Acne Appointment FAQ
- Analyze your skin and your acne
- Teach you everything you need to know about acne including information regarding products and diet, medications etc.
- Take preliminary pictures
- Test your skin for sensitivities
- Recommend the best products for your skin and acne
- Show you exactly how to use the products
The consultation is free but you will need to purchase your first set of products. Your first treatment costs $50 and isn't included with the free consultation.
The products typically cost between $100-$200 depending on your skin and acne type. The products last between 6-12 weeks. After your consultation we recommend coming for treatments every 2 weeks until your skin is clear, Follow-up acne treatments cost $65.
Acne treatments include a very mild corrective chemical peel to boost home care along with extractions of existing acne. If you are pregnant or your skin is dry or irritated, we will opt for an enzyme or steam treatment with extractions.
The consultation will take approximately 1 hour. Acne treatments can take anywhere from 20-45 minutes.
Extractions are the removal of existing acne. This is a crucial part of getting clear. We remove current acne lesions and home care products prevent new breakouts. This is the fastest way to clear skin. Extractions can be uncomfortable but tolerable for most clients.
We use a very mild chemical peel to exfoliate the skin. This helps remove dead skin and allows products to dive deeper into your skin. Chemical peels will also lighten post-inflammatory pigment faster. You may experience mild tingling and your skin may get dry or flakey.
Absolutely! The products are the most important part of achieving clear skin.
It can take 3-6 months to get clear! Results may vary depending on your type of acne and how strict you follow the program.
Yes! It takes up to 3 months for acne to form and come to the surface. We call it the "purge". During those 3 months that we are treating you, you will have some breakouts. These are just old lesions coming to the surface.