October 25, 2014 4:57 PM ET

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Company Overview of SkinMedica, Inc.

Company Overview

SkinMedica, Inc. develops and markets skin care products that rejuvenate skin. The company offers products for various conditions, including wrinkles, acne, dark spots, redness, dullness, scars, and volume loss; and for various skin types, which include normal, dry, oily, combo, and sensitive. Its products include skin rejuvenating treatments, sunscreens, facial cleansers, all-in-one brightening systems, scar recovery gels, sensitive skin cleansers, rejuvenative toners and moisturizers, skin polishers, dermal repair creams, uplifting eye serums, purifying toners, acne systems, purifying foaming washes, acne treatment lotions, ultra sheer moisturizers, lip plump systems, body lotions, repleni...

5909 Sea Lion Place

Suite H

Carlsbad, CA 92010

United States

Founded in 1999

106 Employees





Key Executives for SkinMedica, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 52
Age: 51
Chairman and Member of Compensation Committee
Age: 65
Age: 69
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

SkinMedica, Inc. Key Developments

Consumers Files Proposed Class-Action Lawsuit Against Allergan Inc. and SkinMedica

Consumers filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against Allergan Inc. and its subsidiary, SkinMedica, claiming that the companies have misbranded and unlawfully marketed Tissue Nutrient Solution (TNS), a skin-care product line containing human growth factors obtained from human foreskin tissue which could increase the risk of cancer and pose other health risks. The lawsuit, filed by consumer-rights law firm Hagens Berman in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, claims that for at least the past four years, SkinMedica has failed to disclose significant safety concerns associated with TNS products while marketing the products without appropriate government approval, proper labeling, or adequate safety studies. The suit alleges that in marketing their TNS products, Allergan and its subsidiary SkinMedica did not adequately disclose the health risks associated with these growth factors. The lawsuit is a proposed class action based upon California's consumer protection laws, and seeks to represent a class of all persons in the U.S. who purchased SkinMedica's TNS products during the last four years.

SkinMedica Launches Lytera Skin Brightening Complex

SkinMedica, Inc. introduced SkinMedica(R) Lytera(TM). Skin Brightening Complex is a hydroquinone-free skin brightening product that reduces the appearance of skin discoloration and dark spots. In clinical studies, Lytera demonstrated similar efficacy when compared to 4% hydroquinone. Featuring a proprietary blend of ingredients, SkinMedica(R) Lytera(TM) Skin Brightening Complex works to brighten and even skin tone by reducing the appearance of dark spots and skin discoloration. This luxurious formula contains highly effective antioxidants which help to reveal a smooth, luminous complexion--a naturally beautiful you.

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