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Common Myths About Acne

Having a smooth clear skin can seem like an impossible dream to most people suffering from Acne. Some have ended up being slaves of Acne as a result of not clearly understanding what causes their Acne and how to treat it. Today we will demystify some myths about acne and also propose some treatment solutions that might work for you.

Below are some myths and truths about Acne:

Myth: Acne are for teenagers

Fact: Although acne most frequently appears in adolescents, it also shows up for the first time in people in their 20s and 30s. People of all ages get acne.

Myth: Acne is caused by dirt.

Fact: Acne flare-ups cannot be traced to dirt or poor hygiene. As a matter of fact, washing too frequently or scrubbing too vigorously can irritate skin and make acne worse.

Myth: Eating chocolate and greasy foods causes acne.

Fact:  Indulging in such foods once in a while cannot cause acne. However, not maintaining healthy eating habits can affect your skin and create a conducive environment for Acne.

Myth: Stress causes acne.

Fact: Stress does not cause but it can make it worsen acne for someone who already has it.

Myth: Popping pimples makes them go away sooner.

Fact: Popping pimples will only worsen the situation as it can lead to additional inflammation, infection and scarring.

Myth: Getting a tan helps clear up acne.

Fact: Prolonged exposure to ultraviolet light from the sun or tanning devices can irritate skin and result in more acne. This can also increase the risk for skin cancer.

Myth: Acne will go away on its own.

Fact: Acne typically does not resolve on its own. Without treatment, acne can often progress and worsen.

If you are already suffering from acne breakouts, we recommend you to come in for a thorough skin consultation in order to get your ideal acne therapy treatment.

We have the below acne treatments available at our medical spa:

  • Chemical Peel
  • Laser Therapy
  • Fusiomed Facial
  • Vitamin drip
  • Lamelle Clarity Range

To aid you in your journey to a clear, acne free skin, we are offering a 15% discount on the Lamelle – Clarity Skin Care Range.

Why do you need the Lamelle – Clarity Skin Care Range?

The newly updated clarity corrective AM & PM moisturizers effectively address all four triggers of breakouts:

  • Inflammation
  • Excessive sebum production
  • Cell turnover in hair follicles
  • The bacteria P. Acne

The moisturizer nourishes the skin, removes black and white heads and controls sebum on the skin without any drying effect. All you have to do is apply in the morning and evening after cleansing your skin. What’s even better is that you can wear it under your make up!

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