One of the worst outcomes of acne are scars. They are caused by damage an trauma to the skin commonly due to picking. Most scars take time and patients to fade and disappear but there are ways to speed up the process.
Here are the top 10 best ways to treat acne scars
Cocoa Butter is a cheap, easy and effective way to help reduce acne scars. it is also easy to find as there are many products of on the market that sell creams and lotions containing cocoa butter. It works well because it can penetrate your skin through the top layer to the dermis layer. It also keeps your skin moisturized and soft, whilst preventing further scarring.
Vitamin C has many benefits for your body and one of the best benefits is improving your complexion. It has the ability to help the body heal which is great for scarring. The great thing about vitamin C is that it can be taken orally as a vitamin or topically as a serum.
Glycolic peels are usually conducted by a beautician or dermatologist and can be very effective in getting rid of acne scars. It helps to deeply exfoliate the top layer of the skin to reveal fresh new soft skin. They can take a few treatments to see significant results and you will experience flaking. There can be a slight discomfort when applying the treatment, however you can ask your beautician to start with a low percentage glycolic peel. And also remember, to use sunscreen with a high spf after and in between treatments.
Skin needling is a 30 minute treatment that stimulates your natural collagen which helps to fade existing acne scars. It works by using a needling device to make small tiny punctures in the skin and is a great and cheaper alternative to fractional laser resurfacing.
Fraxel Laser Treatment
Fraxel laser or fractional laser resurfacing is one of the best and fastest way to reduce acne scars. It uses a specialised laser to target your skin problem areas deep into the dermis layer. It helps with stimulating the natural production of collagen which allows the skin to regenerate giving you a fresh glowing complexion. The only main issue with fraxel lasering is that it can be very expensive.
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