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Skin by Sonya: How to avoid post-acne scars

Sonya DakarScarring from acne breakouts and discoloration from sun damage and medication is something I see my clients concerned with every day. These are also two skin conditions that many people do not understand how to properly treat. I would like to shed some light on the topic today and give you some advice that will put you on the path to beautiful and healthy skin!

Here’s what you need to know:

It is very common for post-acne scars to develop, as scars form at the site of an injury to the tissue. In the case of acne, the injury is caused by the body’s inflammatory response to sebum, bacteria and dead cells in the plugged sebaceous follicle. (more…)

September 29, 2009 at 7:43 pm 6 comments

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