Dr. Josephine Futrell, M.D., Ph.D., Dermatology

Expert skincare and beauty tips

**NEW PRODUCT ALERT** — January 10, 2020


Black Mask – Made with the highest quality earth clays to unclog pores and absorb excess oil, this intensive mask noticeably refines the appearance of pores and deeply cleanses skin, leaving it polished and smooth.

Purifies and soothes skin with unique properties of Silt derived from European freshwater lakes

Contains the highest quality earth clays to unclog pores and absorb excess oil

Leaves skin looking polished and smooth

Helps to noticeably refine the appearance of pores

Who benefits? All skin types. Ideal for those with normal to oily skin types.

Wash Your Face — December 31, 2019

Wash Your Face

You probably aren’t even aware that you touch your face all day long, making it one of the dirtiest parts of your body. These are three reasons to wash your face before you go to sleep:

1. You’ll Reduce Breakouts. Dirt accumulates during the day. While it doesn’t cause acne itself, dirt clogs pores, increasing blackheads and the build up of dead skin. Dead skin makes you look dull and decreases the penetration of useful products. 

2. Your Moisturizer Will Work Better. Not only is moisturizer absorbed better on clean skin, but so are all skin products. Any skin care item should be applied only after cleanser and, ideally, toner. 

3. You’ll Help Prevent Wrinkles. This goes for your nighttime Retin-A and your daytime sunscreen – your two most important anti-wrinkle creams.

What to Avoid When Getting Juvederm — October 27, 2019
Revitalash vs. Latisse — August 21, 2019
All I Want for Christmas is Sculptra! (video) — November 30, 2018
5 Reasons to Try Jane Iredale – a Mineral Makeup for Healthy Radiant Skin — August 21, 2018
Jane Iredale Makeup — August 10, 2018
Skin beauty at any age – the art of aging well — June 6, 2018

Skin beauty at any age – the art of aging well

Beautiful skin is possible at any age!


Start with Revision 30% C serum every morning, Retin-A every night and sunscreen if you even open your front door. Don’t forget to exfoliate–Finishing Touch by Revision is great.


To all of the above, introduce microneedling Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Botox and fillers.


Make sure you don’t neglect the décolletage area. Great products are TNS essential serum and Nectifirm. In addition to traditional fillers, consider Sculptra for overall facial volume replacement. For skin tightening and rejuvenation, add Infini, a new radio frequency microneedling device.



Longer, fuller lashes with Latisse — April 7, 2018
5 Tips for Your Best Skin This Spring — March 29, 2018

5 Tips for Your Best Skin This Spring

1)Buy your sunscreen now –SPF 30 or higher. 

2) To further protect against UV rays, use an antioxidant each morning–good products include TNS Essential Serum or CE Ferulic.

3) Use an exfoliant at least 1-2 times per week (Finishing Touch by Revision).

4) Hydroquinone or other bleaching creams at night to avoid “age spots.”  

5) Retin A for rebuilding damaged skin. 

Ask your dermatologist to customize your skin care regimen.  At ArkLaTex Dermatology, cosmetic consults are free.