Are Pimple Patches Worth The Hype?

Women's Health South Africa|July 2020

Are Pimple Patches Worth The Hype?
Dr Anjali Mahto, consultant dermatologist and author of The Skincare Bible, explains
Dr Anjali Mahto

I regularly treat acne sufferers in my clinic and for many women it can be a confidence-sapping condition. A recent survey carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists found that 54 percent of British adults who have experienced acne say it’s had a negative impact on their self-esteem, while 22 percent feel it’s inhibited their social interaction. While no one is claiming that pimple patches are a cure for severe acne, they can be a useful quick fix for the occasional isolated spot. Here’s what you need to know.

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July 2020