Acne

About

Acne

Acne vulgaris is a very common long-term skin disease which can affect any age, race and gender, with 25% of patients experiencing the first onset of acne in adulthood. 

Acne is generally attributed to a hormonal imbalance which affects the function of the sebaceous gland. The the job of the sebaceous gland is to create sebum and oil which then travels along the pore to hydrate and protect the skin’s surface.

If too much sebum or oil is produced, the pore will become clogged, and combined with a build up of dead skin cells from the skin’s surface, bacteria will begin form.

This triggers an inflammatory response in the skin, leading to red swollen lumps known as pimples, pustules or cysts, as well as blackheads, whiteheads and oily skin. Some skins can present all of these issues, or just a few.

We offer a range of treatments for acne and acne scarring - book a consultation to find out more.

What Causes

Acne

Hormonal imbalance

Teenage acne is caused by an increased level of testosterone produced in puberty. The sebaceous gland is sensitive to hormones which cause the gland to produce more oil. 

Family links

If your parents had acne, it's likely you may suffer too. It's been proven that a child who has two parents who've experienced acne is more likely to develop acne at a younger age which continues into adulthood. 

Women 

80% of acne occurs in women, which is believed to be caused by the many changes of hormone levels i.e periods, pregnancy and polycystic ovary syndrome.

Prevention of

Acne


Body Perfection offers a number of treatments to address and prevent acne, including:

  • IPL  
  • Skin peels 
  • Bee peel heaven 
  • Carbon facial 
  • Microdermabrasion 
  • Derma planning 
  • Skin analysis 

We also have a range of medical creams which can help to prevent acne - full product details are provided at the bottom of the page.

1) UV Sooth

2) OSK Clean

3) OSK Cream

4) OSK Lotion

5) OSK Chest and Back

As well as these treatments, there are steps you can take at home to help prevent acne, such as:

  • Changing your face towel daily
  • Changing your pillowcase daily
  • Using  quality skin care products daily
  • Keeping your hair clean daily and off your face
  • Do not pick or pop any skin or acne
  • Cut back on fatty foods known to cause acne such as cakes, chocolate and biscuits.

If you are currently undergoing or will be undergoing any acne treatment, do maintain and attend your treatments to make sure you get the best effects from them.

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Our friendly team are waiting to help you achieve your skin and body goals.

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