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As far an anti-aging products go, few have been as extensively researched—and dermatologist recommended—as retinol. These members of the vitamin A family have a bevy of beauty benefits for the skin, including accelerating cellular turnover, increasing collagen production and improving the appearance of dark spots and discoloration.
According to Miami dermatologist, Leslie Baumann, MD, the anti-aging effects of retinoids (retinol’s prescription-based sibling) were discovered in the 1970s, when the ingredient was in FDA trials for treating acne. “Dr. Albert Kligman (who coined the term “cosmeceutical”) and his partner Dr. Jim Leyden noticed that their research subjects had less
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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SkinMedica is known for its potent formulations using active ingredients that are clinically proven to deliver results. Popular among dermatologists and plastic surgeons, the SkinMedica range offers a full line of extremely high-quality skin care products that help rejuvenate skin, treat acne, protect skin from UV damage and manage delicate skin after treatments with injections, peels and lasers. Their best-selling products have been featured in INSTYLE, People, Elle, Self, Vogue, and many others, and are the desert island beauty products of A-list celebs and uber Derms alike.
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Along with crow’s feet, brown spots and pimples, at the top of every woman’s major skin complaints are open pores the size of a J R Ewing’s oil wells. Pores get larger and more visible as skin ages and loses the resiliency that keeps pores tight and small. Genetics, sun exposure and hormones don’t help. Until recently, peels and microdermabrasions were the ‘go to’ pore purging treatments, but now fractional lasers are stepping up as an effective remedy.
A new study from Solta Medical explored the effects the Clear + Brilliant fractional laser has on pores, skin texture and overall skin appearance. This marks the first study to date to measure the effects of a fractional laser on facial
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