Acne…it’s a four-letter word most people don’t think of after high school. Whether it is one bright red spot or inflamed skin that is bumpy and raised, no one likes having to deal with acne.

Often occurring in puberty, it is seen as a teenage skin problem but as many people know acne isn’t limited to a certain age group. Many adults suffer from the chronic inflammatory skin condition. So, what exactly is it?

To break it down simply, acne is caused when the oil glands produce too much sebum (an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands). This can cause pores to become blocked and bacteria on the skin called Propionibacterium grows out of control. The result – whiteheads, blackheads, cysts, and puss filled pimples. Both men and women can be affected.

Although acne is typically hormone related, other reasons can be diet, makeup, stress, environment, and genes. And although one’s acne may have stopped; a lot of people are left with scarring from this skin condition.

Thankfully there are a number of ways that can help treat current breakouts and scarring. At AFYA Skin and Body Clinic our experts like to address the root cause of the acne. By assessing the skin to determine the grade of acne we are able to come up with a comprehensive approach to healing the skin.

From unclogging pores, tightening pores, reducing scar tissue to removing excess oil and killing bacteria at AFYA we use a combination of treatments that are effective and leave your skin glowing like the days before the teenage hormones kicked in. Supplements, Chemical Peels, Photo Rejuvenation, Led Blue Lights, Acne Facials and Skin Care Products all have amazing results with our clients.

And the best part, right now, tackling acne is easier than ever before! As part of a way to help our clients radiate with confidence we are offering a VIP Membership Program. The monthly charges range from $95 to $250 per month and take up to 65% off the regular price of our services; making your skincare needs affordable and obtainable. It’s not just a program for those combating acne. AFYA’s VIP membership helps our clients achieve results in fat loss, wrinkle and fine line reduction, loose skin, rosacea, cellulite, sun damage and so much more. 

So, what are you waiting for? As the seasons start to change, why not treat yourself to a change in how you treat the skin you are in? Contact us at AFYA to find out more about how you can benefit from a VIP membership and let that healthy glow boost your confidence 12 months of the year.

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