Acne Scars Can Now Be Removed From The Comfort Of Your Own Home

The business of acne scar removal has taken a turn in recent years. No longer is it necessary to make doctors appointments and go through laser treatments in order to remove those pesky acne scars. Advancements in science have given us a new way to view scar removal. We can now remove scars in the privacy of our bathrooms using a new biological agent found in nature.

The new science of glycobiology has studied how sugars in the body play a part in molecular biology. Glycoconjugates collected from a Chilean land snail can help play a critical role in cellular communication. These sugars, extracted naturally directly from the source, help improve tissue development and cellular function in the body. They help the body control the inflammatory response while stimulating collagen and elastin production.

In the past, when people were looking for a remedy to left over acne scars, chemical peels and dermabrasion were the popular methods of removal. Acne cysts tend to leave a red mark under the top layer of dermis. Dermabrasion is the method of removing the top few layers of skin using a machine that rivals a sandblaster. The process physically scrapes off skin giving it a smoother apprarance. This action must be repeated in order to help deep scars and other skin afflictions.

Chemical peels are a popular method of removing pimple scars. Scar tissue is covered by a chemical that is left on the skin for a few minutes and allowed to penetrate into the affected area. The peel is then removed, taking with it the top layer of skin. Removing the top layer allows the skin to regenerate itself, providing the body the opportunity to generate healthy skin cells to replace the scarred areas. People prefer this method because it is not considered major cosmetic plastic surgery.

Grafting is a last resort used to cover acne scarring. Miniature portions of the dermis are removed from their original site and implanted over the scars. This procedure runs a high risk of infection and the possibility of the graft falling of is constantly present.

The new science of glycobiology has given us new insights into skin care and acne scar removal. The ingredient extracted from the Chilean land snail has the scientific name of Helix Aspersa Muller Glycoconjagate. This biological agent has the power to coordinate dead skin cell removal by using its natural enzyme to control cellular communication. Improved communication between cells promotes proliferation which boosts collagen and elastin levels in the skin. Enhanced communication between cells can reduce acne breakouts by controlling the natural response mechanisms in the body while also cleaning out existing scar tissue.

By removing dead cells and promoting the influx of healthy cells to the site, this natural enzyme unclogs pores and removes scar tissue from the inside out. It performs the same action as dermabrasion procedures and chemical peels without the surgical feel.

Helix Aspersa Muller Glycoconjagate is found in creams that fight acne scars and rosacea. It is not used as a makeup substitute. This natural substance can take evasive surgeries out of the process of acne scar removal. Regular application has been shown to naturally work with your body to promote healthy cell regeneration at the cellular level. Impurities are cleaned out from the inside without harsh chemicals or surgical procedures.

By: Martha Fitzharris

About the Author:

Martha Fitzharris is a member of the research and development team for a natural skin care product. Find out more about how this skin care cream works for acne & rosacea, keloid scar treatment and ingrown hair removal and razor bumps relief.

Back Acne and Microdermabrasion

Back acne is found in teenagers and adults alike and like its description, occurs on the back. The major difference between back acne and those that appear on the face, chest or neck, is that they are much more severe, they cause more pain and are harder to treat.

Some people claim that back acne can be genetically carried down family lines, this is true, but only to a certain degree. To be completely frank, it is mainly due to an imbalance in the hormones in your body, as well as the environment in which your skin is exposed to. So for example, if you sweat a lot (hyper-hydrosis), or if you wear tight fitting clothes, there is a greater chance that you will get back acne. Therefore, if you generally do a lot of sports, then you are more likely to be victim of it. All of this sweat and dirt mixes with the oil that is secreted by your sebaceous glands (sweat glands), and this clogs up the pores on your skin on your back, and this results in back acne.

It is smart, and common sense to therefore make sure you are always clean and take showers regularly, especially after physical activity that has made you sweat. Unfortunately, in some people back acne can be very severe and infected. If this is the case, your doctor will prescribe an antibiotic such as tetracycline. Retin A cream or ten-percent benzoyl peroxide solution will also help in back acne that is difficult to treat. In really severe cases, a drug called Ro-accutane can be used. You should be especially careful when using this drug, because in high doses over long periods of time, it can detrimentally affect your liver function.

Many people question what surgical techniques are beneficial for back acne. Laser treatment is quite popular, however it can be quite expensive nowadays. Microdermabrasion is another option that is also very popular. The use of microdermabrasion in clinics, and even the use of microdermabrasion home systems have helped back acne suffers immensely. Consider both of these techniques if you have chronic recurrent back acne.

Like already said, if the acne is milder, make sure you control personal hygiene. Instead of using normal soap, which can be irritant to the skin, try using baby shampoo, or a salicylic acid-based cleaner and use it to wash your body, especially after physical exercise. These solutions will kill the bacteria that are clogged up in the pores on the skin on your back, and so prevent eventual acne formation. After the shower, make sure you completely moisturize your back with an alpha hydroxyl base moisturizer.

If it is difficult to get your hands to reach your back, try asking your partner or family member to help you to apply it after your shower, as many times as possible. The cream will bring about exfoliation of the skin, and prevents dry skin, so it will also improve its overall longevity.

Final preventative measures include wearing cotton clothes, and applying baby powder to your back to keep the skin dry when you are outside in the sun for example. Deodorants are not recommended, but anti-perspirants are effective while you are doing mild physical exercise. But do not use it when undergoing heavy exercise, because the cooling effect of the sweat is very important during exercise, and it prevents you from getting a heat-stroke, especially in the sun.

In conclusion, keep clean, keep clean and wash yourself regularly!

By: Asanka Samaranayake

About the Author:

Asanka Samaranayake (BSc Hons Neuroscience) and Darren Patten (Bsc Hons Surgery & Anaesthesia)have a specialist interest in microdermabrasion and provide you with an indispensable resource at Microdermabrasion Info. Net

Peel Your Skin Problems Away

Sadly, the world that we live in today is no longer as clean and undefiled as it used to be. Recent technological advancements have done considerable damage to our environment. The air that we breathe in and the water that we drink and bathe in isn’t as pure as it used to be. Out of all our body organs, it is the skin that takes the worst beating from all these unfortunate changes. But thanks to recent medical breakthroughs, we now have treatments available to combat the harsh odds that the elements have dealt us.

The harsh wind and sunlight, coupled with neglect, can cause premature skin aging and leave unsightly lines and blemishes. While topical drugs can address some problems, it is still not enough to keep the face from looking dry and rough. A more aggressive yet gentle form of treatment is needed to prevent the face from further damage.

Chemical peeling is now being regarded as the best option to give the skin a second lease at life. Chemical peels work by removing the epidermis, which is the outermost layer of the skin. Peeling off the epidermis dramatically improves skin texture, smoothing out wrinkles, erasing spots caused by photo-aging and balancing the skin’s color.

The chemical applied to the skin varies, depending on the extent of skin damage. Light to medium chemical peels are advisable for people who have age spots and pigment abnormalities or those suffering from the early stages of photo-aging. Cosmetic surgeons normally use either alpha-hydroxy (glycolic, lactic or fruit acids) or trichloroacetic (TCA) acids for the said procedure. Phenol peels, on the other hand, are recommended for severely damaged skin.


While both TCA and AHA can be used to treat light to moderately damaged skin, the former proves to be more effective in providing definite results. Dr. Mitchell E. Blum, a recognized cosmetic surgeon who has been practicing for more than 25 years, provides a deeper, more thorough peel, as opposed to AHA, which may require several applications before results can be achieved. He also states that a TCA skin peel mimics the results of a Phenol peel, in that it penetrates the deeper layers of the skin, but provides a shorter recovery period. TCA peel is also quite affordable, and medical grade kits for home use can be found online.

However, Dr. Blum advises the use of tretinoin (preferably Retin-A), glycolic acid and other bleaching agents at least four to six weeks prior to undergoing the procedure to prepare the skin for the chemical peel. This is because tretinoin stimulates the skin to heal faster while glycolic acid enhances the effect of the tretinoin.

The Procedure

The procedure is fairly quick, consuming a maximum of one hour. TCA is applied onto the face, focusing specifically on troubled portions of the skin. Because of the burning sensation that the TCA will generate, surgeons normally advise their patients to drink painkillers or sedatives to relieve the discomfort. Ice can also be applied to the skin to relieve the pain.

After The Procedure

Patients are advised to wash their face daily with gentle soap and water, followed by the application of an oil-based or steroid ointment. The skin will appear red for the first few days but will eventually flake within four to seven days. To achieve maximum effect, patients are advised to use sunblock to avoid recurring skin problems.

By: David Maillie

About the Author:

David Maillie is a chemist with over 12 years experience in biochemical research and clynical analysis. He is an alumni of Cornell University and specializes in biochemical synthesis for public, private, and governmental interests. He can be reached at M.D. Wholesale:

is there any side effect after dermabrasion treatment?

raaz asked:

I am 26years of old.I m having lot of pores and black scars on my face can i go for dermabrasion