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It’s Fabulous Friday! Where Desertdoll brings you dream items worth the splurge…

Boot Camp – the words don’t bring to mind happy images do they? Somewhere naughty teens get sent for a rapid attitude adjustment and what I imagine is a lot of yelling and crying. Or there’s weight loss boot camps that can quickly drop the pounds…I imagine there’s a lot of yelling and crying. But what if I told you there’s a boot camp for your skin that’s a heck of a lot more pleasant but can just as speedily whip your skin in shape? Enter Ava MD Radical Departure.

Who better to bring you this than someone who’s appeared on the show Extreme Makeover? Ava Shamban, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist and owner of the Laser Institute for Dermatology in Santa Monica, California, home of an in-house medical day spa and the Acne Treatment Center. Everyone loves a good renovation. If you can’t make it to see her (either through an appointment or a TV casting) you can now give one to yourself.

Most skin care product that claim to be able make a true change in your skin’s condition take a minimum of 1-2 months to even BEGIN to see results. Radical Departure is truly unique. This is a four-product, fourteen-day regimen that “helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots, while enhancing tone and firmness, by exfoliating the surface of dulling, flaky and dead skin cells. The result? Sooner rather than later, you’ll be looking at great skin that’s all yours.”

This very easy to use system consists of

  • Orange Calendula Wash: Used morning and evening, this is a very gentle and sweet smelling cleansing gel. I also happen to be a sap for anything calendula! It’s the best ingredient I know for oily, acne-prone skin.
  • Anti-Oxidant Mist: Twice a day like the cleanser, spray this cooling, soothing toner over your face to prepare it for the big guns.
  • AHA + BHA Lotion: Use every morning, this is the product that targets fine lines and uneven pigment while helping maintain skin’s moisture barrier.
  • Retinoid Serum: Applied every evening, this time-release serum encourages exfoliating cell turnover, firmness, and clarity, all while you sleep.
  • That’s it! A powerful and accelerated, yet very simple program that jumpstarts skin that needs a recharge and preps it for continued improvement when you return to your own routine.

    And if you’re looking for new items for your daily routine, we also got to try their newBrilliant Lotion. This is a lightweight, oil-free lotion suitable for all skin types that immediately brightens skin, minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and gives you smooth and perfectly hydrated skin.

    Ladies, please let us know if you sent your face to boot camp with the Radical Departure kit or got to try the aptly named Brilliant Lotion.

    Ava MD Radical Departure Buy it Here!

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