Skin Concern
Acne and Blemishes

Acne and blemishes are two common and often frustrating skin concerns that affect people of all ages and backgrounds. These conditions can manifest as red, inflamed pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, or even more severe forms of skin imperfections. Acne and blemishes typically occur when hair follicles become clogged with oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria, leading to the development of unsightly and sometimes painful eruptions on the skin’s surface. While acne is more prevalent during adolescence due to hormonal changes, it can persist into adulthood or even develop later in life. Blemishes, on the other hand, encompass a wider range of imperfections, including acne scars, dark spots, and uneven skin tone, which can result from previous breakouts or other factors such as sun exposure. Both acne and blemishes can impact one’s self-esteem and overall confidence, making them significant concerns in the realm of skincare and dermatology. Effective treatments and preventive measures exist, offering hope for individuals seeking clearer, healthier skin.

Common Causes

Acne and blemishes can be caused by a variety of factors including:

  • Excess Oil Production (Sebum): One of the primary causes of acne is the overproduction of sebum (oil) by the sebaceous glands in the skin. When too much sebum is produced, it can mix with dead skin cells and clog pores, leading to the formation of pimples.
  • Clogged Pores:Pores can become clogged with a combination of excess oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria. This forms the perfect environment for acne to develop.
  • Bacterial Infection: Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) is a bacterium that normally resides on the skin. When pores become clogged, P. acnes can multiply rapidly, leading to inflammation and the formation of acne lesions.
  • Hormonal Fluctuations: Hormonal changes, particularly during adolescence, menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause, can trigger acne. Hormones like testosterone can increase sebum production, making individuals more prone to acne.

Plus other factors such as stress, medications, genetics, environmental factors and more!

Signs of Acne and Blemishes

Recommended Treatments

The professional Dermal and Laser Clinicians at Australian Laser & Skin are highly trained and ready to support you in overcoming your acne and blemish concerns. Book a free skin consultation with our team and we will develop a custom skin treatment plan to get you exceptional results quickly!

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Emerald Automotive Repairs
Emerald Automotive Repairs
2023-11-02
Fantastic, very professional treatment today. Thank you so much for your attention to detail.
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Found the service to be very professional and caring. Would recommend.
Lanavk
Lanavk
2023-10-05
Katherine was so attentive to my needs as a first time patient. It was important to me that my questions were respected and answered. She was professional and personable. She was a great listener and she delivered a great anti-wrinkle treatment. I feel really great and I will definitely be returning.
Jessica Stock
Jessica Stock
2023-10-03
Always a great experience with Dee
Robert Cicciarelli
Robert Cicciarelli
2023-10-03
Great service, friendly, fast & painless. Will definitely return
Carmela D'Amore
Carmela D'Amore
2023-10-02
I’ve been coming here for years! Love Mako wonderful service and really nice feel all around, they assist you with what your skin needs, I highly recommend coming here..
Lisa McKee
Lisa McKee
2023-09-23
Dee is friendly and professional. I have been really happy with my results for laser hair and vein removal. highly recommended.
georgia fennessy
georgia fennessy
2023-09-21
Always fast, easy & comfortable. Dee is gorgeous & friendly & makes you feel very at ease. THANK YOU🙌🏻

What our Clients are Saying

Emerald Automotive Repairs
Emerald Automotive Repairs
2023-11-02
Fantastic, very professional treatment today. Thank you so much for your attention to detail.
Jeff Deck
Jeff Deck
2023-10-12
Found the service to be very professional and caring. Would recommend.
Lanavk
Lanavk
2023-10-05
Katherine was so attentive to my needs as a first time patient. It was important to me that my questions were respected and answered. She was professional and personable. She was a great listener and she delivered a great anti-wrinkle treatment. I feel really great and I will definitely be returning.
Jessica Stock
Jessica Stock
2023-10-03
Always a great experience with Dee
Robert Cicciarelli
Robert Cicciarelli
2023-10-03
Great service, friendly, fast & painless. Will definitely return
Carmela D'Amore
Carmela D'Amore
2023-10-02
I’ve been coming here for years! Love Mako wonderful service and really nice feel all around, they assist you with what your skin needs, I highly recommend coming here..
Lisa McKee
Lisa McKee
2023-09-23
Dee is friendly and professional. I have been really happy with my results for laser hair and vein removal. highly recommended.
georgia fennessy
georgia fennessy
2023-09-21
Always fast, easy & comfortable. Dee is gorgeous & friendly & makes you feel very at ease. THANK YOU🙌🏻
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