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Does the contraceptive pill really help acne?

The contraceptive pill is one of the most popular methods of birth control here in the UK, but many young women start taking the pill, not to avoid becoming pregnant, but to help with hormonal imbalances that can cause symptoms such as acne. How effective is this method really, though, and should you really be taking synthetic hormones to prevent your breakouts? Today I discuss these issues in greater depth, taking a look at not only how contraceptives pills work, but why acne might occur around the time of your period. Read more >

Felicity Mann

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