03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Post-Puberty Acne: A Spotty Story

AT meetings of 12-step recovery programs, people offer gripping testimonials about their struggles, and rarely fail to mention how long they've been clean. In commercials for Proactiv Solution, the popular acne treatment, celebrities and average joes on the three-step skin-care program tell their tales of woe and often gush about how long their skin has been clear.

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