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Professional Skin Treatments That Can Help Reduce Acne

Professional Skin Treatments That Can Help Reduce Acne

Four Ways to Improve Acne Without A Dermatologist

Those who continue to struggle with acne well into adulthood know that oily and acne-prone skin can be difficult to treat at home with over-the-counter products.

For those who have tried all of the masks, pore strips, cleansers, and creams imaginable, and still can’t find relief, it may be time to turn to a skincare expert for professional skin treatments.

Not sure where to start? We will go over some of the best professional skin care treatments that help with mild to moderate acne without seeing a dermatologist.

What is Acne?

Acne is a common skin condition that occurs when hair follicles in the skin are clogged with oil and dead skin cells, leading to blemishes like whiteheads, blackheads, and papules.

While acne most commonly occurs on the face, it can also appear on other parts of the body, such as the back and chest.

What Causes Acne?

While lifestyle factors are one of the most common triggers for mild to moderate acne, there are several other reasons you may be experiencing annoying blemishes.

Some of the most common causes of adult acne include:

Hormones

While hormonal acne most often strikes during puberty, hormonal fluctuations are also often one of the leading causes of adult acne. For instance, many women find that they experience acne flare-ups during their menstrual cycle and/or pregnancy.

Skincare Routine

A good skincare routine is the foundation for glowing, healthy skin. So, if you are experiencing acne, it’s possible that either you are using products that aren’t designed for your unique skin type, or, you aren’t following a consistent skincare routine.

By taking good care of your skin with high-quality products suited for your skin is the first step towards healthy, acne-free skin.

Diet

While not always the main cause of moderate to severe acne, the following foods have been linked to increased hormone production, which can lead to acne:

  • Saturated fats

  • Refined sugar

  • Dairy

  • Chocolate

Stress

It’s no secret that stress can take a significant toll on your physical health, and even manifest in the form of acne.

While stress does not directly cause pimples, it can worsen symptoms for those who already struggle with acne.

Genetics

Often, genetics are the leading cause of many health conditions – even acne!

If your parents or siblings struggle with moderate to severe acne, your chances of having acne significantly increase.

What Options Are Available When Over the Counter Products Don’t Work?

If you have already tried every product at the drug store to treat your mild to moderate acne, it’s probably time to switch to professional skin treatments from our skincare experts. Here are some of our top non-medical treatments that can help clear your pores and soothe stubborn acne.

AFA Clay Peel

An AFA Clay Peel is a two-step treatment that offers deep exfoliation without drying out or irritating the skin.

Combining Amino acid Filaggrin with natural clay, this is a wonderful, gentle treatment for removing impurities from the skin, controlling oil, and improving the appearance of mild acne.

Learn More About AFA Clay Peels

Silkpeel Dermalinfusion

Silkpeel Dermalinfusion is a revolutionary three-in-one treatment that injects the skin with a custom combination of serums while exfoliating and removing impurities.

For those with oily, acne-prone skin, we recommend the Clarifying Formula, which includes salicylic acid and aloe and helps to unclog pores, calm irritation, and gently exfoliate.

Learn More About Silkpeel Dermalinfusion

IPL (For Acne Scars)

While not a treatment for acne, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments can help to significantly reduce the appearance of acne scars leftover from bad blemishes.

Here’s how it works:

As the name suggests, IPL uses a series of short pulses of light to target skin cells affected by scarring and discolouration. This triggers your body to eliminate the unwanted cells, revealing smoother-looking skin.

Learn More About IPL

Professional Skincare

As previously mentioned, your skin is only as good as the skincare that you use. Therefore, we recommend swapping out your drugstore products with professional-grade skincare available for purchase at MC Laser Clinic & Salon.

We highly recommend brands like iS Clinical and the following products to help treat and prevent acne breakouts:

When to Seek Treatment From Dermatologist For Severe Acne

While our team of experts is equipped to help you deal with all sorts of skin concerns, it’s important to note that we are not doctors and cannot diagnose or prescribe prescription-grade skincare. For cases of severe acne that cannot be treated with regular skincare products and treatments, we recommend you seek help from a dermatologist.

As you can see, acne does not have to be a part of your everyday life. With a great skincare routine that incorporates professional skincare products and skin treatments from MC Laser Clinic & Salon, you can achieve the complexion of your dreams and get rid of stubborn acne for good. Contact us today to get started!