Bid Dry Skin Adieu

As the long-awaited signs of spring begin to appear, for many, our skin offers a constant reminder of a particularly punishing winter. During the colder months, a combination of frigid temperatures, low humidity and forced indoor heat can strip the skin of much-needed moisture. Furthermore, ongoing moisture loss impairs the skin’s barrier function and can exacerbate conditions such as dermatitis, eczema and rosacea.

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Beauty Breakthroughs

In the ongoing pursuit of ageless beauty, patients often seek the veritable next best thing: effectual treatments that offer real results with the added convenience of minimal downtime. Today’s cosmetic procedures aim to achieve nuance and subtlety over a decidedly “done” look, in line with the patient-driven trend for a more radiant and refreshed overall appearance. And while we’ve yet to see the perfect no-downtime procedure, science continues to evolve, developing advanced treatments for the face, skin and body...

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Re-Introducing Retinol Complex

The new SkinMedica® Retinol Complex products offer an advanced encapsulated retinol with an antioxidant complex called PhytoShield™. It's available in three strengths so you can pick exactly what's right for you...

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Introducing Retinol Complex

The new SkinMedica® Retinol Complex products offer an advanced encapsulated retinol with an antioxidant complex called PhytoShield™.

Available in three strengths, Retinol Complex features an innovative targeted delivery system that helps to minimize irritation. The efficacious formulas help renew the skin, enhance exfoliation, and improve overall texture and tone. In fact, in a clinical study, 100% of subjects who used Retinol Complex 1.0 reported that it made their skin feel firmer and tightened after 12 weeks of use.

Retinol Complex is available…

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Sunscreen

The need for sunscreen is undisputed: Adequate SPF minimizes the skin’s exposure to cancer- and wrinkle-causing UV radiation. Also important is the body’s requirement for vitamin D, as it contributes to healthier teeth and bones, reduced inflammation, and improved immune function in the skin. But is the controversy surrounding sunscreen and its role in blocking vitamin D production a valid one?

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For Better Skin, Start with Sleep

Maintaining a healthy sleep schedule can be downright, well, exhausting. According to recent statistics, 30 percent of the nation’s adults get inadequate sleep on a regular basis. Proper sleep is vital for a healthy body and mind, and for weight stability, mental health, and improved immunity. Sufficient slumber also improves the skin’s overall appearance and helps give the skin a healthy, vibrant glow. And the effects of beauty sleep aren’t just skin-deep: Healthy skin acts as an external barometer of the body’s overall health...

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Steam, Sauna and Hot Yoga: The Effects of Heat on the Skin

When the mercury starts to dip, heat seekers looking for a warmer-weather fix can head indoors: to a sauna, a steam room or even a hot yoga studio. Not only do these practices relax the body, reduce stress, and release endorphins essential to proper nerve function, they increase circulation to the skin to improve its health—and appearance...

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Shedding Light On Laser Treatments for Face and Neck

With their ability to reduce discoloration, lessen the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and address texture irregularities (among other benefits), lasers offer a host of ways to improve the skin on the face and neck without the invasiveness of surgery. Today’s technologies allow us to better treat damage by stimulating the skin’s collagen and other structural proteins. Yet even as laser technologies continue to evolve, the goal remains the same: to stimulate skin to return to the condition of its youth...

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Introducing AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser!

Meet AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser, the newest addition to the SkinMedica® Brightening family. Perfect for all skin types, this cleanser gently exfoliates dull, dry skin to promote a more luminous and radiant complexion. 

AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser utilizes alpha-hydroxy and beta-hydroxy acids as exfoliating agents to improve skin’s texture and tone. It also contains a slew of botanical extracts, along with panthenol to hydrate and condition the skin.

For best results, use AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser in conjunction with other SkinMedica®…

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Improve the Appearance of Sun Damage with Post-Summer Peels

As we say hello to fall, it’s a prime time to address the signs of damage accrued throughout the summer months. Despite the efforts of even diligent sunscreen-wearers, environmental assaults and UV radiation can cause the complexion to become visibly dry and uneven. Post-summer peels not only help repair this damage, but they also prevent accumulated damage that may necessitate additional therapeutic treatment in the fall and winter months...

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