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4499 Medical Drive #225, San Antonio, Texas 78229  210.616.0836
 

 

 

"My Skin, Where Do I Start"

 or Don't confuse me with the facts, Doc, Just Tell me What to do.....

So What is it going to Take?

Back to the Basics!!

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Dr. Christian's Signature Diamond MicroDermabrasion

with Javani Deep Moisturizing!

 

He will Explain it All!!

"4 Basic Skin Care Steps" 

 

1.  Cleansing Daily

Women, in general need to cleanse their faces twice a day because they need to remove their makeup at night.  Men can often get away with once a day cleansing but cleansing in the evening will prepare their faces for application of skincare products. We recommend that everyone have an aggressive cleanser and a gentle cleanser on hand.  Most of the time you would be using your aggressive cleanser in the morning and the gentle cleanser in the evening to remove your makeup. Also, if your face were ever irritated you would have a gentle cleanser on hand. We also recommend that you use the Clarisonic skincare brush system with your cleanser.

 

CLARIFYING CLEANSER

Aggressive

Cleanser

 

  2% salicylic acid unclogs pores and  removes dirt, oil, and other cellular debris.

 

 Glycolic and mandelic acids gently exfoliate dead skin cells

 

 Microbeads loosen skin cells without  lacerating healthy skin

 

 150ml Use AM/PM Lasts 2-3 Months

 

More at SkinCeuticals, find Inside Outside at Zip 78229 or purchase at Inside Outside

GREEN MOUNTAIN SOAP  

Gentle Cleanser For Sensitive or Traumatized skin

Can be used several times daily

Soothing and calming for sensitive or  traumatized skin

Ideal following skin rejuvenation

 Ideal for all skin types

 More at Green Mountain Soap  or purchase at Inside Outside

 

PURIFYING CLEANSER

Gentle Cleanser

Dissolves dirt and oil particles on the skin’s surface

Aids in the natural exfoliation process of the skin

Softens and smoothes skin

The addition of glycolic acid provides gentle exfoliation to improve skin tone and texture

This light gel is designed with a pH close to that of skin to thoroughly cleanse without stripping the barrier

240ml Lasts 2-4 Months

 More at SkinCeuticals  find Inside Outside at Zip 78229 or purchase at Inside Outside

  • Leaves skin feeling and looking younger and smoother
  • Cleanses so well that products absorb better
  • Gentle enough for use twice daily
  • Helps reduce oily areas, dry skin patches and blemishes
  • Helps reduce the appearance and congestion of pores
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

  • Water Proof, take it in the shower

  • Comes with a Body Brush also!!

Clarisonic cancelled the Inside Outside Account in January of 2015.  We were not selling enough for them to bother with us. We have had this account since 2004 when we opened and have always promoted their products to our clients and used the brush during our Diamond Microdermabrasion.  They wanted us to commit to buying $5000 worth of their devices each year to continue to carry their products. I am guessing there is no Spa in San Antonio that moves $5000 worth of their products each year so good luck and purchase wherever.

More at Clarisonic.com

 

2.  Exfoliate Daily

Daily exfoliation helps to remove the layer of dead skin we are constantly shedding. This is a powerful stimulus for the epidermis to continually renew itself which is critical for the health and appearance of the skin.  Exfoliation can be aided by use of products which contain Alpha Hydroxy Acids or Glycolic acids.  Many products, including the Clarifying Cleanser mentioned above, contain these acids. They work, in part, by breaking up the bridges between the dead skin cells so they shed more easily or are more easily removed when you cleanse.  Another way to exfoliate is to use products which contain small microbeads which will mechanically remove the dead skin.  The Clarisonic Smart Profile Skin Care Brush can be used with the Clarifying Cleanser above once a day safely in my experience but you should not use more abrasive cleansers with bits of grit or shells with the brush.   More aggressive exfoliation can be obtained with periodic use of Diamond Microdermabrasion or the VI Peel.  The Retinols from Glotherapeutics or Environ and especially the Prescription Level Retinoids (which Governor Perry took away from Doctors, but I will give you a prescription if you need this) will also enhance cell turnover, exfoliation and absorption any product.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glo Tretinol 1.0%

1% Retinol speeds cellular renewal, turnover and collagen synthesis

Contains Vitamin E and C.

 

Apply at night, Alternate with your Prescription Retinoid or if you are getting too irritated with Retinoid.

Ideal for all skin types

30ml AM/PM Lasts 2-3 Months

More at Glo  find Inside Outside at Zip 78229 or purchase at Inside Outside

 

Also, check out the Environ Retinol product range.

DIAMOND MICRODERMABRASION

with Hyaluronic Acid JAVANI Deep Moisturizing!

 

Very effective way to thoroughly exfoliate the dead skin and get the skin to begin the renewal process.

 

This would be a great first step to get your skin program started!!

 

 More info Here!

 

VI PEEL with PRECISION PLUS!

A painless, but very effective  superficial peel which combines 5 common acids which work in      different ways with a 25% Booster and Hydroquinone and Kojic Acid for Pigmentation.

 

Good For:

Improving Texture

Improves Acne & smoothes some acne scars.

Reduces Pigmentation

Smoothes Fine lines

 

 Ideal for all skin types when used properly.

 

 

 More info Here!

RETEXTURIZING ACTIVATOR

25% concentration of Hydroxyethyl Urea/Aminosulfonic Acid Compound with Kombuchka and Hyaluronic Acid to promote the most efficient desquamation cycle aggressively exfoliates dead skin

Normalizes epidermal renewal to resurface the skin.

Contains Hyaluronic Acid. Replenishes moisture levels critical for efficient cell differentiation and desquamation Apply at night and during day

Ideal for all skin types

  30ml AM/PM Lasts 2-3 Months

More at Skinceuticals  find Inside Outside at Zip 78229 or purchase at Inside Outside

 

 

3.  Hydrating and Moisturizing your skin.

Moisturizers and Hydrators, in my way of thinking,  are two different classes of products.. Moisturizers are in general a little oily or very greasy and work primarily by producing a barrier against evaporative loss from the skin.  They don't bring moisture to the skin, just keep you from losing it as fast.  Petroleum Jelly is an example.  Hydrators are products which usually contain Hyaluronic Acid or Sodium Hyaluronate.   Hyaluronic Acid in our skin attracts and holds 1000 times its weight in water!!  Better than that Bravo Stuff you buy at the grocery store. It does not make  a lot of sense to me to use Moisturizers during the day because at least for females you are putting on foundation, makeup and sun protection and another layer of something greasy might be too much.  Moisturizers make more sense to me as something to use at night and a Hydrator during the day. See this special article "Moisture: The Key to Revitalizing the Skin Inside & Out',

 

HYDRATING B5 GEL

Maybe their most popular product

 

  Contains vitamin B5 to help with tissue repair and replenish nutrients

Binds moisture to the skin with hyaluronic acid,  a natural sponge

Leaves skin feeling supple and smooth

Ideal for all skin types

30ml  Use AM  Lasts 2-3 Months

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MoistureWORX Spray

 30% Petroleum Jelly

Great Product, use at night and after showering in AM.

Ideal following skin rejuvenation & for all skin types

 

30ML Use AM Lasts 2-3 Months

 More at DERMWORX or Purchase at Inside Outside

 

Primacy Hydra Balm

 

  Protective, petroleum jelly based product to form a protective barrier on skin.  True Moisturizer!

Defends skin from wind and weather!

Leaves skin feeling supple and smooth.

Ideal for dry chapped hands, feet, elbows or cracked flaking skin.

5oz Use PM  Lasts 2-3 Months

Purchase at Inside Outside

DeLaine Perfect Hydration

Moisturizer

  

 Hydrator and Moisturizer! Super rich, Hyaluronic and Amino Acid moisturizing cream. This formulation increases hydration level and plumps up fine lines and wrinkles. Hyaluronic acid will refine skin texture and provide continual moisture throughout the day.

 

More at DeLaine.com, or purchase at Inside Outside

 

4.  Sun Protection. 

'Without question, the most important measure we can take to protect our skin is daily protection from harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun.  See my comprehensive review of this topic "The Dark Side of the Sun."  Briefly, we need to protect from the UVB "Burning" rays, the UVA "Aging" rays and even Infrared Radiation.  The UVA rays and Infrared are especially harmful as they penetrate deep into the dermis and damage our collagen in part through production of Free Radicals.  Free Radicals are neutralized by things called Antioxidants, like Vitamin C and E.  You can't take enough of these by mouth to totally protect your skin, but they do indeed make a difference, especially the Vitamin C, so take 1-2gm a day of Vitamin C orally.  Therefore, any good skin care program will have a topical antioxidant serum which you use daily in addition to a sunscreen/sunblock.  We recommend two SkinCeutical products and and the two SPF 50 Sunblockers with Zinc and Titanium made by Skinceuticals.

 

Phloretin CF

Broad Range Antioxidant

 

2%  Phloretin, 10% Vitamin C,

 .5% Ferulic Acid

 

  Effective for:

Pigmentation:  Inhibits UV pigment production 100%.

Stimulating Collagen.

DNA Damage:  Thymidine dimers, an index of DNA damage from free radicals (Potential Cancer) markedly reduced by this product.

SunBurn:   Erythema from sun markedly decreased.

30ml  Use AM  Lasts 2-3 Months

More at Skinceuticals or purchase at Inside Outside

 

 

CE Ferrulic

Broad Range Antioxidant

 

15% Vitamin C, 1% Vitamin E

& Ferulic Acid.

Effective for:

DNA Damage:  Thymidine dimers, an index of DNA damage from free radicals (Potential Cancer) markedly reduced by this product.

Stimulating Collagen Synthesis.

Reducing fine lines and wrinkles.

 

Replenishes lipids.

 

 

30ML Use AM Lasts 2-3 Months

 More at SkinCeuticals or purchase at Inside Outside

 

Sheer Physical UV Defense SPF 50

No Chemicals!

5% Zinc Oxide , 6% Titanium

Sheer and not tinted.

30ml  Use AM  Lasts 2-3 Months

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Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50

 No Chemicals!

5% Zinc Oxide , 6% Titanium

Sheer and also Tinted!

More at SkinCeuticals  or purchase at Inside Outside

 

 

 

For a more detailed explanation of Skin Care Products See Dr. Christian's  Guide to Basic and Specialty Skin Care Products!!

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