Of all the things people want to leave behind in their teenage years, acne has to be at the top of the list. For nearly 30% of women and 20% of men, those awkward breakouts don’t stay in your teenage years where they belong. Some are plagued by acne no matter the age. For those age 20 and up, it’s called adult acne.
The adult variety is a little different from the teenage kind. Adult acne is caused by sebum. Sebum is an oily substance produced by your skin’s sebaceous glands. It can clog pores, resulting in those pesky breakouts. Another cause can be an imbalance of hormones, which is why breakouts often occur during pregnancy, perimenopause and menopause.
If you’re above the age of 20 and acne-prone, try this skin care regimen for starters:
-Try to keep your face clean during the day. Wash your face two times daily with a gentle cleanser. Skip the hot water (which can dry out skin) and use warm water instead. Use your hands rather than a washcloth and wash your face for just 1-2 minutes; any longer can irritate your skin.
If this doesn’t make a dent in your breakouts, there are other options out there – creams, lotions, prescription medications and some new, technologically-advanced solutions like Isolaz™. Isolaz™ was rated as one of the top 3 hottest products at the 2007 American Academy of Dermatology conference. It is powered by a new technology called Photopneumatics, which combines a vacuum and a painless broadband light to deeply cleanse and purify your pores from the inside out. The result is clear, radiant skin free of blemishes.
To learn more about the different treatment options for adult acne, including Isolaz™, contact the team at Lebo Skin Care Center and schedule a free consultation.
This post is brought to you by Lébo Skin Care Center, which has a York location (1936 Powder Mill Road) and Hanover (250 Fame Avenue, Suite 205). They can be reached by phone at 717-747-9950 (York) or 717-646-9950 (Hanover). Learn more about Lébo at www.leboskincare.com. Call today to schedule a free consultation, where a licensed skin care consultant can match the right products or procedures to your specific skin care needs.
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