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Acne is an extremely common skin disorder and in addition to the physical discomfort that it causes, it also causes an incredible level of self-consciousness, stress, and upset and can even impact a person mentally and emotionally.
As we get older, the metabolic rate of the skin slows down and it takes longer to renew itself. Skin becomes thicker, duller looking, and drier as oil glands become less active. Exfoliation is essential in helping skin to renew itself, take the dead layers away, and making it more receptive to skincare products. Skin peels are a method of exfoliation, helping to give a brighter and fresher appearance to the skin. They are also useful in controlling acne and preventing outbreaks.
Acne is a disorder of skin glands that produce a natural oil (sebum).The face, neck, shoulders, upper chest, and back are most frequently affected. The characteristic whiteheads and
Acne is the bane of many teenagers’ life and often adults’ too, with approximately 90 per cent of all teenagers suffering at some point. Acne can be a source of embarrassment and discomfort for many people. It is not caused by eating chocolate, greasy foods, or bad hygiene! While the physical appearance of acne is quite obvious, the emotional pain can be devastating, and long lasting. The important thing is to seek out treatment — the acne spots will eventually go, but untreated acne can lead to permanent scarring. If acne is treated during your teen years, there is a high likelihood that you will not suffer any long-term scarring.
Fact: 72 per cent of teenagers are diagnosed with acne or mixed acne.
The Glycolic acid peel has become very popular in the past few years and is available from the Auralia Clinic in Kilkenny.
This week Bernie Fahy, the skin specialist, examines the causes and treatment of acne.