Retinol is one of the many topical forms of Vitamin A. Other forms of topical Vitamin A include Tretinoin, Retinyl Palmitate & Retinoic Acid. Collectively they are referred to as retinoids but not all forms are as effective within the skincare industry.
It is important to understand the different forms of retinoids to ensure that you are getting the most from your cosmeceutical homecare.
Using Chemicals Peels to treat the skin can sound rather ominous… contrary to many beliefs, chemical peeling does not and will not thin out the skin...
What does a chemical peel do to the skin? To understand how chemical peels work, one needs to understand the anatomy and physiology of the skin.
Dermaceutic has formulated and launched the perfect 3-in-1 age defense cream, Derma Defense. The tinted moisturizer is the perfect addition to the Prevent Range of cosmeceuticals and provides a solution to patients who want to add convenience to their daily regimen.
To assist in both the ease of prescription as well as the ease of treating acne, Dermaceutic has created a convenient homecare kit to target acne. The 21 Day Expert Care Kits allows patients to experience the key products required for results, at a minimum investment.
Glycolic Acid is one of the most renowned ingredients used in skincare to date. It is organic in its makeup and comes from various sources such as: sugarcane, sugar beets, pineapple, cantaloupe and unripe grapes. Its multiple makeups allows for it to be extremely tolerable on most skins.
Salicylic Acid, known as a beta-hydroxy acid, is an organic compound derived from Willow Bark. It is partly made up of the same compounds of aspirin, making it a potent anti-inflammatory and mild analgesic. At the correct percentages and pH, Salicylic Acid has a lipophilic and keratolytic action on the skin, making it a key ingredient to treat acne and oily prone skins.
The Dermaceutic Advanced Recovery Kit contains key products that will advance treatment results and ensure optimum skin recovery following a professional treatment such as a chemical peel.
The use of peptides in skincare products is often seen as a necessity or ‘holy-grail’ but how does one know that they really work and what should one be looking for when purchasing or prescribing a product with peptides?
Hyaluronic Acid (HA) – the central element in the working of skin health and age prevention.
This organic compound naturally occurs in the body. It’s also known as a glycosaminoglycan – a long chain polysaccharide vital for maintaining the skin’s extra cellular matrix and supporting structures like Collagen and Elastin within the skin.
Hyaluronic Acid plays an integral role in tissue repair which is why it is so widely used.