Make sure to go to a licensed aesthetician with experience in dermaplaning, or see your dermatologist to find out if it’s right for you. “It’s a safe procedure when performed by an experienced practitioner, but it’s inappropriate if you have certain medical skin conditions such as eczema, cold sores or psoriasis,” dermatologist Arielle Kauvar, MD, director of New York Laser and Skincare, told us.
Christopher D. Ewanowski, MD
Location and Office HoursSuncoast Skin Solutions Inc
4651 Van Dyke
Lutz, FL 33558
What kind of professional should I use for dermaplaning?
What skincare products are recommended?
Doris Day, MD, Dermatology, answeredI’d like to share with you my own list of top favorite products that promote ageless skin:
This inexpensive product has been around for generations and it is great for more mature, exceedingly dry skin. It is fragrance-free and liquefies on the skin. Basic ingredients are mineral oil, petrolatum, paraffin, ceresin, and beta carotene.
I am very proud of a line I have worked on called Good Skin. It is very easy, just from looking at the packaging, to decide which product is right for you. The products are color- and name-coordinated according to the condition of your skin, such as acne- prone, red/irritated, dull or aging, or severely dry. The ingredient list is clear and it keeps skin care simple and complete. The line is offered at an affordable price.
This is very expensive, but I have seen wonderful results with this line that includes body serum, cleansing gel, cleansing lotions, face serum, mist, moisturizing lotion, and tonic. It has been on the market since 1965. It was first formulated by a rocket scientist who had suffered burns during an experiment. He made a lotion made of herbs and marine plants that helped his skin heal. This became the basis for the products on the shelves today.
This eye and face serum contains amino-peptides that help renew damaged skin. Results are excellent.
This contains Rose of Jericho, a plant that can survive decades of drought. It also contains trehalose from corn sugar, sea haricots, and sage. Devotees swear by it.
This is a tried and true product that has been around since 1846 when a chemist named Theron T. Pond used an extract from the witch hazel plant to heal wounds. The current line contains the old stand-bys, cold cream for cleansing and dry skin cream for moisturizing, as well as several new anti-aging products.Helpful? 8 people found this helpful.
How do I find a support group for a skin condition?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answeredIf you would like to join a support group for people who have your skin condition, ask your doctor for a recommendation. If he or she is unaware of any support groups to recommend, you might try looking for one on the Internet. Start by searching for the name of your skin condition. You are likely to find one or more web sites for organizations or foundations devoted to your specific condition. These organizations or foundations often provide advice on locating a support group.
Support groups may meet in person or hold virtual meetings online.
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