Acne Solutions for Adults & Teens
March, 2017 - Issue #149
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Acne formation is due to a number of factors, which is why effective treatment requires a multi-disciplinary approach. Hormonal imbalances like thyroid hormone, testosterone, estrogen, inherited skin types and conditions and environmental factors all contribute to acne formation. That's why there's not one approach or treatment that fits all patients. Treating acne requires a comprehensive medical evaluation and tailored therapy. Medical treatments include lasers, aggressive chemical peels, microdermabrasion, oral or topical antibiotics and medical-grade skin cleansers and toners. The cost depends on the treatment plan and ranges from $100 to $1,000. Patient education is an integral part of acne treatment. Start the learning process with Beverly Hills Physicians - they provide complimentary skin evaluations.
Beverly Hills Physicians 249-4040

The most Powerful Partnership for Clear Skin
If acne has you desperate for a real solution, consider a multi-layered partnership of facials, peels, lasers and products. Enzyme, deep cleansing and microdermabrasion facials; Jessner and Vi peels; Laser Genesis and IPL lasers and the Clearogen line of skincare work together to banish bumps for good. This is a case of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts; each of these treatments works on a different layer of your skin in a different way, addressing not just your current acne but scarring and the prevention of future
breakouts, too.
YOUnique Cosmetic Surgery 388-0040

ZO 3-Step Peel
This innovative in- and out-of-office treatment peel targets acne, large pores and dullness. After your appointment, you'll apply an at-home treatment; the pairing produces longer-lasting results than ordinary peels. Even better: it's suitable for all skin types. Usage studies show remarkable safety with minimal irritation and the treatment can be repeated every three to four weeks if deeper repair is desired.
Available from DermaCure 257-8400

Dermapen & Vitalize Peel Combo
This is the one-two punch for acne and acne scars! This treatment uses microneedling to break up scar tissue, which is then followed with the Vitalize Peel to improve uneven skin tone, reduce sun damage and stimulate your skin's natural ability to create collagen. The pairing usually requires a series of treatments one month apart for a smooth look and feel.

Clarifying Essentials from Glowbiotics

Imbalanced skin needs support and healing, not aggression, to fully restore skin's clarity and vitality. Bring balance to problematic skin with Glowbiotics MD. The mild exfoliants, anti-inflammatories, oil regulators with probiotics and fatty acids treat problem skin gently and effectively.
Available from Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Care. 254-3686

What You don't Know about WAX
Known for seven-minute Brazilians and brows, a visit to WAX by Heather Nelson is a must. Heather's consistent professionalism and intensely-personal service bring clients back time and time again. Along with high standards and the ultimate in quality products, Heather's focus on "just waxing" allows her to be the best in the field. A Santa Clarita star in her own right, with 11 years of experience and a wall full of awards, Heather grew up here and is proud to be looking forward to her fifth year of serving clients at her Sola Salon location. Her exemplary service has earned hundreds of five-star ratings on Yelp! Put yourself in the hands of Heather for a stress-free confidence boost. 644-4346
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