While plastic surgery and spa treatments can do wonders for stimulating a healthy, youthful appearance, their effects will fade quickly if they are not maintained at-home. Obtaining healthy, glowing skin is a process that doesn’t stop at our doors; instead, it requires diligent daily effort. This includes using high-quality skin care products. At True Beauty Med Spa , we take pride in offering the finest products and services that have been personally tested and recommended by Dr. Beverly Friedlander and her staff of trained aestheticians.
Board Certified Female Plastic Surgeon Dr. Beverly Friedlander
Is Skin Care the secret to looking young?
Our skin is our largest organ, and it’s truly amazing in its strength and resilience. Sadly, it will not maintain its health on its own. In fact, the skin is one of our neediest organs, requiring constant care and attentiveness to keep it at its highest level of health.
Maintaining good skin health is essential to a youthful appearance, and as you age, this feat becomes more difficult. From the young age of 20, our skin starts the process that many people consider “aging.” It is then when our bodies start to produce less collagen—1 percent less each year. Since collagen is the protein responsible for skin health, function, and support, its reduced production starts to show in the way of fine lines, wrinkles, and dull, lackluster skin. While there is no way to prevent this from occurring, you can help to slow down the process by practicing good skin care habits with quality products at an early age. These products can also help stave off some of our environment’s damaging effects and stressful lifestyles.
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True Beauty Med Spa offers a variety of top-of-the-line skin care products for all skin types and ages. To determine the correct products for you, our professionals will perform a comprehensive skin evaluation with a VISIA skin analysis. This revolutionary technology allows us to see what is going on with your skin beneath the surface, from the extent of sun damage to the effects of pollution. This analysis will allow our aestheticians to recommend a specific and effective home care program, consisting of the finest skin care products from some of the industry’s leading brands.
The proper skin care routine varies just as much by age as it does skin type and lifestyle.
When you are young, a cleanser and a sunscreen are all you need to maintain healthy skin. During adolescence, changing hormones produce new oils, making your skin prone to breakouts and acne. Once you reach your late 20s and 30s, your skin care needs to expand to cleansers, toners, moisturizers, and sunscreen. As you age, you will likely find that more products are required to target specific concerns and sensitivities. There is no single cream or lotion that can address all of your skin’s needs in one. Therefore, a carefully curated collection of products must be combined to maintain optimal skin health. If you are interested in the skin care products offered by Dr. Beverly Friedlander, contact True Beauty Med Spa today by calling (973) 912-9120 .
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True Beauty Med Spa offers high-quality medical-grade skin care products that provide excellent results. The products we suggest have been personally tested and hand-selected by Dr. Friedlander and her staff, which allows us to ensure that our clients will find products that work.
For decades, Obagi Skin Care has represented the highest quality of scientifically proven skin care products. Dr. Zein Obagi, a world-renowned dermatologist, remains a skin care industry leader, focusing on science and innovation. As medical director of ZO® Skin Health, he is able to offer the newest generation of technologically advanced ingredients with even more effective formulations, providing comprehensive skin care for all ages, backgrounds, and skin types.
His exclusive formulations and unique delivery systems provide a way to address hyperpigmentation, oiliness, large pores, sun damage, signs of aging, and acne. If you desire beautiful, youthful skin, speak to one of our aestheticians about ZO® Skin Health. With ZO®, we can help you achieve the skin you have always wanted. Whether your skin is dry, normal or oily, young or old, there is a ZO® Skin Health product for you.
SkinCeuticals is a leading industry brand that makes the award-winning anti-oxidant-CE Ferulic (Vitamin C and E + Ferulic blend) formula. Use of CE Ferulic results in visible anti-aging benefits, improving the appearance of lines and wrinkles, increasing firmness, and brightening the skin’s complexion. This serum, awarded “Best of Beauty” and “Editor’s Choice” by Allure Magazine, can be added as a complement to any skin care regimen.
Other products we love include Phloretin CF—an alternative to CE Ferulic for those with oily skin—the Phyto Corrective Gel and the B5 Hydrating Gel. The B5 Gel is an oil-free moisturizer that combines Vitamin B5 with HA’s and is ideal for acne-prone skin. It will hydrate the skin without clogging the pores.
EltaMD® skin care products can be used by everyone and are especially well-suited for those with sensitive skin or those wanting additional assistance post-procedure. These sunscreens are formulated using transparent zinc oxide. They are non-comedogenic (meaning that they don’t clog the pores), sensitivity-free, fragrance-free, and paraben-free, and can be used after any procedure. They come in tinted and non-tinted formulations.
All EltaMD® sunscreens are broad-spectrum, meaning they protect against UVA and UVB wavelengths—the wavelengths that commonly lead to sunburns and premature aging. We also recommend the EltaMD® skin balm to protect and help restore the protective function of the skin after resurfacing procedures.
True Beauty Med Spa has recently added NeoCutis to its offerings. NeoCutis was founded on the basis of extensive research surrounding wound care. Scientists found that “older skin” acts more like “wounded skin” in that it needs stimulation of elements to regenerate and restore key building blocks of tissue—namely collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid.
All NeoCutis products are restorative and are safe on all skin types. They hydrate the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. We, at True Beauty Med Spa, have selected several NeoCutis products which consistently outperform the competition and can safely be combined with other products to achieve exemplary results. Bio Creme—containing anti-aging growth factors—safely soothes the skin and restores moisture after procedures. Lumiere—specially formulated for use on the delicate under eye skin—uses growth factors to target and improve fine lines, pigment and puffiness. Hyalis is an intense hydrating cream which contains five different HA’s to promote soft skin and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Journee’ is a powerful day cream containing SPF; this is an ideal product for younger skin as it both prevents damage and restores skin function.
iS Clinical combines traditional botanical medicine with advanced scientific formulation. Using botanicals—called extremozymes—which assist in survival and adaptability of plants in extreme environments, iS clinical has pioneered safe simple solutions for all skin care concerns. These results-driven products are ideal for patients desiring natural solutions for their skin concerns. We also love the Active Serum and the ProHeal. The Active Serum is a powerful botanical that leaves the skin soft and smooth. It can be used for all ages and skin types and is safe during pregnancy. Pro Heal—also a botanical—uses a combination of plant based products to reduce redness and inflammation in the skin. Used for the treatment of Rosacea, these products are safe on all skin types.
Post-operative bruising is a common concern for our surgery patients. This is why we are proud to offer Jane Iredale Mineral Cover-up. This makeup product will temporarily blend and cover any bruising or pigmentation after a surgical (or non-surgical) procedure. Since we are not a day spa, we do not offer makeup; however, our aestheticians will be pleased to discuss the benefits of different makeup products.
This fun group of products help create the luscious lips that we all crave. These can be used before or after your lip enhancement to exfoliate, hydrate, and color dry, flaky lips. Sara Happ Lip Scrub and Color do not contain parabens, so they are not drying, and they make great gifts or stocking stuffers.
Skin care with quality products is necessary for any person who wishes to maintain optimal skin health. The need for quality skin care increases for those who desire to prolong their cosmetic treatment results, whether non-surgical or surgical. It is important to use skin care after:
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Since skin care products are made up of many ingredients, there is a possibility of sensitivity to them, or, rarely, an allergic reaction. Inform the aestheticians at True Beauty Med Spa of any known allergies, so that they can assist you in finding the best products for your skin needs.
Board Certified Female Plastic Surgeon Dr. Beverly Friedlander
Even the best skin care products in the world cannot produce noticeable results overnight. You will gradually see the improvement in your skin tone and texture over time, which will be maintained for the duration that you use the products. Skin care cannot arrest the aging process, but it can help to maintain lasting skin health.
Dr. Friedlander became a plastic surgeon to make a real difference in the lives of her patients. She started her practice in New Jersey three decades ago, and still treats some of her very first patients to this day! Experience the difference that comes from working with a true plastic surgery professional who cares about your results by scheduling your consultation with Dr. Bev.
636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 1A, Short Hills, New Jersey 07078