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9 vending machines with eclectic inventory

By: Matt Hickman on Jan. 30, 2012, 8:40 a.m.
Proactiv acne medication vending machine

Photo: Paul Swansen/flickr

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Acne medication (U.S.)

Picture this: You’re spending a perfectly pleasant Saturday afternoon at the local mall with your girlfriends. Becky’s mom is picking you up in 30 minutes so you’re trying to cram in as much as possible. But everything comes to a screeching halt when Madison points out a fresh crater that’s emerged on your forehead somewhere in between Hollister and Panda Express. Embarrassed and remembering that you’re fresh out of acne serum at home, you panic and consider fleeing into the ALDO to take cover. But wait … isn’t there a Proactiv vending machine just outside of J.Crew? Yes, there sure is. Crisis averted.