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What is Acne?

In order to understand and enjoy the many benefits of curating acne, it may be beneficial to pinpoint which type of acne you may have. Look at the photos below so that we may devise the perfect treatment plan to get rid of your acne and minimize your chances of scarring. Learn more below!

Types of Acne


A blackhead is a clogged pore that is just below the surface. Because they are open to the environment the oil in the blackhead becomes oxidized which then turns it black.


A papule or acne outbreak is an inflamed pore that is red in color and can become inflamed and a troubling outbreak. Even worse these can become acne scars. Acne scars often stay with a person their entire life and can rob people of self-confidence and self-image. No pus is in a papule.

A C N E   V U L G A R I S

Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition in which hair follicles and/or the sebaceous glands that are associated with those follicles become clogged.

C Y S T S   &   N O D U L E S

Both of these types of acne are a little more serious as they are larger and can leave acne scars. With a cyst or nodule, you will notice a large, red bump that doesn’t go away quickly.


Best Acne Treatments & Services in Los Angeles

Acne Scars

Best Treatment: Laser Acne Treatment

Acne is frustrating for everyone.  Whether it is a teenager who has had to cope with an occasional blemish, or an adult who still has periodic outbreaks, people go to great lengths to avoid having acne.  What is even more frustrating is having to cope with acne scars as a reminded of past breakouts once you are an adult.

Acne scars are created when acne bursts below the surface of the skin. The deeper the burst pore is, the more likely there will be scarring.  Just like anything, once a pore is clogged, things that used to travel through backup, and this backup inflames the skin and pimple is born. Whether teenage acne or adult acne, these backups are frustrating and can cause a great deal of angst. One of the more common dermatology related treatments people seek is acne scar removal. There are a number of possible treatments for acne scars to help make your face smoother and so you can look better and feel more confident.

Chemical Peel

Chemical peels work to:

  • Eliminate acne
  • Reduce or eliminate acne scars
  • Remove dead skin
  • Produce collagen
  • Soften your fine lines and wrinkles

Schedule your chemical peel in Los Angeles today.

Micro Needling

The benefits of Microneedling with PRP include:

  1.     Decreasing pores size
  2.     Diminishing fine lines
  3.     Improving dullness in skin
  4.     Overall tone and texture improvement

Microneedling also solves these conditions:

  • Microneedling facial
  • Microneedling for acne scars
  • Microneedling hair loss
  • Microneedling stretch marks

Schedule your Micro Needling treatment in Los Angeles.


Patients who have had dermaplaning facial treatment in Los Angeles claims that the texture of their skin changed dramatically before and after, as the skin is left rid of all of the dry skin and the dirt and oil trapped underneath.

The recovery process is also a selling point with customers, as there are little to no adverse effects from the facial treatment alone. Some peeling is normal, but can be soothed with a moisturizing face cream.

Schedule your Dermaplanning treatment in Los Angeles.

IPL Photofacial

Men and women alike can opt for IPL photorejuvenation to effectively treat a variety of conditions. Intense Pulsed Light, or IPL, significantly helps to restore skin that has been damaged by over-exposure to the sun. The most popular reasons patients turn to IPL include:

  • Smoother Skin
  • Improved Skin Tone
  • Irregular Pigmentation Reduction
  • Sun Spots
  • Sun Damage
  • Freckles
  • Rosacea
  • Scar Reduction
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Red Vein Treatment
  • Slowing Facial Hair Growth
  • Age Spots
  • Reduction of Fine Wrinkles
  • Additional Skin Therapy

Schedule your IPL Photofacial treatment in Los Angeles.

Laser Skin Resurfacing

Some of the many additional benefits of laser skin resurfacing include:

  • Restores sun-damaged skin
  • Chicken Pox scar reduction
  • Acne scar reduction and treatment of pockmarks
  • Reduction of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reduction of liver spots or age spots
  • Reduces the size of your pores
  • Reduces uneven skin tones
  • Virtually painless procedures available
  • Downtime for recovery can be minimized

Schedule your Laser Skin Resurfacing treatment in Los Angeles today.

Cortisone Shot

Bad acne around the face and neck can become hardened after some time. This causes cysts in the area. A cortisone shot from Younique will help drain these cysts. The treatment works the same as a steroid treatment, draining and shrinking the problem area. Once the fluid is totally removed, a topical treatment is often applied so acne wouldn’t re-occur in the area.

Teenage and Adult Acne

Regardless of the acne conditions that you are dealing with, we have a treatment that can help. A chemical peel will help decrease papules and the inflammation associated with them. It will also help eliminate blackheads.

Adult as well as Teenage Acne is a common skin condition. It develops when oil, dead skin cells & bacteria get trapped in ones pores, causing them to be inflamed. Actual breakouts can differ from person to person as well as the location and severity. Our Younique team can determine the best course of treatment for you. So call us today and let us help you bring back your confidence and radiant skin!

Common Locations For Acne

  • Neck
  • Face
  • Back
  • Shoulders

Adult Acne

When most people think of acne, they picture the typical teenager outbreak, but the truth is much different. Men and women can develop acne into adulthood, and it isn’t uncommon to have this condition even into one’s 50’s. In fact, over 50 million American’s will deal with this condition at some point, so if you are struggling with it right now, you are not alone. What is important to understand is that we have many acne treatments that can deal with your outbreak and give you the skin you have been waiting for.

Teenage Acne

An outbreak is the result of the sebaceous glands, which are found in one’s skin, becoming infected or inflamed. This circumstance results in pimples, also known as zits, on the face as well as other areas of the body. This condition is normally found among teenagers. Most teenagers will experience this, but if that’s the case for you, take heart. There are treatments to address your condition that will have your skin looking and feeling better before you know it.


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