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A New You for Summer 2022 with Big River Silk Skincare

by George Woodbury Jr. M.D. Board-certified Memphis Dermatologist 06/26/2022

Exfoliation is the natural process whereby our skin renews itself, reducing skin aging and wrinkling. Here are a couple of my ideas from 30 years of practicing Dermatology, in Cordova TN, on keeping your skin more wrinkle-free, with better tone and texture:

The first and most important measure is to limit exposure to ultraviolet light (UV light) from the sun and from tanning salons: stay out of the sun, and use a “broad spectrum sunscreen” with an SPF of at least 30. Ongoing Dermatology research has also shown that AHAs or “Alpha-hydroxy Acids” in skincare products promote exfoliation, in effective anti-wrinkle creams.

The AHA that penetrates into the skin the most easily is Glycolic Acid, an organic chemical originally discovered in sugarcane and pineapple, being the smallest molecule among the AHAs. So starting in 2016 I decided to work with Glycolic Acid, and now a company of which I am President, Big River Silk Skincare Inc., manufactures and distributes its own GlycoShea™ Facial&Neck Cream, GlycoShea Hand&Body Cream/Standard Strength, and GlycoShea Hand&Body Cream/High Strength.

The GlycoShea Creams blend the skin-moisturizing properties of Refined Shea Butter, a natural product from an African tree, with the skin-smoothing effects of Glycolic Acid, which is GlycoShea’s anti-wrinkle ingredient. We blend these components into what’s called emulsions, using some of the purest natural water in the United States, from the Memphis Sands.

GlycoShea Facial&Neck Cream: 1 oz: $39.95/2 oz; $59.95;8 oz; $179.95

GlycoShea Hand&Body Cream/Standard Strength: 1 oz: $19.95/2 oz: $29.95/8 oz: $89.95.

GlycoShea Hand&Body Cream/High Strength: $29.95/2 oz: $44.95/8 oz; $144.95.

The GlycoShea Creams can be used in conjunction with Ambersoy™ Soap Gel, also available through Big River Silk Skincare. Ambersoy is a particularly effective cleanser because it can be used as a face or body mask, perhaps 5-10 minutes before rinsing it off. It’s most suitable for people with oily skin or combination skin, providing a particularly deep clean. Best of all, Big River’s AmberSoy has no propylene glycol, no sulfates, no dyes, nor parabens. Available in Mint, Lemon, and No Fragrance Added. 1 oz: $12.95/2 oz: $18.95/8 oz: $59.95.

Big River Silk Skincare’s products are available for pick-up on site at our company headquarters, at 8143 Walnut Grove Road, Cordova TN 38018: Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM; (1-901-753-0168) Free USPS shipping for orders above $40.00 ($75.00 for Canadian orders); otherwise US shipping and handling is $5.00 ($10 for Canadian orders).

George Woodbury Jr. M.D.

8143 Walnut Grove Road

Cordova TN 38018




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