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Three must have products for your skin

Three Important Products for Your Skin Encinitas CA area

Your skin is the biggest organ in your body and it protects you from the elements. It goes without saying that you have to give it the best care.

1. Sunscreen should be an essential component of any skin care routine. A broad spectrum, SPF 30+ sunscreen (preferably water-resistant) which protects against UVA and UVB rays is a must, not only to prevent skin cancers such as melanoma, but also to delay the signs of aging. Excessive sun exposure causes untold skin damage, leading to winkles, age spots, dry and discolored skin which looks prematurely aged. Sunscreen should be worn every day, whether in or out and reapplied every 2 hours if out and active in the sun.

Recommended products

Basic buy: Eucerin Daily Protection Sunscreen
Expert buy: Elta MD Clear sunscreen and La Roche Posay Mineral sunscreen

2. Your face is exposed to the elements throughout the day and becomes a landing pad for dust, dirt, germs and other pollutants. Washing with soap and water won’t remove all of them; soap also strips the skin of natural oils. Face wash cleans the skin without irritating it, getting rid of the excess oil and dirt embedded in the skin. Some can gently exfoliate dead skin cells, so the skin will glow afterwards but make sure not to scrub the skin.

Recommended products

Basic buy: Purpose Gentle Cleanser
Expert buy: Glytone Mild Gel wash

3. Moisturizer is skin’s best friend. Dehydrated skin not only looks dry, saggy and wrinkled, but can also result in itching, infections, inflammation and eczema flare-ups. A good moisturizer hydrates the skin allowing it to have the healthy glow we all want.

Recommended products

Basic buy: CeraVe lotion
Expert buy: SkinCeuticals Triple Lipid

For more information on the above products, contact Skin & Vein Institute on (760) 642-6674 or info@saviderm.com .


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Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd has expertise ranging from cosmetic to cancerous. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Medical Degree and Dermatology residency, she established the Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA. She is an authority on cosmetic dermatology and injectables, laser therapies, venous disease treatments and skin cancer surgery with cosmetic reconstruction. Additional training with Mohs Surgery and cosmetic dermatology fellowship, many published articles and textbook chapters have enhanced her profile.

Dr. Lloyd’s well-rounded approach to skin care, health, and appearance and membership in many dermatology associations have gained her respect among peers. She regularly lectures her peers at the dermatologic national meetings.

She has earned her patients trust as a dermatology authority who wants to make them look their best so they Look Stunning, Always.

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