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Acne vulgaris often referred to as acne is a common skin disease that affects most people at some point in their life.  Acne does not just affect teens but can continue on into adulthood and can have a deep psychological effect on sufferers resulting in low self esteem and depression.


The scarring varies according to severity but isn’t always something easily disguised with make up due to the uneven skin surface that results.  Acne occurs when sebaceous glands produce excessive amounts of sebum (naturally produced oil) which can then block pores /follicles within the skin.  Blackheads and whiteheads may then form.

Hair Follicle

These can then become infected by bacteria causing inflammation and spots to develop.  The areas most affected are the face, back and chest.

Sk:n has been using state of the art products and technology to help treat over half a million clients for the last 20 years resulting in healthier skin with a more radiant flawless appearance and smooth feel.  They employ some of the Uk’s leading medical minds in the fields of skin care and laser treatment and work closely with governing bodies to ensure clients feel confident that they are in safe hands.  Acne treatment for both teenagers and adults is available.  Isolaz® a high tec laser treatment for acne is used for it’s skin purifying effect.  Treatment is simple and pain free and when combined with pore purifying technology including skin peels and microdermabrasion aid to improve the complexion and tone the skin.

Skin Peels are a popular way of achieving a more youthful look without the need of invasive surgery.  This works by removing the old, dead and dying skin cells and stimulating the growth of new cells for a healthier looking skin.  Commonly used as a treatment for acne, hyperpigmentation, fine wrinkles and lines and sun damage these can improve skin appearance dramatically.  Non toxic chemicals are used to remove the surface layer and promote cell renewal and collagen production.  Remember the neck, decollete area and hands would also benefit from this form of treatment as they show signs of aging ahead of other parts as the skin is thinner there.

Microdermabrasion is basically exfoliation of the skin using microcrystals aiding in removal of dead skin cells, unclogging of pores and an increased circulation to the top layer of skin therefore increasing its oxygenation, improving its eliminatory function, ability to heal itself and reduction in the appearance of flaws.  Products are provided for home use to assist in controlling the secretion of oil and thus fight against acne outbreaks.  A 6 week treatment is normally advised.

Within a matter of weeks clients generally see a significant difference with scars fading and skin looking far healthier and this helps them to regain some of their lost confidence.  Prices vary according to treatment but are affordable and worth every penny especially in those severely traumatised by the stigma of blemished skin.  A number of different treatments are available from Sk:n so make sure you take a look at the site to find out more.


All the photos used in this post are from wikipedia.  This is a sponsored post, the content however is my own combining information from the Sk:n site and my own medical knowledge.



This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. I have severe skin problems and nothing seems to help. I did go through a set of microdermabrasion before my wedding, and it worked wonderfully, but as soon as I gave it up it went right back to normal. Part of it is because I pick and part of it is because I have such an allergic and intolerant nature that I am allergic to pretty much any product I’ve tried.
    I would love to start the microdermabrasion again – but it is quite costly and we can’t afford it at the moment (adulthood sucks). Thanks for all the information! Great post!

  2. I still get awful spots my skin seems t have not realised I am now near 30 than my teens (scary thought) I’ll have to have a look into this more and see if it would help me thank you x

  3. I’m lucky in that I have never suffered with anything on this scale. I used to have a horrible rash, but it was related to an auto immune disorder. I know someone who has terrible problems though and will pass on this post to them Thank you!

  4. Thanks for this post, I am enjoying reading through all your older blog posts , but this caught my eye as my son sadly is going through a terrible patch with acne, I never suffered myself, nor did his dad, but I shall definitely be looking into this, as so far its not done anything to his confidence as a few of his friends are suffering the same, but he would like help in shifting them! xxx

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