38. Skin Conditions (part 2) Know your triggers !!!
Acne is a genetically-inherited disease, which is the result of certain factors that occur in the skin. Apart from excess oil being secreted by the sebaceous glands, there is a proliferation of cells that clog the pores, trapping oil in the follicle. Oilier skin tends to experience more acne breakouts because they provide more food for bacteria. Hormonal imbalances, stress, genetics, and diet are all factors that could lead to acne.
Rosacea is a condition characterized by facial redness and sometimes pimples. Rosacea can affect all ages and if left untreated can worsen over time.Exposure to extreme temperatures can cause the face to become flushed as well as strenuous exercise, heat from sunlight, severe sunburn; stress, anxiety, and cold wind are all factors in the cause of rosacea.
Monthly prescriptive facials and a strict skin care regime is crucial when treating acne, as it is extremely important in the process of removing excess oils and bacteria that are associated with acne.
After every facial your skin therapist will then prescribe what products are most suitable for your skin and will show you step by step how to use them,
Dermalogica products are non-comedogenic and water soluble, which is great for acne-prone skin. Dermalogica products for oily skin can include: Dermal Clay Cleanser, Active moist moisturizer, Oil Control Lotion, and Daily Microfoliant. Dermalogica MediBac clearing is great for treating adult acne as well.
Like acne, Rosacea is treatable but not by the same regimen. Skin prone to Rosacea must be treated gently to avoid triggering redness and inflammation. Dermalogica Ultra calming range would be suited for this skin.