A Few of My Favorite Products for 2010

Okay – I can’t help myself. I still love that ColoreScience powdered sunscreen (Sunforgettable SPF 30 – comes in tints) for anyone athletic (doesn’t drip into eyes), or oily, or who just needs double screening (history of skin cancer, melasma, or lots of sun damage).

I DO like the new TNS Essential Serum (by SkinMedica) which is a “double pump” combination product with antioxidants, cell growth factors and peptides combined. It’s really expensive but worth it if you have a lot of sun damage or are over 45ish.

A very nice antioxidant for those of you with sensitive skins (who don’t tolerate Vitamin C serums well) is the Replenix Cream (90% polyphenol isolates) – works but not irritating.

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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