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Acne Treatment in Chelmsford

Caused by factors, including genetics, hormones, diet & lifestyle and environment.

Common Causes of Acne

Acne is a common skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide. There can be multiple causes of acne, including genetic factors, hormones, diet and lifestyle choices, and environmental factors. Let's delve deeper into these causes to understand how they contribute to the formation of acne:

Genetic Factors: If both parents had acne, their children are more likely to experience it as well. This is because certain genetic variations can make a person's skin more sensitive to hormonal changes, leading to increased oil production and clogged pores.

Hormonal Changes: Hormonal changes during puberty, menstrual cycles, pregnancy, and menopause can trigger acne. These changes cause an increase in the production of sebum (oil) by the skin's sebaceous glands. Excess oil can mix with dead skin cells and bacteria, causing clogged pores and inflammation, leading to acne.

Smoking: Cigarettes contain thousands of chemicals that are harmful to our skin. These chemicals can damage collagen and elastin, reduce blood flow to the skin, and decrease the amount of oxygen that reaches our skin cells. This can result in premature wrinkles and sagging skin.

Diet: While there isn't a direct link between diet and acne, certain foods can aggravate the condition. High-glycemic index foods, such as processed carbohydrates and sugary drinks, can increase insulin levels in the body, leading to an overproduction of sebum. Additionally, dairy products and high-fat diets have also been linked to causing or worsening acne.

Lifestyle: Lifestyle choices such as smoking and excessive alcohol consumption can also contribute to acne. Smoking decreases blood flow to the skin, making it harder for the skin to heal itself and fight off bacteria. Excessive alcohol intake can increase inflammation in the body, leading to breakouts.

Environmental: Environmental factors such as pollution and humidity can also play a part in acne development. Pollutants and dirt in the air can clog pores and irritate the skin, leading to breakouts. Humidity can cause excess sweating, which can mix with bacteria and dead skin cells, creating an ideal environment for acne to thrive.

Acne Treatment 
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▫️Treats spots without irritation
▫️Improves skin clarity
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▫️Boosts collagen and elastin production
▫️Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
▫️Increases hydration
▫️Evens skin tone and texture
▫️Revitalises and restores radiance

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▫️Advanced skin rejuvenation benefits
▫️Calms redness and irritation
▫️Reduces age spots and pigmentation
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DERMALUX LIGHT THERAPY ❤️💙🤍

Achieve beautiful skin, harnessed by light. LED Phototherapy creates visibly rejuvenated, refined and radiant skin. We combine Dermalux with all of our skin treatments 💫

Dermalux® Blue Light
▫️Anti-bacterial action
▫️Treats spots without irritation
▫️Improves skin clarity
▫️Calming effect for problem skin

Dermalux® Red Light
▫️Boosts collagen and elastin production
▫️Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
▫️Increases hydration
▫️Evens skin tone and texture
▫️Revitalises and restores radiance

Dermalux® Near Infrared Light
▫️Advanced skin rejuvenation benefits
▫️Calms redness and irritation
▫️Reduces age spots and pigmentation
▫️Restores skin health
▫️Ideal for the most sensitive skins

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Charlotte Cole Skincare offers personalised consultations and treatment plans to address the root causes of acne and improve the appearance of acne scarring. This includes a comprehensive assessment of your skin, lifestyle habits, and potential triggers for your acne. Based on this information, our expert team will recommend a tailored treatment plan.

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Acne Treatment FAQ’s

Can stress cause acne?

Stress can indirectly contribute to acne by triggering hormonal changes and increased sebum production. However, stress alone is not a direct cause of acne.

Are there any natural remedies for acne?

There are some natural ingredients that have been shown to help with acne, such as tea tree oil, green tea extract, and Aloe Vera. However, it's best to consult with a skincare professional before trying any natural remedies for acne.

Is it safe to pop pimples?

No, it is not safe to pop pimples as it can lead to scarring and further inflammation. It's best to let them heal naturally or seek professional treatment.

Can wearing makeup cause acne?

Makeup itself does not cause acne, but certain ingredients in makeup products can clog pores and irritate the skin, leading to breakouts. It's important to choose non-comedogenic and oil-free makeup products and make sure to properly remove makeup before bed.

How long does it take for acne to clear up?

The timeline for clearing up acne varies from person to person. It can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months, depending on the severity and underlying causes of acne. With consistent treatment and lifestyle changes, most people can see significant improvement in their acne within three months.