Acne Treatment

acne treatment

Vital for Unblemished Skin and Prevent Infection

Acne or acne vulgaris as it is called in the medical community is a common skin condition that causes spots. The potential severity of the specific condition can typically range from mild to severe. Hence, acne treatment is necessary to prevent more isolated infection.

acne vulgarisThese lesions usually appear on the face, back, shoulders, and chest areas. Acne is not contagious, so those affected do not have to worry about spreading their acne to anyone else.

Symptoms of Acne

If you have acne, you might have it on just one of the areas or on all of those areas as is the case in more generalised acne. Your skin might also be greasy due to excess oil production. The spots can be hot, itchy, and tender to the touch.


It is imperative to avoid squeezing the acne spots. This can just spread the infection, and it may also lead to scarring. Furthermore, it is essential to note that acne is not caused by poor hygiene. Excess washing of the face and scrubbing can in fact merely make the acne worse than before.

squeezing the acne spotsIf you have acne, you can gently cleanse your face no more than twice a day with a mild soap or unperfumed cleanser and lukewarm water.

Treatment of Acne

Your treatment regimen will depend on how much care your acne needs. It can typically include topical treatments, oral antibiotics, oral contraceptives, oral isotretinoin, and/or light therapy.

Leading causes of Acne

Acne is caused when sebum (a natural oil) and dead skin cells block your hair follicles. Changes in active hormones, including levels of testosterone in males, cause your skin to naturally produce more sebum in the youthful years. As a result, one’s skin might become glossy and spots can develop.

For women, hormonal changes during periods can cause spots to flare up. Newborn babies may gain spots in the first few years of their lives. Acne could run in the family as well, so it is possible to get acne if one’s mom or dad had it.

It is vital to be patient with any treatment regimen. It will take a month or two to observe the gradual improvements. Only after several months that there might even be a more notable improvement.

When a person first starts a standard treatment, there might be some skin irritation. This mild irritation will lessen over time. A person can try discontinuing the treatment for a couple of days to minimise the irritation and then start it back up again.

Some people find they cannot go without makeup even though it is better to prevent it. If a person uses makeup, make sure it is water-based and oil-free. The label should say non-comedogenic. These represent the type of products that will not cause blackheads, whiteheads, or acne. A person should always completely remove their make up at night.

If the skin is sensitive, then a person should use appropriately a moisturiser. Using ointments and oily products might just block up the pores again.

Adelaide’s Best Facials

Indica Medi Spa aims to assist you to achieve the best skin possible whilst providing real visible results. Your therapist will recommend a treatment designed to best suit your skin’s needs, using only the best cosmeceutical products. The brands we use in our facial treatments are all proudly cruelty-free.

In case it becomes difficult to know your skin type, our spa therapists are there to help you. Therefore, feel free to schedule an appointment with us. Get to know how much interesting our services are and how easy it is to allow your skin become healthier and more beautiful!

Allow our thoroughly trained therapists to take your skin to the next level with our range of treatments. Whether you want to treat fine lines & wrinkles, loss of firmness, pigmentation, scarring, acne, redness, broken capillaries and more, we can help you.

We proudly use medical grade treatments in combination with results-driven skincare. Why not give us a call and book your free consultation today on 08 8352 5454.