Skincare Concerns: Acne

Skincare Concerns: Acne Treatment

From teenage to adult acne, it is important to customize a skincare regimen and treatment plan that best suits your skin and lifestyle. Pūr Skin Clinic’s goal is to help you obtain confidence by helping you achieve beautiful skin. One of our providers will help you create a personalized plan to treat your acne. Your acne treatment plan includes medical grade skincare products for your daily regimen, a customized chemical peel series and facials treatments and/or laser treatments to target scarring from past breakouts.

Prevent & Protect:

  • Avoid touching your face and picking at acne lesions, this can lead to potential infection and long term scarring.
  • Cleanse your skin twice daily with the Clarisonic Pro system with acne brush. The sonic cleansing device will clean into your pore instead of just the surface of your skin, relieving the pores of accumulated debris and build up.
  • Most acne clients will notice sufficient relief with products containing salicylic acid
    • *Drugstore Find: Benzoyl peroxide 5% spot treatment

Diet:

  • Drink at least 6-8 glasses of water daily to keep pores clear
  • Take a zinc supplement daily between 8mg-11mg a day or eat a high zinc diet to help wounds heal faster
  • Incorporate Selenium into your diet. Animal products contain high concentrations of selenium (Salmon, Shrimp, Turkey, Tuna, Cod) to help improve acne redness and skin discoloration
  • Eating probiotic foods, including bananas, yogurt, honey and artichokes help the body digest food properly and absorb essential nutrients, preventing toxins from building up on the skin and clogging pores.

Recommended Treatments:

  • Chemical Peels
    • Smooth the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, roughness and uneven skin tone and scaring
  • Clear Skin Acne Treatment
    • Offers the skin a deep cleanse, removes dead skin cells and treats existing and prevents future breakouts
  • Palomar Fractionated 1540 Treatment
    • A revolutionary non invasive laser designed to dramatically improve skin texture, pigmentation, including the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars and surgical scars, brown spots, melisma and stretch marks.

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