The world is a dangerous place, especially for our skin. Many of the pernicious forces that reek havoc on our complexions are invisible to the naked eye, and thus difficult to avoid. Think UV light, stress, pollution, and time. Plus some of the damage to our skin is already done. If we struggled with acne as a teen, we might not have had to the foresight to be patient as it healed or the resources to seek the right treatments to clear it up in a healthy way, and now we have the scars and pitted skin to remind us of this every day.
It might have seemed that anything was preferable to the acne of your youth, but a similar sense of self-consciousness still pervades your thoughts every time you try to apply makeup, as well as every time you rinse it off. To have smooth skin seems like a luxury that was stripped away from you before you even knew what was happening.
And wouldn’t it be nice to be able to take a selfie without having to adjust your position waiting for the light that will highlight your pitted skin the least. Your Facebook has enough selfies of you at dusk and in low light, but a high noon selfie would simply be devastating to look at with the trauma your skin has been through.
The pitted skin, the bumpy complexion – it might be a bit nicer than the acne it was, but it’s still it’s own sort of demon. You’re marked as a former “acne sufferer,” and though it wasn’t your fault, you can’t shake the feeling that people now look at you and blame you.
A common bit of advice for acne sufferers years ago was to burn it away. This meant constantly tanning both outdoors and at the tanning salons. Sure, this seemed to dry up the skin a bit, and reduce the sharp contrast of the red blotches against pale skin, but it also exposed your wounded skin to tons of extra UV light. This weakened and aged your skin so that there’s probably a good deal of damage sitting alongside those frustrating scars.
Excessive peels and harsh exfoliating scrubs may have elicited similar results. You’d be left with raw, wounded skin and possibly exacerbated any scarring.
But luckily, our pasts don’t have to define our futures. The hours that we spent sun-worshipping, the years we struggled with acne, the time and money we wasted scraping, peeling and exfoliating our sensitive faces, don’t have to determine the trajectory of our current and future beauty. There are treatments that can smooth away yesterday’s issues, revitalize skin that was mistreated and mishandled, and strengthen the cells that are there now. The chance for beautiful skin is still very much possible in your future.
The Trauma Recovery Treatment we offer at Beauty Journey does just this. It inspires skin regeneration and rapid healing of the epidermis and dermis. So whatever traumas your skin has suffered, they can be smoothed away. The treatment rebuilds your skin by stimulating the epidermal growth factor protein so your cells will start to produce more collagen. Your connective tissue will be strengthened and new skin cells will start to grow. In the simplest sense, it is a new start.
What this means for you and your life is that your skin will become stronger, smoother and more elastic. The damage that has been done will be repaired, and your confidence will soar as a result. No more living reminders of the past staring back at you in the mirror every morning. Even your coloring will even out as a result.
There is absolutely NO REASON why you should have to live with the scars and damage of past issues. You don’t have to be haunted by old acne scars and sun damage. When you come in for your Trauma Recovery Treatment, we’ll assess your skin and get you on a path to full recovery. When you leave our salon, you’ll feel renewed, refreshed and beautiful ready to conquer the world.
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