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Acne and blocked pores in ds1 (11)

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Curiousmama Sat 08-Aug-09 12:00:43

Has anyone any tips? ex and I had bad acne and I'm scared he'll end up like us.
I suppose I'll have to take him to the dr but just wondered if anyone has any tips to unblock his pores.
TIA

cocolepew Sat 08-Aug-09 12:08:32

My DD is 11 and has started to get spots on her t-zone, I've got her wipes and moisturiser for young skin. Superdrug keep a lot of stuff. There are exfloiators as well, the only thing I worry about is something being too abrasive. Asda also do cleansers that are supposed to clear pores and prevent blackheads.

Curiousmama Sat 08-Aug-09 12:12:04

Thanks I think moisturiser is a good idea. That's something I didn't do as a kid. Agree with abrasives, they make it worse I think.

cocolepew Sat 08-Aug-09 12:14:59

The Asda stuff has a moisturiser as well, it prevents sebum build up. The wipes are T-Zone ones which have Tea Tree and Witch Hazel in them.
Now all I have to do is stop her picking!

Curiousmama Sat 08-Aug-09 14:37:08

thanks a lot I'll get him some today.

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