SKINMEDICA TNS ESSENTIAL SERUM ($270)
This unparalleled anti-aging serum is the first to combine the renowned growth factor serum, TNS Recovery Complex in one chamber and APS Corrective Complex™, a potent mixture of antioxidants, peptides and other innovative anti-aging ingredients, in the other chamber.
Key Ingredients: NouriCel-MD-Combination of growth factors, soluble collagen, antioxidants, interleukins, and matrix proteins found naturally in healthy skin. Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline - Suppresses collagen breakdown. Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 – Mimics the body’s own mechanism to activate new collagen production. Hydrolyzed Silk, Phospholipids, Butylene Glycol and Water – Stimulate production of hyaluronic acid and collagen to improve skin tone and texture. Reduce uneven skin pigmentation. Ergothioneine – Super-antioxidant properties that protect cells against free radical damage from UV exposure and environmental pollution. Prevents breakdown of skin’s matrix structures and reduces inflammation. Coenzyme Q10 - Counteracts free radical damage and provides significant protection against UVA-induced premature aging of the skin. Works synergistically with vitamin E in preventing cellular damage. Vitamin C – Free radical scavenger that reduces fine lines, wrinkling and brown spots while enhancing collagen production for firmer skin. Vitamin E – Considered the most important antioxidant and free radical scavenger. Moisturizes the skin from within, improving smoothness. Green Tea Extract – Reduces redness, and suppresses skin inflammation and irritation. Has powerful antioxidant properties. Blackberry Leaf Extract - Antioxidant properties prevent wrinkle formation and the other visible signs of aging. Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate Lysate - A yeast extract which defends against antioxidant depletion in the skin, a detrimental effect of ozone. Improves skin barrier function. Aminobutyric Acid – Produces muscle relaxation to soften fine lines caused by repetitive facial expressions. Hyaluronic Filling Spheres - Act as molecular sponges, trapping and absorbing water, resulting in a smoothing effect on the skin. Alpha-Arbutin - Bearberry plant extract that fades age spots.
Use: Apply morning and evening after cleansing. Before first application lightly tap the top of the pump several times in the palm of your hand. Remove cap and press on center of pump to dispense both products onto the back on your hand. Gently blend the two products together and apply evenly to face.
SKINMEDICA TNS RECOVERY COMPLEX ($172)
Dr. Roberts’ favorite “wrinkle/antiaging” product. Serious skin-cell therapy discovered through more than a decade of wound healing research on newborn skin cell growth factors (not Growth Hormones). For all skin types. Rejuvenates sun-damaged and aging skin. Enhances skin texture, firms the skin, reduces the appearance of age spots and blotchiness, and improves skin elasticity. Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Key ingredients: NouriCel-MD®, blend of human growth factors, believed to stimulate collagen and new blood vessel production, reduce inflammation and neutralize free radicals.
Use: Apply a single pump each morning and evening to face, neck, and décolletage after cleansing and toning and prior to moisturizing and sunscreen.