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Skin rejuvenating treatments are commonly promoted as no-downtime procedures; however, some may come with healing effects like erythema and tightness that can last for weeks. Fortunately for both patients and physicians, Oxygenetix® Oxygenating Foundation from Oxygenetix Institute (Beverly Hills, Calif.), is an innovative and elegant foundation that is both breathable and healing as it conceals the effects of cosmetic procedures.
Oxygenetix is a foundation that was created as a solution for patients to reduce downtime after cosmetic treatments. Originally used by dermatologists and plastic surgeons to accelerate wound healing, this breakthrough formula includes ingredients that are exclusive to Oxygenetix. Together, this synergistic blend improves the health and quality of skin and provides full coverage that can be worn all day.
Jon Grazer, MD, is a board certified plastic surgeon in Newport Beach, Calif., who has been using Oxygenetix since its inception. “Oxygenetix has a number of ingredients like Ceravitae® Complex, which is anti-inflammatory and increases oxygen uptake. It is known as the only makeup that breathes, which is why I use it in all my procedures,” he reported. “It also has a calming effect and camouflages skin tone irregularities.”
Ceravitae is a unique ingredient that helps skin absorb oxygen as it promotes collagen and elastin production. As Christine Ibrahim, MD, founder of Anaphora (Beverly Hills, Calif.) explained, this is the backbone of the product line. “Ceravitae creates a breathable mesh network that allows oxygen to penetrate the skin cells and stimulate collagen production, connective tissue reconstruction, and is an antibacterial platform for your skin,” she advised. “But it also contains aloe vera, which is soothing for the skin, and SPF 30 as titanium dioxide, which creates a physical block for a strong barrier that protects skin from the sun.”
Oxygenetix can be worn as a daily foundation to improve skin problems like eczema, rosacea and dryness, and has become an important post-procedure tool for many aesthetic physicians. According to Dr. Grazer, who has performed personal tests against petroleum-based products, Oxygenetix was better at improving the post-op recovery period. “I put Oxygenetix on immediately after surgery and laser resurfacing because silicon copolymers reduce swelling and enhance moisture barriers, while Ceravitae works as an anti-inflammatory to promote healing,” he reported.
Using Oxygenetix as a post-treatment tool seems to be a strategy that works. “One of the biggest concerns for me is superficial skin infections,” Dr. Ibrahim pointed out. “But I have not had to prescribe an oral antibiotic for post-procedure wound care, and I believe it is because of the healing properties of Oxygenetix.”
Dr. Ibrahim also explained how important it is to improve patient comfort after procedures. “Any laser or microneedling procedure creates intentional wounds, leaving the patient’s face very hot and tight. So, immediately after a treatment I apply Oxygenetix to bring quick relief. Consideration of how patients feel post treatment is important because they will not return or refer a friend if they feel miserable and uncomfortable,” she emphasized.
Along with the healing effects, applying Oxygenetix post procedure covers redness, puncture wounds and entry points. The company also boasts a concealer and an acne control foundation with salicylic acid. Dr. Ibrahim summarized the results of these game-changing formulas, “Oxygenetix completely changes the way patients experience cosmetic procedures and it changes the way aesthetic professionals like me sell those procedures.”
With high quality ingredients and impressive results, experts agree that Oxygenetix will continue to improve the lives of cosmetic patients everywhere.