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SkinMedica Launches Daily Physical Defenseâ„¢ SPF 30+

Carlsbad, CA - February 1, 2012 - SkinMedica, Inc., the fastest-growing professional skin care company in the United States, introduces their first all-physical sunscreen—Daily Physical Defense™ SPF 30+.  Recommended for extended sun exposure and post-procedure use, the 100% dual-mineral sunscreen provides broad-spectrum defense against UVA/UVB rays.

SkinMedica Daily Physical Defense™ SPF 30+ is formulated with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide and a patented technology works to evenly distribute UV filters for advanced skin protection. Complete with antioxidants, such as green tea and caffeine, the ultra-sheer formula helps to fight signs of aging and glides on like a moisturizer, minus the sticky or greasy finish.

 Benefits include:

  • Elegant, ultra sheer, broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection
  • Hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic
  • Oil-free, PABA-free, fragrance-free
  • 100% dual-mineral formulation
  • Helps protect against free radical damage
  • Gentle enough for sensitive skin following chemical peels, laser surgeries, and medical procedures

SkinMedica Daily Physical Defense™ SPF 30+ is available for $45 through a network of licensed physicians and medically supervised spas; visit for locations.


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.