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Advanced Skincare
Backed by Science

Our mission is to improve skin health. Dedicated to this purpose, we make one simple promise—to provide advanced skincare backed by science.

Our Promise

Born from decades of skin cancer research that led to pivotal breakthroughs in antioxidants, our high potency formulas are concentrated in pure actives and proven to penetrate optimally into skin.

Our clinical skincare is used by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and medi-spas for daily homecare, and to complement aesthetic treatments. We formulate to correct signs of aging, protect healthy skin, and prevent future damage.

Our Promise

Our Promise

Born from decades of skin cancer research that led to pivotal breakthroughs in antioxidants, our high potency formulas are concentrated in pure actives and proven to penetrate optimally into skin.

Our clinical skincare is used by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and medi-spas for daily homecare, and to complement aesthetic treatments. We formulate to correct signs of aging, protect healthy skin, and prevent future damage.

About us

Our Integrated Skincare Philosophy

At SkinCeuticals, we’ve developed an integrated skincare approach that ensures optimal consumer results. Our powerful products are designed to work synergistically with clinical procedures and other professional treatments to yield dramatic skin improvement. Because of their high potency and the benefits of combining our products with office-based treatments, SkinCeuticals formulas are available exclusively through physicians’ offices, medi-spas, and pharmacies. Authorized SkinCeuticals skincare professionals are trained to develop customized skincare programs, including at-home products and office-based procedures to deliver optimal results.

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Our Integrated
Skincare Philosophy

At SkinCeuticals, we’ve developed an integrated skincare approach that ensures optimal consumer results. Our powerful products are designed to work synergistically with clinical procedures and other professional treatments to yield dramatic skin improvement. Because of their high potency and the benefits of combining our products with office-based treatments, SkinCeuticals formulas are available exclusively through physicians’ offices, medi-spas, and pharmacies. Authorized SkinCeuticals skincare professionals are trained to develop customized skincare programs, including at-home products and office-based procedures to deliver optimal results.

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The Science Behind
Our Products

As SkinCeuticals founding scientist and chief medical advisor, Dr. Sheldon Pinnell established SkinCeuticals as the skincare industry’s antioxidant authority. Dr. Pinnell’s groundbreaking, peer-reviewed research and comprehensive dermatologic knowledge resulted in the Duke University Antioxidant patent, which is now the gold standard for topical antioxidant formulations and licensed exclusively to SkinCeuticals.

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Our Products

The Science Behind Our Products

As SkinCeuticals founding scientist and chief medical advisor, Dr. Sheldon Pinnell established SkinCeuticals as the skincare industry’s antioxidant authority. Dr. Pinnell’s groundbreaking, peer-reviewed research and comprehensive dermatologic knowledge resulted in the Duke University Antioxidant patent, which is now the gold standard for topical antioxidant formulations and licensed exclusively to SkinCeuticals.

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Impact

Our Values

Learn how SkinCeuticals is increasing access to the most advanced medical aesthetics techniques through our partnerships, and how we are committed to supporting sustainability initiatives that transform the lives of our consumers, our professional partners, and the environment.

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Our Values

Learn how SkinCeuticals is increasing access to the most advanced medical aesthetics techniques through our partnerships, and how we are committed to supporting sustainability initiatives that transform the lives of our consumers, our professional partners, and the environment.

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Our Timeline of Milestones

The SkinCeuticals story started long before the company's founding in 1997 thanks to the pivotal research performed by Dr. Sheldon Pinnell. In the years since, we have continued to pave the way with breakthroughs that have changed the face of skin science.

2023

Relaunch of a Pillar Product

Reformulation and relaunch of A.G.E. Interrupter to the new A.G.E Interrupter Advanced, reinforcing efficacy against glycation and aging signs linked to collagen decline. This product visibly reduces 5 wrinkles targeted by aesthetic treatments


Expanding Glycation-Combatting Portfolio with Multi-Corrective Eye Cream

Reformulation and relaunch of A.G.E. Eye Complex to A.G.E. Advanced Eye. This product is a next-generation eye cream for wrinkles that fights the appearance of crow’s feet, puffiness, and dark circles associated with glycation and collagen decline.

2021

A Powerhouse Antioxidant Serum for Oily Skin

Silymarin CF launches as an oil-free vitamin C serum formulated for oily and blemish-prone skin. This breakthrough formula combines 0.5% silymarin (milk thistle extract), 15% l-ascorbic acid, 0.5% ferulic acid and 0.5% salicylic acid to help prevent oil oxidation that can lead to breakouts, and visible signs of aging.

US Patent created for Silymarin CF - Serums for reducing lipid peroxidation.

2018

Introduction of Tranexamic Acid

The launch of Discoloration Defense serum: a new and innovative solution for skin discoloration, a top concern addressed by professional procedures. This serum features a breakthrough formula with 3% tranexamic acid, 1% kojic acid, 5% niacinamide, and 5% HEPES, to utilize a multi-phase approach to improve dark spots and the appearance of skin discoloration, brighten skin, and even skin tone in as early as 2 weeks.

2017

SkinCeuticals Becomes the #1 Medical Dispensed Skincare Brand in the US

According to Klein sales data. Since then, the brand has grown to become the #1 Medical Aesthetic Skincare Brand Worldwide

Source: Kline & Company Global Professional Skincare report series, manufacturers’ sales in medical care channel

2016

The First Cholesterol-Dominant Lipid Correction Cream

Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 – a unique anti-aging lipid replenishment cream to address the specific challenges of accelerated aging and skin barrier repair. Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 is the first and only cosmeceutical product to combine a proprietary ratio of lipids in a maximized concentration of 2% ceramides, 4% cholesterol and 2% omega-fatty acids, which play key roles in the repair of both aged and dry skin. This product is also proven to reduce retinoid adaptation period.

More Than a Hyaluronic Acid Serum

A skincare advancement, H.A. Intensifier launches. The unique formulation contains a high concentration of pure hyaluronic acid, Proxylane™, and botanical extracts of licorice root and purple rice to support skin’s hyaluronic acid levels and deliver surface hydration, helping improve the visible appearance of firmness, smoothness, and facial plumpness.

2014

A Revolutionary in Antioxidant Cocktail for Nighttime Use

A skincare first, Resveratrol B E is a nighttime antioxidant concentrate to boost skin’s own antioxidant defense system to help repair and prevent accumulated damage for improved radiance, elasticity, and density.

2012

Shedding Light on Infrared Radiation

Research reveals that infrared radiation A (IRA) causes free radical damage that result in accelerated skin aging. SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic® is proven to neutralize the IRA-generated free radicals that sunscreens cannot.

A New Breakthrough for Integrated Skincare

SkinCeuticals pushed the boundaries of integrated skincare with a new study. In partnership with a laser and medical device community, the brand discovers that the application of C E Ferulic® immediately post-laser can decrease patient downtime by up to two days.

2011

A Sun Protection Innovation

SkinCeuticals Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50 is a first-to-market formulation that provides weightless, 100% physical broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection while enhancing natural skin tone and boosting daily radiance.

2010

SkinCeuticals Expands In-Office Treatment Options

SkinCeuticals acquires BioMedic and introduces corrective professional peels, marking the official launch of the integrated skincare program. By complementing advanced skincare with powerful state-of-the-art medical procedures, SkinCeuticals helps patients achieve optimal skin health and anti-aging results.

2008

Another Skincare First

The introduction of Phloretin CF establishes a new class of antioxidants by combining the broad-range protective power of phloretin with vitamin C and ferulic acid for optimal prevention of aging and correction of discoloration.

Unparalleled Protection, Indisputable Science

The power of C E Ferulic is acknowledged and confirmed with the publication of a double-blind, peer-reviewed study in The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Pioneering Targeted Glycation Care

A.G.E. interrupter launches, pioneering formulas fighting advanced glycation end-product. This first-of-its kind formula contains an impressive concentration of 30% proxylane and blueberry extract.

2005

A Pivotal Launch: The Antioxidant Bar is Raised Again

C E Ferulic® launches with a combination of ferulic acid plus vitamins C and E. This pivotal antioxidant advance doubles protection once again, from four to eight times the skin's natural defense. This launch remains a defining moment for the brand as C E Ferulic® is a staple to the SkinCeuticals portfolio.

2004

The Genesis of Integrated Skincare

Skinceuticals strongly believes in the power of medical-grade skincare to optimize the outcomes of professional treatments and recommends pairing professional treatments with Skinceuticals products.

The brand also introduced a full professional back bar product line exclusively for use by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and other skincare professionals

"Prevent. Correct. Protect.” is Born

SkinCeuticals formalizes its philosophy of Prevent with an antioxidant, correct with a targeted serum or cream, protect with sunscreen. These pillars remain the fundamental elements for an effective skincare approach that maintains and improves skin health.

2002

A New Age in Sun Protection

SkinCeuticals introduces the first 100% physical sunscreen, Physical UV Defense SPF 30. This scientific breakthrough features a never-before-seen elegant texture and establishes the foundation for the SkinCeuticals philosophy.

2001

The Proof Behind the Patent

Dr. Pinnell’s landmark study about the parameters necessary for formulating a stable and effective vitamin C serum is published in The Journal of Dermatologic Surgery. This outlines that a stable and effective vitamin C should contain:
- Pure Vitamin C
- Formulated between 10 to 20%
- At an acidic pH to maximize efficacy

1999

SkinCeuticals Branches Out

The SkinCeuticals line grows with the launch of Phyto+ for discoloration.

A Skincare Industry First

The addition of vitamin E boosts the potency of SkinCeuticals antioxidant formulations by doubling the level of protection from two to four times the skin’s natural defense.

1997

The Dawn of a New Era

SkinCeuticals is one of the first companies to partner with physicians to offer skincare products in their offices.

The Duke Antioxidant Patent Comes to Life

As Dr Pinnell patented the duke parameters setting the golden rules of vitamin C formulation, 2 new serums are launched, Serum 10 and Serum 15, the company’s first stabilized, pure L-ascorbic acid topical antioxidant products.

1992

The Turning Point in Antioxidant Research

SkinCeuticals founding scientist Sheldon Pinnell, M.D. continues his pivotal research on topical antioxidants, leading to the first vitamin C patent – a breakthrough discovery and the creation of an entirely new skincare category.

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At SkinCeuticals, we offer a progressive work environment that supports experimentation and creative problem solving. If you’re interested in learning more about the exciting career opportunities available at SkinCeuticals and within the L'Oreal organization, please visit: www.loreal.com

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