Just in time for beach season: Syneron Candela’s GentleMax Pro is a powerful dual-wavelength laser platform that combines a 755-nm Alexandrite laser with the 1,064-nm Nd:YAG for faster hair removal treatments in all skin types, as well as pigmented and vascular lesions. With Gentle Hair Removal™, you can treat a full back in one third the time of other lasers, thanks to the first and only 24-mm spot size delivery system on the market. It also includes a cooling device for more comfortable patient treatment. For more information, visit www.syneron-candela.com/na/product/gentle-pro-series.
Minnesota dermatologist-turned-inventor Brian Zelickson, MD’s new MD Complete Breakout Spot Treatment packs a one-two-three punch against acne and skin irritation. Used once in the morning and once at night, the treatment contains benzoyl peroxide along with allantoin, chamomile, and bisabolol to soothe sensitive skin, and lentil seed and algae extract to protect it. Part of Zelickson’s MD Complete Skincare line, the spot treatment also nabbed the Editors Pick for best acne spot treatment of 2014 by totalbeauty.com. A 50-mL bottle of the spot treatment retails for $24.99 at select Target stores and at www.target.com or www.MDCompleteSkincare.com.
KORRES® POMEGRANATE has added three new products to its skincare line that aim to minimize pore size and redness, while smoothing skin. The tannins, anthocyanins, and Vitamins A, C, and E extracted from the pomegranate act as an astringent and help sop up the free radicals associated with aging. The new products, Pomegranate Toner ($20 for 200 mL), Pomegranate Mattifying Primer ($33 for 30 mL), and Pomegranate Mattifying Treatment ($38 for 40 mL), are available at www.sephora.com.
Made from soft, self-wicking, antimicrobial fabric, Contemporary Design’s SC-410 SuperSilky compression bra is great for breast reduction, reconstruction, mastectomy, and lumpectomy patients. The bra, which features a universal cup design, an extra wide bottom band, and hook and eye adjustable shoulder straps plus front closure, provides maximum support and compression. The built-in pouch was developed for use with prosthetics. The bra retails for $26. Call (800) 330-6300 or visit www.contemporarydesigninc.com.
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Original citation for this article: Hot stuff. Plastic Surgery Practice. 2014; June, 32.