Jolita Kirvaitienė, Žaneta Maželienė, Vaiva Vaikšnorienė, Žaneta Mickienė, Albina Vaičiulevičienė
Acne is a chronic condition having an effect on people’s life, causing psychological problems, damaging their life quality. There are a lot of ways to solve the problem starting with cosmetic means and finishing with laser. Chemical scouring means is one of ways to improve the situation.
Objective – to evaluate the correlations of student’s acne diagnostics, cosmetics procedures and measures and subjective evaluation of health. The study has stated that patients who have no blotch, greasy skin problems better evaluate their health.
Acne causes psychological tension, difficulties doing sports, communicating with lovers. They feel much worse than those who do not face acne problems ((p<0,05). Those who try to solve the problem consulting doctors take cosmetic consultations or other special cosmetic means take the problem easier.
Skin scouring procedures with fruit alpha hydroxy acids had positive effect on the skin. Analysing the data of clients skin condition after taking procedures it has been stated that the number of clients with normal hydration level increased more than 1/4 and the number of clients with low level hydration decreased 1/3 and the number of clients with normal skin ph increased 1,5 times compared after the first and third procedures. It has been determined clients face skin pore diameter changes – the number of clients with very open skin pores decreased more than twice if compared after the first and third procedures. Cosmetological visual diagnostics are observed skin papules and pustules lower number.
Keyword(s): Propionibacterium acne, staphylococcus aureus, acne vulgaris, chemical peels
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