cosmeceutical products

Cosmeceuticals hold potential in acne treatmentPatients expect dermatologists to have answers for which cosmeceuticals can help their condition. Experts run through pros and cons of several common ingredients.
4 ways to differentiate skincare products for patientsTaking time to educate consumers about professional vs. over-the-counter options can increase practice sales. Find out how
What are the goals of a cosmeceutical?In the skin care industry, a successful cosmeceutical is designed to deliver three benefits.
A new product category: pharmacoidsThese unique pharmaceuticals are in many ways the newest category of products to grace our armamentarium. They are drugs that improve appearance temporarily in those with disease.
Neuromodulator, cosmeceutical product options expandingNoteworthy products under development include modified neuromodulators that can function as carrier molecules, as well as a promising wrinkle- and redness-reducing cosmeceutical, experts say.
Cosmeceutical products plentiful, but research scarcePeer-reviewed data on cosmeceuticals is lacking, but some of the most thoroughly researched offerings include coconut oil and lignin peroxidase, according to experts who spoke at Cosmetic Surgery Forum.
Cyclodextrin complex technology emerging in cosmeceuticalsThis technology is perfectly suited to cosmeceuticals because cyclodextrins are oligosaccharides, also known as sugars, and are commonly used in existing cosmetics
PODCAST: A plethora of aesthetic productsCosmetic concerns are important to many of our patients. Among the difficulties faced by consumers is the blitz of advertising of new and presumably revolutionary products that can rejuvenate and preserve the youthful appearance of the skin. Many products make what sound like medical claims about the efficacy of these agents. Norman Levine, M.D., asked Zoe Draelos, M.D., the foremost authority on this subject, to discuss these issues with us.
Cosmetic dermatology market expected to flourishWhat does the future look like for cosmetic medicine and aesthetic treatments? Jwala Karnik, M.D., chief medical officer, Suneva Medical, weighs in on three trends that are expected to impact cosmetic dermatology.
A critical look at the term cosmeceutical: Descriptive or deceptive?The term “cosmeceutical” was coined in 1984 by Albert Kligman, M.D., Ph.D., to describe an emerging category of skincare products. Dr. Kligman, known for his work on topical retinoids, used this term to describe skincare products that provided therapeutic benefits to the skin above and beyond what would be seen with simple cosmetics.