Acne 101, Tips to Control Today
New Week, New blog!! We are talking about one of the most common skin care problems everyone runs into! ACNE.
Acne effects 80% of Americans at some point of their life. So, whether it’s a past struggle that has now caused some texture issues in your skin, or a current issue that doesn’t seem to be going away, I have some solutions for you!
What Exactly is Acne
There are a lot of different forms of acne that comes out in the skin. We have- blackheads, whiteheads, cystic, papules, pustules, fungal and more…. The list can actually seem endless.
Due to there being different types of acne, that means different solutions. We all have different skin which means a different solution for different cases.
Let’s look at the different types of acne and what they look like, so you can better understand what might be happening in your skin!
You can imagine the list of suggestions on what to do for each type of acne and how to get rid of it. I’m here to give you the clinical answers and do’s and don’ts from what you might see on the internet. For a very generic version of things that can help your skin out, check out this chart below.
Although treatments differ from patient to patient, some great products are mentioned above to get your breakouts under control.
Now it’s important to understand, treating acne typically needs medical attention. You will need medical grade products along with procedures to see a difference in your skin and help your breakouts from coming back.
Lets Beat Those Pimples
Another crucial part of controlling acne breakouts is understanding that your skin still needs moisture! If you strip your skin down with common over the counter products or alcohol and astringent based toners chances are you’re actually making your acne a lot worse!
Seeing your local esthetician can quickly get you on the right track to clearing your skin up. If you’re suffering with acne breakouts of any sort, it’s recommended to receive facials regularly, at least once every four weeks, to help exfoliate your skin.
Even with oily skin, you should be applying a lightweight non-comedogenic moisturizer at least once a day so you’re skin doesn’t try to overproduce oil, creating more sebum to clog your pores.
For more tips and tricks, and of course awesome treatments and skincare, come visit me at Millefiori! It’s your turn to get these acne breakouts under control, and I’m here to help! See you soon, Melbourne.