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Understanding Acne

Did you know that 85% of people develop Acne at some point in their lives?
Acne can affect people of all ages and ranges from mild to severe.

Despite being one of the most widespread skin conditions, Acne is also one of the most misunderstood.
There are many myths and misconceptions about Acne.

understanding Acne

TriggersThese are usually hormonal, meaning most people develop Acne in their teenage years and early 20’s, during and post pregnancy, throughout menopause, or at any other time in which hormonal changes take place. Medication can also be a trigger as certain medications can affect the hormonal balance in the body, most commonly contraception.

The Key To Getting Acne Under Controlis to tackle contributing factors.   Control the amount of oil the skin produces; eliminate excess dead skin cells and bacteria from the skins surface. 

AlumierMD Professional Peels – are bespoke treatments that will use a combination of acids to lower the skins’ pH, loosening dead skin cells and stimulating new cell growth revealing a smoother and more radiant complexion. Beraclay is used along side the Acids to purify and draw excess oil and toxins out of the skin – A course of treatments is recommended

Environ Purifying Treatment – Created to purify, micro-exfoliate and re-hydrate your skin. Using Vitamin A to rebalance and repair the DNA of the skin cells the products pushes into the deeper layers of the skin using an electric current to revive and refresh your skin – Course of Treatments is recommended

Call now to book a consultation with one of our skincare experts to start your journey to clear, healthy skin!

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Garforth – 0113 286 2222
Rothwell – 0113 393 4281

Acne myths

Despite being one of the most widespread skin conditions, acne is also one of the most poorly understood. There are many myths and misconceptions about it:

“Acne is caused by a poor diet”
So far, research hasn’t found any foods that cause acne. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is recommended because it’s good for your heart and your health in general.

“Acne is caused by having dirty skin and poor hygiene”
Most of the biological reactions that trigger acne occur beneath the skin, not on the surface, so the cleanliness of your skin has no effect on your acne. Washing your face more than twice a day could just aggravate your skin.

“Squeezing blackheads, whiteheads and spots is the best way to get rid of acne”
This could actually make symptoms worse and may leave you withscarring

“Sunbathing, sunbeds and sunlamps help improve the symptoms of acne”
There’s no conclusive evidence that prolonged exposure to sunlight or using sunbeds or sunlamps can improve acne. Many medications used to treat acne can make your skin more sensitive to light, so exposure could cause painful damage to your skin, and also increase your risk of skin cancer.