JAN-FEB 2019

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40 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019 | Med Esthetics BLEMISH CONTROL Replenix Brightening Boost Pigment Correcting Cream from Topix Pharmaceuticals is a nonhydroquinone brightening treatment that corrects visible discoloration. Ingredients include arbutin and hexylresorcinol, two skin brighteners that help regulate pigment production, plus gentle exfoliants. Contact: 800.445.2595, t m e e n s s , . ZO Medical Melamin Skin Bleaching & Correcting Crème gradually lightens and inhibits hyperpigmentation via 4 percent hydroquinone, and glycolic and ascorbic acids. The Rx-only cream also features glycerin to moisturize newly exposed skin, saponins to calm infl ammation and vitamin E for antioxidant benefi ts. Contact: 888.893.1375, . Advanced TX Lightening Gel Elixir by Tina Alster, MD, features a blend of pigment-minimizing ingredients formulated to work as the fi rst step of any anti-pigment regimen. Key ingredients include: tranexamic acid, which targets skin discoloration and stubborn brown spots, niacinamide to minimize skin discoloration, glycerin and hyaluronic acid to plump and nourish skin and copper gluconate to improve skin's elasticity. Contact: 877.746.4407, The Actinage MicroPeel from SkinLuma clarifi es and exfoliates skin with a combination of 30 percent salicylic acid, azelaic acid and a retinoid. The low downtime, in-offi ce treatment is indicated for oily and blemish-prone skin and can be used on Fitzpatrick Skin Types I-IV. Contact: 800.874.9686, Colorescience Even Up Clinical Pigment Perfector is a 3-in-1 product that camoufl ages dark spots with a mineral-based primer, reduces future discoloration by interrupting the four key pathways that cause excess pigmentation and protects skin from photodamage and UV- induced hyperpigmentation with an SPF 50 mineral sunscreen. Contact: 866.426.5673,

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