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The science. Why does evidence-based practice and science-driven products matter?

The science. Why does evidence-based practice and science-driven products matter?

You wouldn’t take a blood pressure medication without the science behind the drug, which ensures safety and efficacy. Our skin is our largest organ and should be treated as so with careful selection of safe, science-driven products with proven results. 
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For example, let’s talk about topical retinoids. It is hard to navigate the skin care world without hearing about retinoids, or, retinol containing products. Topical retinoids were first used to treat acne, but it was noticed that after beginning treatment, patients were coming back, claiming the product also improved their wrinkles. What we have now learned is that pro-retinol, a form of vitamin A, stimulates fibroblasts in the skin to produce more collagen and fibrillin, the proteins that make up the extracellular matrix that holds up our skin it its youthful, plump form.
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This was soon followed by the discovery that the addition of acids to a skin care regimen can remove dull, older skin cells on the surface of the skin. Antioxidants such as vitamins C and E have also been shown to reduce wrinkles and pigmentation as well as protecting against environmental damage.
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As research went on in the field of cosmeceuticals, new active ingredients are also being found and developed. New antioxidants and new retinol compounds prevent the glycosylation of proteins and lipids within the skin.
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As you can imagine, this is a marketing gold mine for pharmaceutical and cosmetic skin care brands. This is where we come in. There are hundreds of products boasting the use of antioxidants, retinols, and lipid complexes. It takes time to research the science behind the ingredient lists, not to mention check authenticity of product. 
 
Pro Tip: ALWAYS purchase your products from authorized Dermatology retailers or directly from the manufacturer. Avoid big name online sites (ex. Amazon), as these do not guarantee authenticity or non-expired product.