Question about SkinMedica: just wondering wat s the main diff between tns essential q153

Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Just wondering wat s the main diff between tns essential serum n the recovery complex? Is the essential the upgrade version of recovery complex? I m 31 yrs old n main concern is the uneven skin tone, little pigmentation n the deep laugh line next to my mouth. Which product would u recommend? Also, if I m going to do the Ipl laser treatment for pigmentation , can still use tns afterwards? Tks


The essential serum contains the 96 percent human growth factors like the recovery complex so identical in that regard, however the essential serum also contains l-arbutin which is a derivative of hydroquinone along with long chain peptides and a multitude of antioxidants – which makes it ideal for hydration, stimulation of collagen, antioxidant effects as well as effective for blocking pigment.

The tns recovery can be mixed with other brightening and peptide/antioxidant containing serums to achieve a similar effect.

I would still apply sunscreen over both and a moisturiser if the patient had a drier complexion.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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