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Should I use depilatory if I have acne?
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In brief: Might irritate skin
Acne lesions are often inflammed and what you put on your skin can cause more irritation.
Depilatory agents can often be irritating. However, shaving over acne can also cause problems. So it might be a good idea to use the depilatory on a small patch of skin to see how you respond. If there are no problems then you'd could try it on the other areas. Good luck and be careful.

In brief: Might irritate skin
Acne lesions are often inflammed and what you put on your skin can cause more irritation.
Depilatory agents can often be irritating. However, shaving over acne can also cause problems. So it might be a good idea to use the depilatory on a small patch of skin to see how you respond. If there are no problems then you'd could try it on the other areas. Good luck and be careful.
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