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glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit


glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit

What it is:A breakthrough skincare routine to help reveal a flawless, glowing complexion.What it is formulated to do: The synergistic ingredients of retinol and micronized ruby crystals come together in this kit that mimics the power of Dr. Brandt's in-office ruby laser procedure. A potent nighttime skin renewal treatment, glow by dr. brandt™ overnight resurfacing serum is formulated with a time-release retinol complex to promote radiance from within. It supports natural cell turnover to improve skin texture and tone and softens the appearance of lines, wrinkles, and enlarged pores. Glow by dr. brandt™ ruby crystal retinol hydracréme, is formulated with skin illuminators, optical diffusers, and micronized ruby crystals. These ingredients transform light into energy, providing a smoother, more even look and a healthy glowing complexion.This set contains:- 0.5 oz overnight resurfacing serum - 0.5 oz ruby crystal retinol hydracrémeWhat it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates- Phthalates What else you need to know:Dr. Brandt performs ruby laser procedures on patients concerned with dull, uneven skintone and texture. These in-office treatments reveal a smoother, more even complexion and a healthy glowing aura. This incredible technology inspired Dr. Brandt to create this skincare routine.
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Questions & Answers for Dr. Brandt Skincare glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit

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Moisturizer?
I just got this in a deluxe sample and I was wondering if I should be using this then my moisturizer after or before or forgoing moisturizer all together?
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
lilgreengoblin
(IL)
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
4 answers
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answer 1
I tend to let it dry and sit for a bit, then follow with moisturizer. It can be a bit drying so using moisturizer is smart. Good luck!
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
bellamomof4
(Boston MA)
answer 2
I like to use the day regime (Ruby hydracreme) first> Since I have combination skin, I use strictly oilfree suncreen (spf 35) on forehead area then I use a moisterizer with spf 35 on my cheeks, nose & chin area. Then I will proceed with my mineral base powder.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
lenee
(Manhattan Beach, CA)
answer 3
Serum always first, then moisturizer. Serum helps to make your moisturizer better.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
ciaobella0969
(Miami, FL)
answer 4
I would continue to use my moisturizer after applying this. It's important to use a sunscreen over it if using it during the day. Skin treated with this tends to be more prone to burning.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
ihilani
(Honolulu, HI)
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Is it drying to skin?
Retinol tends to make my skin really dry and flaky, has anyone who has used this product experienced dryness or is it pretty non-irritating?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
blonde78
(Chicago, IL)
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
3 answers
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answer 1
Not at all. In fact, these products have been my saving grace against my somewhat drying face wash and cold northeast weather. I wake up and the first thing i notice is how healthy my skin feels.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
meticulousmale
(Providence, RI)
answer 2
Neither of the products will cause the skin to dry. Both contain many ingredients, like Hydra-Balance and OliveActive, to soothe, hydrate, and comfort the skin. Also, both contain honey, which is calming, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and promotes healing.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
christiaan
(Columbus, OH)
answer 3
I have really dry skin and I haven't found them to be drying at all. Although I am using a cleanser right now that is moisturizing so maybe that combination is working for me. And I thought I'd need to use moisturizer with these products but I haven't.. on the box they are actually described as "restoring hydration" and "counteracts dryness, redness&irritation." Hopefully this helps you!
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
courtney0515
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Are these products safe to use during pregnancy?
Is this set save for pregnant woman
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asked 2 years, 10 months ago
zerbal
(Secaucus, NJ)
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
3 answers
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answer 1
No. Do not use these products during pregnancy.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
cld2
(Doylestown, PA)
answer 2
Not if you want to be on the safe side. Retinol is not as strong as Retin A, but do what I did and wait until your baby is born and done breast feeding. The last thing you want to do is cause yourself a "what-if" moment because of skin care! I used a number of the Ole Henrickson products during pregnancy and got great results without worrying about harming my baby.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
Clearlily
(Belmont, CA)
answer 3
I don't see why you could not using during pregnancy. This has NOT irritated my skin at all!!! Great even without applying makeup!
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
jenroo
(Palmetto, Florida)
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Just tried the sample size, and like this. Does anyone know if you can/should use this under your eyes?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
kle2mom
(Midland, MI)
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
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answer 1
this product irritates me under the eyelid if I get it too close to the eye. I would avoid it and use a separate eye cream.
answered 1 year ago
scarletb
(Chicago, IL)
answer 2
My dermatologist said I could, but to avoid the ducts and lids...patting on ever so lightly and VERY sparingly. She suggested every other day. I have had no irritation and can see the difference it makes in my extremely sensitive skin...when caution is observed. Hope that helps.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
rozarooni
(Chicago, IL)
answer 3
don't get it to close to your eyes but i do put it around my eyes... just not to close!!.what i mean is ,I put it around the bone like where you would start to get lines ... and so far no problem for me!!! I love it
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
makeupbydawn
(Las Vegas)
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Does the pink one need sunlight to work?
I'm wondering because some days I do not leave the house during the day, so I never get much sun.
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
nicky888
(Central Coast, California)
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
3 answers
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answer 1
I was advised to use this in the winter when I get less sun or I'd be more susceptible to sun damage. I thought the results were remarkable.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
bellamomof4
(Boston MA)
answer 2
Absolutely not! If anything, you should be avoiding the sun when using products containing Retinol. Wearing sunscreen is beyond important as it makes your skin more sensitive to the harsh effects of the sun's rays. This product is excellent and you need just a tiny amount...you can even skip a day if you find it too drying. I would use a moisturizer with SPF protection or a foundation with SPF of at least 30..and wear sunglasses. Retinol is serious business and while the sun is fun, it's important to protect your face..especially around the delicate eye area. Love love love this kit!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
rozarooni
(Chicago, IL)
answer 3
It's been working for me, and I am stuck inside most of the day.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
presidentroslin
(Austin, TX)
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Can I use a peel with this product?
I love my Dr Brant but I was wondering if I could use Dr Dennis skincare Alpha Beta® Daily Face Peel before or after using Dr Brant? I know Dr Brant says not to use any exfoliation products. Please let me know any thoughts
Thanks!!
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
LadyLogan
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
3 answers
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answer 1
I'm using all of these in the same day, starting several days ago without any sensitiviity: Ren AHA Concentrate, Ptr 10% glycol hydrating gel, lorial age renewal glow oil, the truth ole hendricksen vic-c, and dennis gross's furulic acid+retinol. probably not advised but i don't have sensitive skin and still don't even have a glow yet.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
desireeharper
(Chattanooga, TN)
answer 2
the instructions say to avoid any kind of exfoliation for like 6 weeks, but this stuff seemed so gentle to me, I went back to using my Clarisonic and my daily exfoliating cleanser after a week with no ill effects. Depending on the kind of home peel you are using, you may want to wait a little longer. I think you should also just try it on a small "less sensitive" area of your face first, like a patch on your chin, nose or forehead.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
prov31girl
(Raleigh, NC)
answer 3
I wouldn't. I think your skin may get irritated. Even though this is 2% retinol I don't think it comes out as 2% in one shot but it is still pretty strong.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
shellyv
(RALEIGH, NC)
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Are you supposed to use the two together every night?
Are you supposed to use the retinol hydracreme after the resurfacing serum at night time after cleansing? Or are you supposed to use the two products separately?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
kayyf
(Toronto, ON)
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
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answer 1
The silver jar is for the evening before bed and the pink one has a lower dosage of retinol for the day time. Use sunscreen as your skin will be more prone to sunburns when using this product.

Good Luck
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
cheflaurie
(Kansas City,Missouri)
answer 2
The night serum should be used ONLY at night, and the hydra creme should be used ONLY in the morning. Both products have a bit of a shea butter base, which means the night serum is actually hydrating. It feels nothing like any other serum I've ever used. If you really feel you need a moisturizer on top of the serum, I recommend Dr Brandt's INFINITE MOISTURE, or TIME ARREST CREME (for those who want lifting/firming/tightening).
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
christiaan
(Columbus, OH)
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OK for sensitive skin?
Are these products suitable for sensitive skin? The 'formulated without' list is promising but wonder if there is anything else in formulations (like perhaps the 2% retinol) that may not be recommended for sensitive types...
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
rosieroseg
(San Francisco, CA)
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
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answer 1
Depends. There are several people on here that have sensitive skin and have no problem. I, however, have very sensitive skin and it made my skin sensitive to touch and even light! I also broke out in red bumps. The directions say it may cause problems with people with sensitive skin and rosacea like me, so be careful when you use it and stop using it if you have any problems!
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
savvymv
(Syracuse, NY)
answer 2
I have been prescribed retinol from my dermatologist and it is very drying and harsh on the skin. I do not have sensitive skin so I tend to stick to the over the counter retinol products. I would only use this three days a week and see how your skin reacts before using it 7 days a week. Good luck!
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
cheflaurie
(Kansas City,Missouri)
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How long does it last?
How long do these .5 oz packages last if you use them both everyday?
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
mysticmind89
(Harrisonburg, VA)
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
2 answers
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answer 1
yes your right mine lasted about a month
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
makeupbydawn
(Las Vegas)
answer 2
I used my product every day for a week and a half (see my review to see why) and it surprisingly left quite a bit left. I imagine they probably could last at least a month!
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
savvymv
(Syracuse, NY)
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Use with Dr. Gross Alpha-Beta peels
Can I use this with the Alpha-Beta peel from Dr. Gross? I use that every 3-4 days but also have sensitive skin. I'm just looking to get that glow back! Thank you for answering!
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
hpbtyinsider
(Henderson, NV)
on glow by dr. brandt™ ruby laser technology kit
2 answers
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answer 1
Honestly, I don't think you'll need to...with regard to your face/complexion. I used to use the peels, but said farewell once I found this. The peels are still great for hands, neck, ankles and feet...places peeps sometimes about. That's what I've been using my own peels for and in conjunction, you're covering your bases. :) I cannot urge people enough to try this, but with caution and to let their skin adjust...spacing use and strength apart with a great moisturizer.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
rozarooni
(Chicago, IL)
answer 2
I would not use 2 dermabrasive products together because it could cause irritation. Maybe just alternate every 4 days between the two.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
ihilani
(Honolulu, HI)
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