What Are My Acne Treatment Options?
At CosMedic Skincare, we don’t use just one acne treatment as a universal cure. Though the main causes of acne all stem from accumulated oil, dead skin cells, and clogged pores, Dr. Jodie Reinertson performs a physical exam during the consultation process, assesses which type or types of acne you are suffering from, and creates a customized treatment plan that… Continue Reading
What Are the Different Types of Acne?
While the causes of acne are fairly basic, the ways in which acne can ultimately manifest vary greatly. There are five major types of acne: Whiteheads: small blemishes that are white in the center due to the collection of sebum and dead skin cells. Blackheads: tiny black dots that appear when bacteria buildup becomes oxidized by exposure to air. Papules:… Continue Reading
What Causes Acne?
There are many myths that circulate about what exactly causes acne. From greasy foods to make-up, the blame is often misplaced. In truth, the causes of acne are pretty simple: Oil buildup on the skin Accumulated dead skin cells Bacteria Clogged pores For some individuals, the body’s hair follicles are more prone to collecting oil and dead skin cells. This… Continue Reading