Acne – who needs it? No one wants it. It can be, however, a fact of life that many of us have to deal with. Products and techniques have been fashioned to help ease the burden of caring for acne-prone
We all seek a perfectly peachy complexion, such as those in glossy, airbrushed magazine photos that we see every day. But the truth is, for the majority of us, completely perfect skin is about as achievable as that perfect bikini
When you think of the term ‘skin peel’, you probably imagine the application of harsh, damaging chemicals, resulting in the skin physically peeling off. And in some cases you would be right. Some types of skin peels are incredibly invasive, using painful acids to strip back the skin and promote collagen growth. A deep or medium peel may require anaesthesia before application, and will be conducted in a surgical setting. A deep chemical peel has a recovery period of 2 – 3 weeks, during which time the treated area will be heavily bandaged and painful. Certainly, having a chemical peel is not something to be entered into lightly.
Both the physical and emotional effects of acne can continue long after the actual acne has cleared up. They can leave permanent marks of the past behind which can be stressful and emotionally crippling for some.
What Causes Acne Scarring?When your skin, or soft tissues are damaged, the body's immune system will actively repair the site. Your immune system will send lots of white blood cells and various other fast acting molecules to try to combat any infection and heal any damage to the soft tissue. Once the infection is actively fought, or kept away and the injury is repaired, the skin may look different through the body's repair system, resulting in a scar.
Let’s be honest if you are spending your hard earned money on skin care products and professional beauty treatments then you are going to want to get the most out of them, right? Having a daily skin care routine and treating yourself to beauty treatments will improve your skins appearance, however you can give this an additional boost by making sure your diet is in check too.