Medical Skin Care


Doctors Brand, Dr.



Medical skin care, Clean Beauty, Doctor’s Brand: Medical skin care as an accompanying, topical form of application after dermatological treatments is very important. Almost every third adult and 40 percent of all children suffer from an allergy – and the trend is rising. This is shown by publications of the German Allergy and Asthma Association.

In recent years, great progress has been made in skin research to elucidate the mechanisms of allergy and to develop suitable products and medicines.

We have translated these findings into framework formulations and active ingredient concepts for medical skin care.


Medical skin care means care without irritation

Our medical skin care products help the skin to restore its natural balance and are ultra-sensitive, i.e., absolutely non-irritating to the skin.

Doctors brand could mean

  • without synthetic preservatives
  • without mineral oil, paraffins
  • without parabens, chemical UV filters
  • without dyes
  • without sulphates
  • without emulsifiers


When should medical skin care be used?

Medical skin care includes a range of treatments and products that are performed by a dermatologist or that we have developed together.

Medical skin care is about treating or preventing skin problems.


Here are some examples

Topical special products: These can be administered in the form of creams, gels or lotions to treat specific skin problems, such as acne, psoriasis, rosacea or eczema.

Chemical peels: This type of high-dose chemical peel can be used to remove dead skin cells and smooth the skin. Azelaic acid is certainly the first choice here.

Skin soothing products after laser treatments: Laser treatments can be used to treat certain skin problems, such as age spots, acne scars or fine lines and wrinkles. No “mass market” products should be used after such treatment.

It is important to note that medical skin care products and treatments should be performed or sold by a qualified dermatologist.


Medical Skin Care as a “Doctor’s Brand”

Medical grade skin care is often offered as a “Doctor’s Brand” and is a type of skin care or beauty brand that is co-developed by physicians.

These brands may include medical grade skin care products that are specifically formulated for certain skin conditions, such as acne, sunburn, age-related changes in the skin and should be monitored for use due to the high concentration of active ingredients.


Examples of active ingredients in effective products

Retinoids, for example, as vitamin A derivatives, are predestined for use in medical skin care. Retinoids should be used with care because they are the most effective substances we are allowed to use in cosmetics:

  • Use sunscreen: retinoid can make the skin more sensitive to sunlight, so it is important to use a high protection factor sunscreen daily.
  • Start slowly: Retinoid can cause irritation or redness at first, so start slowly and only use it once a week at first.
  • Use it in the evening: Retinoid can make the skin more sensitive to light, so it is best used in the evening.
  • Avoid alcohol and harsh cleansers: while using retinoid, avoid products that contain alcohol or harsh cleansers as these can further irritate the skin.
  • Use moisturiser: Use a moisturiser while using retinoid to avoid dry skin.
  • Also EGF, which stands for “Epidermal Growth Factor” and is a naturally occurring protein responsible for cell division and growth of skin cells. EGFs are used in skin care to improve and rejuvenate the appearance of the skin.

When EGFs are applied to the skin, they can stimulate cell division and skin cell growth, which can improve skin tone and reduce lines and wrinkles.

EGFs can also help increase moisture levels in the skin and reduce inflammation. These are usually also high doses and should only be used topically under supervision. EGFs are another example of an exclusive class of ingredients in medical skin care.



Medical skin care includes measures to prevent and treat skin problems, especially in people with chronic skin conditions or damaged skin.

This may include the use of moisturisers, medicated ointments, UV protection and regular skin examinations. It is important as dermatologists to also offer safe and effective products to their patients/clients. Cosmacon is happy to help you create your own “Doctor’s Brand”.


If you would like to develop a medical skin care range, please contact us.


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