Acne & Blemishes

What is Acne?

Acne is an illness of the hair follicles of the face, chest, and back that influences practically all adolescents during pubescence. While it is often thought of as a condition restricted to adolescents, acne can continue or even start in adulthood. Acne develops in the following 3 stages.

What causes acne?

Acne begins when the skin become clogged with excess oil and dead skin cells, leading to inflammation. Certain bacteria can also contribute to acne. Acne shows up on the skin as:

  • Whiteheads
  • Blackheads
  • Pimples
  • cysts

Essentially, acne may result from:  

  • Genetics
  • Hormones
  • Stress
  • Mechanical causes such as makeup or dirt accumulated during a workout
  • Diet

Acne treatments we offer

Acne can affect how you feel about yourself and your appearance. It can contribute to low self-esteem, depression, or anxiety. At Sunshine Cosmetic Clinic and Medi Spa, we help our clients in Kitchener Waterloo area treat acne with various procedures, which may be combined, depending on the condition, the severity of your acne and your preferences. Our popular acne treatments include:

  • Fractora
  • JetPeel
  • IPL Photofacial
  • Facial Extraction
  • Chemical Peels
  • LED Therapy
  • Chinese Medicine

Let us help you

Dealing with acne can be frustrating. At Sunshine Cosmetic Clinic & Medi Spa, we understand what you are going through and we offer the safest and most effective treatments possible for acne. If you have questions and would like to know what we can do to treat your acne, please call us at 519-208-6669 or request your appointment online to set up a free consultation


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