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Old 01-17-2006, 06:16 AM   #1
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Spots or Acne???

whats the difference between spots and acne???
i have spots on my forehead, spots and blackheads on my nose is that acne or spots??? or both.

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Old 01-19-2006, 09:32 PM   #2
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Re: Spots or Acne???

I don't think there is a difference. I know in the U.K. they refer to acne, pimples, and zits as "spots". It is their slang for it, maybe you've heard people from there referring to their pimples as spots.

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Old 01-20-2006, 03:34 AM   #3
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Re: Spots or Acne???

I've also heard the term spots for acne many times. My european grandmother always refer to them like that lol

Old 01-29-2006, 05:53 AM   #4
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Re: Spots or Acne???

thanks because i was confused when someone on here posted that she hadn't got acne but had got spots!! there the same thing right? i mean i wouldn't call 1 spot acne but 5plus i'd say thats acne!

Old 01-30-2006, 01:32 AM   #5
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Re: Spots or Acne???

I'm from the UK and yeah, over here we call them spots. People do seem to think spots and acne are two different things though. For example; ''No, he had acne! Not just the ocassional spot like i have''. To me its exactly the same, a spot is acne.

It doesn't help when commercials on UK TV say; ''Now try Freederm. For freedom from spots and acne''.

Old 11-17-2011, 12:57 AM   #6
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Re: Spots or Acne???

water. water. water! when you hydrate, your skin also becomes hydrated. in this way, your skin will look healthy without putting any make up on. remember that simplicity is beauty.

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