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Acne, Acne treatments, Ingredient Spotlight, Retinol, Retinol Serums, Skin Care Advice

What Causes Acne and Why Retinol Helps

Because it’s concentrated, yet gentle, FutureDerm Time Release Retinol 0.5 is a great choice for teens and young adults with mild to moderate acne. The lightweight gel absorbs quickly into skin, so there’s no need to wait 30 minutes to apply a moisturizer. Because our product is microencapsulated, it targets retinoid receptors for a full eight hours […]

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

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

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 […]

Why Not to Use Retinol and Alpha Hydroxy Acids Together
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Why Not to Use Retinol and Alpha Hydroxy Acids Together

  Recently, I have received some concerned questions as to whether or not it is okay to use retinoids and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) together. For the answer, I turned to the advice of my favorite dermatologist, Dr. Leslie Baumann. On Dr. Baumann’s blog, she states: “Retinol is a highly effective ingredient, but it is unfortunately not a terribly stable one! Alpha hydroxy […]

FutureDerm Limited Edition Summer Retinol 0.5
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Why FutureDerm Limited Edition Summer Retinol 0.5 is My Favorite New Product (Besides the Fact I Designed It)

As many mothers do, mine was fond of telling me what was appropriate — and what was not — growing up. “There is a time and a place for that, but this isn’t it,” she would say as I would try to carry a baby doll to church, cha-cha around a formal dinner, or play hide-and-seek in clothing […]

Limited Edition Time Release Summer Retinol 0.5
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FutureDerm Limited Edition Time-Release Summer Retinol 0.5

Related Posts10 Reasons FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5 is Different  FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol ($54.95, shop.futurederm.com) 0.5 has been selling so well and the response from readers and bloggers has made us unbelievably happy. You guys love it and it’s so rewarding to hear! Our retinol is different from other products out there and we’d like to take […]

What Are the Best Skin Care Ingredients for the Body?
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What Are the Best Skin Care Ingredients for the Body?

People often ignore their body skin all winter (and their bodies too, but that’s another workout/nutrition story). As a result, when springtime short-sleeve tops and breezy skirts start to emerge, many people wish they could put their limbs back in hiding. Thankfully, this doesn’t have to be the case. Many treatment serums and moisturizers that […]

The Best and Worst Ingredients for Your Skin - Dr. David Bank
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The Best and Worst Ingredients for Your Skin: Exclusive Interview with Dr. David Bank, M.D.

While all physicians take advanced physiology courses, some dermatologists are more science-minded than others when it comes to evaluating formulations. That’s why Dr. David Bank, M.D., is amongst my favorites. The assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Columbia University treats everything from skin cancer, acne, and aging to excessive perspiration, and he does so with […]

FutureDerm Summer 2014 Limited Edition Skin Care Set
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5 Reasons Why You Really Need to Try the FutureDerm Summer 2014 Limited Edition Skin Care Set

I’m super excited to offer our brand-new Summer 2014 Limited Edition Gift Set! It contains our lighter cleanser and moisturizer, which are perfect for the summer months. Other advanced treatment products include our 16% vitamin C + 2% vitamin E serum, 0.5% microencapsulated retinol serum, and our 10% vitamin C + 1% vitamin E eye […]