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7 Types of Acne Scars and How to Treat Them
Acne Scar Treatment

7 Types of Acne Scars and How to Treat Them

  Acne brings huge discomfort and produces a huge dent in our self-esteem. Even when it’s finally gone, the scars it leave haunts us in our everyday life. If you want to completely be free of these scars and bring back the confidence you have lost, then you have to learn the different types of acne scars and how to treat each of them. Types of Acne Scars There are generally 7 types of acne scars: ice pick, rolling, box car, hypertrophic, keloid, hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation. In this article, I have classified them into 3 simple groups and offer what we believe to be the best treatments for them. Indented Scars Ice pick, rolling, and boxcar scars falls under the “indented” or atrophic scars. With this type of acne scar, you will find a shallow “hole” or pit where the scar is meant to be. This is caused by the insufficient release of […]

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7 Great Microdermabrasion Kits for Acne Scars
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7 Great Microdermabrasion Kits for Acne Scars

Microdermabrasion is a great procedure that accelerates the skin renewal process by removing dead skin cells, exfoliating your skin at a deeper level and clearing up acne scars. This type of skin care treatment used to be offered exclusively at a dermatologist office or spa. Times have changed….Now do-it-yourself microdermabrasion kits are available for purchase and are far more affordable that what you would otherwise pay a skin care specialist to perform this procedure. All under $100 in price, these kits will help you get the flawless and radiant skin you desire without leaving the comfort of your own home. Here’s our list of the top 7 great microdermabrasion kits for acne scars: Mary Kay TimeWise Microdermabrasion The  is one of the top-rated kits available on the today. The package costs around $50. It contains exfoliating crystals that energize and reveal your more vibrant skin. It also nourishes the skin […]

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The 10 Step Guide to Fading Acne Scars
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The 10 Step Guide to Fading Acne Scars

Struggling to get rid of acne scars and spots? If so, this 10-Step Guide and overview is a must-read.  This is a simple step-by-step process and practical guide that you can follow to treat your acne and speed up the process of fading acne scars.     1.  Always start this process with a fresh and clean palette. This means that you should remove any makeup and other products that you have applied to your skin.   2.  Wash your face with gentle (non-comdogenic) or  specially formulated for acne.  You don’t want to use products that will strip your skin of its natural oils and cause over drying.   3.  Exfoliate to remove dead skin. For blemished skin, exfoliation is one of the essential. Exfoliating helps clear away dead skin cells on the surface of your skin to give you a more youthful appearance. It can also help you clear acne scars […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Acne Scar Treatment
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Acne Scar Treatment

Having acne scars can be a person’s worse nightmare—as they are often times more dreadful than acne itself. Luckily, acne generally doesn’t last long, but the scars it leaves are persistent and may linger for a while, sometimes even forever, if you don’t treat them immediately and properly. However, to successfully avoid acne scars, you must first understand what causes them. The Story Behind Acne Scars Acne is a simply a skin condition that causes lesions of the skin. When the lesions reach past the epidermis, the outermost layer of your skin, scars eventually form.  This is why shallow cuts or injuries you acquire heal faster and leave no visible traces. Contrary, when the cut or lesion reaches the second layer of the skin called dermis, your chances of developing a scar increases. In the case of acne, inflamed lesions or acne scars occur when the skin pore is blocked […]

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The Scoop on Acne Spots and What They Mean
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The Scoop on Acne Spots and What They Mean

Battling multiple acne breakouts is hard enough, but dealing with the embarrassing spots and blemishes that acne leaves behind is another one. When breakouts finally clear up, normally another problem surfaces: Acne Scarring.  When this happens, it leaves most people wondering…what exactly acne spots are? In this article, we’re giving you the lowdown on acne spots and what they mean. Acne Spots and What they Mean…   Acne spots are the dark marks left behind from acne breakouts, acne that isn’t treated fast enough and inflammatory acne like cystic acne.  The reddish or brownish spots that are left behind from acne are referred to medically as hyper-pigmentation. Hyper-pigmentation is a condition that causes your skin to become darker in color than your normal skin. What causes acne spots to form…exactly? When acne spots and blemishes crop up on your skin, it simply means that your skin is trying to heal from infected or […]

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