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Acne

Welcome to AFYA Skin and Body Clinic

The word AFYA means healthy in the African language of Swahili. To Joelle Rodenburgh, owner of AFYA Skin and Body Clinic located on Suffolk Street, being healthy overall, inside and out, is very important.  “It’s all about confidence,” says Rodenburgh. “Feeling confident inside, radiates on the outside and having great skin often helps with that overall glow and feeling.”   AFYA Skin and Body Clinic first opened its doors in November 2016 and has been helping women and men achieve more than just beautiful skin ever since. “I started AFYA to help empower people, to help them feel comfortable in their skin and help them to feel confident that their appearance reflects […]

VBlog #2, Why Vitamin C Serums are So Important!

We at AFYA Skin and Body Clinic believe that Healthy Skin is achievable using the latest technology, performed by the most knowledgeable staff at a reasonable price!  Combining this with SkinCeuticals Vitamin C Serums are the best options for preventing and healing aging skin!

The Meaning of AFYA- VBlog #1

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic is happy to launch our Video Blog series discussing the importance of Health Skin and a Healthy Body.  AFYA comes from a Swahili word that means Healthy.  We believe that achieving healthy skin is the same thing as achieving beautiful skin.  We welcome you to come in for a complimentary healthy skin assessment today!  519-803-7435

Causes of Acne

What is acne? Acne occurs when the pores of your skin become clogged, most often on the face, neck, back, and chest. No one knows exactly why this happens, but we do know that testosterone plays a part, as does heredity.1-5 Once a pore becomes clogged, it traps skin oil inside. Bacteria grows in this oil and can cause an inflammatory response in the skin. Acne lesions can be small and hardly noticeable, have a small white or black head, or can appear red with a white/yellow center. Sometimes a clogged pore will become so inflamed that it can lead to larger, more painful lesions called nodules or cysts, which […]

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