Is It True There Is No Benefit to Layering SPF?

Q&A, Skin Care Advice, Sunscreen
FutureDerm Layering SPF- Myth Busted

When we are in school, we are taught “1+1=2″. Unfortunately, that’s not the way it works in Sunscreen Land. Keep the following rules in mind: 1.) With perfect application, an SPF 20 formula layered with an SPF 50 formula = SPF 50. With perfect application, sunscreens do not have an additive effect. Instead, think of sunscreens Read more »

10 Most Commonly Asked Questions about FutureDerm Vitamin CE Eye Cream 10.0 – Answered!

Company, Expert Advice, Eye Treatments, Q&A, Skin Care, Skin Care Advice, Vitamin C, Wrinkles
FutureDerm Vitamin CE Eye Cream 10.0

One of my favorite parts about my job at FutureDerm is that I get to learn about the best ingredients in skin care, and when I’m lucky, I get to formulate products with them. That’s the case with our FutureDerm Vitamin CE Eye Cream 10.0 ($59,–  the product contains an astounding 10% of stabilized L-ascorbic acid, Read more »

Q&A with Esthetician Alana Mitchell, Owner of Skin Care by Alana about Her Personal Approach to Skin Care


Licensed Esthetician Alana Mitchell, owner of Spa Alana and founder of Skin Care by Alana, brings a personal approach to skin care. She strives to use her beauty expertise, accumulated working for over 15 years in the industry, to inform customers about which products really work and to help them figure out which products will work best Read more »

Q&A with Dr. Andrew Nelson on What You Want to Know about Fractora

Procedures, Q&A

  Dr. Andrew Nelson is a board certified Dermatologist who has trained at some of the most prestigious medical institutions in the country.  He completed medical school at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class and was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha society.  He Read more »

Q&A: Could I Be Allergic to the Soy in My Cosmetics?

Q&A, Skin Care Advice

  Q: I have been using a moisturizer with soy extracts and my eyes have been getting watery with swollen eyelids. Does soy extract affect the eyes?    First, stop using your eye cream. If you have any reaction to a product, you should stop use immediately. This sounds like this might be an allergic Read more »

How Much Exactly Is 2.0 mg/cm^2—The Amount of Sunscreen Necessary to Achieve the Labeled SPF Rating?

Q&A, Skin Care Advice, Sunscreen

****This post is authored by John Su. In many, MANY posts that I have authored, the number 2.0 mg/cm2 —the amount of sunscreen necessary to achieve the labeled SPF rating, has been thrown around more times than I can count. Naturally, people ask, “How much is that exactly?” Well, today’s your lucky day! First, we need to convert Read more »

Q&A: Dermatologist Dr. Rebecca Baxt


  Dr. Rebecca Baxt began one of the first combination dermatology and plastic surgery practices, located in Bergen County, New Jersey. Dr. Baxt is particularly interested in treatment of acne and rosacea. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and had her residency at the New York University Medical Center. She currently has hospital privileges at Read more »