Acne

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions, with millions of people experiencing occasional breakouts or persistent pimples. Whether you’re a teenager or an adult, it can creep up at any time without warning. The good news is we have a range of acne-busting treatments that get to the root of the problem and eliminate the most stubborn spots forever, leaving your skin smooth, clear and healthy. 

WHAT IS ACNE?

Acne is an inflammatory skin condition that occurs when the pores of the skin are blocked by dead skin cells and oil, resulting in various types of spots. The six main types of spots include blackheads, whiteheads, papules, pustules, nodules and cysts. These can range from tiny and firm bumps to large painful lesions filled with pus. Acne most commonly occurs on the face, followed by the chest, upper back and shoulders. If left untreated, it can cause long-term or permanent scarring. 

WHAT CAUSES ACNE

Acne occurs when the skin’s pores are blocked by excess sebum (oil) and dead skin cells. The sebaceous gland is responsible for oil production, but certain factors cause it to overproduce the substance, like fluctuating hormone levels and genetics. Because of this, acne is most widespread among teenagers, those with parents who suffer from the condition, and women who are pregnant, on their menstrual cycle or have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). What's more, acne can be exacerbated by harmless bacteria that naturally live on the skin - this causes infection and more severe pimples like nodules or cysts.

WHAT TREATMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ACNE CONDITION?

At Cardiff Cosmetic Clinic, we are a team of medical experts who regularly treat patients with normal to severe acne and related scarring. Our treatments feature the most effective active ingredients, the latest in medical science and cutting-edge technology. Some of our most innovative, results-driven solutions include:

Fractora: This minimally invasive procedure combines radio-frequency energy and microneedling to penetrate and heat the skin to shrink the glands that produce excess oil. 

CLENZIderm: This range is produced by a leader in skin care and acne control, Obagi. The CLENZIderm range consists of premium ingredients proven to zap acne, including benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid.

Dermalux Tri-Wave MD: Introducing the most powerful phototherapy device on the market. It uses blue light to eradicate acne-causing bacteria gently and non-invasively. 

All three options are incredible solutions to eliminate acne for good. They can be used separately or together for an unmatched treatment trio that leaves your skin clear, healthy and radiant. 

 

It’s Acne Awareness Month! To honour the moment, we’re gifting you a free Dermalux Tri-Wave treatment and 3 free products from Obagi worth £180

June is Acne Awareness Month. To acknowledge the moment, Cardiff Cosmetic Clinic is launching a life-changing treatment package that includes a free Dermalux Tri-Wave MD treatment session and a free Obagi Clenziderm System, consisting of 3 acne-fighting products worth £180. It’s our gift to those suffering from this stubborn and confident-stripping skin condition because we understand firsthand how it can affect your physical and mental well-being.

All you have to do to receive these gifts is book a minimum of 3 Fractora treatments. It’s the complete package to safely and gently blitz your acne away and even reduce scarring. Click HERE to learn more

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