At Laser Skin Solutions in Portland we specialize in advanced aesthetic treatments meaning we have the training, license, and technology to go beyond a typical pimple treatment. This increases our ability to address your acne concerns yielding the results you will love. As a Face Reality Certified Acne Expert we can offer products only available to certified acne experts and plans that have proven to reduce and even eliminate acne. Combining this special training with our advanced acne treatments make us the weapon you need to fight and win your battle against acne when your typical facial for acne prone skin just wont do.
Once you decide to come in and join us or an acne fighting boot camp or even a single pimple treatment, we need you to reflect and even write down anything you can think of that causes additional breakouts. This could mean things like foods, activities, menstrual cycle ect. This will help us identify the advanced acne treatment plan most appropriate for you. If you are on photo-sensitizing medications such as Retrinol A or even Accutane you will need to stop taking these medications 2 weeks before your treatment. In addition, unprotected sun exposure should also be avoided for the week prior, including tanning beds. If the client prefers to continue taking the mentioned medications the IPL treatment can be substituted with a high frequency skin treatment which is also effective at killing the acne causing bacteria.
Your fist visit to our Portland location will be the the start of your journey and include some additional advanced acne treatments to jump start the process of riding you of acne. This will include a consultation where we will discuss your goals, struggles and what you have found contributes to your acne breakouts and even past pimple treatments. We will then move into a double cleanse with a hydro-facial with extractions. Once your face if fresh, clean and hydrated we will move onto an advanced IPL treatment. This is an much more advanced way of implementing blue, red and yellow light therapies deep within the skin. By using an IPL therapy we are able to kill the acne causing bacteria much deeper than the skins surface level compared to light therapies, address swollen acne lesions, and paralyze overactive oil glands. You will then be provided with suggested morning and evening routines that supplement the treatment you received.
As part of the boot camp you will be recommended Face Realty acne treatment products that work well with the treatment you received as well as will receive. These products have proven to have a 90% success rate riding those who do the boot camp of acne. The cost of thee products vary by the clients needs but expect to spend $100-$150 on product (on average and not included with the cost of the boot camp).
About 2 weeks after your first treatment we will want to see you again for a cleans and extractions as needed. We will also We will also want to see how your skin is reacting to the product and make adjustments if needed.
After your 2nd treatment we will schedule a 3rd and 4th treatment visit about 4 weeks apart. These visits will include a hydrofacial and extractions. This completes your Acne Fighting boot Camp but additional facials can be scheduled as needed as well as additional product is always available
The Face Reality Skin Care line along with our advanced treatment plans have a proven success rate of over 90%. Achieving these results is highly dependent on the client and their commitment to the entire process including using the recommended product and following the recommended skin care routine. We are here to help and we will continue to support your journey with additional treatments and products (additional cost will apply). We recommend monthly or bi-monthly Basic Acne Fighting Facials.
This boot camp is for those serious about winning the fight against acne. The boot camp includes a consultation and initial advanced Acne treatment lasting about 90 minutes. Then there will be 3 more treatments as described in the above mention description lasting up to 60 minutes each. Each client will be provided with a recommended home treatment routine along with guidance on which Face Realty products are right for their needs.
This 75 minute advanced acne treatment facial for acne prone skin is the same treatment we give those who signed on for our boot camp, without the follow up visits. We will start with a double cleanse, and a hydrofacial with extractions. Once your face if fresh, clean and hydrated we will move onto an advanced IPL treatment killing the acne causing bacteria, address swollen acne lesions, and paralyze overactive oil glands. Each client will be provided with a recommended home treatment routine.
This 60 minute facial is recommended for those who do not want to stop taking prescribed photo-sensitizing medications such as Retrinol A or Accutane and do not want to commit to the follow up visits. We will complete the same hydrofacial, extractions and include a bacteria killing high frequency skin treatment to get you started making it a a great facial for acne prone skin. We will also provide a recommended face cleansing routine and the most appropriate products for your skin with no pressure to purchase.
Results very by client but we find that, depending on the severity of your acne, it typically takes 3-4 months to get clear. Many people see a noticeable difference in their acne within the first two months.
Face Reality products are pharmaceutical-grade, designed specifically for acne-prone skin, with different strengths for all levels of acne.
Yes you can! The treatments are equally effective for treating body acne. Depending on the size of the area being treated, there may be an additional charge for treating body acne.
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