What are antioxidant serums and why your skin needs them

Truths about Antioxidants on Your Skin

Aging gracefully is something we all want to do. Starting with the right ingredients at all ages of life is a good start. One key ingredient to use on the skin would be an antioxidant. Antioxidants protects the skin against UV induced damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are environmental stress which speed up the aging process and DNA damage. For example, smoking and air pollution. Free radicals are the main culprit behind fine lines and wrinkles, sagging skin and skin discoloration. The best part about an antioxidant is that it assists with your sunscreen to help protect your skin against the UVA and UVB rays to give you the maximum protection.

IS Clinical Pro Heal Serum Advanced and IS Clinical Super Serum Advanced our two favorite antioxidant protective serums that we carry here at Northwest Aesthetics. Both serums treat, heal, and provide superior antioxidant protection also gives UV Photo protection. The main ingredient in both serums is L- ascorbic Acid which is, Vitamin C.

Vitamin C is an investment in your skin; it contains many benefits for each skin type which include:

  • UV protection
  • Anti- inflammatory
  • Stimulates collagen production
  • Promotes wound healing

Let us break down both serums for you:


Pro Heal Serum Advanced Plus

Best skin types to use it:                                       

  • Rosacea Clients
  • Red and irritated skin
  • Anti- aging
  • All grades of acne and including cystic acne
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Safe for pre and post procedure


  • Provides antioxidant protection
  • Builds collagen
  • Helps heal
  • Provides UV photo protection
  • Calms and soothes the skin
  • Helps reduce the appearance of redness in your skin.
  • Reparative
  • Brightening skin

How to use it:

  • Used once or twice daily depending on what your Esthetician at Northwest Aesthetics recommends.
  • Used at least in the AM.
  • 4-6 drops will cover your entire face
  • Cleanse, Is Clinical Pro Heal, eye cream, moisturizer, SPF


Super Serum Advanced Plus

Skin types its best for:                   

  • Reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Effective for treating the appearance of scarring
  • Helps treat the appearance of stretch marks
  • Anti-aging
  • Hyperpigmentation


  • Smooths and firms’ skin
  • Brightens
  • Provides antioxidant protection
  • Significantly builds collagen
  • Provides UV photo protection
  • Produces fiber blast
  • Corrects uneven skin tone

How to use it:

  • If scarring is your skin concern, Is Clinical Super serum is clinically proven to reduce scar tissue if used twice daily.
  • Can be used anywhere on the body
  • 4-6 drops will cover your entire face.
  • Day time serum
  • May feel a slight tingly sensation.
  • Ask your Esthetician at Northwest Aesthetics how you should use iS Clinical Super Serum for your optimal results.

Free radicals and the sun are the two biggest components to the aging process. IS Clinical Pro Heal and Super Serum help repair, correct and protect the skin from free radical damage and UV rays. They are light weight and allowed to penetrate into the layers of your skin to accomplish their work. These serums are scientifically proven to improve the appearance of your skin. Make a consultation with one of our very educated Estheticians to see which one of these serums will help benefit your skin care needs.  

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