JAN-FEB 2019

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14 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019 | Med Esthetics INTRODUCTIONS 1 BODY CONTOURING SUPPORT Alastin Skincare's Transform Body Treatment with TriHex technology works in tandem with noninvasive fat reduction procedures to optimize results. It features a unique blend of peptides, including liposome-encapsulated hexapeptide-11, which signals the process of fat debris clearance post- treatment. The company's patented TriHex technology helps stimulate collagen and elastin to tighten and tone skin. The topical body treatment can be used alone to smooth and fi rm skin or following cold or heat-based body contouring treatments to enhance outcomes. Contact: 844.858.7546, 2 UNIFORM HAIR REDUCTION Designed to offer faster, more uniform permanent hair reduction, the Lumenis Splendor X features a square spot size—20mm x 20mm and 24mm x 24mm—with UV Skin Marking, which provides an easy-to-follow grid matrix to reduce overlap and missed treatment areas. The dual-wavelength laser platform's Blend X technology allows users to fi re the alexandrite 755nm and Nd:YAG 1,064nm wavelengths independently or simultaneously, based on the patient's skin type, hair color and hair thickness. Additional indications include pigmented and vascular lesions and wrinkle reduction. Contact: 877.586.3647, 3 PREBIOTIC-BASED CLEANSER DefenAge 1-Step Multi-Cleanse with Natural Prebiotics from Progenitor Biologics is a soap-free daily cleanser that removes makeup, dirt, oil and other surface debris while hydrating the skin. Developed to complement the company's Clinical Power Trio antiaging regimen, 1-Step Multi-Cleanse features natural prebiotics that help stabilize the skin microbiome and maintain the skin barrier. Contact: 888.368.5372, 4 HYDRATING ACNE TOPICAL ALTRENO (tretinoin) Lotion, 0.05% from Ortho Dermatologics is now available in the U.S. for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older. In two identical multicenter, randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled Phase 3 studies Altreno demonstrated statistically signifi cant reductions in both infl ammatory and non-infl ammatory lesions compared to vehicle. In addition to tretinoin, the formulation includes known moisturizers hyaluronic acid, glycerin and collagen. "Many acne patients struggle using acne medications because they can cause irritation to the skin," said Joshua Zeichner, MD, director of cosmetic and clinical research in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. "Altreno Lotion has demonstrated the effi cacy of a tretinoin with a proven tolerability profi le that may help improve adherence to skincare regimens." Contact: 908.927.1400, 5 AESTHETIC-FOCUSED TREATMENT CHAIR The Comfort Soul Luxe Elite Treatment Chair was specially designed with feedback from plastic surgeons, dermatologists and medspa professionals. It includes a double articulated headrest for optimal positioning during injectable treatments, removable foot and arm rests, and electronic adjustability for easy positioning of patients. The comfortable foam cushions and high-quality faux leather provide comfort, an aesthetically pleasing look and durability. Contact: 877.266.7685, 1 2 4 5 3

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