When your face's oil glands over produce oil and combines with dead skin cells, it blocks your pores and hair follicles. Then, bacteria develops in those clogged follicles and pores, causing a breakout.
But outside triggers can make breakouts worse. Heredity, hormones, and environmental factors can determine how bad you break out. And stress, diet, exercise, and how you care for your skin also plays a part. Other hidden culprits? A dirty cell phone, used yoga mats, and pillowcases, all of which are full of dirt, bacteria, and oil.
As a beauty therapist, it is important to understand that acne is a complex skin condition that can have different causes and require different treatments depending on the severity and type of acne.
Here are some steps and advises for therapist :-
Conduct a Thorough Skin Analysis: Before treating acne, therapist should conduct a thorough skin analysis to identify the type of acne and its severity. This can help determine the best course of treatment.
Provide Customized Treatments: Every customer's skin is unique, and so is their acne. A beautician should provide customized treatments based on the customer's skin type, sensitivity, and acne severity. This can include purifying facials, chemical peels, and intense pulse light therapy.
Avoid aggravating the skin : avoid using harsh scrubs, exfoliants, or aggressive treatments on acne-prone skin, as these can cause further breakouts.
Be gentle during extractions: If the customer has blackheads or whiteheads, gentle extractions may be necessary. However, it's important to be gentle and avoid causing further irritation or scarring.
Use Quality Products: The products used on acne-prone skin should be gentle, non-comedogenic, and free from harsh chemicals. Therapist should use quality products that are specifically formulated and work synergistically for acne-prone skin.
Educate the Customer: Many customers may not know how to properly care for their skin or what may be causing their acne. A therapist can educate the customer on proper skincare routines, diet, and lifestyle changes that can help improve their acne.
Follow up and Monitor : Acne treatments take time to show results, so it's important for the beautician to monitor the customer's progress and adjust treatments as necessary. This can involve regular follow-up appointments to track improvements and adjust treatments accordingly.
Provide Emotional Support: Acne can be emotionally distressing for customers, especially teenagers. A therapist should provide emotional support and encourage positive self-talk to help boost the customer's self-esteem and confidence.
By following these steps, a therapist can effectively handle acne customers and help them achieve clearer, healthier skin. It's important to remember that acne treatments take time and patience, and that every customer's journey to clear skin is unique.
If you are unsure about the your treatment products, it's always a good idea to check with your provider for further information.