skin care

Acid A-Peel

Dermatologists, estheticians and formulators discuss the latest trends in chemical peels.
Acid A-Peel

Discovery of the rejuvenating effects of lactic acid on skin predates modern medicine. Chemical peels were not created in laboratories after years of research. They were developed in boudoirs and salons, and were embraced by dermatologists and plastic surgeons much later. Fortunately, we are now seeing more clinical trials using these well-known acids, and scientists are beginning to understand more about how chemexfoliation agents stimulate skin rejuvenation.

Antiaging Skin Care: Pro+Therapy MD emergence Cell Rejuvenation Complex

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emergence Cell Rejuvenation Complex

Pro+Therapy MD introduces émergence Cell Rejuvenation Complex antiaging serum. The noncomedogenic, hypoallergenic formulation features Phyto Cell Tech swiss apple stem cells to support cellular turnover; Orsirtine, a rice extract that supports cell longevity and the natural DNA repair process; Vitasource, a root extract of Asian skullcap to encourage collagen synthesis; plus zeatin and kinetin to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Contact: 800.321.4576, www.protherapymd.com.

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Getting Better with Age

Efficacy and evolving formulations have made retinoids a cornerstone of acne and antiaging care for more than 40 years.

Retinoids burst onto the scene in 1969, literally inflaming patients as a powerful new tool to wipe out acne. Now in their 40s and buffered by anti-inflammatory ingredients, new delivery systems and a greater understanding of what it takes to achieve efficacy, these ubiquitious, vitamin A-based active ingredients are more popular than ever for an expanding array of indications.

Vitamin-Enriched Skin Care

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Developed by a plastic surgeon and medical esthetician, the MD PERFORMANCE Professional Skin Care system features cleansers, moisturizers, lip treatments and retinol-based complexes. The system’s core products include: the Hydrating Citrus Cleanser; Jojoba & Green Tea Foaming Scrub; Hydrating Vitamin Mist, a vitamin C-based body care product; and Bio-Lipid Hydrating Crème, an extra-rich crème that moisturizes and helps to repair the skin’s protective barrier. Contact: 855.339.7546, mdperformance.com.

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