It’s summer time! The sun is shining, the nights are longer, and summer-fashion is in full swing. Time to put your best foot and face forward. But if you’re one of the 50 million Americans who struggle with acne it can be intimidating to put yourself out there, especially if you’ve dealt with it a long time. Here are our tips and #1 solution to healing acne and getting that confidence back so you can make the most of your summer!
What is acne?
We’ve (almost) all been there, but it’s good to know exactly what is happening to the skin when acne breakouts happens. Breakouts occur when pores become clogged, resulting in skin lesions (what we call pimples or zits).
Acne is an extremely common skin condition, with nearly 80% of people between the ages of 11 and 30 experiencing a breakout at some point.
Though usually associated with childhood and adolescence, cases of lasting adult acne are on the rise, with nearly 15% of women experiencing breakouts even into adulthood.
Acne doesn’t just occur on the face. It can affect the neck, chest, and back, too.
While a pimple here or there is normal and can go away without incident, severe, prolonged acne can cause permanent scarring, which can be upsetting and lead to HUGE insecurities about your skin.
Why Photo-Facial Rejuvenation Works
Acne scarring can be extensive. Luckily, there’s Intense Pulsed Light Treatment! (IPL). IPL treatment virtually erases the damage sustained by your skin, helping to improve your texture and complexion. Step out this summer with smoother, more youthful skin and the confidence your need to conqueror the day. IPL treatment is non-invasive and safe.
Another side effect of IPL treatment? It may also help undo the damage caused by prolonged sun exposure. Sun damage is the most aging things for your skin (you can read more about ways to protect your skin from sun exposure on our previous blog. By reversing this in your IPL treatment you give yourself the treat of restoring that youthful glow even more.