Posts tagged pih
Acne Scarring, PIH & PIE: Differences, Causes & Treatments

I am often asked how to fade acne scarring which to me is a super loaded question since the term has been lumped into one big category. However, while a pimple is the root cause there are actually three main responses from the skin that could occur. True acne scarring, post inflammatory hyperpigmentation and/or post inflammatory erythema. Because of this, the treatments for each these will vary so recognizing the differences will provide the correct approach and success in alleviating them.

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