Category Archives: Acne

But tell me, what causes Acne (A. vulgaris)?

Unfortunately, the cause of acne is not fully understood. Though stress can aggravate acne, it does not cause it. Common acne (also known as acne vulgaris) in teenagers starts with an increase in hormone production. During puberty, both boys and girls produce high levels of androgens, the male sex hormones that include testosterone. Testosterone signals the body to make more sebum, the oil […]

How often should I exfoliate my face?

Throughout the day, contaminants wind up on the surface of your skin, clogging your pores. In addition to this, your skin is constantly regenerating cells to help keep your skin healthy. The average adult sheds around 50,000 skin cells each minute as part of this process. Sometimes these skin cells do not fall off the […]

Receiving Red Light Therapy

Interestingly enough, light therapy was first discovered by NASA astronauts as a way to grow plants in space. Other than the blue light therapy, the Red light therapy in dermatology was investigated as doctors noticed an increasing amount of patients who were immune to the normal antibiotic treatments used to get rid of acne. The studies […]

Blue light for Acne

Blue light therapy for acne Blue light therapy technology, is an additional option for the treatment of acne. In fact, research has shown in-office and at-home systems produce positive results for acne sufferers.  The treatment works by killing the acne-causing bacteria known as Propionibacterium acnes, or P acnes, which can cause inflammation. P acnes is sensitive […]

How To Treat Acne with Lutronic Mosaic ECO2

Acne is an aesthetic skin condition that is typically seen on a person’s face. Acne affects people of all races and ages, particularly people between eleven to thirty years of age. It is also commonly associated with adolescents, especially during puberty. Acne occurs when a hair follicle tries to grow and finds the skin pore blocked by skin […]