Health & beauty
"How I Cured My Cystic Acne"
What do you do when you've been struggling with cystic acne for years? You find a way to make it go away. Read on to see how one reader finally figured out a cure
Lisa Beaulieu, Shamban's acne specialist, applies a numbing ointment to my face before starting the treatment. Beaulieu uses a combination of the V-Beam and Smooth Beam laser treatments. The V-Beam laser helps with redness and stimulates collagen production, while the Smooth Beam plumps up indented scars. Even with the numbing cream, the lasers feel like someone's snapping a rubber band against my skin. It's awful, but I've already seen so much improvement that I suck it up and let her zap me.
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