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OXIS International Continues Global Product Rollout

OXIS International, Inc. introduced its Prograce Anti- Aging Serum as part of its global product launch. Prograce is the first of OXIS's skin care line products to contain its proprietary “intelligent antioxidant” EGT (99% pure L-ergothioneine), states the company.

Replenix Clarifying Brightening Polish Launches

New Replenix Clarifying Brightening Polish removes makeup, excess oils, and toxins through the dual action of manual and chemical exfoliation, Topix says. A pure crystalline glycolic acid helps to slough away surface skin cells to enhance texture, suppleness, and moisture levels while diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, without causing irritation, according to the company. Salicylic acid clears the pores of oil and improves skin's clarity. The formula also provides antioxidants with vitamin C, green tea polyphenols, and Co-Q10.

Sound Surgical Technologies Releases VASERsmooth

Sound Surgical Technologies launched VASERsmooth, a minimally invasive cellulite solution. VASERsmooth technology is available with the new VASER Lipo System and provides an additional application for the body contouring device. The accompanying VASERsmooth kit includes a specially designed handpiece and set of probes that selectively emulsify superficial fatty tissue and cut the hardened fibrous septae responsible for skin dimpling and contour irregularities, according to the company.

Avène Eye Contour Product Launches in September

The Rétrinal EYES Eye Contour Care product from Avène offers soothing, firming, and smoothing benefits to patients during sleep and is exclusive to physicians. The treatment targets fine lines and wrinkles; loss of firmness; sagging contours; and dark circles without irritation, according to the company. It features a patented combination of retinaldehyde and their exclusive hyaluronic acid fragments (0.5%) along with dextran sulfate to help reduce puffiness and Avène Thermal Spring Water to soothe and soften.

LightStim for Wrinkles Now Available

LightStim for Wrinkles is an FDA-cleared athome device that uses LED light therapy to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin in the skin, providing a range of anti-aging benefits. It utilizes multi-wave colors of light that enable users to achieve professional-grade results, such as improving the texture of skin, reducing pore size, and bettering the appearance of sun-damaged skin, states the company. Most people see initial results after six to eight weeks of using daily for 20 minutes. In clinical studies, many saw results in as short as one to three weeks.

Dermatologist Develops New Scalp Therapy System

Dermatologist Dr. Gary Marder created a scalp therapy system that regulates oil production but does not disrupt, burn, or irritate the scalp to restore good health, his company says. Launching Q4 2012, Dr. Marder Scalp Therapy featuring Total Relief Shampoo and Total Relief Conditioner are clinically proven to relieve dandruff in three days, and with continued use, will abate dandruff, according to the company. The deep cleansing shampoo is formulated with maximum strength hydrocortisone, combined with a proprietary Nano-Botanical Complex, which boosts the effectiveness of the treatment. The conditioner contains highly concentrated zinc pyrithione, proven to fight bacteria and fungi that contribute to the formation of dandruff.

Equivalent to Doryx Now Available for Acne

The first therapeutic equivalent to Doryx (doxycycline hyclate delayed-release tablets, USP), 150mg, is now available from Mylan. This tetracycline-class antimicrobial is indicated for the adjunctive treatment of severe acne.

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