Got Acne Scars? Here's What to Do About It

Acne scars can take a serious toll on your confidence. Been there, done that. But here's the lesson we've learned in the process: you don't have to live with acne scars forever!

We spoke with Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Rachael Rowland at SkinSpirit Houston to get the lowdown on acne scar treatment that actually works. Hello smoother looking skin! Read on for Rachael's top picks...

PDO Threads

pdo threads performed on lower face

Now offered across SkinSpirit clinics, PDO threads is the latest in collagen producing technology. Placed under the scars, PDO threads can help smooth away the appearance of acne scarring, And, that's not all.

Smooth threads help create a framework of support under the skin’s surface. As the threads disappear – approximately 90 days later – your own collagen production continues to build and work its magic creating thicker, healthier and smoother skin over time. In the process, threads diminish not only acne scars, but also wrinkles and fine lines, and can also help to tighten the skin.

Microneedling with SkinPen®

micropenning performed on face

Using an FDA-approved microneedling device, tiny micro-injuries are created, stimulating the skin's natural wound healing process - inflammation, proliferation and remodeling - to promote tissue remodeling and collagen production.

Afterwards, you'll see a visible improvement with acne scars, as well as fine lines, texture, pore size and pigment. Bonus: it's safe for all skin types and seasons. Talk about tone and texture goals!


Laser Treatments

bbl treatment performed on forehead

Rachael loves laser treatments to "encourage new, healthy skin cells to grow and replace the scar tissue." The result? You'll look like you - only smoother.

Using lasers to trigger a healing response in the skin, laser resurfacing renews collagen, smoothing away acne scars and wrinkles while treating discoloration and blemishes - and ultimately giving your skin a healthier, more youthful appearance.

Note that laser technology may vary by clinic. Please call your nearest SkinSpirit location for more information at (855) 383-7546.

Home Care


Allow us to repeat it: home care.

"Medical-grade skincare is a MUST!" says Rachael. And it becomes even more important when you're having treatments done in clinic - amplifying your results and allowing your skin to recover from more aggressive services. "Medical-grade skincare products should be used concurrently with any of the treatments mentioned above," emphasizes Rachael.

Follow Rachael on Instagram @facialartistrybyrachael for more expert tips on all things skincare!

Acne Scar Treatment at SkinSpirit

Not sure where to start? We've got you! Meet with one of our experts for a complimentary consultation and we'll create an acne scar treatment plan tailored to you - complete with a custom skincare regimen to keep your skin glowing from home!



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