APR 2014

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PRODUCT REVIEWS 62 APRIL 2014 | Med Esthetics LumiGloss Skin Retexturing Brightener from SkinLuma offers a powerful combination of brightening agents combined with stabilized TCA—a retinoid and broad-spectrum antioxidant—to improve the appearance of fi ne lines and wrinkles and refi ne skin texture. Contact: 800.874.9686, SkinMedica Lytera Skin Brightening Complex combats four pathways of melanin production, including melanocyte activation, melanin synthesis, melanin transfer and keratinocyte migration. Ingredients include: retinol, linoleic acid, licorice extract, vitamin C and niacinimide. Contact: 212.829.1111, Neck and Chest Anti-Gravity Cream from eraclea was formulated to tighten and lift skin in the neck and décolleté area. Ingredients include the company's HydraSponge system, which features two types of hyaluronic acid molecules for skin hydration; palmitoyl pentapeptide-3 to reduce wrinkle depth; and fruit acids. Contact: 817.546.5341, The Dermatude Meta Ject Device FX50 allows skincare specialists to penetrate active ingredients deep into the skin layers with an 18-point needle array. META Therapy (Medical & Esthetical Tissue Activating Therapy) is marketed as a less costly alternative to botulinum toxin and fi llers. The painless procedure offers no downtime and requires no anesthetics. Contact: 321.332.6975, Solta Medical's Fraxel re:pair SST La- ser Platform features four handpieces: two fractional for shallow and deep skin resurfacing and two fully ablative for inci- sions, debulking and full-coverage skin resurfacing treatments. The Fractional Micro-Dermal Ablation 600 µ fractional handpiece allows physicians to perform a 20-minute, high-coverage, single- pass treatment to address sun damage, fi ne lines, texture and tone. Contact: 877.782.2286, Lifeline Stem Cell Eye Firming Complex combines natural proteins, peptides and growth factors to reduce fi ne lines and wrinkles in the eye area. Ingredients include: Matrixyl 3000 to stimulate the production of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid; vitamin C to protect skin and support new collagen production; and encapsulated caffeine to reduce puffi ness. Contact: 877.764.9707, P r o d u c t R e v i e w s M E D 4 1 4 . i n d d 6 2 Product Reviews MED414.indd 62 3 / 1 3 / 1 4 9 : 2 5 A M 3/13/14 9:25 AM

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