Customized Solutions for Acne Targeting Your Unique
Skin Gut Mind Body Soul

Acne Treatments Tailored To You by Integrative Dermatologists and Practitioners

Acne is extremely common, but that doesn’t mean you should have to struggle through it. Our customized solutions focus on you as a person and not just a disease or skin condition.

Acne: What Is It And Why Does It Happen

What Is Acne?

Acne is a skin condition that can present with inflammatory and non-inflammatory lesions that affect the face, back, shoulders, and chest. In some cases, these lesions can lead to scars which present as depressions or areas of hyperpigmentation.

Causes Of Acne

There are multiple factors that contribute to the development of acne. The four main causes include excess oil production, inflammation, acne-causing bacteria, and a process called hyperkeratinization, which can lead to clogged pores. Other contributors include genetics, hormones, and lifestyle factors, such as diet and emotional distress.

Our Acne Solutions

Abnormal Gut Microbiome

Bacterial Overgrowth

Clogged Pores

Dairy

Emotional Stress

Genetics

High Sugar

Hormones

Overactive Glands

How We Are Different

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How It Works

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A more holistic approach to your health

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Tell Us About
Yourself

Answer questions about your symptoms, medical history, and your daily habits.

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Customized
Treatment Plan

Our integrative medical team will Formulate a unique integrative plan with an inside-out and the outside-in approach. Prescriptions and products are shipped directly to you.

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Work Together

Our team is available for questions or concerns. We will shift your plan as your needs naturally change.

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Acne Solutions: Our Approach

Conventional Ingredients

Adapalene

Adapalene is a retinoid-like compound that can be topically applied to the skin. It can help acne by preventing the clogging of pores and exerting anti-inflammatory effects.

Niacinamide

Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 that can be used orally or topically. Niacinamide can help reduce facial redness as well as even the natural pigmentation of the face.

Spironolactone

Spironolactone targets the hormonal components of acne. Specifically, androgenic hormones can contribute to acne by increasing the skin’s oil production. Spironolactone works by reducing the impact of hormones on the skin.

HERBAL INGREDIENTS

Turmeric

Turmeric is a popular herb containing powerful anti-inflammatory properties. In addition to reducing inflammation, it has antioxidant and anti-microbial activity.

Shatavari

Shatavari is an herb that has traditionally been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine. It is an adaptogen, meaning it can support the body, and specifically, the adrenal glands with stress. It can also counterbalance the increased androgenic hormones seen in some cases of skin health.

Neem

Neem is an herb that has also been widely used in traditional forms of medicine. It can play an important role in acne through its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-microbial effects.

Lifestyle factors

Gut Health

Gut health is important to consider in acne as it can affect our immune system and associated inflammatory pathways. The gut is imbalanced in acne and emerging research demonstrates that addressing gut health with probiotics is important.

Nutrition and Diet

Diet and nutrition affect acne. Consumption of dairy products (especially skim milk), sugar, fried foods, or artificially sweetened drinks are all associated with acne.

Stress Reduction

Those with higher levels of perceived stress tend to have more severe acne. Stress hormones are thought to aggravate acne through their effect on oil glands, and through inflammatory responses. Fortunately, lifestyle activities like walking in nature, mindfulness, yoga, journaling, and spending time with loved ones can be helpful in managing stress. The use of dietary supplements and adaptogens can support the body during times of stress.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is acne?

Acne is a common skin condition that consists of an outbreak of red and inflamed lesions and bumps in the form of pimples and zits. Acne is most commonly experienced on the face and back.

Is acne treatable?

Acne is an extremely treatable ailment, but acne solutions are not one-size-fits-all. That’s why we take a customized approach to our acne solutions to ensure you get the relief that’s right for you.

What causes acne?

There is no one, main cause of acne – but acne outbreaks are oftentimes the result of irritants that clog the hair follicles under the skin, causing redness and inflammation.

Is acne dangerous?

Acne is not a dangerous skin ailment, affecting the oil glands at the base of hair follicles. However, acne can leave individuals with lasting skin scars that require additional treatment.