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At PDO Max, we live and breathe results—results for both patients and providers. Our commitment to researching, developing, and manufacturing some of the safest PDO threads on the market today extends to bringing clients new products that promise the same revolutionary benefits.
Fresh on the heels of our newest PDO thread—the Levo Lock—we’re introducing the next step in our mission to maximize beauty: the PDO AfterGlo™ Serum. On its own or when paired with our PDO thread lifts, this serum enhances skin quality, texture, complexion, and volume where you need it most.
So, what does the PDO AfterGlo Serum do, and how does it do it?
Ingredient #1: Polydioxanone (PDO) Powder
The PDO in “PDO Max” and “PDO threads” stands for polydioxanone—a biodegradable, synthetic polymer with a high tensile strength and remarkable flexibility. These traits (among others) make the polymer ideal for thread-lifting applications, but what can it do for you in powder form?
Micro-channels, Perceived Damage, and collagen
PDO has another excellent characteristic that singles it out as a substance for cosmetic devices: a seriously low risk of rejection. Already used in medical-grade sutures, PDO is widely accepted by the body without harmful reactions.
When implanted as a thread, your skin detects and reacts to the PDO. As far as your skin is concerned, the thread registers as “perceived damage” even without being “actual damage.” In response, your skin supercharges the production of collagen—a naturally occurring structural protein responsible for skin health, healing, texture, complexion, and skin tightness or “bounce.”
Thankfully, PDO creates the same boost of collagen in powder form.
Ingredient #2: Hyaluronic Acid
Some symptoms of aging seem contradictory. The body may store excess fat along the neck or jaw but hollow out your cheeks, leading to sunken facial features. While not harmful, sunken features certainly contribute to an “aged” or “exhausted” appearance, but why does this happen at all?
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a natural, skin-supporting substance that the body supplies abundantly in our early years. Also common in the eyes and joints, HA is most known for its role in skin health. Pockets of HA fill out our features for a more youthful look while promoting health, hydration, and skin tightness. But unfortunately, as we age, production of HA slows, and our natural stores diminish.
When applied topically, HA serums assist the skin in trapping moisture. Naturally, better hydration promotes a “fuller” or more “robust” skin appearance. This process also reduces the depth and impact of fine lines & wrinkles and boasts the science to back it up.
Applications & Ideal Uses
Because of its two-pronged approach to boosting skin health, the PDO AfterGlo™ Serum enjoys a versatility of applications and uses.
Combine AfterGlo with a PDO Max Thread Lift
PDO thread lifts boost collagen, lift fat pads beneath the skin, and reduce or eliminate common wrinkles while preventing them from worsening further. Fittingly, our PDO AfterGlo serum supports these results by keeping the skin hydrated, responsive, and in peak condition. Hydrated skin heals faster while collagen and HA support it in healing better.
Make AfterGlo a Part of Your Daily Skincare Routine
The most comprehensive skincare routines naturally provide the most extensive benefits. Ideally, a complete skincare routine includes cleansers, toners, serums, eye creams, and moisturizers. Our PDO AfterGlo serum will quickly become the pillar of your skincare maintenance routine, supporting other products like a tentpole.
Combine with Microneedling
As one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the world today, microneedling (and its cousin RF microneedling) works wonders for facial rejuvenation. By using the same “simulated damage” loophole to encourage a turbocharged production of collagen, microneedling has a dedicated fanbase. But microneedling is also an ideal system for delivering serums deeper into facial skin, doubling their benefits.
PDO Max: Never Stop Innovating
The cosmetic and aesthetic industries move and roil like whitewater rapids. As a patient and beauty enthusiast, you’re always looking for the next best thing to enhance your radiance and fortify your confidence. PDO Max shares that attitude!
As a provider, you’re similarly on the prowl for the safest, most effective treatment options that deliver word-of-mouth-worthy results to your patients. At PDO Max, you’ll find industry-leading threads for thread lifts AND result-boosting topical and microneedling serums.
With PDO Max on your side, beauty is just easier.