Holiday gift giving has special challenges this year for many reasons. Simplicity, accessibility, usefulness while supporting local is trending this year. Our Holiday Gift Guide for this 2020 cuts to the chase. It is a quick list of what most of us really want and will really use. It is a quick list of the gifts that keep giving because when we look good, we feel good!



Gifts for Mom

Few are as deserving of what they really want as are moms. Think about how most moms juggle career and life as the live-in chauffeur, chef, therapist, cheerleader, nurse, best friend, events planner, travel agent, personal assistant. Give her what she wants; products that work, and treatments that clear, smooth and rejuvenate.

Product Suggestions for Mom

  • Epionce Intense Defense Serum – a multivitamin for skin
  • Epionce Intensive Nourishing Cream – maximum rejuvenation in a jar
  • Epionce Enriched Firming Mask – rapid relief for stressed skin
  • Epionce Renewal Body Lotion – Deeply hydrating; visibly improves skin tone and texture
  • Epionce Tinted Sunscreen – Flawless coverage broad-spectrum sunscreen
  • Skinbetter AlphaRet – our favorite retinoid without irritation for even sensitive skins
  • Skinbetter Lines – no needle filler to plump lines
  • Vivier CE Peptides – hands-down the most effective and potent antioxidant serum
  • Revision Nectifirm Advanced – We tried them all. Nectifirm Advanced was the unanimous winner.

Gift Certificate Suggestions for Mom

  • Hybrid Facial – 3 devices in 2 hours to treat every layer of skin for instant luminosity and long-term results
  • Any contribution to Botox and dermal fillers will bring months of JOY and anticipation for future holidays. Trust us on this one.


Gifts for The Guys

Even though there is a major uptick in men’s grooming, they still prefer simplicity and convenience. Multi-functional products are great, but they must be visibly effective and feel as if nothing is actually on their skin.

Product Suggestions for The Guys

  • Epionce Lytic Gel Cleanser – great for deep cleansing and shaving
  • Epionce Renewal Facial Lotion – absorbs quickly, skin strengthening and soothing
  • Skinbetter AlphaRet – keeps cells turning over and enhancing skin support to smooth wrinkles
  • Skinbetter Eye – helps eye wrinkles and under eye shadows
  • Elta MD UV Clear Sunscreen – strong sun protection that quickly absorbs and leaves no visible trace
  • Nutrafol Vitamins for Hair. Yes, they really work.

Gift Certificate Suggestions for The Guys

  • DiamondGlow – to deep clean skin and decongest pores
  • Laser Hair Removal – If we can comb through your back hair, it is time for laser hair removal.
  • Botox – very popular treatment for the guys. Worth trying once to see what the fuss is all about.


Gifts for The Girls

Therapeutic indulgences bring great happiness for the full age range. Product regimens that are visibly effective with long term benefits are must-haves. We love treatments that tighten, smooth, refresh and erase.

Product Suggestions for The Girls

  • Epionce Gentle Foaming Cleanser – gently removes everything without stripping skin’s natural oils
  • Epionce Milky Cleanser – super for removing any amount of eye makeup and reduces factors leading to chronic irritation
  • Epionce Renewal Facial Lotion – hydrates, renews, improves radiance and skin health
  • Epionce Renewal Facial Cream – Flagship Epionce product – hydrates, renews and clinically proven to be superior to retinoids for anti-aging when used in conjunction with Epionce Lytics
  • Epionce Renewal Eye Cream – soft focus technology, hydrates, reduces puffiness and clinically proven to increase dermal density in no time when used with Lytics
  • Epionce Lytics – reduces irritation, redness, blemishes and any visible signs of aging
  • Skinbetter Exfoliating Pads – your very own at-home pro peel pads to smooth skin texture and clear skin imperfections
  • Skinbetter AlphaRet or AlphaRet Intensive – visible skin rejuvenation without irritation
  • Vivier CE Peptides or Skinbetter Alto – 100% pure L-Ascorbic Acid (pharmaceutical grade Vitamin C), the highest quality Vit C available and the only Vit C absorbed by the body, with max stability for max delivery.
  • Elta MD or Supergoop sunscreens

Gift Certificate Suggestions for The Girls

  • DiamondGlow – because it is the all-round best treatment ever
  • Excel V – because she has mentioned her spots and redness more than once
  • Any contribution to Botox and dermal filler treatments or any amount for whatever she wants but doesn’t want to share.


For those with ACNE

Sibling, child, friend, self – acne is a real issue for many of us. Take a giant leap in the direction of clarity by using effective and therapeutic medical grade products. Take another giant leap with the correct acne treatments to effectively destroy acne causing bacteria on the skin and in the skin layers.

Product Suggestions for those with ACNE

  • Epionce Lytic Gel Cleanser – formulated to effectively cleanse stubborn, problem skin
  • Epionce Purifying Cleanser – penetrates pores to control acne blemishes from forming
  • Skin by Design BP Wash with Aloe – high potency, medical grade benzoyl peroxide wash in a soothing aloe base
  • Epionce Purifying Toner – removes excess oil and dirt while calming inflamed problem skin (spray bottle for backne issues)
  • Epionce Spot Treatment –  sulphur and other acne clearing ingredients that penetrate skin to get to the root of the issue
  • Skin by Design Gly/Sal Pads – Glycolic Acid and Salicylic Acid to destroy acne causing bacteria and remove dead skin cells
  • Epionce Lytic Plus – helps keep pores clean and clear of dead skin cells and bacteria
  • Renewal Lite Facial Lotion – Hydrates without adding oils
  • Elta MD UV Clear – ideal for acne and rosacea prone skin and for anyone who doesn’t want to feel sunscreen layered on skin. Elta MD Clear has niacinamide to calm redness.

Gift Certificate Suggestions for those with Acne

  • Series of Laser Genesispenetrates to the root of acne lesions – decreases inflammation, shrinks pores and sebaceous glands, diminishes redness and clears PIH
  • Series of Chemical Peelsone of the quickest, most effective ways to quickly see a difference in acne issues.
  • DiamondGlow for Acne


For Everyone and Anyone

The one gift everyone really wants is a GIFT CERTIFICATE for any amount to Skin by Design Dermatology. Seriously, the best gift ever. It’s what we all really want (besides $8 million and a turbo charged metabolism).