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pca_skinPCA SKIN® Clinical Care Products and PCA® MEN...

There are all sorts of skin treatments on the market today.  Many have ingredients that are difficult to pronounce, much less understand what they do to our skin.

That's why at the Reno Sarks MedSpa, Dr. Van Reken recommends
PCA SKIN® Clinical Care Products and PCA® MEN. Both product lines are free of synthetic fragrances and dyes as well as color additives and other known sensitizers providing a level of treatment that is superior to mass, department and over-the-counter skin care products.

PCA SKIN Daily Care Products...

PCA SKIN® Clinical Care Products and PCA® MEN products are scientifically formulated using technically advanced, all-natural ingredients to nourish, hydrate and rejuvenate your skin. PCA home care products are free of color additives, synthetic fragrances, harsh alcohols, comedogenic oils and other known sensitizers and are designed to deliver results without irritation.

Whether battling acne, rosacea, sun damage or aging skin, daily use of PCA® MEN or PCA SKIN® Clinical Care Products will dramatically improve skin health and help provide the glowing, radiant complexion you desire.


PCA SKIN's cleansers contain gentle cleansing agents to effectively remove makeup and environmental impurities while leaving the skin pH balanced. All PCA cleansers can be used daily on face and body.

Facial Wash

This refreshing, skin-friendly AHA and aloe gel cleanser gently and effectively removes makeup and environmental impurities while leaving the skin supple and pH balanced. It soothes skin and loosens impacted cells to smooth surface texture.

Facial Wash Oily/Problem

This is an AHA and aloe cleansing gel for problem skin that effectively controls oil production and blemishes. It reduces the excess sebum production common in breakout-prone skin.

Creamy Cleanser

This gentle, hydrating cleanser effectively removes dirt and makeup without stripping the skin of its essential moisture. It contains a nourishing blend of rose hip seed oil, aloe and amino acids to help create radiant and younger-looking skin.

BPO 5% Cleanser

This gentle and effective cleanser is formulated with 5% liquid benzoyl peroxide to provide antibacterial action. Its host of extracts provides antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and hydrating action, leaving acneic and breakout-prone skin clear and calm.

Moisturizures with SPF:
The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends these PCA SKIN sun protection products as effective agents in the prevention of sun-induced damage, including sunburn and possibly premature aging. When used regularly, these products may also help reduce the potential risk of skin cancer due to overexposure to sunlight.

Protecting Hydrator SPF 30

This non-oily daily hydrator with SPF is formulated with aloe vera and panthenol to provide light moisture with a matte finish. It provides optimal broad-spectrum UVA/UVB coverage with the ultra-sheer protective benefits of Z-Cote and additional sunscreen agents. Caffeine enhances photo-protection by suppressing sun-induced cellular damage, while the powerful antioxidant silybum marianum extract, also known as milk thistle, inhibits the formation of sunburn cells and prevents UVB-induced edema. protecting hydrator spf 30 is best for patient with normal to oily skin types.

Hydrator Plus SPF 30

This nourishing moisturizer with SPF is formulated with an outstanding blend of UV protecting ingredients, including Z-Cote, an effective barrier that provides superior broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection. It is specifically formulated to replenish the skin’s natural moisture content with water-attracting humectants sodium hyaluronate and sodium PCA for dry or dehydrated skin. The addition of caffeine reduces UV-induced cellular damage, while silybum marianum extract, also known as milk thistle, inhibits sun-induced inflammation and the formation of sunburn cells. hydrator plus spf 30 is best for patients with normal to dry and mature skin types.

General Moisturizures:
PCA SKIN offers several moisturizing options that can be used alone or combined to create your desired level of hydration.

Collagen Hydrator

This rich emollient moisturizer contains a blend of humectants and shea butter for maximum hydration in patients with dry and mature skin. It alleviates skin dryness and provides excellent antioxidant benefits.

Après Peel® Hydrating Balm

This soothing moisturizer contains the phytohormone genistein, which stimulates collagen and inhibits MMP while hydrating and moisturizing aging skin. It is an excellent choice for normal to dry and mature skin.


This nourishing, light nighttime moisturizer is an excellent choice for normal to oily skin. It is recommended for use following chemical peels, laser rejuvenation procedures and microdermabrasion due to its ability to help soothe reddened or irritated skin. It can be used on the entire face, neck and chest.

Pigment Control Products:
PCA’s pigment control products may be used alone or in conjunction with professional treatments to effectively help correct and prevent hyperpigmentation.

Pigment Gel®

This exceptional combination of hydroquinone, phenylethyl resorcinol, and kojic, azelaic and lactic acids, helps to exfoliate, lighten and inhibit hyperpigmentation and age spots.

Pigment Gel® HQ Free

This formulation contains kojic, azelaic and lactic acids, plus phenylethyl resorcinol to effectively target various types of hyperpigmentation. It is an ideal choice for those with sensitive skin or those allergic to hydroquinone.

Brightening Therapy with TrueTone

This innovative combination of natural and engineered brighteners is clinically proven to reduce all types of hyperpigmentation. Its breakthrough formulation inhibits the pigment production pathway at multiple points, interrupting and preventing melanin deposits. Additional anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and MMPi agents make Brightening Therapy with TrueTone effective in reducing existing and preventing future hyperpigmentation for all sensitivity levels.

Vitamin C Topicals:
PCA SKIN vitamin C products offer antioxidant protection while helping to repair visible sun damage, minimize fine lines and strengthen the skin.

C-Quench® Antioxidant Serum

This exceptional antioxidant serum combines lilac leaf stem cell extract, resveratrol, glutathione, L-ascorbic acid and ergothioneine. Its powerful blend of ingredients effectively prevents and corrects cellular oxidation. Its also enlists a host of powerful anti-inflammatory agents to soothe the skin while increasing hydration and adding support to the extracellular matrix. C-Quench® Antioxidant Serum promotes healthy skin function for all skin types.

Advanced Treatment Products:
PCA SKIN’s advanced treatment products incorporate advanced ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, polyphenols, peptides and epidermal growth factors to help treat dehydrated, aging skin, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation.


This triple-action eye cream reduces puffiness, dark circles and wrinkles around the eye area. Its combination of three peptides increases collagen production, capillary function and circulation to leave the eye area smooth, even and bright. Moisturizing properties leave skin healthy and hydrated.

A&C synergy serum

This multifunctional serum effectively controls oil production and bacterial proliferation and helps reduce discoloration, resulting in a clear, even skin tone. The advanced blend of L-ascorbic acid, retinol and four other natural brightening agents makes it most appropriate for normal to oily skin types with hyperpigmentation or those prone to breakouts.

Rejuvenating Serum

This ultimate age-defying serum uses epidermal growth factor (EGF) technology to stimulate cell proliferation and skin renewal. A blend of botanicals and potent antioxidants prevents cellular water loss, helping to keep skin firm, smooth and protected from damaging free radicals. It is especially effective for aging skin and those with compromised skin function.

ExLinea® Peptide Smoothing Serum

This technically advanced treatment formulation synergistically hydrates, smoothes and firms aging skin. It contains ingredients that relax the facial tension that leads to wrinkling; increase intracellular moisture; fight free radical damage and provide the skin with an immediate tightening and lifting effect.

Retinol Renewal with RestorAtive Complex

This potent corrective serum features restorAtive complex, a unique blend of stabilized retinol and phyto-retinol that provides numerous age controlling benefits. It replenishes vital moisture- binding components and provides superior antioxidant action to help achieve healthy, youthful skin.

Anti-Redness Serum

This unique serum has proven benefits for patients with sensitive skin, rosacea, barrier dysfunction and sunburn. Clinical studies have shown that twice-daily use of PCA SKIN® anti-redness serum results in a 14% decrease in transepidermal water loss (TEWL) over a four- week period and a 50% reduction in redness over an eight-week period.

Blemish/Acne Control:
PCA SKIN offers several products designed to effectively but gently help treat acne and blemish-prone skin and reduce the occurrence of future breakouts.

BPO 5% Cleanser

This gentle and effective cleanser is formulated with 5% liquid benzoyl peroxide to provide antibacterial action. Its host of extracts provides antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and hydrating action, leaving acneic and breakout-prone skin clear and calm.

Acne Cream

This active 5% liquid benzoyl peroxide acne spot treatment effectively delivers oxygen into the pores to help kill the P. acnes bacteria responsible for acne breakouts. This formulation provides strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action to speed improvement of acne lesions.

Use these products weekly to help keep skin smooth, clear and bright.

Gentle Exfoliant

This light and creamy cleansing scrub contains smooth beads to exfoliate and polish the skin. It is great for all skin types.

PCA® MEN is a simple three-step program scientifically formulated just for men. Total Wash Face & Body Cleanser, Total Strength Line & Pore Minimizer and Total Defense Calming Hydrator SPF 25 are designed to work synergistically with your clinical treatment plan, as well as surgical and in-office procedures for the optimal results men desire.

Total Wash Face & Body Cleanser

This effective foaming face and body cleanser is formulated to keep skin smooth, clear and free from the irritation caused by shaving. Antioxidants and antibacterial ingredients are blended with gentle cleansing agents to create an effective yet calming wash suitable for all skin types.

Total Strength Line & Pore Minimizer

This scientifically advanced peptide serum is formulated with skin- strengthening and antibacterial agents to dramatically reduce fine lines and wrinkles, minimize pores and leave the skin clear, firm and younger-looking.

Total Defense Calming Hydrator SPF 25

This lightweight moisturizer is formulated for all skin types for broad-spectrum UV protection and hydration. Vitamins and soothing botanicals simultaneously protect and nourish the skin. It helps soothe minor irritations and calm skin after shaving to keep skin healthy and younger-looking.

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With all of the different products out there today, determining which one is right for you can be a challenge. That's why we recommend first having your skin analyzed by a professional such as a doctor or licensed aesthetician then using a medical grade skin care product like PCA SKIN to help you achieve achieve healthy, younger acting skin

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To schedule a Free Skin Care Consultation, with Dr. Van Reken here at the Reno Sparks MedSpa, give us a call at (775) 473-0011 or visit the contact us page.
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