Are you struggling with acne and post-acne dark spots? Here are some tips and tricks on how you can prevent both acne and the stubborn post-acne dark spots they often leave behind.
My goal today is to help you achieve your skincare goal(s) of clear, smooth, and even skin. My friend, you deserve beautiful skin that glows for days!
I know from personal experience, dealing with acne and post-acne dark spots (brown spots) will take a toll on your self-esteem/confidence level.
However, don’t worry my friend, I’ve got some amazing tips for you on how you can prevent both of these skin issues from getting in the way of you looking and feeling confident and beautiful both inside and out.
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Yes, you can clear unwanted acne and post-acne dark spots (dark marks). I will show you how to do exactly that if you read today’s blog article until the end.
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We are Learning About: How to Prevent Post-Acne Dark Spots
Hi there, Esther The Esthetician here ♥ As millennials, we always want to look and feel our absolute best (at all times) and maintain clear, smooth, and even skin while we are having fun and living our best life!
Unfortunately, the occasional acne breakout is inevitable for most of us, on top of that, some of us end up having to deal with those stubborn and frustrating post-acne dark spots that sometimes take weeks, months, or even years to fade away (The longer they’ve been there, the longer it will take to clear up).
With the amount of information that’s currently out there, I know it’s extremely tempting to just reach for some harsh acne treatments on Amazon (I’ve put together of list of amazon products that are results-driven and not harsh) or something at a local store claiming to be the answer to all your skin problems! They love to claim quick results.
Here’s the thing, not only do these products have potential side effects, but oftentimes, they don’t actually help get rid of those annoying post-acne dark spots either!
Don’t you worry my friend! I’ve got you. — this blog post has all you need to know about preventing post-acne dark spots so that you can keep your skin looking flawless (clear, smooth, and even) without any worries
How To Prevent Acne Hyperpigmentation?
To minimize the chances of them lingering around longer than they should, you should start treating the acne and the post-acne dark spots as soon as possible. Oftentimes, it’s extremely easy to clear up the acne quickly, however, the post-acne dark spots love to linger around a little longer ( They love to act as though you invited them to move in permanently!).
Never Pop Pimples – For most people (including myself) this is extremely hard. Before you pop them, check this out. Instead of popping them, I prefer to do a mini spa day at-home facial on myself as soon as I start to notice an acne pimple or a post-acne dark mark.
Treat The Acne Early – within the first 24 hours of acne and/or post-acne dark spots showing up on my skin. When I notice new skin blemishes, I immediately follow this results-driven regimen. My goal is to make them feel uncomfortable and unwelcome. I want those unwanted guests to leave me alone immediately!
I don’t have time or space for them in life! lol
Use Products That Don’t Clog Pores – If you’re serious about transforming your skin, you need to know what products, to use, and in what order to use them. It’s crucial that you’re using the right products for your skin type.
Check out the video playlist below if you need help finding your skin type.
You will find this youtube playlist helpful
Be Gentle With Your Skin – Only use gentle products and techniques when it comes to your skin. Don’t overuse products like retinol and/or physical scrubs. Watch this Clear Skin 101 youtube playlist above for more detail.
Don’t Use Heavy Makeup To Cover Marks – They will often clog your pores and caused new breakouts (which could lead to new post acne dark spots). Besides, covering the problem will not solve the problem! instead, order your homecare regimen kit today
BONUS TIPS For Clearing Acne In All Skin Tones (Including Darker Skin Tones)
You probably already know this; keeping your skin hydrated is key when it comes to preventing acne and post-acne dark spots(dark marks).
It’s crucial to keep your skin moisturized because of my famous saying “Dry skin cause more zits, not less”.
Plus, moisturizing your skin will help keep your skin hydrated and healthy. Make sure you’re using the correct moisturizer for your skin type!
I sometimes hear people say “moisturizing my skin makes it oily” if you feel the same way, It’s time for you to book a virtual consultation so that I can help you build a results-driven regimen based on your skin type, skin condition, and skincare goals.
The most important thing is this; choose a moisturizer that’s specifically formulated for your skin type in order to get the best results.
Example, if you have dry or normal skin and you’re using a moisturizer for some one who’s genetically probed to have acne… it will cause you to breakout more!
So, make sure you’re using a moisturizer that’s specifically formulated for your skin type.
Do dark spots from acne go away?
Protect Your Skin Against UV Rays
As humans, we need the sun. The sun plays a significant role in our lives. That’s why it’s extremely important that you always protect your skin against the sun’s UV rays.
Did you know that UV rays were one of the main reasons when it comes to post-acne dark spots?
If you’re serious about clearing up the post-acne dark (dark marks on your skin) you need to to be sure you always protect your skin with sunscreen…
Otherwise, you’re just wasting your time and money.
No one wants to experience Dark Spots on their skin!
Another thing to keep in mind is this, UV rays can cause premature aging and make any existing dark spots look even worse.
To protect your skin against UV rays, make sure to always wear a broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30-50 when you’re out in the sun for extended periods of time.
Don’t believe the hype when they say SPF followed by a large number – There’s no sunscreen out there that will give 100% coverage. Don’t buy into that marketing scheme.
It’s also important to remember that even if you aren’t outdoors, your skin can still be exposed to UV rays through glass windows or car windshields, so make sure to apply sunscreen to your before you leave your house!
Yes, even you’re traveling all day and will be inside an airplane.
What gets rid of post-acne spots?
Exfoliating regularly is another great way to keep your skin looking its best and help reduce the appearance of post-acne dark spots. There are a lot of different exfoliants out there!
Exfoliation will help with removing dead skin cells from the surface of your face, which can help brighten up any dull areas caused by breakouts or acne scars.
Try using a gentle exfoliating scrub followed by a clay based enzyme mask once a week—just be sure not to overdo it as this could irritate your skin! Once per week is all you’ll need. The key is to stay consistent.
At Home Regimen Kit For Acne, and post-acne dark spots (acne marks)
Can you get rid of post acne marks?
The Most Important Thing(s) When it comes to How to Prevent Post-Acne Dark Spots
Okay, Millennials, you know us—we’ve been there: that dreaded moment of looking in the mirror and seeing brand-new dark spots on your face at the worst time possible.
It can be a non-pleasant experience after all the hard work you had to put in to achieve clear skin following an acne breakout.
However, don’t let those pesky post-acne spots get you down!
With todays blog, I provided some helpful advice on how to prevent acne and dark spots from occurring in the first, so you can keep your clear, smooth, and even skin complexion looking good longer this time around.
How do you prevent dark spots after acne?
To sum this all up, taking care of your skin is essential when it comes to preventing acne and post-acne dark spots.
By following the simple tips I shared today — like moisturizing regularly, protecting yourself against UV rays, and exfoliating…
You’ll be able to keep those annoying acne and post acne dark spots away without too much fuss!
With just a little bit of effort, you’ll soon have clear, smooth, even, and beautiful skin in no time!
What gets rid of post acne spots?
Monthly facials with your licensed esthetician.
Plus, Salicylic acid clears pores, reduces swelling and redness, and exfoliates the skin when applied topically.
Did you know that It’s considered to be one of the best treatments for acne scars.
Speak with your esthetician to see if you can add products with salicylic acid into your daily routine, or your skin care specialist may end up use it for less frequent chemical peels for the acne and/or post acne dark spots (brown spots).