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3 types of scars that acne can leave on your skin

Tipos de cicatrices de acné y cómo tratarlas

Most of the girls have been victims of the terrible acne breakouts, those that at some point ruined an appointment, a photo or even made us cry due to the bad appearance they gave us. Unfortunately there are cases of acne that continue until adulthood, and no matter what you do or how many treatments you try, it is always present.

As if the muds were not enough torture for our self-esteem, the scars that remain in their path end with our confidence, since we will have to bear the weight of the marks on the skin for life … or at least we thought so. Now there are various treatments capable of rebuilding much of our skin, giving us a soft and cute face.

Girl in front of the mirror

1. Hypertrophic scars

profile girl

As they are? They are thick and raised looking scars.

Where do they appear? In the chest and back.

Treatment. The indicated thing is to be valued by a specialist to whom you can ask about cortisone treatments, which help to uniform the skin. Maybe he has another treatment that suits your needs.

2. Atrophic scars

girl with scars

As they are? They are brands that look like little pinches. They look like tiny holes like craters.

Where do they appear? The most common cases appear on the face.

Treatment. Some laser procedures help rebuild collagen and are the most effective, although quite expensive.

3. Dark spots

girl with stains

As they are? When a healthy imperfection, melanin increases, causing hyperpigmentation in the form of pink or brown spots.

Where do they appear? They usually appear on the face, back, neck and even the crotch.

Treatment. Products rich in hydroquinone and alpha hydroxy acids can accelerate the fading process.

4. Before starting a treatment …

girl in face treatment

• There is no single treatment that eliminates all types of scars perfectly.

• As the complete treatment can last from weeks to months, it is advisable to start it during the winter period to minimize exposure to sunlight, which could compromise the results.