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When it comes to exfoliation, chemical (i.e. hydroxy acids) and physical (scrubs, cleansing brushes, etc.) methods get most of the attention. But there’s a third option—enzyme-based exfoliation—that has a slew of advantages over its skin-smoothing siblings. According to dermatologist Dr. Jessie Cheung of Willowbrook, Illinois, “Enzymes work by accelerating the chemical reactions necessary to renew the skin. Often derived from papaya, pumpkin or pineapples, they target the keratin protein in the top layer of dead skin cells to reveal fresh, glowing skin.”
Found in just about every type of product, ranging from cleansers and moisturizers to masks and peels, it’s easy to add an e
Envy Medical is one of the most technologically innovative dermatology and medical aesthetics companies. The Company’s lead products include SilkPeel®, a breakthrough device combining exfoliation with Advanced Dermalinfusion® Technology for deeper tissue delivery of active ingredients and better patient outcomes (silkpeel.com). Envy is also the developer of the patent pending ClarityMD™ Acne Solution brand of acne treatment products (claritymdacne.com) and is the exclusive worldwide licensor of skin brightening peptides, including the Lumixyl® peptide, developed at Stanford University (lumixyl.com).
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Envy Medical has the antidote for product junkies with the newest clinical strength addition to their patented Lumixyl Skin Brightening range – Trifecting Night Cream. This elegant formula is a true multi-tasker that helps boost brightness, diffuse the look of fine lines and wrinkles, and reduce blemishes, all in one lovely product.Trifecting Night Cream combines advanced skin brightening technology with pot
What’s not to love about green tea? From its potential to fight cancer and heart disease to lowering cholesterol, burning fat, fighting diabetes, preventing strokes, and staving off dementia, it’s difficult not to admire this multi-functioning drink, supplement, and ingredient. Green tea’s antioxidants, called catechins, search for DNA-damaging free radicals that could cause cancer and blood clots. And since green tea has minimal processing—its leaves are withered and steamed instead of fermented—the catechins are more concentrated. Consuming, and using, products with green tea are believed to help prevent acne, promote stronger and healthier hair, and leave your skin glowing. He
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