Posts Tagged ‘Skincare’

Dr. Margaret Sommerville, a Chevy Chase Cosmetic Dermatologist on Why Everyone Should Consider Using These Skincare Products

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February 12, 2016

WHY EVERYONE SHOULD CONSIDER USING THESE SKINCARE PRODUCTS PRESCRIPTION-STRENGTH RETINOIDS, SUCH AS RETIN A, REFISSA, RENOVA: Consider these a foundation of any well-designed anti-aging skincare protocol. Why? Because research has demonstrated that consistent use of these vitamin A derivatives, creates a substantial layer of new collagen in the skin, which corresponds to a statistically significant...  read more


DOES FACIAL ENHANCEMENT MAKE ONE MORE LIKEABLE?

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June 9, 2015

Recent study published in Cosmetic Surgery Times found that facial rejuvenation procedures alter ways in which patients are perceived by others well beyond making them look younger. The data demonstrate an increase in the likeability, social skills, attractiveness and femininity. At Chevy Chase Dermatology, we offer a carefully selected menu of well-researched, minimally-invasive procedures that...  read more


Receive 5 Free Neck Red Light Treatments and Nectifirm® Cream with Purchase of a Package of Sapphire 3® Photoabrasions!

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June 8, 2015

PURCHASE A PACKAGE OF 5 FACIAL SAPPHIRE3® PHOTOABRASION TREATMENTS* AND RECEIVE: * 5 Free Neck Red Monochromatic Light Treatments Designed to enhance elasticity and firmness of the delicate skin on your neck ($1,000 value for 5 treatments) & * Nectifirm® Cream by Revision® Skincare Scientifically formulated to firm, smooth and hydrate the neck and décolletage...  read more


It's All About the Eyes Choose Your Gift Promotion! Receive Free Latisse Kit, Antioxidant Eye Serum or Eye Soothe Firming Cream!

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April 27, 2015

Schedule Botox® Cosmetic Injection & RECEIVE ONE OF THESE THREE FABULOUS GIFTS: • Latisse® Kit - for longer, fuller, and darker lashes • Best-selling Antioxidant Eye Serum - soothing hyalauronic acid serum enhanced with vitamins A, C, E, CoQ-10 and green tea extract • Optimum MD Skincare Eye Soothe Firming Cream - enriched with peptides,...  read more


Choose Your Gift Fire & Ice Red Carpet Facial Promotion Now Available! Promotion Expires November 25, 2014.

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September 30, 2014

CHOOSE FROM THESE TWO AMAZING GIFT SETS WHEN YOU PURCHASE A PACKAGE OF 5 FIRE & ICE FACIALS: - Intellishade® SPF 45 (tinted moisturizer loaded with firming peptides, antioxidants and zinc oxide) & Antioxidant Eye Serum (ultra-hydrating serum containing hyaluronic acid, vitamins A, C, E, Co-Q10 and green tea extract) OR - Nectifirm® (neck firming...  read more


What could you do now in order to avoid a future facelift?

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September 22, 2014

Why do we lose facial volume? The loss of facial volume is a key contributor to an aged appearance. It results in loose and sagging skin which the facelift aims to correct by simply stretching and removing excess tissue. Ultraviolet exposure destroys the matrix surrounding the cells in the skin by increasing production of enzymes...  read more


Choose your gift Botox® and Juvederm® promotion now available! Promotion expires August 30, 2014.

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August 5, 2014

CHOOSE FROM THESE TWO AMAZING GIFT SETS WHEN YOU PURCHASE BOTOX OR JUVEDERM TREATMENT: -   Intellishade® SPF 45 (tinted moisturizer loaded with firming peptides, antioxidants and zinc oxide) & Vita Soothe (light, rejuvenating, super-hydrating serum with vitamins E & F) OR -   Nectifirm (neck firming and tightening cream with peptides and plant-based molecules clinically shown to...  read more


30% OFF A PACKAGE OF FIRE & ICE RED CARPET FACIALS! ALSO, CHOOSE FROM TWO SKINCARE GIFTS! EXPIRES AUGUST 15, 2014.

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July 29, 2014

HOT SUMMER PROMOTION! RECEIVE 30% OFF PACKAGE OF 4 FIRE & ICE - Oscar's favorite Red Carpet Facials! ($400 total savings) & CHOOSE FROM TWO FABULOUS FREE GIFTS: - C-STEM 7 Solutions Serum OR - OBAGI NU-DERM® GIFT SET (Up to $240 total gift value) C-Stem 7 Solutions Serum lessens appearance of fine lines and...  read more


Are self-tanners safe? Chevy Chase dermatologist, Dr. Margaret Sommerville answers this common question.

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July 29, 2014

The answer is yes.  There have been very few reported cases of allergic reactions to self-tanning creams, however the incidence of these reactions may be under-reported.  The active ingredient in self-tanning creams is dihydroxyacetone (DHA) which is considered nontoxic. The staining reaction occurring with DHA is limited to the very top layer of the skin, stratum...  read more


Introducing C-STEM - 7 Solutions Serum with lilac stem cells! For a limited time receive C-STEM Serum with any cosmetic procedure performed at our Chevy Chase practice. Promotion expires June 16, 2014.

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June 2, 2014

C-Stem is an exceptional rejuvenating vitamin C serum that contains lilac stem cells. C-Stem combats signs of visible skin aging, diminishes the appearance of fine lines, and brightens overall skin tone. The formula reactivates 14 genes that are responsible for the production of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. It also helps to reduce the age...  read more