Sign in

Coming Attractions: New Cosmetic Technologies

Carol and Robert Trow May 2011 issue of Skin Inc. magazine
Coming Attractions: New Cosmetic Technologies

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article you requested. To view the complete article, please log in or create an account. Registration is Free!

In his groundbreaking book Future Shock (Bantam, 1984), Alvin Toffler made the point that, as important and impactful as change itself is, the rate at which it occurs is even more so. The speed of change has a greater effect than change itself. Today’s society is at the point where it is going to see a myriad of new developments coming faster than ever.

For those who watched the original Star Trek television series, the onboard physician, Dr. McCoy, would diagnose every manner of illness and medical condition by passing a hand-held scanner over the body. Once the lights flashed, he had a complete diagnosis and treatment protocol for his patient, and that treatment was usually performed by a machine. Although technology is not there yet, it is getting closer with magnetic resonance images (MRIs), computerized axial tomography (CAT) scans, and the plethora of new imaging equipment and preprogrammed medical devices that can perform cosmetic procedures automatically. These technologies are coming to esthetic care, as well.

Size does matter

In addition to equipment, science has provided the tools to reduce molecular size to unprecedented levels. The technology now exists to create topical products that can penetrate the stratum corneum and epidermis as effortlessly as an injection.

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article you requested. To view the complete article, please log in or create an account. Registration is Free!

 

Skip

Welcome to the new SkinInc.com!

Delivering the best information on the spa, skin care and wellness industry is our passion, and we’ve worked hard to design a powerful new website that incorporates cutting-edge technology to bring you:

  • Mobile-friendly Design
  • Integrated Sample Request
  • Refreshed Look and Feel
  • Dynamic Content
  • Free Registration

Mobile-friendly Design

Providing a unified experience from mobile to desktop, responsive design allows you to access Skin Inc. content from any device, whether you’re in the treatment room, at home or on the go!

Integrated Sample Request

Visit Featured Product pages to quickly and easily identify new suppliers and request product samples and information.

Dynamic Content

Articles are now linked with relevant products so you can find the products and treatments you need to provide the best results for your clients.

Free Registration

Create your user account to gain unlimited access to Skin Inc.’s unparalleled content.

Enjoy the New SkinInc.com!

Thank you for joining the Skin Inc. community of passionate skin care professionals. We look forward to providing you the best information to enhance your career!