Lasers and ultrasound-based skin rejuvenation devices are great and get the job done, but they come with a lot of downtime and some pain, says Marina I. Peredo, MD, a Manhattan-based dermatologist. “They also do nothing for skin laxity,” she says.
That’s why Dr. Peredo is so excited about Cutera’s Secret RF, a microneedling device powered by radiofrequency energy. “It’s my new favorite toy.” Dr. Peredo made her comments at a media breakfast held at Skinfluence, her Park Avenue office.
Microneedling uses tiny needles to create tiny holes in skin, which stimulate your skin’s natural healing process i.e. the production of collagen, the main building block of healthy, yo
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One of the biggest challenges for laser hair removal has been the inability to treat all skin types. Treatment on darker skin carried the risk of burning, and subsequent scarring—that is, until the new Gentle Hair Removal System from Syneron was launched recently.
“I can’t believe how incredible this laser is. It made the grade for us to bring it on,” said New York dermatologist Dennis Gross, MD, who runs a prominent dermatology practice at 900 5th Avenue in Manhattan, and is the founder of the uber popular Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare who brought us Alpha Beta® Peel Pads. “Even darker skin can be treated effectively and safely with Gentle Hair Removal,” he said at a recent pres
For this week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY, we have a powerhouse treatment that fights the signs of aging both day and night. We are giving away 3 jars of Hydroxatone AM/PM Anti-Wrinkle Complex (a $79.95 value) to our lucky winners. Powered with a trio of key ingredients (Matrixyl 3000, Argireline, and Hyaluronic Acid), AM/PM Anti-Wrinkle Complex works to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, firm skin, enhance skin tone, texture and radiance, and deliver soothing moisture.
This multifunctional formulation combines anti-aging benefits with that of a moisturizer. Improved appearance results from boosting the production of collagen in the skin.
The complex is designed to be used on
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