free radicals

Botox Explained

marybeth November 4, 2022 0 comments 0

When someone says they get Botox they may actually be referring to one of  the 4 related injectables on the market: Botox, Dysport, Jeuveau, or Xeomin. They are all botulinum neurotoxins that smooth out wrinkles and prevent muscle contraction but there several misconceptions about how that happens. Many people confuse fillers with neurotoxin – both are injectables that treat lines…

Glossary of Ingredients

marybeth September 17, 2021 0 comments 0

We see products making claims based on ingredients that will deliver miracles in some cases. Here are some of the key ingredients to look for and what they actually do. Medical grade skin care products are more potent, use more concentrated ingredients and are allowed, by FDA law, penetrate below the epidermis (Something OTC products are not permitted to do)….

Introducing VIVANT Skin Care | Take things up a Notch

marybeth August 12, 2019 0 comments 0

You have probably never heard of Dr. James Fulton but you surely know the products he created. He developed Retin-A, benzoyl peroxide, topical erythromycin, and more. These ingredients revolutionized skin care for aging, acne, and hyperpigmentation/melasma. He launched the skin care line, VIVANT (means Living in French) in 1990 and it is still a family owned and run company. As…

JUNE SPECIALS | Injectables

marybeth June 2, 2019 0 comments 0

          30% OFF all PCA skin care products.    A good time to upgrade, add, or tweak your summer regimen   *****Vitamin B-12 injections**** Cost of one $30, purchase 4 for $100 OR purchase 5 and get the 6th for FREE! Vitamin B-12 can increase ENERGY, mood, low red blood cell count, strengthen bones, hair, nails, skin,…

Are you a Two-Timer? | Dysport Restylane Bethesda Skin Care

marybeth January 27, 2019 0 comments 0

Wash, Rinse, Repeat Washing your face twice at the end of the day removes more dirt, pollution, makeup, and bacteria. Any super model will tell you their absolute skin care rule is to wash their face before bed no matter how tired they are.  Makeup, standing on the curb while cars and buses go by, touching and scratching our faces…

Antioxidants are a Must | Healthy Skin

marybeth February 3, 2018 0 comments 0

It took a while until I understood what a free radical was, why it was so harmful, and what it really meant in the world of skin care. It is a particle smaller than an atom, an oxygen electron that is supposed to be part of a couple, but has lost its other half, hence, the term “free” radical. As…