In your 20s
In your 20’s your skin is at its best. You shouldn’t be troubled by fine lines and wrinkles. However, this is the time to think about putting any acne behind you and preventing premature ageing in the future.
Dr John Quinn gives advice on skincare and potential treatments for those in the 20-30 age group.
Acne issues should generally be tended to by your NHS GP in the first instance, as medication can be very helpful. However, treatments such as skin peels and microdermabrasion, can be very helpful in improving your complexion. to improve its appearance
Acne scarring can be improved by a number of means, depending on the severity. Genuine Dermaroller ® Therapy is a relatively new treatment. It involves minimal downtime and can deliver excellent results.
Laser Hair Removal is commonly carried out on patients in their 20’s, whose busy lifestyles mean that shaving and waxing regularly is an unwanted hassle.
The Lumenis Lightsheer diode laser is a gold standard in permanent hair reduction, offering better results than IPL. Quinn Clinics is the only Bristol-based laser hair removal clinic to be registered by the CQC for our patients’ peace of mind.
Lip enhancement using Dermal fillers such as Juvederm Ultra ® is a very fashionable treatment for patients in their 20s, offering patients full volume in the lips with or without make-up.
Pigmentation issues may start to arise in the 20’s. Melasama is a common disorder of pigmentation often worsened by the combined contraceptive pill and pregnancy.
There are a number of ways of managing this, including superficial skin peels and prescription-based creams.
Establishing a good daily skincare routine is of vital importance in your 20s. It needn’t be very expensive, but should focus on sun protection and antioxidants such as vitamin C, which have proven benefits.