What are the Effects of Growth Factors in Skin Care?

Aging, Anti-aging, AQ Skin Solutions, Growth factors, Skin Care
AQ Skin Solutions Active Serum

If there was a skin care ingredient I would stock up on in the next decade, it would be growth factors. Why? Well, in my opinion, skin cell stimulating growth factors are as close to a drug as it gets. Growth factors in skin care have been shown in peer-reviewed, independent studies to enhance wound healing following dermatological Read more »

Amino Genesis AGE Control Anti-Glycation Serum: A Revolutionary New Product

Aging, Skin Care, Skin Care Product Reviews
AminoGenesis AGE Control Dual Treatment Anti Glycation Serum

Literally thousands of press releases cross my desk each month now, but AminoGenesis Age Control Anti-Glycation Serum ($49.95, FutureDerm.com/Shop) really stood out. AminoGenesis Age Control Anti-Glycation Serum is one of the very first products to combat glycation, rather than signs of sun damage. Glycation make your skin less resilient and supple as you age, giving you skin that no Read more »

Product Review: Kiehl’s Super Corrective Eye-Opening Serum

Aging, Eye Treatments, Kiehl's, Skin Care Product Reviews
Kiehls Super Multi-Corrective Eye-Opening Serum Nicki

Kiehl’s Super Corrective Eye-Opening Serum promises to be the next great eye serum. Filled with ingredients like rhamnose, sodium hyaluronate, and silicones, the company promises the product is a 5-in-1 solution to many of the signs of aging found around the eyes: Lift, firm, smooth, hydrate, and restore youthful shape of the eye Skin around Read more »

5 Ways the Vitamin C in FutureDerm Vitamin CE Caffeic Silk Serum 16+2 Benefits Your Skin

Aging, FutureDerm, Serums, Vitamin C
FutureDerm Vitamin CE Caffeic Silk Serum 16+2

As longtime readers of the FutureDerm blog know, we love vitamin C here. Loooove it. Vitamin C is known for doing all kinds of wonderful things for your skin (particularly when combined with vitamin E!). It tightens and brightens skin, protects from UV-radiation, helps decrease the appearance of sun damage, and works as an antioxidant and free radical scavenger (Cosmetic Dermatology). Read more »

Recommended Under Makeup: Exuviance Targeted Filler T5

Aging, Beauty, Exuviance, Hyperpigmentation (Age Spots), Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews
Exuviance Targeted Filler T5

Recently, a PR agency for Exuviance mailed me the Exuviance Targeted Filler T5 ($60.00, Amazon.com). The filler contains brightening glucosamine and palmitoyl oligopeptide (also known as Matrixyl) in a unique syringe-like applicator that helps to fill wrinkles as it corrects them. For what the science says, read on. Glucosamine N-acetyl glucosamine is an ingredient that has Read more »

Tretinoin, Retinol, and Retinyl Palmitate: The Key to Anti-Aging Success?

Acne, Acne treatments, Aging, Ingredient Spotlight, Retinol, Retinol Serums, Wrinkles
FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5

According to Dr. David E. Bank, director of the Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery, researchers discovered the anti-aging properties of Retin-A, a prescription topical treatment containing a derivative of vitamin A, in 1985, when it was first used as an acne treatment. Patients reported decrease in the appearance of wrinkles and smoother skin, in addition Read more »