The Revision Hydrating Serumis a great hydration boosting serum for someone with dry skin or a great moisturizer for oily skin. Truly good for all skin types!
Features two forms of hyaluronic acid + a line correcting peptide + brightening and hydrating fruit extracts and antioxidants. A great all-in-one!
The ultra-light texture leaves the skin with a smooth and refreshed appearance plus helps reduce the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles.
Keeps your skin uniformly hydrated with short- and long- term moisturization.
Alleviates tightness and moisturizes without leaving skin feeling sticky.
Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid): Binds water to the skin and provides short- and long-term moisturization.
Watermelon, Apple & Lentil Fruit Extracts: Blend of natural fruit extracts keep skin uniformly hydrated.
Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5: Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Vitamin E & Pomegranate Extract: Provide strong antioxidant benefits.
Honey and Sea Kelp Extract: Hydrate and condition the skin.
How to use: Use AM and/or PM. After cleansing, apply to the full face (and neck too)! Dry or normal skin types can use it under moisturizer and oily skin can use it as their moisturizer! Always apply before SPF for AM use.
Our product of the week is Skinbetter Science AlphaRet, which combines alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) and a retinoid, providing visible skin rejuvenation with little-to-no irritation! This is a CCSD Provider and staff favorite. We’ve also had great testimonials from our patients with using AlphaRet! The most exciting being that our sensitive and dry skin patients can use it without irritation and dryness that they get from other tretinoin or retinol products! It has a nice creamy texture to it, making it a wonderful overnight cream.
Benefits and Key Ingredients
Combines two gold standard skin rejuvenation ingredients — a retinoid and lactic acid. This creates a revolutionary, double-conjugated retinoid that releases both the collagen invigorating retinoid and the skin retexturizing AHA, that are naturally time released into the skin to allow for optimum effectiveness.
Provides moisture (with squalane niacinamide, ceramides, and fatty acids) to help counteract dryness associated with traditional retinoid-based products.
Contains a potent blend of antioxidants (vit C, E, green tea extract) to help neutralize free radicals and help protect against collagen degradation.
Improves the appearance of lines, wrinkles, uneven tone and texture.
Great for all skin types, even sensitive to dry! A trilogy of skin soothing ingredients including allantoin glycyrrhetinic acid, bisabolol and portulaca extract provides a sensation of calmness.
How to Use SkinBetter Science AlphaRet
Apply a thin layer all over the face at night after cleansing and after any other serums you may use. Work up to daily use gradually to ensure you won’t experience any sensitivity. And remember to always wear sunscreen in the AM, especially when using any product with AHA or retinol in your routine as these ingredients may increase your skin’s sensitivity to the sun.
SkinBetter AlphaRet Results
A significant reduction in the appearance of depth and size of wrinkles in as little as four weeks
Improves the appearance of uneven skin tone and texture
Skin irritation and redness is calmed after continued use
Want to experience the benefits of AlphaRet Overnight Cream for yourself? Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology is an Authorized Physician Partner with SkinBetter Science, which allows us to sells their products in our Practice. Pick one up at your next appointment, or call our office at 312-245-9965 to purchase over the phone!
Our product of the week is a clinically proven way to visibly restore the natural luminosity to your face at-home!
Treats fine lines and wrinkles all over the face by sending targeted beams of light deep beneath the skin’s surface where collagen and elastin form, accelerating skin’s natural rejuvenation process.
See younger-looking skin in as little as two weeks with the Tria Age-Defying Laser as you rebuild your collagen.
FDA-cleared to be safe and effective for use on the entire face
Great for all skin tones and skin types.
Can be used in conjunction with in-office laser treatments
Benefits of Added Skinceutical Antioxidant System
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic: A synergistic antioxidant combination of 15% L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C), 1% alpha tocopherol (vitamin E), and 0.5% ferulic acid neutralizes damaging free radicals and protects against.
SkinCeuticals Resveratrol B E: An antioxidant night concentrate with a maximized concentration of 1% pure, stable resveratrol, 0.5% baicalin, and 1% alpha tocopherol (vitamin E) supports your skin’s natural antioxidant defenses.
How To Use
After cleansing, select a treatment level and slowly guide the Tria Age-Defying Laser across the treatment area with a smooth, even motion. The device will beep when your treatment is complete. Follow with SkinCeuticals skincare post-laser antioxidant regimen: C E Ferulic followed by Resveratrol B E. For detailed directions, please read the included Instructions for Use before treatment. Treat the desired area at nighttime, 5 days a week for 12 consecutive weeks. Resume treatment after 4 weeks. During this 4 week resting period continue to apply C E Ferulic in the morning and Resveratrol B E in the evening for long-lasting results.
Tria Acne Clearing Blue Light
Our product of the week is this safe and effective way to clear skin of acne – using light, rather than relying on skincare or prescription medications. This device can also be used in addition to skincare products to help clear acne faster!
The Tria Blue Light is a small handheld device for everyday, easy at home use to clear acne and help prevent future breakouts!
It’s professional-strength, dermatologist tested and FDA-cleared. Indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory acne, the Tria Blue Light is also appropriate for all skin types and all skin tones! Gentle enough for even sensitive skin, it’s also safe for pregnancy usage or allergy-prone skin that can’t use certain ingredients. The Tria Blue Light device also does not require cartridges (for holding a charge) like other light therapy devices!
How It Works
Blue Light energy penetrates deep below the skin’s surface to eliminate acne-causing bacteria. The emitted blue light is a safe, non-UV light and is also non-irritating. In a study by Tria, results were seen after 2 weeks with over 90% of users reporting fewer and milder breakouts and 70% of their blemishes were cleared. After 8 weeks, 100% of Tria Blue Light users reported an improved overall appearance, with 97% seeing clearer skin!
Wash your face with a cleanser of your choice (we love IS Clinical Cleansing Complex for acne patients) to remove oil, dirt, makeup and other impurities that may block the blue light. Dry your face.
Glide the Tria Blue Light device over the area you want to treat for just 5 minutes daily. Treat your entire face or just concentrate on breakout-prone zones. Can also be used on the neck, chest and back!
Watch Dr. Carolyn Jacob Talk About the Tria Blue Light Device
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