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For many of us, acne is something that makes you feel self-conscious of your skin. While it definitely has an emotional effect, active acne can feel just plain painful. What’s even more frustrating is the scars it can leave behind.
Our skin professionals have multiple options for improving acne or acne scars to help you feel great in your skin from our personalized treatments!
Causes of Acne & Acne Scars
The root causes of acne are difficult to diagnose. Factors like genetics, diet, hormones, medications, and many other things can cause acne. In general, it’s important to understand that acne is inflammation from bacteria in the skin.
This is what causes redness, pain in the area, and overall irritation. Our acne treatments aim to treat this inflammation at the source.
If you’ve suffered from acne for many years or you’ve had multiple, deep breakouts, you may have some acne scars. Acne scars can vary in their depth, texture, and prevalence in the skin. How well your skin healed itself once the inflammation went away is what causes acne scars. Manual picking, abnormal healing, and other factors can lead to scarring.
The goal for improving acne scars is triggering your skin’s natural healing process.
We have several acne scar and acne treatments in LaSalle and Ottawa at LIV Wellness Lounge!
HydraFacial is a 3-step, medical-grade facial that gently exfoliates away dead skin cells and suctions out impurities in the skin, making it a perfect acne treatment.
High-quality, professional skincare products are the key to transforming your skin with your at-home routine. We will work with you to create a custom acne-clearing skincare plan using Skinbetter Science® products.
If your skin is more on the sensitive side, a chemical peel may be the better exfoliation option for you, since it’s less physically abrasive than dermaplaning. Chemical peels rely on chemical exfoliation to get rid of dead skin cells and promote new ones to form.
Our most aggressive and transformative treatment for acne scars is microneedling with SkinPen. Microneedling uses tiny micro-needles to create controlled injury in the skin, causing your skin’s natural healing process to start. This promotes collagen production and regeneration from within.
BBL uses BroadBand Light to improve many different skin concerns using multiple settings. We offer the latest advancement in BBL technology with HERO (High Energy Rapid Output), which allows us to treat larger areas with greater comfort. BBL can improve acne with a specific Smart Filter.
For acne or traumatic scar improvement, we are proud to offer Halo laser, the world’s first Hybrid Fractional laser for effective laser resurfacing with little downtime. Halo stimulates cell regeneration and collagen production to smooth the surface of your skin from within.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know which acne or acne scar treatment is best for me?
We will find the best treatment or combination of treatments for you during your consultation with a LIV skin professional. We will work to understand your concerns, desired results, and preferences to create a custom treatment plan for your skin. You can also ask us any questions you have during this time so we can get you the best results possible.
Are acne scar treatments painful?
We work to ensure that you experience little to no discomfort with any of our treatments at LIV Wellness Lounge. Acne scar treatments like dermaplaning or chemical peels can be virtually painless! Some treatments like microneedling require topical numbing before the treatment.
How long does it take to start seeing results from acne or acne scar treatments?
Acne or acne scars can take weeks to months to improve, especially scarring since we have to work to resurface the skin and boost cell turnover. With our effective treatments and regimens, you will see noticeable results quickly.
Get to Know More About LIV Wellness Lounge
Our goal at LIV Wellness Lounge is to give you an experience like no other to help you achieve personal wellness—beyond the scope of traditional medicine. We view our client relationships as partnerships, where clients feel involved and thoroughly enjoy the experience of working with us to pursue your goals.
You’re in the driver’s seat with us as your sidekick; we combine our expertise with your needs to achieve the best results possible with acne scar or acne treatments in LaSalle at LIV Wellness Lounge.
Find out your treatment recommendations or schedule today.
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