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When do you stop getting spots?

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Smurfgirl Mon 09-May-05 18:09:16

I know everyone always gets spots.

I mean more when do you get past the teenage spots thing?
I am nearly 21 () and although most of my face has cleared up, my chin is still a bit spotty in manner of 15 year old. When will it end?

compo Mon 09-May-05 18:11:02

sorry to dishearten you but I'm 30 and still get spots, my chin is particularly bad around time of the month. It gets me down that I thought I'd grow out of it but alas it seems not to be.

happymerryberries Mon 09-May-05 18:12:17

Blimy smurfgirl, have some patience! I'm 42 and I still get spots on my nose!!

Seriously though, if it is a problem that upsets you and OTC treatments don't work, see your gp

Satine Mon 09-May-05 18:14:56

When I was a teenager I thought there would be a good few years between the disappearance of spots and the onset of wrinkles - now I have both together! Life just isn't fair.

marthamoo Mon 09-May-05 18:49:21

Almost 36 and still get spots. That's so true, Satine - spots and wrinkles: it just isn't fair!

Lonelymum Mon 09-May-05 18:51:34

I am 40 and still get them. I have just had a whole crop of them, but then, I had a cold at the same time and think they may have been related.

Smurfgirl Mon 09-May-05 19:12:46

Really? my chin is like blackhead city and I hate it! I just want to be vaguely clear, I can cope with the odd one by currently have about 8 on my chin, not great glowing pustules like a 13 year old, but still..

Lonelymum Mon 09-May-05 19:30:43

I still get those horrid pustules (had one last week) but they are usually by my nose so, if placed just right, look like a bogey hanging down But I have to say, they are much less frequent than they used to be, so have faith!

compo Mon 09-May-05 19:39:05

If it's blackheads a facial might help get rid of them once and for all

NomDePlume Mon 09-May-05 19:48:40

I'll let you know

Socci Mon 09-May-05 19:50:58

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Socci Mon 09-May-05 19:54:14

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nutcracker Mon 09-May-05 19:55:03

I am 26 and still get them. Only odd ones on my face though and then some on my chest and back. I hate them.

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