ACNE

What is it?

Acne is one of the most common skin disorders that can affect any person of any age and of any gender. Acne can present itself in a few different forms ranging from blackheads and whiteheads, pimples, nodules, and cysts, in the order of severity.

Acne is caused when pores of the skin become clogged with dead skin cells and oil. The oil and skin cells inside pores create the perfect environment for bacteria responsible for causing acne to live and multiply. While bacteria feed on the follicle’s contents this causes inflammation. It is important to remember that inflammation is primarily an inflammatory disorder of the skin.

Normally acne is more common in adolescents going through puberty and women with hormonal imbalances, this is due to the fact that the androgen hormone can stimulate oil glands to over produce natural oils, setting the pace for acne to start developing.

 

Instore Treatments

Lamelle Acne Correct Chemical Peel – This is a Beta Plus peel and is the perfect treatment to remove unhealthy dead skin cells gently from the outer layer of the skin and unclogs pores, preventing blackheads and lesions from worsening. There is a 15% and a 20% version available, but the therapist will decide which one is best suited for your skin. This chemical peel will also speed up skin cell renewal.

Nimue Therapeutic Facial – This is a deep cleanse facial recommended to do monthly which will assist with gently removing impurities in the skin, a specialized mask will also help to assist in controlling a problematic skin. With an amazing award-winning enzyme exfoliator that consists of fruit acids that will break down the intercellular molecule (Glue) that keeps the dead skin cells on your skin.

Lamelle Essential Purifying Facial – This deep cleansing facial will assist with removing acne impurities in your skin. A purifying mask will be applied during the treatment.

Formatk Acne Laser Treatment – This treatment is an effective light-based healing therapy which destroys the most common bacteria that causes acne without any pain, drugs or downtime. This is one of the safest acne treatments and is proven to be extremely effective on inflammatory acne. The technology that is being used during this treatment is UV-safe and has no known side effects. Most clients will notice an improvement of their acne skin a few days after their first treatment with us.

 

Home Care Products

The professionals at Glo Laser & Beauty recommend the following products to use at home to help successfully treat and prevent acne:

Clarity Active Cleanse – this is a product that allows for antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity to prevent infection inside the pores. It also contains exfoliating ingredients to clean the pores out on the inside while leaving problematic skin hydrated, soothed and properly cleansed.

Clarity Active Control – this spot treatment accelerates wound healing while strong anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory ingredients reduce skin sensitivity and scar formation.

Clarity Corrective AM – reduces the risk of scar formation left behind from acne lesions, hyperpigmentation, and skin dryness. This day cream also speeds up wound healing from acne lesions, reduces inflammation and redness and controls the skin’s oil production.

Clarity Corrective PM Plus – It is a night cream that contains Vitamin A to assist with the healing of acne lesions, prevents scar formation from acne lesions and keeps the skin nourished and well hydrated.

Acnevelle Range – this powerful problematic skin supplementation helps to reduce inflammation and bacterial activity within acne skins. Used as part of an effective acne management home care program, acne sufferers can see up to 88% of improvement after 8 weeks of use.

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