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Fastest Growing U.S. Professional Skin Care Company, SkinMedica, Receives Top Beauty Honors

Carlsbad, CA - October 3, 2011 - Media, top skin care experts and consumers alike are praising SkinMedica, Inc., the fastest growing professional skin care company in the United States. The Company’s brand received four coveted best-in-class beauty honors in 2011, an unprecedented accomplishment for an independent, professional skin care company.

SkinMedica’s two most recent product launches, Redness Relief CalmPlex™ and Tri-Retinol Complex ES™ both received individual honors while the Company’s flagship, TNS Essential Serum® received honors in two different categories. These honors further illustrate SkinMedica’s consistent rapid growth as announced in a recent feature in WWD Beauty Inc. this spring which named SkinMedica as, “the number one fastest growing professional skin care brand in the United States.”

“These awards are a testament to our commitment to product innovation and validate our leadership position in the professional skin care market,” said Mary Fisher, SkinMedica CEO.  “We are delighted to be recognized by the editorial leadership in health and beauty, who are well-known for identifying and rating the latest innovations for their readers.”

2011 SkinMedica Honors Include:

  • Redness Relief CalmPlex was awarded the Best of Beauty Award by Allure.
  • Tri-Retinol Complex ES was named “Best Anti-Aging Serum” by Self Healthy Beauty Award testers.  
  • TNS Essential Serum was voted “Best Décolleté Anti-Aging Product” by New Beauty readers, editors and experts and was named “Best Anti-Aging Serum” by skin care experts to earn the product an InStyle Best Beauty Buy.

Highly regarded among medical professionals, SkinMedica is known for its diverse product offering and efficacious formulas, namely the exclusive, highly-coveted TNS growth factor blend.  The Company’s most recent launch, Redness Relief CalmPlex is the first and only non-prescription product clinically proven to reduce the appearance of visible redness in as little as two weeks.


About SkinMedica

SkinMedica, Inc. is focused on developing, acquiring, and commercializing products that improve the appearance of skin. SkinMedica markets and sells to physicians, with a focus on aesthetics, both prescription and non-prescription skin care products. The company's full line of aesthetic skin care products includes the revolutionary TNS Essential Serum® and hallmark TNS Recovery Complex®. The formulations in SkinMedica’s clinical skin care collection enhance skin appearance, reduce signs of aging, and provide other skin care benefits. SkinMedica's primary prescription product, VANIQA® (eflornithine hydrochloride) Cream 13.9%, is the only FDA-approved prescription product for the reduction of unwanted facial hair in women. Colorescience Pro’s dermatologist recommended, high-performance cosmetics are formulated to remedy and camouflage specific skin concerns and protect skin from damaging effects of the sun and environment. Colorescience Pro’s luxury aesthetic makeup line is sold in the physician and medical spa channels.

TNS Recovery Complex®, VANIQA®, and SkinMedica®, are registered trademarks of SkinMedica, Inc and affiliates.