Unfriend the Concealers – Cures for Acne Scars2 min read
When is the last time you felt comfortable leaving home without putting on any foundation bases or makeup concealer? Self-confidence takes a back seat when people you meet or talk to cast their attention onto the scars on your face instead of having proper eye contact. Moreover, slabbing on that layer of makeup would, in fact, increase the pigmentation even more.
It is like a double-whammy that you had to deal with zits growing on your pretty face, and then be constantly reminded by the scars it left behind. Depending on the severity of the scars, some are likely to go away after a couple of days, while some stubborn ones may require treatments to heal or lighten them. If there is no way for you to step out of house without the least use of concealing products, it’s time to step up and consider using treatments for a longer-term solution.
Find a Solution
Refrain yourself from squeezing, scratching or even touching the affected skin on your face as that will aggravate the development acne, leaving the scars deeper and takes longer to heal. Try as much to reduce the use of makeups and let your skin breathe.With increasing advancement in technology, there are many options for acne scar healing that works when home remedies, such as washing your face with milk or using toothpaste, ended up irritating your skin more.
Seek professional’s help to find out which categories of skin type (oily, dry, sensitive and combination) you belong to by getting your skin diagnosed by a professional skincare consultant. Subjected to individual, there are treatments such as chemical peels, IPL or microdermabrasion available which helps to lighten scars and pigmentations.
Understanding Your Choices
Chemical peel treatment can aid in speeding up the recovery process for acne, preventing new breakouts and fresh scars to form, improving overall sensitivity and redness of the skin, and helps to unblock pores and inhibit new ones from occurring. IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is a non-invasive technique which targets in treating acne scars, open pores, pigmentation and to even out dull and uneven skin tone, using light of high intensity. The benefits of microdermabrasion assists in revealing new and radiant skin with minimal irritation, and likewise, it reduces pigmentations of scars caused by cuts and bites, and minimising the opening of pores.
It is advisable to seek professional help from a dermatologist, aesthetician or plastic surgeon on the types of treatment suitable for your skin before a procedure is performed.
If you are looking for a solution for your acne scars’ woes, Spahaven provides solutions such as chemical peels, IPL and microdermabrasion treatments. Or find out more about their World’s 1st Painless Laser treatment using AFT if pain is one of your concerns in delaying professional help.