Your Future Face: The Customized Plan to Look Younger at Any Age

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Viking, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 210 pages
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Women and beauty experts agree that a great complexion is beautyÂ's square one. The good news is that with the latest advances in skin care, we truly can turn back the clock and have a gorgeous, younger-looking face. But the plethora of new treatments makes choosing the right product or procedure more difficult than ever, and we often donÂ't get the results we want. In Your Future Face, Dr. Dennis Gross, one of the countryÂ's leading dermatologists, provides the essential guide to radiant skin.

Dr. GrossÂ's unique program begins with the a simple “Skin Lifecycle Quiz,” which assesses your skin “level” and pinpoints how and when your skin will age. Based on your score (Levels One–Four), Dr. Gross then outlines a customized antiaging plan targeting your skinÂ's specific vulnerabilities, while offering invaluable advice and information, including: how to predict your aging pattern and select the right modern treatment options, how you can boost your collagen and elastin production naturally, the key ingredients to look for in the products you buy, when and how to use Botox safely, the latest breakthroughs in fillers, when to take action with high-tech resurfacing methods, such as deep peels, lasers, and dermabrasion, what you must consider before having plastic surgery, Dr. GrossÂ's “14 Surefire Lifestyle Habits for Healthier and Younger-Looking Skin,” nutritional tips, and much more.

Treasured by celebrities and beauty insiders alike who flock to his high-profile practice and use his renowned M.D. Skincare product line, Dr. GrossÂ's unique methods will help you predict you skinÂ's needs and create the safest and most effective antiaging regimen. With eight pages of compelling photos, Your Future Face will help you protect, repair, and dramatically enhance the beauty of your skin at any age.

What skin level are you? Take the test and create the antiaging plan that will work for you:

LEVEL ONE—Learn the basics of “Essential Care and Prevention”
* Boost your daily skin-care routine
* Fight the wrinkles that are waiting to appear

LEVEL TWO—Get your skin in shape with “Active Repair and Protection”
* Postpone the signs of aging with proven active ingredients
* Revitalize your face with light peels and other noninvasive procedures

LEVEL THREE—Discover the latest cutting-edge “Age-Erasing Options”
* Target deeper damage with proven plumpers
* Learn the benefits of deep laser resurfacing

LEVEL FOUR—Know yourself and your options before you decide on “Major Changes . . . or Not”
* Increase the strength of your antioxidant products
* Choose the right surgical procedure to get the results you want

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Contents

TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR SKIN
1
CREATING YOUR PERSONAL PROFILE
11
LevelOne ESSENTIAL CARE AND PREVENTION
25
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About the author (2004)

Dennis Gross, M.D., is a practicing New York City dermatologist, dermatological surgeon, and skin-care expert with an extensive background in skin research at Memorial Sloan Kettering and Rockefeller University. He is a clinician at New York University Medical Center, where he received his medical degree and dermatological training, and he is the founder of M.D. Skincare, a comprehensive line of skin-care products. Dr. Gross has many high-profile clients, and he has been featured in publications such as Elle, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Vogue.

Cara Kagan, a writer and consultant on beauty and fitness for more than twelve years, has been the beauty and fitness director at several magazines, including Elle.

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