6 Steps on How to Clear Up Acne
Have you been struggling with acne for years? Or maybe you’ve recently begun breaking out due to the mask and lockdown stress? Dealing with acne can be frustrating.
Treating acne requires consistency and patience! Seeking professional guidance when treating even mild acne is an important step in the journey to clear skin. Early intervention can get breakouts under control in a short time frame, quickly fade away acne marks, and reduce the risk of developing permanent acne scars.
If you think you cannot afford the expensive acne facials, acne chemical peels, or acne laser treatments you read about in magazines or on social media, you start to listen to your friends, or begin following the advice of non-expert influencers/celebrities, and start buying this or that over-the-counter products, even going so far as to make your own home-remedy, hoping for a miracle.
Unfortunately, there are no such “miracle products” that exist. You could end up wasting your money on wrong products or the wrong regimen—therefore sensitizing your skin, making your skin dry and easily irritated, worsening your acne, or prolonging the healing process; and in worst-case scenarios, even leaving permanent acne scars which require more expensive treatments down the road.
This is why we’ve put together 6 steps to help clear up your acne.
1.Do your research! Find a trusted medi spa in Toronto, Newmarket, or Barrie, check their online reputation, read reviews from their real clients, and check their before and after pictures.Talk to their medical aestheticians or skincare therapists and book a free consultation and skin assessment to see if they’re knowledgeable and genuinely care about helping you.
2.Once you arrive at your selected medi spa, during the skincare consultation process, your medical aestheticians or skincare therapists will:
- review your medical history
- understand your beauty goals
- go over your lifestyle and current home care regimen
- discuss the potential causes of your acne
- identify the types of your acne
- inform you on different types of facial, peel and LASER Treatments
- discuss the pros of cons of each acne clinical treatments
Therefore, they can design a personalized treatment plan based on your skin type, your ethnicity, and your lifestyle.
3.Your medical aesthetician or skincare therapist can provide results-driven clinical treatments, including chemical peels, Oxygeneo, acne facials, microneedling, or LASER skin resurfacing treatments such as Fractora or Picosure.