Joy Marie has over 25 years in researching and developing treatment protocols for skin disorders like
Rosacea symptoms caused by Demodex Mites? Read more, especially if you have indoor pets...click
Please take note: ladies, if you are using any kind of hormone therapy - birth control, fertility therapy, menopause, post hysterectomy, PCOS, endometriosis for example, please discuss with your doctor the problems of melasma, skin cancer and facial hair growth. If you are taking birth control pills and your doctor wants to put you on antibiotics for acne or for illnesses, please ask questions: it has been determined that some medications like them will render your birth control pills useless! Unprotected sun exposure will cause problems with your skin's pigmentation, by the way, and set you up for risks like melasma as well as skin cancers. Read more about melasma on our web page by clicking here.
Glymed Advanced Esthetics Plus super hydrating trio of unique peptide blends, antioxidants and naturally hydrating plant extracts will get your skin prepared for the winter season! Eye Calm, even my most sensitive clients loved this treatment when it was introduced back in 2006! Ultra Hydro Gel rapidly boosts your skin's moisture levels - such that I send it home with many chemical peel clients! Intense Peptide Skin Recovery Complex - with 5 amino acid complexes clinically proven to target lines and wrinkles deep within the skin's infrastructure. I send it to clients for post-op care after surgery or laser work is done. Need help to recover from too much sun this summer ;) You can mix these with any skin care program you are currently enjoying, to add a level of moisture and healing you may be missing! While supplies last... When sold separately, $185! 3 Items $165.25 Skin Wash - for Acne Rosacea
From our Serious Action group of products. This unique acne facial wash is formulated with 2.5% benzoyl peroxide to thoroughly cleanse skin and reduce acne lesions by wiping out the bacteria that causes them to spread. Rosacea patients who are not sensitive benefit from this anti-bacterial action because true Rosacea is caused by a bacteria transfered from Demodex Mites. See our articles...
Active Ingredient: Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%
Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, PEG-80 Sorbitan Laurate, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, PEG-150 Distearate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate, Sodium Laureth-13 Carboxylate, Cocamide MEA, Carbomer, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide
8 OZ $30.50
Keratosis Wash - for face, arms and legs, to use in bath or shower every day. This formula contains no harsh chemicals. One of the problems with treating Keratosis Pilaris, and Faceii Rubra, is that everything on the market is very drying and chemical. We use plant based enzymes and antioxidants to treat the epidermis, not torture it! The daily use softens and returns the skin to normal pH, helping to not become inflamed - a natural reaction to stressful ingredients and harsh scrubbing. Not only do the hard bumps dissolve with regular use, but the red dots fade, too!
Ingredients: water, Salicylic Acid, Organic Coconut Oil*, Potassium Hydroxide**, Organic Olive Oil*, Organic Hemp Oil, Organic Jojoba Oil, Polypodium Leucotomos Extract*, Coral, Glutathione, Ferulic Acid, Coconut Endosperm*, Zinc PCA, Brown Alga Fucoidan*, Lactobacillus Kelp ferment filtrate*, Citric Acid, Tocopherol (vitamin E).
* CERTIFIED FAIR TRADE INGREDIENTS
** None remains after saponifying oils (a chemical reaction called saponification takes place between the fat and the hydroxide) into soap and glycerin
- a liquid cleanser!
6 FL OZ $19.00
Keratosis Wash - economy size!
16 FL OZ $45.00 Aesthetician's Elite Vitamin C Cleanser with Calcium - Glymed's gentle, soap free skin cleanser that carefully addresses the needs of complexions dealing with Psoriasis, Keratosis, Eczema and other dry skin issues. Loaded with anti-oxidants, herbs and botanicals, this product actually treats your skin as you wash it! Very rarely use hot water in cleansing such sensitive skin, however. Dehydration only aggravates the conditions.
Ingredients: water, dipentaerythrityl hexacaprylate/hexacaprate, tridecyl trimelitate, tridecyl stearate, neopintyl glcol dicapate/dicaprylae, glceryl stearate, PEG-100, ceteareth-20, cetearyl clcohol, clycerin USP, magnesium aluminum silicate, dimethicone, lanolin, sodium citrate, xanthan gum, DMDM Hydratioin, grapefruit oil, grape seed extract, soapbark extract, vitamin E, calciumchloride, retinyl palmitate (vitamin A), magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, ribonucleic acid, yeast extract, super oxide dismutase, annato.
8 FL OZ $35.00 Almond Joy - for normal, combination skin with redness. Really nearly smells as fantastic as this candy bar! Yet its GOOD for you!! No parabens or chemicals of concern - plant based formula to gently cleanse the skin and calm/cool blood vessels near the surface to reduce the redness and irritations. Yes, it has chocolate extract! The Cacao Seed has over 256 identified anti-oxidants so it explains why humans worldwide love chocolate! Make sure your dietary treats do not have milk products on the label...milk changes the chemistry and reduces the benefits. Yes, our cleanser has Coconut! Raw, cold pressed, organic, virgin coconut oil...! 16 FL OZ $35.00
Salicylic Wash - for issues of pigmentation changes, rough/dry face and body skin, blackheads, keratosis. Formulated with Beta Hydroxy and Alpha Hydroxy Acids, certified organic botanicals like chirally correct L-Arbutin, Kojic Acid and Cacao Fruit Seed Extract, to effectively cleanse and tone the skin while reducing hyper-pigmentation every time you use it.
8 FL OZ $30.00 For advanced cases of Rosacea or Keratosis Pilaris Rubra, we have tested out this group of products from 3 of our natural brands and find them to be exemplary in the treatment of chronic redness of the face and neck. For those with broken capillaries, alternate Rosacea Relief with the Peptide Recovery Complex. For severe Rosacea, using Peptides over Relief morning and night. This creates an all-natural solution to visible capillary damage from Rosacea, telangiectasia, high blood pressure, pregnancy, alcohol use, sun damage, cold and wind damage, smoking and more. Instead of trying to cover up unsightly blood vessels, repair them with this capillary repairing double-whammy! The Glymed peptides formulations are innovative and remarkable in their healing and rejuvenating capacities. Their Eye Calm and Lip Science products work wonders around those sensitive, prone-to-be-lined and crinkely areas of the face. Formulated with horse chestnut extract to minimize the appearance of capillaries and varicose veins (which appear when blood vessels lose elasticity and become congested with blood). Aescin, a principal active compound of horse chestnut, is known to reduce inflammation and improve vein walls by plugging minute holes and microscopic leaks in venules and capillaries. This action promotes elasticity and may prevent swelling and long term damage.
Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Helianthis Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearth 20, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Bark Extract, Glycerin, Cetearyl Glucoside, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Caprylic Acid, Glycine, Cyclopentasiloxane & Dimethiconol, Xanthan Gum, Betyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Lecithin, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate
2 FL OZ $66.00 GlyMed Plus Intense Peptide Skin Recovery Complex - an amazing cream that targets lines and stressed blood vessels deep within the skin's surface. As part of the GlyMed Injecta-ceutical skin care products, its an innovative cream formula that delivers five potent amino acid complexes - clinically proven to correct problems within the skin's infrastructure. These 5 micro-protein fragments are cellular building blocks and messengers of the natural process of tissue repair to support the regeneration of collagen for skin firmness and elasticity. This exclusive formula is also packed with Ceramide 2, an essential skin molecule that improves hydration while supporting tissue repair, and vitamin E to combat free radical damage. Contains sea whip extract, to soothe and calm inflammation associated with Rosacea, and licorice root and bearberry extract to inhibit melanin biosynthesis (hyper-pigmentation). The addition of the peptides in the Recovery Complex supports Rosacea Relief to gently and effectively restore healthy tissue.
Ingredients: Water (Aqua), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-3, Phyllanthus Emblica (Amalaki) Fruit Extract, Cyclomethicone, Glycerin, Galactoarabinan, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Tribehenin, Ceramide 2, PEG-10 Rapeseed Sterol, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Butylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Siegesbeckia Orientalis Extract, Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, Steareth-20, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, Polyacrylamide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Laureth-7, Stearic Acid, Corylus Americana (Hazel) Seed Oil, Cetyl Phosphate, Sea Whip Extract, Tocopherol Acetate (Vitamin E), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Algae Extract, Yeast Extract, Glucosamine HCI, Echinacea Angustifolia Extract, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi (Bearberry) Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Uralensis (Licorice) Root Extract, Urea, Dimethicone, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Root Extract, Triethanolamine, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl Glycol, BHT
1 OZ $79.00 Eye Calm - a luxurious formulation with a special blend of 100% natural ingredients including natural peptides, essential oils, anti-oxidants, vitamins, and potent skin immune boosters. Eye Calm also contains Alpha Lipoic Acid, an extraordinary anti-wrinkle/antioxidant agent that gently tightens and firms the tissue around the eyes. High levels of Ascorbyl Palmitate, Bearberry Extract, Licorice Extract and Blackberry Extract combine to lighten dark circles. Apply morning and evening around the entire eye area including the lids. A cooling sensation is immediately experienced followed by a slight tightening. Those peptides immediately go to work on wrinkles and crepey tissue around your eyes. Apply to clean, toned skin first thing in the morning and again at bedtime. Can be used through out the day, even touched on over make up. .3 FL OZ $38.00 For advanced lines and wrinkles around the eyes:
WRx Eye Cream - for those over 50, an intensely hydrating, multi-action eye treatment that delivers clinically proven, anti-aging peptide technology. This high-performance complex is power-packed with protective botanical and vitamin antioxidants vitamin A, C, and E. Contains ultra-potent ceramides 1, 2 and 3 to reinforce the natural lipid barrier and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, firming the delicate skin around the eye. In a 30-day clinical trial, WRx Eye Cream was found to decrease wrinkles and facial lines up to 68%, increase epidermal firmness up to 47% and boost hydration of the skin up to 70%.
Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Acetyl Hexapeptide 6, Capric Caprylic Triglyceride, Cetearyl Glucoside, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearth-20, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Ceramide 3, Ceramide 2, Ceramide 1, Phytosphingosine, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Glycine Soja (Soybean Protein), Serine, Proline, Spirulina Platensis (Algae) Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Xanthan Gum, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Sodium Hyaluronate, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Primula Veris (Primrose) Extract, Alchemilla Vulgaris (Ladyâ€™s Mantle) Extract, Veronica Officinalis (Speedwell) Extract, Melissa Officinalis (Balm) Leaf Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, Caprylic Acid, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Rosa Damascena (Rose) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Polyphenols, Red Wine Polyphenols, Glycine, Potassium Sorbate
Cell Science Lip Science promotes fuller, smoother lips with moisturizing emollients and skin firming peptides to diminish fine lines and restore the vital components necessary for youthful looking lips. Daily use restores the natural color of the vermillion of the lips. Also contains xylitol to help support gum health.
Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Xylitol, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Cetearyl Glucoside, Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, Caprylic Acid, Glycine, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Hydroxyproline, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Xanthan Gum, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Oil, Methyl Nicotinate
.3 OZ $36.00 Products to treat Keratosis Pilaris Rubra Faceii Net weight Cost Buy Now! WRx Activating Cleanser - from Glymed's medical line of skin care, an extremely gentle, nourishing, exfoliating cleansing lotion for people with KP Rubra as well as mature women, post-menopausal with Rosacea. For use on face and neck in the morning shower and on a soft face cloth for make up removal at night. We use this for most of our facials services. $6 off this week!
This plant-based, hydrophilic cleanser is perfect to remove makeup, debris, and impurities from the skin, while not over-stripping the natural moisture barrier or causing any stress to inflamed blood vessels in the dermis layer.
Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Echinacea Purpurea (Echinacea) Herb Extract, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Spirulina Platensis (Algae) Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Decyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Glucoside, Glyceryl Stearate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Glycerin, Vegetable Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearth 20, Hawaiian Algae (Seaweed) Extract, HG5 Complex, Sodium Hyaluronate, Copper Gluconate, Zinc Gluconate, Magnesium Aspartate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), PC10 Complex, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Oil, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Primula Veris (Primrose) Extract, Alchemilla Vulgaris (Lady’s Mantle) Extract, Veronica Officinalis (Speedwell) Extract, Melissa Officinalis (Balm) Leaf Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, Xanthan Gum, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Caprylic Acid, Glycine, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate (preservative).
8 OZ $115.00 Sun and Wind Protection Products on Sale this month! Net weight Cost Buy Now! Pro Lip Primer - this primer is the secret weapon of every professional make up artist. We want you to have it, too! With SPF 15, the primer formula enhances lipstick wear and makes lips appear fuller and more sensuous, thanks to an exclusive peptide plumping complex. Super anti-oxidants and SPF 15 combine to shield lips from sun damage, dehydration and environmental stress. .07 OZ $10.00 Retexturizing Face Primer - a delicate, silky serum formulated to perfect your skin's appearance, reducing the look of facial lines, large pores, uneven texture. Smooth on clean skin before make up or sunscreen or wear alone for evening to give skin a fresh look when going out. .45 FL OZ $15.00 Tinted Face Primer spf 20 - a lightweight serum formulated to perfect your skin's appearance, reducing the look of facial lines, large pores, uneven texture. Smooth on clean skin before make up or wear alone to give skin a fresh, smooth look when going out. Great for Acne, Rosacea and KP Rubra complexions. .45 FL OZ $18.00 Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation:
Dream Tint - moisturizing liquid tint in "Peach Brightener" shade for very water resistant sun protection. UVA/UVB spf 15.
Ingredients: titanium dioxide 4.5%, water, algae extract, elderflower extract, dimethicone, jojoba esters, glyceryl stearate, cetyl stearate, sunflower seed oil, glycerin, radish root extract, boron nitride, shea butter, jojoba seed oil, cetearyl candelillate, white tea extract, grapefruit seed extract, lavender oil, pomegranate extract, glyceryl polymethacrylate.
2 OZ $39.00 Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation:
Dream Tint - "Medium Light" shade. A Moisture Tint with UVA/UVB spf 15, medium protection. Very water resistant! .
Ingredients: titanium dioxide 4.5%, water, algae extract, dimethicone, jojoba esters, glyceryl stearate, cetyl stearate, sunflower seed oil, glycerin, radish root extract, boron nitride, shea butter, jojoba seed oil, cetearyl candelillate, white tea extract, grapefruit seed extract, lavender oil, pomegranate extract, glyceryl polymethacrylate.
2 OZ $39.00 Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation:
Lip Drink - a clear, natural balm to give your dry lips some TLC without artificial ingredients. This colorless lip balm really is a drink for the lips. It contains no petroleum-derived products which dry out the lips. People who are regular users of petroleum-based lip balms are on a continual drying cycle – the more they use, the drier their lips become. This formula is a healing treatment for chapped, sore or cracked lips.
In a base of macadamia nut oil to which is added the active sunscreen ingredient of edible zinc oxide for UVB protection. Edible zinc oxide provides an SPF 15 and broad spectrum sunscreen. Lip Drink also contains the anti-oxidants: green tea extract, Vitamin E and C. The flavor is a mixture of lemon and orange oils. It feels more moist on the lips than a traditional lip balm.
Wear alone or under lip colors.
.25 OZ $12.00 As Seen On "The Doctors"
A Skin Care, Sunscreen Make Up
To Reduce Redness and Birthmarks - very lightweight formula with sunshield. Soft velvet like texture and finish.
Net weight Cost Buy Now!
SunShield Make Up 2014
Click on the pictures to see our water based, sun protection, maximum coverage cream foundation with spf 15. To see color chart and more, click...
1/2 OZ $15.00
May Worsen Psoriasis
Heavy smokers may be putting their skin at risk.
A new study shows people who smoked more than a pack of cigarettes per day were twice as likely to have severe psoriasis as those who smoked 10 cigarettes or less per day. Researchers say the results suggest that cigarette smoking may exacerbate existing psoriasis, and highlights the need for people with the skin condition to quit smoking. Smoking is a risk factor for many other diseases, such as lung cancer and heart disease, but little is known about its relationship to psoriasis.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that is not contagious or life-threatening, but it causes itchy and sometimes embarrassing red, scaly patches on the skin. Psoriasis can also affect the nails and joints
In the study, published in the Archives of Dermatology, researchers compared smoking history and severity of psoriasis in 818 adults with psoriasis. The results showed that people who smoked heavily had twice the risk of severe psoriasis compared with light smokers. In addition, an increasing number of cigarette-years (a measurement of both the intensity and duration of smoking) also raised the risk of severe psoriasis. Researchers found that the effect of cigarette-years on psoriasis severity was stronger for women than for men. This means that present women smokers and recent quitters had a higher risk (72%) for worse psoriasis.
In an editorial that accompanies the study, Mark G. Lebwohl, MD, of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, says the study shows researchers still have a lot to learn about psoriasis. For example, the study does not answer whether psoriasis leads to smoking or smoking exacerbates psoriasis.
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