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Bristol | 615 Volunteer Parkway | Bristol, Tennessee

Abingdon | 966 W. Main, Suite 4 | Abingdon, Virginia
Bristol: 423.989.3223
Abingdon: 276.525.1693
Email: info@tryaboutface.com
Web: www.tryaboutface.com

Altar® Cream

The science of using the healing properties of blood to rejuvenate, heal, and revive the tissue of the face resulted in the Vampire Facelift® and the Vampire Facial®. These procedures (because they provide amazing results for most people and because of the public use of these beauty strategies by multiple celebrities) became a world-wide phenomenon and could still easily be called the hottest new procedures in the cosmetic world. And yes, we do them at About Face. Sue Cressel, NP, Owner, has personally trained along side the creator of the Vampire Skin Therapies with Dr. Charles Runels.

Now, using new science coming out of literally millions of dollars of research in the area of tissue repair comes the next huge step…the perfect compliment to the Vampire procedures…Altar®

Dr. Harry Glassman explains Altar® in the following video…

The Basic Science of Altar™

About the science, the active ingredient in Altar™ is SBD-4. SBD-4 is a patented extract from the root of the plant Angelica sinensis, which grows in the high altitudes of China, Japan, and Korea. SBD-4 has been demonstrated to do some rather remarkable things. One, it increases the microcirculation of the skin. The results of that are obvious, increased delivery of oxygen, increased delivery of nutrients and increased removal of unwanted metabolites through waste.

Two, SBD-4 is extremely rich in hyaluronic acid, which binds up to 100 times its weight in water, so it’s extremely hydrating.

Three, it’s extremely rich also in arginine, the amino acid that’s very important in maintaining and protecting and repairing the skin barrier. That’s the Reader’s Digest version of the science.

Observations of Dr. Glassman about Altar™

My hands-on experience with it, I would divide it into three different experiences.

One, about the vampire procedures, Vampire Facelift®, Vampire Breast Lift®, it has been extraordinarily helpful in applying this formulation post procedure. Why? Well, one, it helps repair the skin barrier and two, fundamentally, the two things, the procedure and the topical are doing the same thing, attempting to do the same thing, and that is to increase firmness, elasticity, and texture and to minimize fine lines and wrinkles.

Second is with other minimally invasive procedures such a micro-needling [Vampire Facial®] with radio frequency, ablative and non-ablative laser resurfacing, and even fillers so using this topical post-treatment, compliments the treatment, augments the treatment and often one plus one is greater than two.

Ingredients In Altar™
Finally, Altar® has a tremendous role in treating some very difficult skin conditions, and I would include aging in that. Aging, dry skin, people with eczema, psoriasis, those people who are suffering from radiation dermatitis, and even those people who are having an adverse reaction topically to chemotherapy. Why? Well, those things all have three things in common, a breakdown in the skin barrier, dehydration, and some compromise in the microcirculation albeit different. Obviously, people with diabetes have a different microcirculation problem related to arterial sclerosis than say someone with psoriasis in which case it might be shunting.

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All of those cases, aging, dry skin, psoriasis, eczema, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, they all respond very favorably to the science behind this product, so we’re very excited to introduce this to you. If any of you have any questions regarding it or any concerns regarding it, please reach out to me. I’ll make myself more than available to discuss this with you at any time.

Thanks very much.

Dr. Harry Glassman

Altar™ Can be Used as a Focused Solo Therapy…

It Should Also be the Fourth Step in the Vampire Facial® & the Vampire Facelift® Procedures (for improved results and enhanced maintenance of benefits)…

Do You Show These Signs of Aging?
  • Fine vertical lines around the mouth
    Skin texture less smooth. As a result, the person looks “worn,” or “tired” or “droopy.” The lively, rosy hue (seen plainly in playing children of every skin color and in young adults) fades to a dull gray.
  • Scars from trauma, acne, or chicken pox?
  • The dryness that makes the skin look dull.
  • Skin Color More Gray from decreased blood flow.

Altar® Cream is available only from providers who have been trained in the Vampire Skin Therapies — such as About Face.