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Recover skin from years of acne treatment?

  • lukas9695
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  • 7 years ago

Hi, I am 30 and need advice on my skin care/skin health maintenance. I used to have acute acne problem in my teen-age years. I still have breakout sometimes. I had used almost every single thing on m face to get rid of acne. My skin has lost the smoothness. I understand I cannot make up for the past. But is there any way I can take care of it from now on. I mean so that my skin looks soft/fresh. Also I have kind of black circle around my lip and chin. I think I have combination skin. Can you please help me with these all? 

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Consulting well known dermatologist will spare you a lot of time.
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You need to see a specialist immediately.
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I'm not sure you'll get your natural skin tone back, but to even the color you can try Ambi fade cream. Works for me.
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i think you can recover your skin more beautiful

you can understand more about acne treatment when read this blog : http://healthnew.org/category/acne

Glad to heard anything from you
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Yea this isn't really skin maintenance...you need some fixin' so I would have to agree that you need to probably see a specialist if possible. If you can't do that try finding a cream or night cream that is made especially for hydration that might help bring something back to your skin :)
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Hi, I just joined and came across your post. Don't know if it'll help so late in the game. =-) You said you've used many products on your face to get rid of your acne in the past. Your skins texture is probably due to the fact that it's been stripped of it's natural oils as a result of using acne products that tend to contain Salicylic Acid and/or Benzyl Peroxide. These ingredients are ideal for drying up breakouts. However, when used too frequently they can strip your skin which ironically causes it to produce more oil in order to heal itself. This in turn causes more blemishes. The result is dull skin with breakouts and flaky dry patches. It's easy to get stuck in this cycle. They key is to treat the breakouts with these ingredients but do not overtreat and make sure to incorporate a really good moisturiser to help keep the skin supple while you treat. I too am in my 30's going on 31 and I've found that a good glycolic product works wonders without being too harsh on my sensitive skin. DDF had some great products with glycolic acid which can be used 2-3x per week and followed with a moisturiser. It helps prevent breakouts, encourages cell turn over, minimizes pores and is much more appealling than having to use an exfoliant that can tear into your skin. Anyway, I know this is an old post but better late than never. Hope, some of what I've said helps! Good luck!
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you might wanna try microdermabrasion, it does wonderful to may face! I had an acne breakout once and it was pretty bad, i went to a dematologist in los angeles and he suggested that I needed a series of microdermabration treatment (around 10 sessions), I did them and my face was smooth like a baby! It happened almost 8 years ago. I stopped doing the treatment for about 3 years because I moved back to Asia. In asia just recently it become popular and i start doing the microdermabrasion for maintanance, and love the result! but first please consult with the doctor, try choosing a dermatologist that is well known, it's abit pricey but at least you know you're in good hands, good luck!
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