Tag: retinoids

What’s the big deal with Retinoids?

The most ardent fans of retinoids are not only dermatologists, but also everyone who uses them properly and consistently. So, what makes retinoids such a big deal? Why are they the most prescribed anti-aging, anti-acne medications on the planet?

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Marionette Lines

Marionettes are a result of the general facial aging process: volume loss and loss of structural support from shrinking facial fat pads, bone and mineral loss (particularly the bony resorption of the mandible), decrease in collagen and elastin production and hormonal changes that thin and weaken skin. Movement, genetics and bad habits also contribute to development and severity of marionettes.

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Age spots

Age spots are also called liver spots, solar lentigines, sunspots, and they can appear peppered across any part of the body that has sustained unprotected sun exposure over the years. The face, hands, arms, chest, back and legs are the most commonly affected areas.

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Under Eye Shadows

Dark shadows under eyes are a big drag. They make us look tired, vitamin deficient, negligent in the self care department. Under eye circles are further accentuated when wearing masks because eyes become basically the sole focus. (Can’t help thinking

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Skin Cell Turnover

Skin care professionals talk about skin cell turnover as if it is the key to the fountain of youth, the holy grail of clear, smooth skin because it pretty much is. Not only does skin look and feel healthy, but

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