Let’s talk about Acne awareness!

Did you know that Acne is the most common skin disorder? It affects 650 millions of people worldwide of all ages and genders. Due to acne affecting so many people, June is acne awareness‘ s month.

Does Acne ever take a holiday or some time off?!

Acne can at times feel like a full-time job to manage with unpredicted flare ups, keeping up to date with new spot fighting products or myths!

It has been known that acne can also have a huge impact on your self-esteem affecting a person’s overall mental health and wellbeing.

You are not alone during your acne battle! Up to 85% of the population have suffered at some point in their lives with acne either being on their face, neck, back, and shoulders (or all four areas). Acne TreatmentsAcne treatments advice

There are up to 7 types of acne so its vital to understand to be able to select the right treatment for you.

Hands off the shelves

Its now time to invest in medical-grade skin care which can only be prescribed by a Doctor. The ingredients on off the shelf’s products are just simply at times not enough to help your acne battle!

Squeeze into jeans and not your face

As tempting as it is, please avoid squeezing spots that will only aggravate, inflame the area and can lead to scarring and infections… a big NO, NO!

Pillow talk

Wash your pillowcase at least every other day or invest in a silk pillowcase.

Pore-clogging Ingredients

Check your make up for pore-clogging ingredients such as talc, coconut oil, beeswax, Algae Extract, plus many more! If you have acne-prone skin any pore-clogging ingredients are going to make your acne worse as your skin cannot breathe. If you would like to know what make up products are free from pore-clogging ingredients email us at info@facialsculpting.co.uk for a list we recommend.

Wash the day away

Never sleep in make up and always wash your face of an evening even if you haven’t or do not wear make up. Do not use face wipes, they do not cleanse the skin thoroughly.

H20

Drink plenty of water to flush out any toxins and to keep your skin hydrated.

Go green

Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, they will nourish your skin with a lot of vitamins.

No, no to sugar

Stay away from refined sugars and chocolate: it will show on your skin with dryness and breakouts.

Facial Sculpting by Dr Nina Bal