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Excessive acne scars on the face. Has excessive breakout that stopped with intake of Yasmin. How can I clear up scars?

Hi there, I m a 21 year old female, fair skinned brunette. I ve never had problems with my skin until about a year ago, when I started breaking out beside my mouth and on my cheeks. It spread as I experimented with cleansers and benezoyl peroxide , effectively covering my face, but my forehead remained clear. Three months ago I started Yasmin 21 and it stopped all new acne from forming, but I still have lots of post hyper pigmentation. What would be the best way to clear up the red marks left by hormonal acne?
Asked On : Mon, 4 Jun 2012
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Are you having only lots of hyperpigmentations or are you also having acne scars as well as complications of acne pimples? However, in order to answer your question about to get rid of acne hyperpigmentations, you need to undergo the following treatments carried out by an expert in the field of aesthetic medicine and laser aesthetic medicine:
1. Glycolic acid peels for hyperpigmentations and uniformizing the skin coloration.
2. Microdermabrasion: may help get rid of both acne scars and hyperpigmentations.
3. Laser removal of hyperpigmentations with the help of a Q-Switched Nd: YAG Laser.
4. Fractional CO2 laser treatment in case of acne scars in combination with hyperpigmentations.

Use some very good hydrating/moisturizing serums/gels, skin nourishing/bio-activating and skin normalizing (turning fatty skin into normal skin) creams/products after any of the above-mentioned treatments.

As a matter of precaution, after a treatment, also avoid direct sun exposure in order to prevent the appearance of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentations (PIH) after any of the above treatments done. Use a very good sun screen or sun block cream (SPF 50) in order to keep your skin away from any sun-induced hyperpigmentations.
Answered: Wed, 27 Jun 2012
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Vitamin C will definitely help you. Vitamin C is especially vital for the maintenance of the structure and health of the skin. The chief function of vitamin C is the synthesis of collagen, the main protein of the body.Thus, sufficient intake of vitamin C promises a beautiful and blemish free skin.
To supplement your existing therapy, I shall recommend to you some foods that are called ‘skin foods’, due to their ability to improve the skin’s texture and can greatly lighten the skin’s tone. ensure that your diet has plenty of these foods – limes, sweet limes, oranges, goose berries, red and yellow bell peppers, guavas, broccoli and Brussels sprouts. These foods are loaded with vitamin C. Thus, stepping up their intake will greatly improve your skin, and drive away dark spots.Additionally, these foods have plenty of anti-oxidants which are highly beneficial for the skin, since they fight free radicals, which are known to have a damaging effect on the skin.
Avoid using any synthetic creams or bleaches. They will do more damage than good, and in some cases, may even be counter productive. So, stay away from them.
Applying lime juice or gram flour as a pack is recommended. These are natural skin lightening agents, and can be used liberally. Apply them once, everyday, to see speedy results.Application of neat lime on the spots will help lighten them. Lime or lemon has citric acid. Citric acid, is a powerful natural bleach, which can lighten the skin’s shade by up to 2 tones. Apply neat lime juice 3 to 4 times a day, for about a month. You shall see noticeable improvement in the skin’s color.
drink plenty of water.
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Answered: Mon, 4 Jun 2012
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