Amy Forman Taub, MD as the First Physician to Sell DefenAge Cosmeceuticals, the Latest in Skincare Technology Activated by Stem Cells

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Amy Forman Taub, MD of skinfo® chosen by DefenAge Cosmeceuticals to offer patients the latest in anti-aging skincare with results visible in just 2 weeks.

“The science behind this product is remarkable. DefenAgeTM is made of a perfect copy of human defensins, which is small enough to be absorbed into the skin."

Being on the cutting edge of skincare comes naturally to Amy Forman Taub, MD, who created skinfo.com in 1989. Always researching the latest advancements in cosmeceutical products to introduce to skinfo® Specialty Skincare Boutique led Dr. Taub to discover a scientific breakthrough in skincare. It’s no wonder that DefenAgeTM Cosmeceuticals chose Dr. Taub to be the first physician to roll out DefenAgeTM, a skincare line using the power of defensins to turn on our own stem cells.

Defensins are natural molecules in our bodies that fight off infection and reduce inflammation. Dr. Nikolay Turovets, a prominent stem cell scientist and founder of MediCell Technologies, discovered that these molecules can turn on very specific “sleeping” stem cells to make new skin when defensins are present. These sleeping cells are usually activated when we cut or nick our skin and spring to action to heal wounds. Using this same science, DefenAgeTM skincare can “turn on” this very specific so-called LGR6+ locus of cells, found within each pore.

“The science behind this product is remarkable. Previous growth factor products have included “soups” of many large molecules that may not be able to be absorbed in the skin and have many different functions. DefenAgeTM is made of a perfect copy of human defensins, which is small enough to be absorbed into the skin and is very specific for activating a highly targeted population of stem cells responsible for wound healing. I began using the product kit (consists of 3 products) on one of my upper arms and was really surprised to see a significant change within 2 weeks. The crepiness on my arm was visibly less that on the non-treated arm and the skin was tighter, smoother and brighter. Patients who have used it for 6 weeks have noticed a definite reduction in wrinkles and pores and a brightness that is striking.” Amy Forman Taub, MD.

A study performed by Greg Keller, MD a prominent plastic surgeon in California showed that there was significant improvement in wrinkles, evenness and pores after 4-6 weeks in 23 men and women aged 48-68 versus those who used a placebo consisting of the exact same products minus the active ingredients. This controlled study proved the clinical effectiveness of DefenAgeTM and confirmed the concept that one can use the body’s own natural defense mechanisms to activate stem cells and produce younger appearing skin. More studies are currently underway.

Additional ingredients in the products increase skin’s elasticity, tighten and sculpt the facial silhouette, brighten the skin, smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, comfort sensitive skin, minimize pores, support a natural detoxifying process, and produce a barrier on the skin, making it difficult for the aging process.

Currently, DefenAgeTM can only be purchased on a physician-endorsed site, skinfo.com, through select physicians and the company’s home page. Dr. Taub also offers the products at her skincare boutique, skinfo® Specialty Skincare Boutique, located in Glencoe and Lincolnshire, Illinois.

The DefenAgeTM system consists of 3 products encouraging the skin to reduce signs of aging in as little as 6 weeks.

2-Minute Reveal Masque – Key ingredients, triple enzymes including papaya, pumpkin and pomegranate, sugar crystals, and sea whip smooth, comfort, and balance skin.
Size: 2.5 oz. Retails on skinfo.com: $55

24/7 BARRIER REPAIR Cream – Lightweight cream formulated with Age-Repair DefensisTM, Niacinamide , Coshesium, Cell Detox, Dotoxient, Hydresia, and Sea Whip achieve softer, plumper, brighter, and more balanced skin.
Size: 1.5 oz. Retails on skinfo.com: $95

8-IN-1 BIO SERUM – Infused with 5x the amount of Age-Repair DefensisTM, for a faster delivery of the ant-aging process includes Niacinamide, Matrixyl Synthe’6, Roxisomes, Subliskin, Thiotaine, and Sea Whip. These key ingredients tighten and sculpt the facial structure, support DNA recovery, hydrate and balance the skin.
Size: 1 fl. oz. Retails on skinfo.com: $165

Clinical Power Trio (2-Minute Reveal Masque, 24/7 BARRIER REPAIR Cream, 8-IN-1 BIO SERUM) Full Size. Retails on skinfo.com: $285

The DefenAge 24-Hour Fast Starter Kit, a trial size of all three products is available on skinfo.com for only $10.

Advanced Dermatology and skinfo® were founded by board-certified dermatologist, Amy Forman Taub, MD, a pioneer and innovative leader in the latest medical and cosmetic dermatological treatments. As a consultant to leading laser and drug companies, Dr. Taub also educates and trains physicians from all over the country to provide cosmetic and laser procedures.

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