This time of year can really take a toll on our skin. The dry air in our homes and the extreme cold and blustery winds can cause dehydration and surface dryness that makes those fine lines and wrinkles more visible. Doing treatments every four weeks such as Microdermabrasion which offers a mechanical exfoliation combined with vacuum pressure and using a reparative moisturizer is a great duo to solve these very common skin conditions. This type of treatment physically removes dead skin cells. The vacuum suction delivered by the microdermabrasion hand-piece increases blood flow throughout the treatment area and will ultimately lead to an increase in collagen production. One of the greatest benefits of microdermabrasion is its ability to promote deeper, more even penetration of corrective topical products.  The superficial exfoliation provided by a microdermabrasion procedure will increase the benefits of any product applied post-treatment. Another form of exfoliation beneficial for dry, dehydrated skin is a light chemical peel treatment such as the Obagi Blue Peel Radiance. This light peel involves no downtime and helps to give the skin a beautiful smooth, even textured glow. I highly recommend Skin Medica’s Dermal Repair Cream as a daily moisturizer following both types of treatment. This is an ultra-rich cream that intensely hydrates and replenishes moisture to dry skin and contains one of the highest levels of antioxidant vitamins C and E. Overall this moisturizer encourages the skin’s ability to repair and re-hydrate and protect against environmental aggressors. This dynamic trio of microdermabrasion, Blue Peel Radiance and Dermal Repair cream are the true fix to the dry skin conditions related to the winter weather. During January and until February 10th Purchase a package of two mircordermabrasion treatments and two Obagi Blue Radiance Peels and receive Skin Medica’s Dermal Repair Cream at no cost!!