The cosmetic industry is a multibillion-dollar industry. People are concerned about the way they look. A lot of this has to do with how technology has changed the way we as humans interact with each other. If we were to go back in time to the early 90s, the idea of being able to communicate with another individual over a long-distance and face-to-face would seem like science fiction. However, millions of people around the world today use video chat programs consistently to talk with each other. They can even do it on their handheld devices. As a result, we spend more time looking at each other than we did in years past.
Another reason why people are more obsessed with the way they look is social media. Every day, millions of photographs are uploaded, and a good portion of these are images of people’s faces. So it is understandable that since your face is being seen by more people and more frequently, you are going to want it to look the best that it can at all times.
In an attempt to improve their appearance, some people have opted to use medical-grade skincare products as opposed to those that are sold over-the-counter. The question is, do medical-grade skincare products really provide a better quality result? The answer is yes. And here’s why: All over-the-counter skincare products have an active ingredient that is designed to produce the results you are looking for. However, not everyone’s skin reacts the same to these active ingredients. And so what cosmetic companies have had to do is water down the products they sell to the public.
The goal is to include just enough of the active ingredient to produce some results, but not so much that it could negatively affect the skin of those who have sensitive skin. The goal is to create mass-market products that are virtually irritation-free. This is true whether you are buying a generic over-the-counter product or an expensive over-the-counter product.
On the other hand, medical-grade skincare products have a higher amount of the active ingredient. This means that since they are more potent, the results they produce are better. And since medical-grade cosmetics are distributed by a doctor, it is the doctor who examines your skin and determines what type of product you need to get the best results based on their examination. When you purchase a cosmetic product over-the-counter, you are diagnosing your own skin. There may be underlying problems that you are not aware of, and so the product that you select may not have the results you want.
In addition to prescribing skincare products, our doctor is also going to supervise your use of these products. They will be able to show you how to use them in a way that will produce the best results. While medical-grade skincare products may cost more than their over-the-counter counterparts, the results that they produce are so great that for many people, the cost is well worth it. To learn more about our medical-grade skincare products, set up a consultation at New Beauty Wellness. Our office is located in Westport. Contact us today to schedule your appointment!