Acne Before and After Case Studies

Inflamed Acne

Characteristics:

  • redness/ blotchiness
  • hot to the touch
  • pimples/ pustules/ whiteheads/ blackheads
  • possibility of cysts
  • excessive oil
  • sensitive skin and reactive to products

Noninflamed Acne

Characteristics:

  • dull sluggish appearance
  • bumps/blackheads/blemish
  • some pimples/ pustules but not as many as inflamed acne
  • tissue congestion
  • excessive oil
  • skin generally not sensitive or reactive

Acne & Hyperpigmentation

Characteristics:

  • dull sluggish appearance
  • Hyperpigmentation (dark spots) where acne has occurred
  • Inflamed, noninflamed acne or both
  • excessive oil
  • tissue congestion
  • skin generally not sensitive or reactive

Rosacea

Characteristics:

  • facial flushing
  • facial redness
  • facial papules
  • facial pustules
  • face gets red after drinking alcohol or hot drinks
  • face gets red and/or bumpy after eating spicy foods.
  • face gets red and/or bumpy with hot / cold temps or exercise.

Back Acne

Characteristics:

  • dull sluggish appearance
  • acne – inflamed or noninflamed or both
  • there are usually dark spots where acne was.