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Boys Skin Care Range Finds Interesting Results

OXY Compare Boys Attitudes on Self-Image

GLASGOW, Scotland, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent national survey conducted with 512 people by the UK's first boys skincare range; New OXY, revealed some interesting findings about boys attitudes towards self-image.

An extensive questionnaire was circulated amongst 16-24 year olds across the UK to gain further insights into the pressures on young people in today's highly competitive, image-obsessed world. Fashion, beauty and the opposite sex have always been a pre-occupation of self-conscious teens, but New OXY creators wondered if in the era of celebrity adoration - how confident are kids feeling?

Across the UK, teens from Sheffield worry the most about their appearance with 56% polled admitting it's the most important thing in their life. Southampton youths are most embarrassed by bad skin as teenagers at 56%. Questions about shopping habits show that parents in Edinburgh have the highest input into their kids' purchases, as 79% of Edinburgh boys had their underwear bought by their mum. Glasgow rounds out the survey - topping the scales as the city whose youth is most worried about the opposite sex - at a rate of 60%.

Here are some of the findings from the major UK cities;

Boys attitude to skin by UK City


42% of people are embarrassed by bad skin as a teenager


53% of people are embarrassed by bad skin as a teenager


42% of people are embarrassed by bad skin as a teenager


45% of people are embarrassed by bad skin as a teenager

National Findings

60% of teenagers consider their appearance to be the most important thing in their life

67% of teenagers are embarrassed by bad skin

69% of people had their underwear bought by their mum as a teenager

59% of teenagers worry about the opposite sex

As the survey makes abundantly clear, the question of how to get rid of spots is only one of the many complex issues occupying teenage minds.

OXY produce a range of innovative skincare products.

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