Why Use Medical-Grade Skin Care Products?

Over-the-counter (OTC) skin care products are everywhere. Many people use them around the world, and many are disappointed with the results. Still, they stick with their OTC products because these are often less expensive than medical-grade skin care products and are more readily available.

Why are Medical-Grade Skin Care Products Better?

Medical-grade skin care products tend to cost more because they are generally more effective. They are designed with only a trace amount of active ingredients. As a result, less of the product may be needed to achieve the same benefits of a larger or more frequent amount of OTC products. Over-the-counter products are designed to be more generic than medical-grade products. As a result, they do not often penetrate as deeply into the layers of your skin. For this reason, over-the-counter products may not as effectively treat skin conditions that lead to the visible signs of aging.

Why are Medical-Grade Products More Expensive?

With medical-grade products, you get improved quality and a higher standard. Before manufacturers release a medical-grade product, they put it through testing to scientifically ensure its efficacy and the veracity of their claims. These tests guarantee that when you choose the higher-end product, you’re getting one of the best possible options to tackle the underlying problem that causes a prematurely aged appearance. A medical-grade product is going to have a higher level of the proven active ingredient. This is why medical-grade products are available only through prescription.

How Can Medical-Grade Skin Care Products Improve My Skin?

What is it that makes your skin look healthy? It is not simply a lack of wrinkles. Younger and healthier skin looks bright and tight. It has an even color and tone and few to no blemishes. One way to acquire the radiant skin you want is by selecting products that can permeate the surface of your skin. Medical-grade or pharmaceutical-grade skin care products are designed to work at a cellular level.

When used on a regular basis, medical-grade skin care products can help strengthen your skin, as well as encourage the production of beneficial substances. This can give your skin and your face an overall more youthful appearance that can last for a long time.

If you would like more information on medical-grade skin care products, schedule a consultation at The Finishing Touch Medspa, which is conveniently located in Folsom, CA. Contact us today to book your appointment!

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