What Are the Best Skin Care Ingredients for the Body?

Antioxidants, Body Lotions, Body Treatments, Expert Advice, Ingredients, Retinol, Skin Care, Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews, Sunscreen
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 Read more »

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

Expert Advice, Retinol, Retinol Serums, Skin Care, Skin Care Advice
FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5

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 Read more »

Can You Really Use Retinoids with AHA, BHA, and L-Ascorbic Acid or Not?

Q&A, Skin Care
Can you Combine Retinoids with AHA L-Ascorbic Acid

  For years, we have received this question here at FutureDerm.com.  And it certainly is a great one:  Of the leading skin care ingredients on the market, retinoids, AHAs, BHAs, and L-ascorbic acid are all industry leaders in both prevalence and efficacy. As renowned dermatologist Dr. Leslie Baumann, M.D., revealed to us in an exclusive Read more »

Which is Better: Retinoids or Peptides?


  Submitted via the FutureDerm.com Facebook page: Would you recommend Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Remover [retinol] over Hydroxatone [peptides]? Please advise! -Maria Dear Maria, Research supports retinoids over peptides right now.  Here’s the lowdown: Retinoids Retinol is still the gold standard for anti-aging, recommended second most by dermatologists, bested by only sunscreen.  As Dr. Ranella Hirsch, Read more »

Dr. Cynthia Bailey: How Skin Ages – And the Best Skin Care to Prevent It

Q&A, Skin Care

About the author:  FutureDerm.com is proud to introduce Dr. Cynthia Bailey, M.D. to our writing team.  Dr. Bailey, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist based in Sebastopol, CA (the northern California wine country).  Over the past twenty years, she has seen over 13,000 patients.  She is the owner of Dr. Bailey Skincare and Dr. Bailey Skincare.com, Read more »

The Best Buy of the Holiday Season: Kinerase Winter Skin Brightening Collection


So far this holiday season, I’ve been on the lookout for awesome beauty buys in the skin care arena.  And by far, the champion has been the Kinerase Winter Skin Brightening Collection ($135.00, Sephora.com).  The collection, available exclusively at Sephora, contains four full-size products: Gentle Daily Cleanser, Under Eye Rescue, Brightening Facial Serum, and Cream – Read more »

Amazing New Product: Topix Replenix Retinol Plus Smoothing Serum 3x

Retinol, Skin Care, Uncategorized

Although I am a beauty blogger who tries lots of products, truth be told, I have really sensitive skin.  So when I heard about Topix Replenix Retinol Plus Smoothing Serum 3x ($64.00, Amazon.com), with all the benefits of retinol plus skin-soothing green tea polyphenols and hydrating hyaluronic acid, I was delighted. Ingredients – Really Spectacular Read more »