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Renew Yourself with Alpha Hydroxy Acid Glycolic Acid GlycoShea

by George Woodbury Jr. M.D. - Board-certified Dermatologist and President of Big River Silk Skincare 08/24/2023

Maybe you have oily skin, combination skin, or even dry skin. Maybe you’re looking for a deep cleanser for Acne-prone skin, to use in combination with Acne treatment from your Dermatologist. Maybe you need a moisturizer that will refresh your skin as an acne-wrinkle cream, and a gentle sunscreen to protect you against strong UV rays during the day?

The Dermatologists at Big River Silk Skincare Inc., a company of which I have been President since 2016, have now released both beautiful AmberSoy™ Soap Gel – a gentle soft glycerine cleanser – and Anti-wrinkle cream with Glycolic Acid- an Alpha Hydroxy Acid GlycoShea™ Facial&Neck Lotion. So how does this Renewal Line work?

First, you can use AmberSoy Soap Gel as a simple acne-prone cleanser – or even as a leave-on face mask – for 2-20 minutes before rinsing off. AmberSoy can offer you a deeper clean than most bar soaps – because it’s a gel. If you have combination skin or oily skin, and you’re prone to Acne, consider leaving it in place a longer period of time before rinsing, for a really deep clean. Available in Mint/Lemon/No Fragrance Added. 1 oz: $12.95. 2 oz: $18.95. 8 oz: $59.95.

Glycolic Acid, an Alpha Hydroxy Acid, is an antiwrinkle cream ingredient
GlycoShea Facial&Neck Lotion's active agent is Glycolic Acid

Secondly, it helps to employ a moisturizer that will refresh your skin, acting against dryness but also promoting skin renewal. Dermatologic research has shown that a group of chemicals called Alpha Hydroxy Acids promote better cell turnover in the skin through a process called exfoliation, whereby older cells are better released from the skin surface, resulting in smoother, less wrinkle-prone skin. So Glycolic Acid is the active agent within Big River Silk Skincare’s GlycoShea Lotion.

GlycoShea Lotion can be used once or twice a day after cleansing to improve skin texture and tone, as an exfoliating moisturizer, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines, and evening out skin color, making GlycoShea Facial&Neck Lotion into an Antiwrinkle Cream 1 oz: $39.95. 2 oz: $59.95 8oz: $217.95.

Thirdly, almost all of us need an effective sunscreen. . It’s generally best to select a “Broad-spectrum sunscreen” with an SPF or Sun Protection Factor greater than 30. It’s best to identify a dye-free sunscreen, a fragrance-free sunscreen, a parabens-free sunscreen, a PABA-free sunscreen, and a formaldehyde-free sunscreen. The Dermatologists at Big River Silk Skincare have just the sunscreen that meets all of these criteria: Vanicream® Sunscreen Sport SPF 50. 2.4 oz: $17.95.

Best of all, you can now obtain all three of these products – AmberSoy Soap Gel, GlycoShea Facial&Neck Lotion, and Vanicream Sunscreen Sport – at a discount for $69.95 – with free shipping within the continental USA ($10.00 for Canadian orders). Or the Renewal Line for 2023 is available for immediate pick-up at Big River Silk Skincare’s International Headquarters, 8143 Walnut Grove Road, Cordova TN 38018 (1-901-753-0168;

Skincare can act as antiwrinkle cream, improving skin texture and tone
Couple applying skincare products

And if you have an actual skin condition, perhaps looking for Acne Treatment, Rosacea Treatment, or Perioral Dermatitis Treatment, consider seeking an appointment with a Board-certified Dermatologist. The Big River Silk Skincare Renewal Line could easily be incorporated within a care plan outlined by your Dermatologist, perhaps a care plan employing prescription Retinoid topical medications such as Retin A Cream or Differin Gel or Tazorac Gel, or perhaps one with oral antibiotics like Minocycline or Doxycycline, or even Accutane (isotretinoin). I have practiced as a Board-certified Memphis Dermatologist at Rheumatology and Dermatology Associates since 1993 (8143 Walnut Grove Road, Cordova TN 38018: 1-901-753-0168; Or you can find a Dermatologist closer to you by going to the American Academy of Dermatology web site,, then plugging your zip code into the Find a “Dermatologist” tab.

So now’s a great time to starting refreshing your skin for the fall!

George Woodbury Jr. M.D. 08/24/2023

Memphis Dermatologist at Rheumatology and Dermatology

8143 Walnut Grove Road

Cordova TN 38018




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