What Causes Acne and Why Retinol Helps

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

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 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 »

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

Retinol, Retinol Serums
FutureDerm Limited Edition Summer Retinol 0.5

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 Read more »

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

Expert Advice, Retinol, Retinol Serums, Skin Care, Skin Care Advice, Sunscreen
The Best and Worst Ingredients for Your Skin - Dr. David Bank

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 Read more »

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

Antioxidant Serums, Antioxidants, Cleansers, Expert Advice, Eye Treatments, Moisturizers, Retinol, Retinol Serums, Skin Care, Skin Care Advice, Toners, Vitamin C
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 Read more »