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Dr. Omer Ibrahim, board-certified, fellowship trained Dermatologist, completed his undergraduate training at the University of Cincinnati, graduating summa cum laude with dual degrees in Spanish and Chemistry. He received his medical education at Yale University School of Medicine, after which he completed his dermatology residency at Cleveland Clinic where he served as Chief Resident during his final year.
Following his completion of a prestigious fellowship in cosmetic, laser and dermatologic surgery at SkinCare Physicians in Boston, Dr. Ibrahim joined Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology team.
Dr. Ibrahim is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and an active member
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What did we do before vitamin C? For starters, we got scurvy (but that was a long time ago). As far as our skin is concerned, research began to shed light on the beneficial effects of this antioxidant back in the late 90s, and advances in technology have helped optimize potency, absorption and its visible anti-aging effects. Known to stimulate collagen production and brighten the complexion, liquid-based serums were the only way to give your skin its daily dose before SkinCeuticals introduced their groundbreaking Phloretin CF Gel in 2011. But today, these alternative vitamin C formulations are having their moment in the limelight.
Vitabrid C12 FACE Brightening Powder ($60)
If you think your broad spectrum, high SPF sun protection has got you covered for all possible sun related damage you might be surprised to learn that a new study by Yale University cancer researchers has revealed some compelling news. The cell-damaging effects of ultra-violet rays may continue for some time, even after you leave the sun. Surprised? The Wall Street Journal recently reported that “product formulators are now seeing after-sun care as another line of defense to stop cell mutations and photo aging in its tracks.”
We asked Dr. Audrey Kunin, board certified dermatologist and founder of DERMAdoctor Skincare for her take on this matter and what can be done to help prevent c
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It’s hard to argue with an impressive skincare portfolio, especially when that belongs to skincare whiz kid SkinCeuticals, which calls itself the “Antioxidant Authority.”
Its niche positioning is unique: most skincare companies are multi-taskers, claiming to do a bit of everything, from creating BB creams to serums to moisturizers. By focusing primarily on antioxidants, a powerful but niche area in the world of skincare, SkinCeuticals creates potent and dermatologist-worthy over-the-counter products for consumers. All this means that the dedication to find ingredients with the most potent antioxidants is the biggest priority for the company, and that means great news for consumers.