Acne scars be gone, with super smooth exfoliation

Do you suffer from acne scars?

Then it is really important to avoid picking at the skin, because it can easily scar.

If your skin is scarred, fortunately there are a number of exfoliation treatments, that can significantly help to reduce acne scars, treatments that don’t require surgical intervention.

Acne Scars Treatment

Micro Dermabrasion

This is a great treatment for smoothing an uneven surface, this treatment involves, the use of fine crystals being directly applied to the skin.

The crystals help to lift dead skin cells from the surface, whilst stimulating new cells and collagen production.

Because this is a mechanical exfoliation, the therapist does have a greater degree of control when it comes to targeting areas of concern, a course of microdermabrasion treatments is usually recommended.

Medical Dermabrasion

This treatment is not to be confused with microdermabrasion, the non surgical surgery that can be performed by aestheticians.

Medical dermabrasion is an intense form of surgical skin planing, which has to be performed under anaesthetic and can only be performed by medical professionals.

It is a really successful treatment for facial scarring, because it reaches living tissue in the dermis.

However with the advent of new technology, this treatment has now largely been replaced by lasers.

The following article on laser treatment for acne scars is a questions and answer guide that you may find useful.

Glycolic Peels

This ingredient comes from the acid that is found in sugar cane, thus making it one of the most natural treatments for acne scars.

These peels gently remove dead, dull, pitted skin from the skin’s surface, it literally slouches away dead cells in order to encourage cellular regeneration, revealing a smoother, brighter skin underneath.

TCA Peels

This is a treatment that we recommend using as a spot treatment.

Used in this way you can get some really great results with treating scars and uneven skin texture, which may have occurred as a result of acne.

The reason we don’t recommend using this treatment all over the face, is because it is just to harsh for delicate skin tissue, it can also cause severe inflammation in the dermis.

It is important to note that surface exfoliation modalities such as microdermabrasion and light peels, will only provide mild improvement in acne scars.

This is because, they don’t reach deep enough to stimulate complete skin regeneration.

Phenol Peels

Phenol peels are the deepest chemical peels for acne scars and can have very dramatic results on the skin, sometimes even just after one treatment.

Because there are side effects to this treatment, these types of peels are now being replaced with laser treatment.

You can read more about peels here.

The Naked Truth

The type of exfoliation used on acne scars, will entirely depend on the severity and grade of acne.

Before embarking on any treatment, it is really important that you get any skin sensitivity treated, in order to bring inflammation under control.

Many prescription treatments leave the skin photo sensitive, dry and fragile.

If you are on prescription treatments, then no exfoliation should be performed for at least 6 months following the completion of the internal treatment.

7 thoughts on “Acne scars be gone, with super smooth exfoliation

  1. Scar Fade says:

    Hello There,
    I stumbled across your blog as I was searching how to reverse scarring naturally, this blog is amazing, I fell onto your Urea article and now on this thread, Im still navigating myself around 🙂
    Re my Scars, I seem to be seeing scars appearing on my face, I am not sure where they have come from, but it seems as though these have been old electrolysis scars and acne scar wounds that, once must have been hidden but are now manifesting outwardly, now that in my early 40’s, this has really started to depress me as I dont know if this will only get worse and deeper as time goes on, I was wondering if you dont mind leading me onto the right path?
    I live in Australia, so summer is fast approaching, I am thinking of in-corporating products into my skincare routine that may assist, but not sure if I should stay away from Retin A during the warm weather, what are some of the suggestions you may advise in helping reverse some of these damages? From what I read, i would love to try Urea and possibly Retin A and or light glycolic Peels if its not too irritating for spring/summer, or if its is maybe a lower concentration level? IDK, but any thoughts of suggestions would be so so appreciated, thank you in advance and for your wonderful and informative articles, you really have given us readers some hope and a sense of direction. God bless your work 🙂
    Ps: I would also love to know when your products come out and where we maybe able to find them?
    Thanks Kindly.

  2. Elsa Waller says:

    This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I enjoy seeing websites that understand the value of providing a prime resource for free. I truly loved reading your post. Thanks!

  3. Anonymous says:

    You got a really useful blog I have been here reading for about an hour. I am a newbie and your success is very much an inspiration for me. Keep up the good post!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.