HOW TO TREAT ADULT ACNE

If you think acne is just a teenage problem, think again.  Lots of adults in their 30s, 40s and beyond are dealing with acne. Women tend to get adult acne more often than men do.   Most adult acne occurs cheeks, chin and the jaw – so there is no hiding the problem.

So what might be causing this rise in adult acne?

  • Increased Stress levels
  • Hormonal changes (pregnancy or menopause)
  • Diet
  • Pollution
  • Medications
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • Products and Cosmetics

What exactly is acne?

It is the disorder of keratinization, which is the faulty development of the cells lining the sebaceous glands.  The cell walls are sticky, binding together and plugging the gland rather than exfoliating themselves onto your skin’s surface.  With acneic skin, sebaceous glands continue to secrete oil (sebum), which clog pores even further.  Acne causing bacteria which live on the skin flourishes in this environment, causing irritation, inflammation and acne eruptions. This leads to an acne cycle and scarring.

What causes the acne cycle?

Sebaceous glands that produce too much oil and the production of too many skin cells, create oil and skin plugs which then trigger the acne cycle.  To learn more about the acne cycle click here.

What is the Bloom solution for ACNE?

We have developed ACNE treatment packages for all skin types and tones which work on adult skin using our Cutera Laser and specially formulated acne skin care products from OFRA.

We recommend four Ofra skin products for acne skin:

  • Vitamin C cleanser
  • Acne blemish spot treatment cream
  • Oil free moisturiser
  • Blemish treatment mask

At Bloom we use controlled heat from our laser to kill acne causing bacteria while simultaneously treating the enlarged pores and acne scarring.  Improvements can begin to show within 1-4 weeks.  We recommend for the best results you use our Ofra acne products in conjunction with laser treatments.  There are very few risks with Bloom Laser acne treatments and no downtime.

Start controlling your acne for good.  Have the beautiful skin you have always wanted

Call or email us today to book a FREE consultation.  To learn more click here.

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