How can I fine tune my products – TNS or NeoCutis?

Hi Dr. Irwin, Your website has become my skin care bible- what a wonderful resource- thank you! I'm turning 40 this year and am thinking about adding either TNS or Neocutis with PSP to my arsenal. Do you have a preference? From what I've read, it looks like Neocutis cream may be more hydrating than TNS. Ideally, I think I'd like to try the Neocutis BioRestorative skin cream, but I don't know if it's hydrating enough for the eye area. I don't want to spring for the face and eye cream both until I've had a chance to test one or the other. I'm currently using the Replenix Eye Cream but I'm looking for something else. I like the Vivite hydrating moisturizer, but it doesn't work well around my eyes under concealer. Which do you prefer or would suggest trying first? Thank you for your time. Kind Regards, Amy

Hello Amy –  thank you for the nice comment!   I think they are very similar (cell growth factors and cytokines) and it’s really not possible to know at this point if one has an advantage.   You could try using one up and then switching to the other to see if you can tell a difference.

Consider the  NeoCutis Eye Cream  (there’s one even newer that we don’t have on the site yet) that’s more hydrating and I agree the Vivite Replenish Hydrating Cream is great for dry skin on the face but not great around the eye area.  You might find the NeoCutis Eye Cream is just what you were looking for.  

Also remember that around 40 is a good time to start collagen building with a laser once a year.  Consider the Fraxel Dual or IPL if you haven’t started yet.  Over time you will be happy that you did.     Hope this helps,  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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