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The SkinMedica Everyday Essentials System provides the four core products every SkinMedica skin care regimen needs. Make a fundamental shift in your daily skin care. Whether you are new to skin care or are a true skin care minimalist, this is a foundation system you can depend on. Use this system individually, or customize it by adding your other favorite SkinMedica products to enhance your regimen.
System Set Includes:
- TNS Essential Serum
- HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator
- Retinol Complex 0.25
- Essential Defense Mineral Shield SPF 35
This comprehensive set lays the groundwork for an effective regimen that promotes healthy, more youthful-looking skin.
TNS Essential Serum
Contains potent growth factors, which firm skin and diminish wrinkles. Formulated with five forms of hyaluronic acid.
HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator
Plump's fine lines while providing long-lasting moisture. For an evening treatment.
Retinol Complex 0.25
Is gentle enough for most skin types and promotes healthy cell turnover.
Essential Defense Mineral Shield SPF 35
Physical sunscreen offers sheer, lightweight protection suitable for all skin types, including post-procedure and sensitive.
SkinMedica TNS Essential Serum®
WHAT SKIN TYPE IS THIS PRODUCT BEST FOR?
TNS Essential Serum® is appropriate for all skin types.
WHEN SHOULD I USE THIS PRODUCT IN MY DAILY SKIN CARE ROUTINE?
TNS Essential Serum should be applied after cleansing and toning the skin and prior to applying any other products, including sunscreens. Note: TNS Recovery Complex is in one chamber of the TNS Essential Serum pump, you do not need to incorporate TNS Recovery Complex in your daily routine.
HOW TO APPLY?
Before the first application lightly tap the top of the pump several times in the palm of your hand. Remove the cap and press on the very center of the pump to dispense both of the products onto the back of your hand and blend them together before applying.
WHERE TO APPLY?
Apply to your face, neck and décolleté.
HOW LONG TO USE?
You should use TNS Essential Serum as long as you wish to improve the overall condition of your skin. Our clinical studies show that initial results occur in 30 days with best results occurring in 90 days. For best results, you should use twice daily and incorporate as part of your daily skin care routine.
WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT THIS PRODUCT?
TNS Essential Serum offers an unprecedented combination of the renowned growth factor formula, TNS Recovery Complex in one chamber and APS Corrective Complex® in the other.
SkinMedica® HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator
Q: What's the difference between a moisturizer and a hydrator?
Q: What is the significance of SCE in VITISENSCE™?
Q: Is HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator oil free, fragrance free and non-comedogenic?
Q: The product contains whey protein. Is it safe to use for a person with a milk allergy?
It is best to determine if a patient has a true "milk allergy" versus a digestive intolerance to lactose when considering using topical cosmetic products that contain milk.
The whey protein used in HA5 is derived from milk powder. Therefore a person with a history of milk or whey protein that triggers an immune response should not use this product because they may experience an allergic reaction.
Q: How should HA5 be applied?
Q: How should HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator be used within a regimen?
Q: Is HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator a replacement for a moisturizer?
Q: How long does HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator last?
AS PART OF THE SKINMEDICA® FAMILY
Q: Will HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator work with any SkinMedica® product?
Q: Will products I apply afterward still be able to work (like TOTAL DEFENSE + REPAIR)?
Q: How does HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator compare to Hydrating Complex?
Q: How does HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator address the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles compared to TNS Essential Serum®?
HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator addresses the loss of HA in the skin. Its combination of 5 HAs works immediately to smooth the skin and provide hydration throughout the day on the outer most layers of the skin. In addition, HA5 supports the skin's own ability to retain hydration with VITISENSCE™ proprietary technology, a potent or "top" blend of antioxidants and peptides.
TNS Essential Serum® addresses skin rejuvenation in the deeper layers of the skin to improve the appearance of skin.
Both products include powerful antioxidants, but the blends are very different and are designed to work in different ways to support the skin. We recommend people use HA5Rejuvenating Hydrator with TNS Essential Serum® in their skin care regimen.
Q: Does HA5 work on acne-prone skin?
Q: What is the difference between dry skin and dehydrated skin?
Dry skin can be genetic or a symptom of systemic disease. It is caused either by the inadequate production of oil, called sebum, or by an imbalance of fatty acids, ceramide, and cholesterol in the stratum corneum, the barrier layer of the skin. Age is also a factor in dry skin. As we get older, we experience a decline in a main hormone that triggers sebum production.
Dehydrated skin still produces sebum but is temporarily dry because of various factors, including environmental effects such as a dry climate or use of harsh detergents or products on the skin. It is caused by a temporary imbalance of fatty acids and ceramides in the skin's barrier layer, resulting in a temporary spike in transepidermal water loss.
|Skin Type||Acneic Skin, Aging Skin, All Skin Types, Combination Skin, Dry Skin, Normal Skin, Oily Skin, Rosacea-Prone Skin, Sensitive Skin|
TNS Essential Serum: Before the first application, tap the top of the pump several times in the palm of your hand. Remove the cap and press on the very center of the pump to dispense onto the back of your hand and blend together before applying. Apply to your face, (neck and chest if desired) morning and evening.
HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator: After cleansing and toning, apply twice daily as the last treatment product in your skin care regimen. Follow with moisturizer and sunscreen in the morning. In the evening, follow with moisturizer. Apply to face, neck, and decolletage or any area where fine lines and wrinkles primarily exist.
Retinol Complex 0.25: Apply a small amount to face and neck every evening. If a retinol product has never been used before, begin twice a week 2-3 days apart, increasing frequency slowly until daily use is tolerated. Do not use if you are pregnant, lactating or planning to become pregnant. Mild redness, peeling and irritation are expected when using this product. Use a sunscreen and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week following.
Essential Defense Mineral Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 35: Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply at least every 2 hours and after towel drying, swimming, or sweating to avoid lowering protection.
TNS Essential Serum: Human Fibroblast Conditioned Media, Water/Aqua/Eau, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Unsaponifiables, Alpha-Arbutin, Isoceteth-20, Arachidyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Ethoxydiglycol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Dimethicone, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Ergothioneine, Hydrolyzed Sericin, Phospholipids, Ubiquinone, Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) Leaf Extract, Saccharomyces Ferment Lysate Filtrate, Aminobutyric Acid, Phytosterols, Tocopherol, Tocotrienols, Squalene, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax (Oryza Sativa Cera), Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Polyacrylate-13, Polyisobutene, Polysorbate 20, Behenyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Alcohol, Steareth-10, Steareth-20, Butylene Glycol, Maltodextrin, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Xanthan Gum, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Disodium EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Parfum/Fragrance, Hydroxycitronellal, Linalool, Coumarin, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Geraniol, Isoeugenol.
HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator: Water/Aqua, Dimethicone, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Bis-PEG-8 Dimethicone, Polysilicone-11, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Flower Cell Extract, Vibrio Alginolyticus Ferment Filtrate, Alteromonas Ferment Extract, Porphyridium Cruentum Extract, Whey Protein, Plankton Extract, Trehalose, Urea, Serine, Algin, Caprylyl Glycol, Pullulan, Disodium Phosphate, Potassium Phosphate, Pentylene Glycol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Glyceryl Polyacrylate, Sodium Citrate, Sea Water, Sucrose Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Polysorbate 60, Propanediol, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Isohexadecane, Polysorbate 80, Silica, Decyl Glucoside, Tromethamine, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium EDTA.
Retinol Complex 0.25: Water/Aqua/Eau, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Glycine Soja Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Niacinamide, Polyacrylate-13, Squalane, Retinol, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-8, Dunaliella Salina Extract, Magnolia Grandiflora Bark Extract, Tocopherol, Tocotrienols, Ceramide 3, Bisabolol, Phytosterols, Squalene, Tocopheryl Acetate, Oryza Sativa Bran Cera, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Palmitate, Laureth-23, Trideceth-6 Phosphate, Sodium Hydroxide, Dicaprylyl Ether, Lauryl Alcohol, Polyisobutene, Dextran, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin.
Essential Defense: Active: Titanium Dioxide 5.0%, Zinc Oxide 6.0%.
Inactive: Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Polyglyceryl-3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Aluminum Hydroxide, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Sodium Chloride, Caffeine, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Citrate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethoxysilylethyl Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Hexyl Dimethicone, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Triethoxycaprylylsilance, Stearic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).