How to lighten acne marks & scars
If you suffer from acne you already know the next problem is marks and scarring. We know just the right way to quickly heal them, read on!
- The difference between acne marks & scars
Firstly, we have to understand the difference between acne marks and scars in order to treat them. Here’s a breakdown on how you can differentiate them.
Yes, these annoying acne marks (aka polka dots) are always left behind after a breakout. Why?
Inflammation in the skin often marks a stain as part of the natural healing process; as it induces pigment production resulting in the discolouration. These are often smooth to touch which signifies that there is no damage to the skin.
Woe to those itchy fingers and picky hands. Acne scars are formed when there is severe damage to the skin. When picked or squeezed with improper techniques, it is more likely to scar as it either bruises the skin or push it even deeper. Please leave this job to your beauty therapist as they know the right techniques to extract without causing damage. Think of it as a wound; the normal tissue in the skin is destroyed and replaced with fibrous tissue.
There are two types of acne scars: depressed and raised.
These are caused by permanent collagen damage to the skin, therefore the skin responds by creating tissue. Depressed scars are dented into the skin; caused by the lack of tissue to replace damaged skin. On the other hand, raised scars stick above the skin, due to an overproduction of tissue.
2. Skincare that prevents/ treats them?
Skincare for acne marks
The hyperpigmentation from dark marks will usually fade over time on its own over several weeks to months, depending on different individuals. Using the right skincare can help to prevent mark formation and exfoliation can help to speed up the process.
- Alfalfa & Fig Spot Solution Serum
This spot treatment reduces inflammation and prevents marks at the same time. It contains organic licorice extract which is a melanin blocker to reduce the formation of mark-causing pigmentation. In addition, it is loaded with organic spinach leaf extracts, vitamin A, B & C to repair and renew the skin; speeding up its healing process and lightening marks.
2. Kiwi Vit A Oil- Free Repair Gel
Vitamin A (Retinol) and Salicylic Acid encourage cell renewal. Lychee extract prevents the formation of dark spots while Kiwi rapidly rejuvenates damaged skin to heal acne marks and clears blemishes.
3. Sugar Cane Royal Flush Exfoliant
Awarded as the ‘Best Eco-Friendly Exfoliant’ by Harper’s Bazaar, this formula is a cocktail of glycolic, malic acid, salicylic acid and other hydrating botanical extracts to breakdown the “glue” aka glycocalyx and stimulates cell renewal, while deeply hydrating the skin at a deeper level. See your acne marks and blemishes disappear and skin tone being even out; revealing a youthful, healthy and makeup-free complexion.
4. Apple Stem Cell Vitaglow Serum
Glow in a bottle! Just 1% of Swiss Apple Stem Cell is able to boost cell production by a staggering 80%. Powered by its high concentration of antioxidants, it inhibits the production of melanin and protects the skin from free radicals, UV damage and environmental stressors. Talk about great brightening result!
Skincare of acne scars
Sadly to say, some acne scars can be permanent and more challenging to treat. Skincare can help to induce collagen production and stimulates cell renewal up from mild to moderate severity. Though it is hard to remove acne scars once you get them, we know just the products to prevent it from forming and speeding up the healing process. The secret is to hydrate!
- Megaboost Hyaluronic Acid + Concentrate Serum
Our No.1 best-selling hydrating serum. What’s the buzz? This staple contains Hyaluronic acid (HA), a water-loving ingredient. It is a humectant which acts like a sponge to bind water molecules to the cells. It increases the water level which speeds up the skin’s repair mechanism for proper healing of the skin tissues and reducing scars.
2. Elixir Hydrating + Concentrate Serum
This screams magical potion! With over 95% certified organic ingredients and filled with 100% organic german chamomile water for intensive hydration, this helps to repair skin damage and accelerate cell renewal by tapping on organic plant-based stem cell therapy. Highly concentrated with antioxidants, it is 1000 times more powerful than other botanical extracts to increase cell production and repair skin.
3. Clear Skin Treatment Essence
A cocktail of antioxidants and active ingredients such as licorice root and snow fungus to increase the skin’s natural flora defence. It also contains Organic Rose to soothe, hydrate and boost the skin’s immunity, as well as to strengthen the skin cells from within to protect and build a healthy barrier. Achieve skin so clear and glowy without makeup.
4. Deluxe Hydra Nutrient Mist
Just like drinking water, we need to replenish water for our skin every few hours. This mist is not just aqua, the ingredients of this unique formulation use a cocktail of serums and essences to lock in 24/7 hydration throughout the day. It contains snow fungus which helps to retain water supposedly 500 times of its weight in water. Get plumped, dewy and well-hydrated skin for a glowing complexion. Also great for acne skin; large, red and angry acne means that it is inflammed aka “on-fire”, therefore you need water to put out the fire and reduce inflammation constantly.
- Treatments to treat them
Tired of covering up the marks with makeup? Here are some effective treatments that target the epidermal layer to totally remove acne marks totally.
- Sugar K Organic Peel
Glow with this organic peel as it sinks into the skin layers to breakdown the dead skin cells and trigger the new formation of collagen. This effectively removes excessive dead skin, revealing a new youthful and glowing skin layer. It even lightens hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone and dull-looking skin. Not to worry, there is absolutely no downtime, thinning or causing any sensitivity. It is so gentle that it can even be applied on the undereye area as we use only natural and organically derived sugar cane extract and hydrating botanical ingredients. Indeed an excellent treatment for acne and acne marks.
Smoothing out the skin complexion by exfoliating and removing excessive dead skin cells, sebum, debris and dirt. Microdermabrasion manually removes the top layer of the skin to speed up the skin shedding process. It is great for removing acne marks as it can target and focus in a particular area to renew the surface of the skin.
The latest advanced beauty technology, Dynamic Pulsed Light (DPL) is a mix of both Laser Power Source and IPL. This light-based skin toning treatment uses low fluence but high density energy to reach the deeper layers of the skin. It effectively reduces brown spots, pigmentation and evens out skin tone. Yes, rejuvenate skin from within!
Treatments for acne scars
No products in the market can 100% cure scars that are deeper than the epidermal layer without machines. Therefore, these beauty treatments come into place to target the dermis layer and improve the appearance of deeply depressed scars.
Using heat to build collagen from the inside out. The heat reaches the dermis layer to trigger deep tissue skin regeneration with high-frequency radio waves. It smooths out indentations left by acne and promote healing of scar appearance.
The highest and deepest level of intensity for scarring. This FDA approved revolutionary treatment is a combination of lasers and fractional sublative radiofrequency to resurface and tighten skin. FSR creates volumetric and deep dermal heat simultaneously until it reaches the collagen fibers in the dermis layer. This causes an immediate and long term effect resulting in visible improvement after just one treatment. Acne scars will be significantly reduced and your skin will be transformed to smooth and even complexion as if it was reborn.
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