Oxygen is vital to every breath we take, but did you know it also plays a key role in aging of the skin? Oxygen deficiencies can lead to inflammation, a major cause of many signs of premature aging as well as inflammatory disorders like rosacea, according to the creator of O2Concentrate™ ($145), a supplemental serum from intrafusions™. O2Concentrate™ is formulated to deliver an infusion of pure and stabilized oxygen as far down as the dermal layer and reportedly provides a multitude of benefits including stimulation of collagen and elastin and fighting off acne causing bacteria.
“Oxygen is nature’s most vital nutrient and primary defense against aging and other inflammatory dise
Solta Medical, Inc. has joined forces with SkinCeuticals in an effort to cut down on recovery time following a Clear + Brilliant® laser treatment. Patients who used SkinCeuticals’ C E Ferulic® antioxidant serum as an at-home follow up to a Clear + Brilliant® session perceived a 29% reduction in recovery time, including redness, swelling and heat sensation, according to clinical research presented at the 32nd American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) Annual Conference last April.
To celebrate the study, Solta and SkinCeuticals have created a promotion whereby Clear + Brilliant® patients will receive a home recovery care system that features C E Ferulic® antioxidant
We have all heard it a million times before; 80-90% of women have cellulite. Unfortunately, the fact that you are not alone is rarely a comfort to women who look in the mirror and hate the ripples and dimples of cellulite.
Cellulite is caused by bands of fibrous tissue that connect the muscle to the skin. If these bands are tight and the fat between the muscle and the skin is compressed, there will be a cottage cheese or orange peel look to the skin. Cellulite is a decidedly female affliction, stemming primarily from genetic predisposition, a sedentary lifestyle, hormonal changes and weight gain. Since the 1970s, numerous cellulite cures have come and gone, spreading from the bizarre ma
A new category of facial rejuvenation procedures that is attracting a lot of attention among dermatologists and plastic surgeons involves the use of human tissues. For anyone who balks at the idea of foreign substances, this expanding category includes harvesting your own fat cells, plasma rich fibrin matrix (PRFM or PRP) that is made with your own blood, and human fibroblasts from your own skin cells. Enter laViv™ (azficel-T) mylaviv.com.
The laViv technology was formerly known as Isolagen, which had a somewhat checkered past in other parts of the world, particularly in the U.K.. However, the new laViv was approved by the US FDA for aesthetic use, which the old Isolagen never was,