When winter weather causes a person’s face to become dry, blotchy, and tight, it not only affects the way a person looks, but it also affects the way they feel. It can make a person feel low, irritated, and embarrassed to show their face in public.
Dermatologists realize that during winter months, people must take extra steps to protect their skin. The effects of winter weather are not only felt by those who have sensitive skin. Cold air, heavy winds, and dry conditions can wreak havoc on all types of skin. In many cases, over-the-counter skin treatments are not enough. The only way that many people can protect their skin during the winter is by using medical grade skincare products.
Why Choose Medical Grade Skincare Products?
It is common for people to wonder what the difference is between over-the-counter skincare products and medical grade products. While over-the-counter products are heavily advertised, beautifully packaged, and reasonably priced, they are not designed to fix real skin problems. Medical grade skincare products are.
Medical grade skincare products have higher concentrations of their active ingredients as opposed to their over-the-counter counterparts. The reason for this is because they are being dispensed and controlled by a doctor or another medical professional. Over-the-counter products that are sold at a drugstore are designed to treat everyone. They have just enough of their active ingredient to cause some results, but a small enough amount of this ingredient to not cause anyone to have an adverse reaction.
Over-the-counter products are designed to affect the epidermis, which is the outer layer of the skin. The epidermis is where the body sheds dead skin cells. In order for skincare product to have a real effect, it needs to penetrate beneath the external layer of the skin. Medical grade skincare products have been designed to do just that. Many have been created to affect the dermis, which is the middle layer of the skin. The dermis is where the body produces elastin and collagen. These two components are used by the body to refresh and revitalize a person’s skin. Some medical grade skincare products are designed to affect the basal. This is the lowest layer of the skin where new cells are created.
Medical grade skincare products have been proven to provide results. They have been studied by scientists and researchers and their results have been published in renowned medical journals. Medical grade skincare products are designed to do more than provide a surface cosmetic treatment. They can actually transform a person’s skin and repair problems affecting deeper skin layers.
Combat the dry, cracked, and irritated skin that accompanies the harsh winter months. Contact Dermatology Associates today to see how medical grade skincare products can help.