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Top 5 Treatments For Acne And Scars

Are you suffering from severe acne?

Most people have been facing skin issues related to acne. Excess sebum and oily skin clog your pores and fill it with pathogens which results in acne and dull skin.treatments for acne

If you are having acne spots and your glow is fading out, you need not to worry anymore because we are going to tell you five amazing treatments to remove acne scars. Keep reading with us for more details.

You need to consult your dermatologist for your acne type. Over the counter medications only treat mild types.

Acne can be of several types.

  • Mild: Comedonal (not inflammatory!)
  • Moderate: Pus or pustules (inflammatory!)
  • Severe: Nodulocystic.

Salicylic Acid:

It is extremely wonderful in reducing skin outbreaks and deep exfoliation. Salicylic is among the top few products which actually work for treating acne. 

It also removes dead cells and was found to be effective for acne treatment. It has a good tolerance range for all types of skin.

Top 5 Treatments For Acne And Scars


Anti-inflammatory in action, retinoids are a class of chemical compounds derived from Vitamin A. Topical retinoids in low concentration have proved to be effective for preventing acne and promotes healing. It also speeds up the cell regeneration process and reduces pus-filled acne and hyperpigmentation.

It is important to use sunscreen after retinoids application because it makes skin a bit sensitive to sunlight.

Lactic Acids:

It’s a chemical peel and works wonderfully for skin. This commonly available product is good for removal of dead cells from skin which renders skin a more youthful appearance and radiance. It is both a humectant and a chemical exfoliant. You need to have a patch test before using it as it might be irritating for sensitive skin.


This innovation in aesthetics is getting popular in the recent years especially for acne scars. Its results vary according to severity of acne. By studies and results, it is found to be very promising in removal of acne pigmentation and removes 2/3rd pigmentation even in severe acne. It induces collagen production in skin so greater the collagen production, the better for the skin. It also enhances skin texture and makes it smoother in appearance.

Benzoyl Peroxide:

Tougher on pathogens, it is antimicrobial in nature and kills bacteria which proves useful for diminishing acne with breakouts. Dermatologists suggest its concentration not more than 2% else it might dry out your skin. Commonly found in OTC cleansers and gels, it helps to reduce sebum and unclog pores which lower chances of bacteria to invade.

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About the Author: Dr.Sayyam Azam is Certified Dermatologist who has specialized in Clinical Dermatology(Pakistan) and Aesthetic Medicine(U.S).During her specialized training ,she is involved in multiple clinical as well as aesthetic dermatological procedure such as botox, fillers ,chemical peels. As a licensed dermatologist, she is now running a state of art Aesthetic Centre ( The Face Clinic ) in Multan ,Pakistan.

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