Our 4 Favorite SkinMedica Products and What They Can Do For You


In the pursuit of looking one’s best, it is common for women and men to go to the ends of the earth in search of the best procedures and products to ensure eternal beauty. Finding a means for reversing the signs of aging is also a quest of researchers and scientists. While the hunt for the fountain of youth continues, a good skin care regimen, and incorporating advanced skin products into one’s beauty regimen can aid in achieving youthful, glowing skin. One company that is forging the path into revolutionary skincare is SkinMedica. Curious as to what this company can do for your skin? Here’s a look at our favorites.


Allergan, the company that produces two dermatology favorites, Botox and Juvederm, introduced its new company SkinMedica in 2012. After decades of research and clinical data, the experts at SkinMedica created a line of skin care products that will transform how you take care of your skin. If you are seeking products that will address your skin’s general health including texture and elasticity, the SkinMedica products, HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator, Lytera 2.0, and TNS Essential Serum will prove to be game changers in your skincare routine.

1. HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator

Whether it be on a regular basis or due to the change in seasons, most people, of any age can experience dry skin. Even with a self-care plan that incorporates plenty of exercises, sleep, balanced nutrition, and proper hydration, dry skin can be an issue with no apparent resolution. Enter SkinMedica’s HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator. Specially formulated with Vitamin E, antioxidants, peptides and five types of hyaluronic acid, HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator will instantly moisturize your skin and continue conditioning for up to eight hours after application.  
Applying HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator in the morning and evening after cleansing will help balance out the skin’s moisture levels, eliminating any dry, flaky patches. In addition, this solution works by plumping up your skin, filling in fine lines and wrinkles. Fragrance and paraben-free HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator can be used on all skin types and applied to the face, neck and chest areas.

2. Lytera 2.0

If you are having issues with severe hyperpigmentation of the skin, SkinMedica Lytera 2.0 may be the ideal solution. This powerful pigment correcting serum is designed to even out skin tones, regardless of the level of discoloration. Ingredients including phenylethyl resorcinol, tranexamic acid, marine extract blend, niacinamide, tetrapeptide-30, and phytic acid work together to combat an uneven skin complexion. Results can be seen in as little as two weeks of continued use. A clinical study of Lytera 2.0 demonstrated that 100% of subjects reported the serum made their skin tone appear more even, and 95% noticed a lightening of dark spots and blemishes.
In addition to correcting hyperpigmentation, Lytera 2.0 is noted for increasing the efficacy of treatments (if recently performed) including laser therapy, chemical peels, microdermabrasion or prescription skin care products. Similar to HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator, Lytera 2.0 is fragrance-free, paraben-free. It is also retinol-free, non-comedogenic and does not contain hydroquinone, leaving the serum safe for all skin types and can be used on the face, neck, and chest in the morning and evening. It is recommended to use daily SPF of 20 or higher when using Lytera 2.0 for the best results.

3. TNS Essential Serum

Looking for an all-in-one solution that addresses a host of common skin issues? TNS Essential Serum is the formulation for you. Topping the list of SkinMedica products, this serum is intended for use on all skin types by people of all ages. An unmatched combination of growth factor ingredients including Vitamin E, Vitamin C, alpha-arbutin, hyaluronic acid, and camellia oleifera (green tea) leaf extract work synergistically to reduce the look of wrinkles and fine lines and enhance the skin’s tone and texture, providing a more youthful radiant appearance.
With consistent use twice daily, in the morning and evening on the face, neck and chest areas, you should begin to notice results after about 30 days, with full results expected after 90 days of daily use. In a study, 92% of respondents reported their skin looked more youthful and healthy overall.