March 14, 2019

4 Ways To Get Rid Of Acne Scars

No one can be blamed for wanting to know how to get rid of acne scars. More than just spots, acne can be physically and emotionally painful, and result in different types of acne scars and dark spots.

What Causes Acne Scars?

There are two basic types of acne, inflammatory and non-inflammatory. Inflammatory acne, including papules, pustules, nodules, and cysts, often cause acne scars and dark marks. Blemishes on acne-prone skin happen when pores are clogged with excess oils and dead skin cells.

The pores swell and eventually break open on the skin’s surface, which produces a lesion. Smaller lesions often heal completely, but larger lesions can leave scars and marks.

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars

There are a variety of ways to treat acne scars, from preventing scarring to spot treatments after scars occur.

  1. Aloe Vera – Nature’s own skin-healing treatment, aloe vera delivers powerful antioxidants and natural astringents to get rid of excess oil and dead skin cells.
  2. Vitamins C, E & A – Vitamin C repairs skin tissue by boosting collagen production. Vitamin E strengthens the skin and makes it healthier. And Vitamin A reduces blemishes and scarring.
  3. Tea Tree Oil – Tea tree oil offers the double benefits of helping to get rid of acne, and reducing scars with antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
  4. Salicylic Acid Medical-Grade Peels – Here’s an option that helps improve your acne from start to finish. First, it helps prevent acne from occurring by dissolving the skin dead skin cells that cause it. Second, it helps get rid of existing clogs in skin pores. Third, it helps rejuvenate healthy skin cells to brighten the skin and reduce scarring.

Of course, having a professional help you treat your acne is always the best way to go. Check out our acne treatment options here at True MediSpa and prepare for fresh, glowing skin.

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