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DUAC anybodies teen got any good stories about it?

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hennipenni Fri 02-May-08 17:33:15

Posting on behalf of DD(13), she has just been prescribed DUAC for acne and she wondered if anybodies DC have used it and whether it worked. Thanks

lazymumofteenagesons Fri 02-May-08 18:25:33

my son (16) has used it. It works but is quite strong. Can make skin red and inflamed at the beginning. If it does, stop using it for a bit and go back to it once redness has gone. He uses it at night, a thin layer wherever spots are and it does clear them.

hennipenni Fri 02-May-08 20:35:17

how long does it take for it to clear them up?

hippopotamouse Fri 02-May-08 20:48:35

I use this! I'm 25 and had an acne flare up after DD. It took about 2 weeks to clear and I think it's great!

Be careful with fabrics though, I got some on a t-shirt and it bleached it. Might also be worth using an old pillow case at night.

daughterofthem Sat 21-Jun-08 20:34:16

hey hennipenni my mum is making me help people as a punishment so here i am , duac is amazing it really works i got rid of my acne in 2.5 weeks i was really shcoked ! just keep at it everything will be fine
Jodi x

hennipenni Sun 22-Jun-08 21:02:45

daughterofthem whatever did you do? If my DD was helping people out on MN as a punishment she'd talk them to death grin, anyways DDs skin is clearing up really nicely with just the occasional outbreak from time to time.

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