lindsay311

Which product should I buy for acne scarring?

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Hello. I am 21 years old and I have very bad scarring on my face from acne since puberty. I have been able to finally control my acne. I was wondering, which beauty treatments or lasers I should buy from the Sephora website to help reduce my scarring? Maybe something to use at home when I do not have time to go to a medi spa/doctor

meecheroo

Re: Which product should I buy for acne scarring?

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It depends what kind of scars you have. If you have small superficial ones then products on Sephora might work, but if you have boxcar/ice pick scars, you'll have to see a dermatologist and get a laser treatment like pro fractional or something. The laser treatments can be pricey, around $1200 a treatment depending on how much surface area you want to get done, but it'll get it done with optimum results and a few days downtime.

elaine4425

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For me personally, I've had a lot of luck reducing marks on my chin with Peter Thomas Roth's retinal PM serum, and the AHA/BHA serum. If I had to pick only one, I would go with the AHA/BHA serum. It's done wonders for my skin. But if you do want to include the retinol PM, just be sure to start slowly! I jumped into my routine by using it every night and was rewarded with the most awful dry, peeling skin I've ever had. 

 

http://www.sephora.com/aha-bha-acne-clearing-gel-P3550?skuId=1451038

 

http://www.sephora.com/retinol-fusion-pm-P251529?skuId=1224781

TrysBeautyItems

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Retinol should be used every 3rd night, working up the skin to handle more often. Also retinol is only applied at night.

 

 

To lessen acne scars, exfoliating and using a spot corrector will also help. Clinique dark spot correct, murad rapid age spot corrector - contains a lightening ingredient. With correctors you may not see results for a couple of weeks to months of continuous use.

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