Skin care products and cosmetics help patients maintain the beautiful skin they were born with. Because of the multitude of products on the market, it is important for patients to use products that are right for their skin to avoid adverse reactions and bring out their best skin qualities. Here is a peek at some products that are clinically proven to restore a healthy glow.

Revision Skincare
Revision Skincare offers Nectifirm to address the signs of aging on the neck. Nectifirm rejuvenates skin on the neck and décolletage with seven active ingredients that work together to help strengthen the dermal–epidermal junction. Nectifirm tightens the skin, reduces fine lines and wrinkles, smoothes roughness and creepiness, increases the skin’s elasticity, reduces adipose tissue in the jowl area and chin, and protects the skin from premature aging.

For additional information, contact Revision Skincare, 9019 Premier Row, Dallas, TX 75247; (800) 385-6652;

Medicalia International
Hydro-Firm body moisturizer by Medicalia International combines the hydrating and repairing benefits of marine elastin, palmitoyl pentapeptides-3, and zinc to tone the skin. Hydro-Firm’s silky texture promotes absorbency without leaving any greasy residue. The moisturizer is suitable for daily use and is recommended to promote healing after surgery.

For additional information, contact Medicalia International, 300 Fentress Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114; (866) 314-1975;

Sunforgettable Almost Clear by Colorescience is a sun-protection formula in powder form that features a translucent, tan tint. Sunforgettable relies on the reflective and refractive properties of micronized titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. It is safe for all ages, it is odor-free, and it will not burn the eyes when introduced by perspiration. “Rock & Roller Ball,” “Shaker Jar,” and brush formulations are available.

For additional information, contact Colorescience, 24501 Del Prado Ave, Dana Point, CA 92629; (866) 4COLORE;

Neova® Advanced Perfecting Elixir and Refining Lift Eye Gelée by ProCyte are formulated with power-peptide AHK copper, hyaluronic acid, betaglucan, and antioxidants to protect the skin and leave it radiant and younger-looking. The products deliver copper deep into the skin to produce collagen and elastin.

For additional information, contact ProCyte, PO Box 808, Redmond, WA 98073-0808; (800) 854-5576;

The Dimisil™ scar-management product line by AART is formulated for the management of keloid and hypertrophic scars on the skin caused by surgery, burns, abrasions, or lacerations. AART offers procedural educational support, including instructional labs and videos.

For additional information, contact AART Inc, 3545 Airway Dr, Suite 106, Reno, NV 89511; (866) 853-6800;

Brushes by Karen/ ColorStrokes Cosmetics
Portable makeup stations by Brushes by Karen/ColorStrokes Cosmetics may be used to showcase a makeup line or as a working station. The lightweight, lighted stations can be easily packed up during travel and may be stored away until they are needed. Three different designs are available: the small makeup suitcase with lights, the lighted makeup station with telescopic legs, and the deluxe studio portable makeup station. The legs are separate and may be folded to fit into the provided travel bag.

For more information, contact Brushes by Karen/ ColorStrokes Cosmetics, 216 E Second St, Mineola, NY 11501; (516) 739-7788;

Dermesse™ skin care products by DermaciaMD are now available in travel sizes. The products, which feature prescription-strength hydroquinone and tretinoin, work at the cellular level to correct and improve skin conditions and skin texture, including hyperpigmentation and photoaging. Dermesse is odorless and safe for all skin types and skin tones. The product line also includes moisturizers, a 5% and 10% vitamin C serum, and soothing topical products. Easy-to-follow regimens are customized by the physician.

For more information, contact DermaciaMD, 660 Newport Center Dr, Suite 900, Newport Beach, CA 92660; (949) 363-8710;

AOX+ by SkinCeuticals is available in four serums: Eye Gel, for the eye area; Serum 10 (pictured), for sensitive skin types or conditions; Serum 15, for all skin types; and Serum 20, for oily skin. AOX+ serums incorporate ferulic acid and patented vitamin C technology to protect skin from environmental damage, neutralize free radicals, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, prevent the appearance of premature signs of aging, and help stimulate collagen synthesis.

For more information, contact SkinCeuticals LLC, 3402 Miller Rd, Garland, TX 75041; (800) 811-1660;

Jan Marini Skin Research
Age Intervention Eyelash by Jan Marini Skin Research addresses short, thinning, and missing lashes. The nightly treatment is easy to use and provides longer, fuller, and darker eyelashes. Visible results can appear within 2 weeks, and users can measure results by the third week. Age Intervention Eyelash is available in a 0.23-ounce tube container and comes with an eyeliner brush applicator.

For more information, contact Jan Marini Skin Research Inc, 6951 Via Del Oro, San Jose, CA 95119; (800) 347-2223;

Physicians Complex
Skin Recovery Serum by Physicians Complex is effective for postmicrodermabrasion treatments, laser surgery, and chemical peels, and may be used as a daily serum to restore sun-damaged skin. Skin Recovery Serum is formulated with vitamin E, salicylic acid, and Peruvian balsam. Vitamin E heals, restores, and rejuvenates the skin, while Peruvian balsam ameliorates damaged skin. The serum nourishes the epidermis and restores the skin’s moisture that has been lost due to collagen depletion, moisture-barrier breakdown, and environmental damage.

For more information, contact COSMED Inc, 3883 Rogers Bridge Rd, Suite 302-B, Atlanta, GA 30097; (800) 826-4480.

La Roche-Posay
La Roche-Posay announces that the FDA has approved Anthélios SX, a daily moisturizing cream with Mexoryl™ SX (ecamsule), an organic filter that protects against short UVA waves and does not degrade when exposed to the sun. Anthélios SX has a sun-protection factor of 15 and contains Octocrylene and photostabilized Parsol 1789. The nongreasy moisturizer is fragrance-free and PABA-free.

For additional information, contact La Roche-Posay, 112 Madison Ave, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10016; (888) LRP-LABO;

Colorlab Cosmetics
SensationalEyes by Colorlab Cosmetics is a long-lasting, crease-proof eye-shadow primer. SensationalEyes is formulated with Hibiscus esculentus (okra) extract, a plant-based alternative to botulinum toxin Type A that, when applied daily, has been proven in clinical trials to reduce wrinkles by 26%. The extract, an oligopeptide that acts as a free-radical scavenger and antioxidant, slows the skin’s biological aging processes.

For more information, contact Colorlab Cosmetics, 1112 Fifth Ave, Rockford, IL 61104; (800) 790-2417;