasy and white and blackheads form.

We advise:

Washed regularly with an anti- bacterial wash.

Dry thoroughly with a clean rough towel.

Avoid using lots of greasy make-up.

Do not squeeze the spots.

Do not expect the acne to go away overnight may take a couple of months

to improve.

Acne treatment

Please seek advice from your local pharmacy prior to a doctor’s appointment.

Although Acne can be troubling it is not a barrier to work, please discuss with

your line manager if you are being bullied due to this condition. People can be

cruel, don’t let them get away with it!!