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Dr. Dennis Gross' Tips:
- Wear broad-spectrum sun protection daily to help prevent a breakdown of skin-firming collagen and elastin
- Select formulas with firming ingredients such as vitamin C
- Always sleep on your back to help prevent wrinkles caused by the pillowcases
Dr. Dennis Gross Discusses Loss of Firmness
Dr. Dennis Gross explains how non-abrasive daily Alpha Beta® Peels, exfoliate, improve radiance, even skin tone and texture, and reduce lines and wrinkles.
A guide to the Alpha Beta® Medi-Spa Peel - your weekly radiance boost to your daily skincare regimen.
NYC dermatologist shares skincare advice he gives his patients
- What Causes Sagging Skin?
- What Are The Best Firming Ingredients?
- What Is the Difference Between Firming and Wrinkle Creams?
Collagen breakdown means skin becomes less elastic, leading to sagging skin, and enlarged pores because the collagen fibers in the walls around no longer provide support to hold their shape. As we mature, naturally occurring enzymes that erode collagen become stronger than the mechanisms in our skin that combat them. The sun can also speed up this process, leading to premature aging.
When looking to firm skin, these ingredients are the most effective:
Peptides – (Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide) protein derivatives
Retinol – form of vitamin A
GABA – (aminobutyric acid) an amino acid
Vitamin C – a potent antioxidant
Centella Asiatica – a plant extract
Wrinkle creams contain collagen-building ingredients such as ubiquinone (CO-Q10), Genistein, and lycopene. Firming creams will often contain these same collagen-building ingredients, but also include additional ingredients such as vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, peptides and antioxidants that plump, firm, and tone the skin.
The Dr. Dennis Gross Difference
NYC dermatologist Dr. Dennis Gross formulates all products based on his patients’ skincare needs.
Our products are never tested on animals – and most are vegan.
Potent and Proven Ingredients
You’ll see visible results with advanced ingredient combinations and medical grade formulas – without irritation.