Television commercials, infomercials, magazine articles, pop-ups on the web and radio advertisements all reminds us of how to take care of ones' skin and fight any signs of aging. The skincare business is a billion dollar industry that is estimated to grow into a $7-10 billion dollars within the next five years. With all the advertisement pertaining to the skincare ads, it can become confusing and even intimidating as to where to go for good skincare products. The first thing one should do before venturing out searching for any skincare product is first consult a dermatologist. He or she can tell you about your skin type write out a prescription for a certain skincare product and even advise you on the local skin care products available over the counter. The major skincare companies are in a serious battle over consumer loyalty to their particular products. The advertising media profits from these companies who will spend millions and billions of dollars on advertising their products. The high-end skincare products are constantly compared to the Local Skin Care Products in terms of value, price and product delivery. Are the Local Skin Care Products better or less efficient than the high-end products? In some cases yes, even better at a fraction of the cost. Society has become finely tuned to such code words has alpha-hydroxy, retinol, SPF and beta-hydroxy. These terms have become part of the societal lexicon.