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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the difference between drugstore and medical sunscreen?

  • Medical sunscreen has more active ingredients and tends to be more clear and weightless with higher quality ingredients.
  • Drugstore sunscreen has a lower percentage of zinc/titanium and tends to be thicker and pastier.

What is the difference between physical and chemical sunscreen?

  • Physical sunscreen is instantaneous. It deflects and blocks the sun rays. It contains zinc and titanium and is intended for daily use.
  • Chemical sunscreen absorbs or scatters the sun rays. It is non-instantaneous so you must wait before it becomes effective. It has more coverage and in intended for activities.

What are the advantages of using Vitmain C?

  • It acts as a skin lightener
  • Helps boost collagen production
  • Strengthens and firms skin
  • Slows down the threat of free radicals which can cause fine line and wrinkles and skin dryness

Retinol VS. RetinA?

  • RetinA requires a prescription. It is a stronger form of Vitamin A which can cause dryness, peeking/cracking of the skin, redness and irritation. Patient may experience more irritation compared to a retinol.
  • Retinol is an over the counter product. It is the time released version of Vitamin A which is compounded with other ingredients to help ease irritation and side effects. The delivery system makes the product more tolerable compared to RetinA.
  • Both RetinA and Retinol cause cellular turnover and help stimulate collagen/elastin production.



Luxor Medical Spa
8101 Newman Ave., Suite C
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Phone: (714)847-1001
Office Hours: 10am - 6pm

Luxor Medical Spa
26781 Portola Pkwy Ste 4e
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
Phone: (714)847-1001
Office Hours: Thursday 11am-6pm
(By Appointment Only)