1. HA5 by Skin Medica for smooth makeup application and a marked decrease in crepey skin 2. DEJ serum to enhance your Botox effects around the eyes and forehead 3. TNS ESSENTIAL SERUM for that problematic décolleté area 4. Skin Medica lip plumper for a quick fix for vanishing lips… Read More


You have less than a week until THE BIG EVENT. What can you do for a quick fix if you can’t afford downtime?  1) Have a facial–our gentle calming facial is a good choice 2) Dermaplaning quickly removes facial “fuzzies” 3) Silkpeel combines microdermabrasion with a chemical infusion to freshen and brighten 4) Makeup consultation… Read More


Today, I discuss Dr. Baker’s Sculptra procedure. Sculptra contains poly-L-lactic acid, which restores volume to the aging face. As you age, the collagen beneath the skin naturally begins to break down. This collagen gives your face volume and shape. As a result of the collagen breakdown, wrinkles and lines begin to form. Instead of “filling”… Read More


Introducing …. Lytera 2.0 by SkinMedica. Formulated to address even the most stubborn discoloration regardless of skin type. Improvements are seen in as early as 2 weeks with progressively dramatic results at 12 weeks and beyond. This amazing product helps to optimize results of multiple treatments , including laser therapy, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion. Although… Read More


Not all moisturizers are created equal. Here are my favorites: HA 5 by SkinMedica – can take “lizard skin” on the face and smooth and plump. This product is a necessity for those of us “of a certain age”.       2. Obagi Luxe – less pricey than the above but still good.  … Read More


  1) Use an antioxidant serum before your morning sunscreen.  A good bargain is Vitamin C Lotion 30% by Revision (109$).   2) A light winter peel–lactic acid or salicylic acid–can rid you of dry, dull skin.  Add a hyaluronic acid moisturizer to really smooth your skin.  Good products:  Hydrating Serum by Revision ($65) or HA5 by SkinMedica… Read More


  AM1) Obagi Cleanser2) Obagi Toner3) TNS Essential Serum (Skin Medica)4) Tinted Sunscreen ( Skin Ceuticals) PM 1) Cleanser (Obagi)2)Toner (Obagi)3) HQRA ( combines 12% hydroquinone and 0.1% Retin A) Two to three times a week I also use an exfoliant – either Obagi’s Exfoderm or Revision’s Finishing Touch. If I am extremely dry, I… Read More


Ark-La-Tex Dermatology has developed its own skincare line especially for those of you who have an active schedule but still want to look your best. Here, Dr. Futrell explains the steps in the two-minute drill.… Read More