Acne-Prone Skin

Acne Treatments at The Skin Clinic at Urban Spa in Bishop's Stortford

acne treatments, hertfordshire, essexThe number of people who suffer from adult acne is more common than you think. Acne can affect all ages from teenagers to adults.

Book in for a consultation with one of our skin specialists so we can assess your skin and find the best treatment for your skin type and concern. 

Below are some of the most effective treatments we recommend to treat all acne concerns for all ages.




What do M, S and T mean?

M= Management Therapist
S= Senior Therapist
T= Therapist

Treatments for acne-prone skin in Essex & Hertfordshire

Bishop's Stortford




All SkinCeuticals facials at The Skin Clinic at Urban Spa are results driven. We will give you a personal skin analysis using the skin scanner and all the facials include the hero product Ferulic Acid which is a star antioxidant and expert gel peel. This will help to restore radiance and brightness to the skin, leaving it looking brighter, more radiant and refreshed.

We can also recommend an at-home skin care regime using the advanced SkinCeuticals range of products.  Find out more about what the SkinCeuticals products can do for you here.

Expert Calm Down Facial - Duration: 60 mins (includes consultation) | £85

Ideal for sensitive skin, with redness and irritation.

This facial is maximised with soothing, moisture active ingredient’s to soothe irritated skin and reduce redness and heat sensation. The skin will feel balanced and the barrier is strengthened to prevent future irritations.

Expert Detox Purifying Facial - Duration: 60 mins (includes consultation) | £85

Ideal for problematic skin, break-outs and acne prone skin.

This facial is maximised with pure, potent, active ingredients to correct blemishes and soothe inflammation. It will rebalance irritated skin and prevent further damage associated with break-outs.


Chemical peels are essential for maintaining and restoring the skin’s health and appearance. Performed by our skincare professionals, these exfoliating treatments help resurface the uppermost layer of the skin to reveal new, healthy skin underneath.

Our peels are available in a variety of formulations and concentrations to target various skin concerns including fine lines and wrinkles, blemishes, enlarged pores, and uneven skin tone.  For best results, we recommend a course of six peels.

Your first appointment is 40-50 minutes where a thorough consultation is carried out using the skin scanner to determine which peel will be right for your skin. All future appointments are 30 minutes. 

Expert Micropeel 30 Treatment - Duration: 30 mins | £110 per treatment or £600 for course of 6 

Ideal for problematic, acne-prone and photodamaged skin.

This peel contains a powerhouse of ingredients with 30% pure, unbuffered glycolic acid. It is specifically designed to help restore radiance and brightness to dull, lacklustre skin, experiencing dryness, mild discolouration, and rough texture. Combined with protective antioxidants, this treatment will leave your skin looking brighter, more radiant and refreshed.


Light Emitting Diode Masks feature three wavelengths to provide a multitude of skin rejuvenation treatments to the face and neck.  Using three different lights, we can tailor the results to your individual needs with the red LED light giving anti-ageing benefits, the blue LED light providing anti-bacterial relief and the purple LED light helping with its anti-inflammatory action.

It also incorporates the use of galvanic currents to further enhance results. The galvanic currents help to increase blood circulation, delivering oxygen and nutrients to the skin cells. This helps to purify the skin and remove waste. It also stimulates muscle tone. 

Plus you can combine this treatment with any one of our facials, including CACI, Crystal Clear specialist treatments and even anti-wrinkle injections such as Botox!

LED Mask Treatments - Duration: 30 mins | £40 single treatment

We offer 30-minute stand-alone treatments using the LED Masks or you can combine your treatment with another facial for just £25 extra.  Talk to your skin specialist about the right combination of treatments for your skin type and concern.

LED Mask Upgrade With Facial - Duration: 30 mins & facial | £40 LED Mask & £25 facial 

The Benefits of LED Light Masks



ll of our Dermalogica face treatments receive a complimentary face mapping consultation and skin fitness plan.  We will customise your skin treatment to suit your specific skin concerns.

The ProSkin 60 includes all of the facial modules, ProSkin 30 choose one high impact module.


Double Cleanse, Resurfacing, Extractions, Touch Therapy, Deep Treatment, Dermal Layering.

ProSkin 30 Face Treatment - Duration: 30 mins   | £37

Looking for a high impact face treatment? Our intensive 30 minute treatment is designed by our experts specifically for you and your most pressing skin concern. This bespoke service combines double cleanse, dermal layering and one additional high impact module.

ProSkin 60 Face Treatment - Duration: 60 mins | £65

Want the best skin you’ve ever had?  Our ultimate 60-minute treatment is customised to target all of your skin needs. Your skin is left radiant and glowing. It incorporates all facial modules plus the LED light therapy to brighten and boost collagen


The all-new Pro Power Peel will redefine your peel experience. Our skin therapist will create a customised peel to instantly rejuvenate and refresh your skin.

Pro Power Peel 30 - Duration: 30 mins | £65

A unique system that features a full suite of peel products, including Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) and BETA Hydroxy Acids (BHAs) for deep exfoliation personalised to you. It is ideal to target fine lines and wrinkles, uneven pigmentation or breakouts.

Pro Power Peel 60 - Duration: 60 mins |£95

All the benefits of the Pro Power 30 peel with additional advanced techniques and technologies. A powerful IonActive Serum, customised masque, LED light therapy and relaxing touch massage will ensure your skin is left clear, smooth and glowing. You’ve never had a peel treatment like this before.


CACI Acne Treatment - Duration: 30 mins | £40

Targets skin prone to breakouts and irritation. This treatment uses LED light therapy that is renowned for its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory healing properties.


IPL Skin Rejuvenation: Single session (full face) £55 | Course of 6 (full face) £300

This is a suitable treatment if you are 18 or over with acne or acne scarring, have age spots, pigmentation, sun damage or surface vascular veins (thread veins).


Crystal Clear Oxygen Therapy - Duration: 40 mins | £50

Crystal Clear Oxygen Therapy can also help with spot-prone skin thanks to the antibacterial effect of the serum, reducing the buildup of harmful bacteria and the threat of spot scarring.


Venus Versa uses the most advanced technology to deliver excellent anti-ageing, skin tightening and fat reduction results. These treatments can target individual or multiple concerns simultaneously using:  

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) to improve the appearance of skin pigmentation, also known as brown spots, sun spots or age spots.  IPL is also used for hair removal.

NanoFractional Radio Frequency to correct signs of skin damage. This includes improving the appearance of acne scars, stretch marks, rosacea, enlarged pores, deep wrinkles and uneven skin texture and pigmentation. 

Multi-Polar Radio Frequency and Pulse Electro Magnetic Field technology to tighten the skin, contour the body and reduce cellulite.  This technology heats the deeper layer of tissue under the skin, boosting collagen production which leads to smoother and firmer skin. 

Find out more about the different types of Venus Versa facials here

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