It’s bad enough trying to manage your breakouts, but it’s even worse when acne leaves behind an unwanted reminder. It can make you feel self-conscious—worried that your peers are only looking at your acne scars—but it can also heighten your stress and anxiety. Those who deal with acne and acne scars know exactly what we’re talking about.
Some may swear by home remedies, such as lemon juice, coconut oil and baking soda, to help make these facial marks disappear or fade away, but others haven't been successful with these methods. We have just what you need to get your skin looking as flawless as ever!
Whip your skin into shape.
Your skin is your body’s largest organ, so taking care of it is an essential part of your overall health. Just like you go to the gym to get your body into shape, you have to take the necessary steps to get your skin into shape, too. That includes applying sunscreen to prevent premature signs of aging and long-term damage to your skin, as well as regularly washing your skin with a gentle cleanser.
As for acne scars, turning to the experts is always a good way to go. To get rid of them fast, laser therapy is a viable, non-invasive option.
Although laser therapy is known to help people with unwanted hair, it can also help treat skin imperfections, including age spots, spider veins, broken capillaries and acne scars. Laser treatments target these acne marks, whether they’re ice-pick, boxcar or rolling scars, and aims to make their appearance fade while evening out your skin tone.
Find out about the laser therapy services we offer at Northport Skin Fitness to see if it's right for you.
Here's another small way to make a BIG difference.
Laser therapy is a great option for those with acne scars, but other skin treatments can also help your skin look its best.
Though it may sound intimidating, a microdermabrasion is really just a non-invasive treatment that gently exfoliates, removing dead cells on the outer layer of the skin. Similar to laser therapy, it isn’t just for acne scars; it can also treat other flaws that affect the skin, including stretch marks, age spots and wrinkles.
A microdermabrasion session can last anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour. Depending on your skin’s condition, you may have to get a treatment every couple months or couple weeks to start seeing significant results. Because it’s not an aggressive treatment, it can also be done weekly. Our knowledgeable skin care specialist can recommend how often you should receive this treatment.
How many treatments your acne scars may require can vary depending on their severity. We recommend you look into our holistic acne treatment and recovery plan to help you determine what would benefit you the most.