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  • We are born with our genetic skin types. However, our current skin condition is due to how we take care of our bodies and our skin. 

  • Cleansing the skin is very important day and night. 

  • Using an exfoliation to increase cell turnover is extremely important for product absorption. There are two kinds of exfoliation: 1) Mechanical (micro beads) that you manually massage on your face in circular motion or 2) Enzymes, which eat away the outer layer of old skin cells.

  • Some products can cost hundreds of dollars, some even in the thousands. By educating yourself with the right ingredients, you can have the same results without the same expense.


You should look for these ingredients:
DMAE– Can be found in multiple skin care products because of the positive effects it has on the signs of aging. It helps protect against skin cell damage from things like sunlight and pollution, encourages collagen production, and seems to firm skin on contact.
  • The Best of Perricone- $95

Hyaluronic Acid- Used as a powerful moisturizer, antioxidant, and collagen stimulant, hyaluronic acid is also used in dermal filler injections like Juvederm and Restylane and is a popular ingredient in anti-wrinkle creams.
  • Peter Thomas Roth Viz- 1000 $65
  • Fresh Rose Hyrdrating Gel Cream- $42

Argireline- Comparable to Botox (though to a lesser degree), argireline is not injected, but rather applied on top of wrinkled skin in a cream. It works by inhibiting neurotransmitters and this means your facial muscles relax and wrinkles are significantly reduced.
  • First Aid Beauty (FAB) Dual Repair Face Cream- $44
  • First Aid Beauty Dual Repair Eye Cream- $40

Matrixyl- This ingredient encourages protein growth such as elastin and collagen, which are very important components for healthy and youthful skin. In fact, a leading cause of wrinkles is the side effect of collagen and elastin breaking down as we get older.
  • Boscia Bright White Mask- $38
  • Hourglass Fluid Makeup- $60

Tried and True Retinols- Kate Somerville Hydrating Face Serum, Philosophy "Help Me," Dr. Brandt R3P Cream, Laura Mercier Repair Eye Serum


Medical Procedures:
  1. Vampire face lift- Offers a way of both restoring shape and improving tone and texture.

  2. Doctor injects hyaluronic acid fillers to the face to create a beautiful shape. After drawing blood, the physician isolates platelets from the patient's blood by spinning the blood in a centrifuge. The physician activates the platelets to release the growth factors that would normally be used to heal injured tissue. When these growth factors are injected into the face, the multi potent stem cells become activated to grow new tissue. The result is younger appearing skin. The treatment lasts 9 months to 2 years.


For more information, please visit Dr. Gary Motykie at www.drmotykie.com and Dr. Karron Power at YouthRenewalCenter.com.


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