"After many years as a professor and reseracher, I looked to one of my first passions, esthetics, to find more balance in my life. At first, esthetics was just a hobby. I had a little "spa" room in my home and played around on friends. It didn't take long before I realized just how limited consumer resources were and that misleading information was everywhere. It bothered me so much that I decided to take my "hobby" to the next level and I officially opened an esthetics clinic. The clinic focused on being truthful about what products and services could and could not do. We didn't promise clients they'd look 10 years younger after a facial, but offered them realistic expectations in terms of what they could achieve and what needed to be done to get there. I still own and operate this clinic.
One of most frustrating experinces as an esthetician was finding appropriate products for acne prone or clog prone clients that were also looking for anti-aging. They felt forced to choose between an acne product that would dry them out, or an anti-aging product that would break them out. There was very little that existed that addressed anti-aging, while being noncomedogenic. I spent hours researching ingredient decks looking for approrpiate products and finally decided to formulate them myself.
Today our company focuses on formulating clean, non clogging anti-aging products. We've done the work for you. Our products are great for everyone, but particuarly suited for someone who wants the added benetift of being noncomedogenic. Our foundation has been built on a passion for science, education, beauty, and integrity and we’d love you to join our mission."
- dermaTRUTH Founder and CEO, Michelle Calvarese, Ph.D., L.E.