Microdermabrasion for Acne Scars

Microdermabrasion can be remarkably effective as an acne treatment. In just a few weeks of treatment, you can look forward to clear, smoothed, healthy, glowing skin.

Regain confidence and self-esteem with SkinBase microdermabrasion for acne scars

Microdermabrasion treatments have gradually become the first choice for many people who are searching for an acne cure that helps correct acne scarring.

Surveys suggest that 95% of adolescents and adults suffer with acne scarring problems, so you should know that you’re not alone in your quest to find a cure.

The SkinBase Facial safely and effectively reduces acne scarring, calms red and uneven skin tone, leaving healthy looking, smooth skin.

Why the SkinBase Facial™ as an acne and acne scarring treatment?

  • Reduced acne scarring
  • Improved skin appearance and texture
  • Improvement of skin and acne scarring from the very first session
  • Completely painless procedure
  • Relaxing treatment
  • Calms red and uneven skin tone leaving you with glowing, revitalised skin

Our videos clearly show the amazing effects of The SkinBase Facial™ as an effective acne and acne scarring treatment.

“Skin conditions such as acne and acne scarring affect thousands of people in the UK and Ireland. For those who have never suffered from the effects of acne scarring, the implications are hard to explain, but both have a dramatic effect on confidence and self esteem. The SkinBase Facial™ has quite remarkable results as an acne treatment, as Angela, a sufferer of acne, found out. After eight weeks, Angela’s skin appeared dramatically smoothed, revealing even, healthy looking skin – a pretty amazing acne cure.”

Zoe Ball

How Acne is Caused

1. Clear Pores. This shows a heathy follicle and sebaceous gland.

microdermabrasion for acne scars

2. Duct clogged by dead cells, sebum starts to accumulate.

microdermabrasion for acne scars

3. Bacterial infection, inflammation triggered – Pimple.

microdermabrasion for acne scars

4. Follicle ruptures, pustule with fluid is formed, resulting in Acne.

microdermabrasion for acne scars

Acne lesions or pimples happen when the hair follicles or ‘pores’ on the skin become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. A plugged follicle is the perfect place for bacteria to grow and create the red bumps and pus-filled red bumps known as pimples.

Scarring caused by acne looks very different from any other scars – it’s the deficit of collagen in the specific region that gives rise to acne scarring. After the acne has subsided, the affected skin region needs collagen to heal and if the skin underlying the subsided acne doesn’t have it, then it tends to get scarred during the healing process thereby giving rise to an ice pick scar.

Different types of acne

Most serious acne scarring is caused by the more severe forms of acne, with nodules more likely to leave permanent scars than other types of acne.

Mild acne

Mild acne

This refers to the whiteheads or blackheads that most of us get at various times in our lives. It is annoying, but not debilitating.

Moderate acne

Moderate acne

This type of acne includes red inflamed pimples called papules and red pimples with white centres called pustules.

Severe acne

Severe acne

This severe acne causes nodules — painful, pus-filled cysts or lumps to appear under the skin.

Before and after microdermabrasion

Angela Wainwright


“I’d had bad skin since I can remember, I exacerbated the problem by piling on make up and generally picking at breakouts. People who have never suffered from bad skin don’t realise how debilitating it can be. After spending hundreds of pounds on make up, I was desperate to find a solution that worked. “


“The SkinBase Facials™ have made such a vast improvement to my skin that wearing foundation has for the first time in many years become a choice rather than a necessity, I can honestly say without a shadow of a doubt that the treatments have made such a huge improvement to my skin. I feel amazing.”

Oliver Wilcox


“I’ve had acne scarring for years and had come to accept that my skin would never look or feel smooth. I decided to try The SkinBase Facial™ following a long list of failed treatments, I really didn’t know what to expect.”


“I came for treatment for my acne and, the results were fantastic, the deep scars had visably reduced and the overall feel and look of my skin was much smoother. Unexpectedly I also noticed a real improvement with the lines on my forehead.”

Articles about Acne from our Blog

Why can microdermabrasion cause breakouts?

It can be frustrating when you start a course of microdermabrasion to get clearer skin, and after the first treatment, you end up with a new crop of breakouts. But don’t despair! It is absolutely normal for some people to experience this, and...

Can microdermabrasion help acne scars? 

Acne is a tough skin condition to overcome; it’s hard to treat, uncomfortable and can cause a lot of self-consciousness. So when you finally beat it, it’s really disheartening to discover that your skin is now covered with very obvious scars. After all the...

Is dairy causing your acne?

Acne is one of our most asked about skin concerns so we’ve been delving deeper to try and find you some answers. SkinBase treatments are fantastic for treating acne but as skin specialists, we know that to really put a stop to your acne you need to try and...

Download Our Ultimate Guide to Acne and Acne Scarring

Suffering from acne or acne scarring? At SkinBase it’s one of our most common skin complaints. We’ve compiled a brilliant FREE ebook to give you information and top tips to understand what acne is, why you get it and most importantly how to get rid of it.

Want clear skin? Download this guide!

The Ultimate Beauty Guide to Acne & Acne Scarring

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