Have you ever wished for a skincare product that’s made just for you? Imagine a cream, lotion, or ointment created in a lab with your skin’s unique needs in mind. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, it’s not a dream – it’s what we do every day in our compounding pharmacy!

Let’s paint a picture. You stroll into your local pharmacy. Rows of skincare products are neatly lined up, promising to do this or that. You squint at the labels, trying to decode the fine print. But, it’s like you need a secret decoder ring to understand all those chemical names!

Enter the world of compounding pharmacies, your skincare heroes. Rather than expecting you to be the Cinderella that fits the glass slipper, we reverse the process. We create the ‘slipper’ to fit you.

How does it work?
Think of us as skincare chefs. You give us the ‘ingredients’ – that is, the unique aspects of your skin, like its dryness or oiliness, its sensitivity, and any conditions you might have like eczema or rosacea. Your dermatologist may also chip in with their expertise.

Then, we get to work in our ‘kitchen’ (actually, a state-of-the-art lab). We mix together the exact ingredients that will work best for you, in the precise amounts that your skin needs.

Why does it make a difference?
Everyone’s skin is as unique as a fingerprint. Remember your friend, the one who could slather on any cream and her skin would be glowing? And then there’s you, needing to follow a carefully curated routine, or else your skin throws a fit. That’s because everyone’s skin has its own personality, its likes and dislikes, and its quirks.

What can compounding do for you?
Compounding can help with a wide range of skin issues. Dry skin? We can create a moisturizer that hydrates without making your skin feel greasy. Acne? We can whip up a treatment that targets your pimples without irritating the rest of your skin.

Even if you have multiple skin issues, we can create a compound to address all of them. It’s like having a multi-tasking superhero on your skincare team! We don’t just stop at creams and lotions. We can create medicated soaps, lip balms, wound treatments, and more. If it’s about skin, we’ve got you covered.

So, next time you’re feeling overwhelmed by the skincare aisle, remember there’s another way. You’re not limited to what’s on the shelves.  Your skin is unique, and your skincare can be too. That’s the magic of compounding in dermatology.