What Is Cystic Acne and Cystic Acne Treatments

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Do you get large, blind, painful cystic breakouts on your skin? These are often called cysts and they can be quite painful, red and inflamed and often last for weeks or even months.

What Is Cystic Acne?

Cystic acne is sometimes called hormonal or adult acne. The lesions or pimples are red, swollen, painful, hard and deep and mostly are blind pimples (they do not have a yellow pussy head on the top), so there is nothing to squeeze out. It is most often caused by hormones but can also be caused by stress and dairy and gluten intolerance. To clear cystic acne, internal issues need to be addressed. Avoid squeezing cysts as these lead to terrible scarring. Topical products and treatments can help clear the acne but the internal causes need to be addressed also to prevent further breakouts.

Treatment Products For Cystic Acne

Blind pimples and cystic acne respond very well to products that contain vitamin A. Vitamin A is a powerful skin rejuvenating ingredients with and inflammatory properties.It helps to reduce the inflammation associated with cystic acne. Try the Sothys Retinol Dermobooster – A pure Retinol-based skin rejuvenation serum to target oil congested and acne-prone skin.
Another ingredient that is well-known for its anti-inflammatory and deep cleansing properties is Salicylic Acid. Salicylic Acid is derived from the bark of the willow tree and is closely related to aspirin. It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects on the skin. Salicylic acid also is a great for deep cleansing the pores and helping to reduce breakouts. Try the Sothys Glysalac Prep cleanser and the Glysalac Dermobooster – an active AHA + bHA serum complex intensifies micro-exfoliation and refines the texture of the skin…reducing open pores, unclogging congested skin and help reduce breakouts.
For instant relief try a mask. Masks specifically designed for problem skin will help to absorb excess oil, unclog the pores, reduce inflammation and help clear acne. Try the Sothys Absorbent Mask – absorbs impurities and excess oil while clarifying the complexion.

Professional Treatments For Cystic Acne

Professional treatments help to boost results and improve the skin faster. Try the Level 1 Glysalac peel – with
Glycolic 20% + Salicylic Peel 2%, this peel assists in unclogging and smoothing oil congested skin, reducing inflammation and refining the texture of open pores.
For stubborn cystic acne, we recommend the Level 2, 20% strength Salicylic Acid Professional Peel. This peel softens and unclogs hardened sebum, fights localized infection, refines the pilosebaceous follicle and reduces inflammation associated with blackheads and acne-prone skin.
The ampoule therapy facial is excellent for the treatment of juvenile acne, it is gentler and suitable for delicate skin.

Get Professional Help With Cystic Acne

You don’t need to put up with problems skin, there are easy solutions to help you reduce the painful lumps with a good home skin care routine to target acne and professional treatments to speed up results. Book a consultation with us to get more personalized tips and advice to help you get rid of acne and achieve a beautifully clear and glowing skin.


Call Skin Tonics Beauty & Skin Clinic Narellan 02 4647 8711

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