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Cystic Acne: the Dermatologist-Approved Guide to Treating it

21st May 2019

Cystic Acne: the Dermatologist-Approved Guide to Treating it

Chances are you've experienced acne at some point in your life. In fact, according to the NHS, acne is one of the most common skin conditions with 80% of people aged 11 to 30 being affected. And it can be debilitating, painful, as well as causing extreme stress and anxiety, causing some to withdraw socially and experience feelings of depression.

While there can be many underlying causes including stress and diet, acne also causes different types of spots, including blackheads, whiteheads, pustules, nodules and cysts. It's important to identify the cause as well as the type of acne in order to receive the best treatment.

One of the more severe types of acne is cystic acne, which causes large pus-filled lumps that look a little like boils, and which pose the biggest risk of scarring, leaving many people suffering with a permanent reminder for years, if not for life, even after the acne has cleared.

Glamour magazine recently chatted to our Senior Aesthetician Gigi Shaker for everything you need to know about cystic acne, including the symptoms, possible causes, treatment and how to deal with scarring.

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