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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Is Retinol About to be Banned in Skin Care?
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Is Retinol About to be Banned in Skin Care?: 3 Reasons for My Conclusion

Recently, I heard an online rumor that retinol was about to be banned in skin care. And without putting a lot of thought into it, such a situation does seem possible — after all, retinol is one of the few over-the-counter ingredients that is mentioned in study after study to actually be effective and make a profound difference […]

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Reader Question: What To Do When Retinol Makes Me Break Out?

I love getting reader questions! This one is from Lithuania. Dear Nicki, I’m a big fan of FutureDerm and a long-term Facebook follower. I purchased your FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5 product — three bottles, since I don’t live in the U.S. I was totally eager to try it and get hooked, but I noticed that […]

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11 Things You Never Knew About Retinol and Retinoids — Until Now

If you know me, you know that there are just a few things that I am super passionate about: Journals. Bookstores. Shih-Poo puppies. Black coffee. Spicy food. And in the realm of skin care, I similarly believe in loving few but loving hard, with retinoids, sunscreen, AHAs, vitamin C, vitamin E, green tea, and peptides […]