There are many products on the market and a lot of advertisement on *skincare products that cleanse, exfoliate and tone the skin. Some products are offering protection of the skin. There is no guarantee in the effectiveness of these products. Cosmeceuticals or medical grade skin care provide the benefits mentioned above with more potent active ingredients than over-the-counter medications. These skincare products provide more effective results especially when used in combination with other treatment therapies. Cosmeceuticals are cosmetic products that have medicinal value that offer pharmaceutical benefits. These products contain bioactive ingredient that enhances beauty.
These ingredients include vitamins, herbs, antioxidants, enzymes and essential oils. They work by altering the structure of the skin in promoting healthy, smoother skin. They promote collagen production and improve the functions of the skin. They promote skin rejuvenation and healthy skin. The products are available only through prescription and the benefits surpass coloring and adorning the skin. The key ingredients in cosmeceuticals diminish the signs of aging as well as prevent premature aging, wrinkles, fine lines and blemishes. Even though these same ingredients are present in some cosmetic products; they are in smaller concentrations. However, in cosmeceuticals, they are in larger percentage and more potent. This produces a better effect in promoting the desired skin changes. The chemical properties in the ingredients promote excellent results in treating several medical conditions such as dyschromias and pigmentation as well as reversing the signs of aging. Cosmeceuticals are chosen by physicians to promote healthier looking skin and slows age related changes as well as reversing skin changes.