When To Consider An Acne Facial
A lot of people have probably wondered, “What do people notice when they first meet me?” The answer to that question is generally your face. Everything about one’s face is noticeable upon even the smallest glace, and can be amplified even more if you have skin problems. If you have suffered with any kind of skin irritation, you know how embarrassing someone’s stares at your face can be. Whether you suffer from oily skin, black heads, white heads, uneven complexion, rosacea, acne scars and more, there are generally steps you can take at home to help treat, and even prevent, these complications. But what do you do when home remedies and store bought products stop working, or never even worked in the first place?
Professional Dermatology Services
A professional dermatologist is someone who has gotten an undergraduate degree at a four year college, and then obtained another four year degree in medical school. They are specifically trained to recognize all kinds of skin issues and recommend pertinent and useful treatments. They are also trained to treat issues with hair and nails as well. One of the treatments that can help the skin ailments listed in the opening paragraph above is an acne facial. But how do you know when it is time to get an acne facial? If you fall into one of these four categories, you may want to consider an acne facial.
- Do you have oily skin or an uneven complexion?
- Do you suffer from black heads, white heads, nodules, or cystic breakouts?
- Do you suffer from mild to severe inflammation of the skin?
- Are you tired of feeling self-conscious and depressed over your skin?
If you answered yes to one or most of the symptoms listed above, a professional acne facial may just be what your skin needs. Now you may be asking yourself what an acne facial actually entails? During an acne facial, a dermatologist may manually extract clogged pores, will thoroughly cleanse the face, and then continue the treatment by possibly steaming, deep cleansing, using salicylic and/or glycolic acids to help care for acne flare-ups, and use a healing mask and/or moisturizer. All of these combined treatment methods will add up to a cleaner, healthier and smoother skin you can be proud of.
To reiterate, if you are just plain tired of having sore acne bumps, reoccurring acne flare-ups, oily skin, an uneven complexion, and/or mild inflammation, an acne facial can be a viable treatment option for you. The dermatologists who are professionally trained to diagnose and treat several types of skin conditions, only have your best interest at heart. With that in mind, they will treat your ailments and frustrations to the best of their ability. While getting pampered and doted on, your skin will become cleaner, clearer, and on a road more likely to lead to recovery than just self-treating. Also, remember to follow any and all instructions your dermatologist gives you for follow up care after the acne facial treatment has ended.
This article is a contribution from the skin care enthusiasts at Mountain View Dermatology who specialize in acne facials and skin cancer treatment.