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Clear Your Complexion for Acne & Blemish Prone Skin

What causes acne and blemishes?

Acne is most commonly linked to changes in hormone levels during puberty, pregnancy or the menstrual cycle. The NHS have said that roughly 80% of people aged 11 to 30 are affected by acne. The main cause of acne is from our body producing an excess amount of sebum (commonly referred to as oil) which can enrage the usually harmless bacterium and lead to inflammation, blemishes and pus.

Although extremely common within society, there is still a strong stigma attached towards acne and blemish prone skin. The demand for treatments has led to a variety of cleansers, toners and creams to help treat oily acne prone skin.

Best cleansers for your oily acne prone skin

Unfortunately, there is no miracle to completely prevent acne. Clinically proven acne products have been developed to tackle the excess sebum and effectively diminish the appearance of acne and blemishes. When looking for the best acne skin care. Our range of aesthetic skincare, designed for oily, acne and blemish prone skin types include powerful ingredients:

  • Glycolic Acid: Dubbed the holy grail for exfoliation, perfect for removing impurities off the outermost layer of dead cells from the complexion.
  • Salicylic Acid: Exactly like glycolic acid, except salicylic acid is oil soluble meaning that it penetrates pores rather than just the outer layering surface and making it well suited to exfoliate oily skin.
  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA): Derived from fruits, nuts, milk or sugar. These acids are hydrophilic (attracted to water) and break down the bonds between cells to allow for easier exfoliation.
  • Polyhydroxy Acids (PHA): Special types of AHA (see above) that work to strengthen the skins barrier function and help tackle skin impurities without causing irritation.

Our recommendations for your regime

NeoStrata Resurface Foaming Glycolic Wash | A must-have cleanser for those with non-sensitive skin. Containing a powerful blend of ingredients including 18% glycolic acid. This soap-free, fragrances-free cleanser is perfect for exfoliating, unclogging pores and preparing the skin for the rest of your routine.

BiRetix Duo Gel | A powerhouse product with a unique combination of innovative and clinically-proven patented ingredients that work together to target every stage of the cycle for acne prone skin resulting in a clearer complexion with significantly fewer spots, blemishes and redness.
NeoStrata Oil Control GelA lightweight, oil-free gel designed to help reduce the size of enlarged pores and fight acne causing bacteria. Formulated with 8% PHA/AHAs this gel mattifies and controls oil producers resulting in a clearer and smoother complexion. It also features vitamins H, B3 and B6 that work together to soothe and condition the skin as well as provide anti-ageing benefits.

Oxygenetix Post-Procedure Acne Foundation | Perfectly designed for those suffering with acne and blemish prone skin types. This post procedure foundation is formulated with 2% salicylic acid and enriched with soothing aloe vera to calm redness and inflammation while maintaining the skin’s natural pH levels.

Treating acne scaring with microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a cosmetic procedure that uses fine crystals and a vacuum to remove dead skin cells on the face. The aim is to reduce the effect of acne scaring and skin blemishes. It can also provide anti-ageing benefits. With its increase in popularity, many people are looking for the best at home microdermabrasion device, these machines use a diamond tipped wand that gently rubs across the effected areas to remove dead skin cells, diminish acne scars along with improving skin tone, texture and elasticity.

Silk’n Revit Essential & PrestigeCombining gentle exfoliation with vacuum stimulation, the Revit Essential and prestige from Silk’n helps blur age spots, irregularities in the skin and acne scars. Both microdermabrasion machines use a diamond peeling head to remove dead skin cells and soften fine lines resulting in radiant, younger-looking skin.Explore our whole range of acne and blemish prone skin products, if you have any further questions please feel free to contact us at sales@healthandbeautyonline.co.uk

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