Medesthetics

SEP 2017

MedEsthetics—business education for medical practitioners—provides the latest noninvasive cosmetic procedures, treatment trends, product and equipment reviews, legal issues and medical aesthetics industry news.

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8 9 medestheticsmagazine.com | SEPTEMBER 2017 11 [06] FREE RADICAL DEFENSE Formulated to reduce oxidative stress and improve skin hydration, A-OXitive Antioxidant Defense from Eau Thermale Avène combines stable forms of antioxidant vitamins C and E in an airless pump bottle. Plankton extract GP4G offers additional antioxidant protection and Avène Thermal Spring Water soothes and softens sensitive skin. A- OXitive is available in a cream and a serum and is indicated for both sensitive and aging skin. Contact: 844.412.8363, aveneusa.com. [07] GENTLE SKIN LIGHTENER Lightweight Skintellect LumaSilk Emulsion from Skinprint instantly softens skin while gradually lightening areas of discoloration. The emulsion uses biomimetic science to replicate the skin's natural renewal process and features a trans-epidermal penetration system that allows actives to penetrate the stratum corneum while reduc- ing irritation. The gentle skin brightener is available in three strength levels: Hydroquinone Free (level one); 2% Hydroquinone (level two); and prescription-only 4% Hydroquinone (level three). Contact: 800.234.1308, skinprint.com. [08] MULTI-WAVELENGTH HAIR REMOVAL Alma Lasers' Soprano ICE platform now features three wave- lengths—755nm, 810nm and 1,064nm—for more effective laser hair reduction treatments. The addition of the 1,064nm wavelength allows practitioners to treat patients with darker skin types. With the three wavelengths in one platform, providers can customize treatments based on skin and hair type or combine technologies for optimal results. The Soprano ICE utilizes Alma Lasers' SHR technol- ogy, which uses gradual heating with In-motion delivery to damage hair follicles without injuring the surrounding skin. Contact: 866.414.2562, almalasers.com. [09] HOME-USE HEALING The LightStim for Pain Belt is a home-use device that emits red light energy to reduce infl ammation and increase circulation and can be used postprocedure to speed healing and ease discomfort. The belt features two to four LED pods. Each pod has 52 red light LEDs. The increased circulation helps to accelerate the body's healing process by delivering oxygen and nutrients to areas in need of repair, while the anti-infl ammatory effects help to naturally relieve pain. Contact: 949.502.4088, lightstim.com. 6 7

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