Acne & Acne Scars

Acne

Have you been on a journey to figure out what’s the secret sauce to getting rid of your acne? Have you tried multiple creams and washes and feel like you’re wasting your money, for little to no improvement in skin quality?

Acne, whether on the face, back or chest, can persist for an extended period of time . The jawline, temples, and tip of the chin are all typically much drier than the rest of the face, so harsh acne products could irritate the skin in these areas, and actually worsen acne breakouts.

Acne is an inflammatory skin condition that is influenced by oil production and a specific form of bacteria called P. acne. Depending on how these three factors interact, four basic types can form:

  • blackheads and whiteheads
  • Papules
  • Pustules
  • cysts and nodules.

We get confused about various skin conditions, never achieving the correct solution for them. Improving acne breakouts can take time but adopting the correct treatment plan can assist you to get on the right path to clear skin.

Do you know what causes acne?
But before we start – the Internet shouldn’t be relied on to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If your skin condition is severe, always seek medical advice . Hormonal imbalance is identified as a key cause of acne. Understanding why an imbalance exists in a person is key to solving a chronic health issue like acne.

The oil or sebum in our skin is made by the sebaceous glands that reside in our hair follicles or pores, when cellular debris blocks to pores, the sebum becomes trapped, the bacteria multiply which feed on sebum, which then multiply further. The result is a comedone. The enzyme 5-alpha reductase plays a vital role in the production of sebum, and is directly affected by hormones.

Acne breakouts happen when several pimples, blackheads, or other kinds of acne appear simultaneously, typically in the same area. However, not everyone with acne suffers breakouts. Some people consistently have pimples that steadily appear and fade away. Other people only get occasional breakouts, and yet others have a combination of the two.

There are three issues that need to be addressed, firstly bacteria management, to increase recovery rates and improve wound healing, followed by acne scarring, which is linked to collagen depletion in the area of the acne lesion and then thirdly post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, which is linked to the trauma of the acne lesion as melanocytes become activated in the immune process.

By scheduling regular treatments, and working alongside Amanda, your acne can be managed closely as your skin changes. Acne affects people in different ways, there’s no one-size-fits-all treatment that works for every patient. That’s why Amanda Azzopardi Aesthetics offers an array of options to help each patient find the solution that works for them.

Don’t let your acne appearance affect your confidence any longer. Put your face in the hands of a professional skin care expert who will recommend a medical-grade skin solution to optimise your results. From knowing when to pop a pimple to understanding why some people get breakouts and others don’t, I can tailor a treatment plan for you.

Amanda Azzopardi Aesthetics offers a relaxing atmosphere where you can choose from advanced treatments scientifically proven, results driven and luxurious. I will customise a plan to help you get clear, healthy skin from the inside out. Whether it is by exfoliating dead skin cells, moisturizing dry skin or addressing excess oils on oily skin areas, your skin will look and feel rejuvenated and be restored to its youthful elasticity.

A huge improvement can be seen in the domain of acne scars and large pore treatments. These treatments help to enhance your skin’s appearance. Some of the most advanced ways to treat these issues are as follows.

Without treatment, acne can lead to emotional stress, low self-esteem, and unattractive scars that become a permanent part of your appearance. The sooner you seek treatment for acne, the fewer long-term problems you’re likely to experience, both physically and emotionally.

To give you the best possible results as quickly as possible, Amanda offers a complimentary consultation to discuss an innovative acne treatment plan for you. This will include a complete system for acne prone skin, that includes diagnosis, treatment, and home protocols for maintenance and prevention. More importantly I strongly believe in educating my patients to address the widespread misinformation and myths about acne, so you can be in control of your skin care treatment plan.

I offer 100% organic micro-needling with iPRF to help heal your skin from the inside, without the use of unnatural substances. By taking the time to see which approach works best for you, I can fully understand the skin care journey you have been on so far and support you moving forward into the future. I would be proud to assist you in finally treating your acne and reducing the emotional and physical scars with a long term treatment goal.

Call 07444 938 248 or 0151 558 0742. Click HERE to book your complimentary consultation with Amanda.

Acne Scars

Acne scars are shallow and deep depressions on the skin that appear after a severe acne outbreak. This type of scar is caused when the dermis is damaged during acne infection. In response to the damage, our body makes collagen fibers around the area of infection. The truth is, if there were only one specific acne trigger that you needed to focus on, it would be easy to get the clear and radiant skin you have been dreaming of.

It’s frustrating, I get it. You’ve tried every product available, yet you still get breakouts. If you have outbreaks on your back and shoulders, you can cover them with clothing, but for facial acne, your options are limited to makeup and masks. Unfortunately, both those options make the matter worse. Although mask-wearing to cover up acne isn’t really a serious solution, in the era of COVID-19, mask mandates have given acne suffers a silver lining for the time being. Sadly, the cloth coverup can irritate acne-prone skin and exacerbate your breakouts called “maskne” especially if you also wear makeup to hide your breakouts.

I can confidently provide you with practical information that you can start immediately. I have been specifically trained to care for your skin as a skin care expert. There are so many treatments, procedures and products that can REALLY help your acne, but it’s all very confusing if you try to tackle it alone. From microdermabrasion to chemical peels to hydration facials and lasers and many more.

Providing a deeper focus into clearing your skin beyond diagnosis and treatment. Book a consultation with Amanda today!

Together We Can Make A Difference!

Amanda Azzopardi – Advanced Nurse Practitioner – RM, RN, INP, DIP, BHS

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