Marlene Weber, founder of the PureCeuticals skin care line, developed passion for skincare solutions during her early twenties when she first began experiencing serious complexion problems. Not finding skincare products that addressed the root cause of her problems, Marlene began learning about how our bodies work and the science behind healthy skin. Wanting to share her knowledge and help others who were suffering from skin problems, she became an esthetician. After completing her training and starting her own business, Marlene assembled a team of experts to bring to market an results-oriented skincare line that would be available to everyone. The result is PureCeuticals: quality, reasona
One of the most important things to know about your skincare is whether the product is designed for day or night use, according to speakers at the recent Aesthetic Plastic Surgery/Anti-Aging Medicine: The Next Generation Symposium 2012 held in New York City.
The most active type of skincare products are called cosmeceuticals – a word that is a hybrid of cosmetics and pharmaceutical. Cosmeceuticals generally do not require a prescription, even though many brands are sold exclusively through physicians’ offices and skincare professionals. Yet some leading brands, such as Perricone MD and Murad and others, are available at retail stores and online outlets.
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Medik8 is the brainchild of British pharmacologist Eliot Isaacs – and it is also made in the UK to keep its authenticity intact.This little skin research company is primarily interested in the field of sensitive skin green or natural based cosmeceuticals. Their premise is to provide a range for sensitive skin for all skin types rather than just a general sensitive skin care range. To that end, they use methods, delivery systems and ingredients specially selected to work well for reactive skin without producing irritation. Cosmeceuticals contain more active ingredients in most cases, and these ingredients can cause reactions in fine, thin, fa