NEOCUTIS® Receives O, The Oprah Magazine Fall Beauty 2016 “O-WARD”. MICRO•NIGHT® RICHE Rejuvenating Balm Recognized by O, The Oprah Magazine as Best Night Treatment for Sensitive Skin

Merz Aesthetics, a division of Merz North America (US affiliate of the global Merz Pharma Group), announced today that NEO CUTIS MICRO•NIGHT® RICHE Rejuvenating Balm is an O, The Oprah Magazine  Fall Beauty 2016 “O-Ward” winner for being a top performer in the Night Treatment category for sensitive skin. The publication’s beauty editorial team selected MICRO•NIGHT RICHE Rejuvenating Balm powered by patented MPC™ Technology for helping firm and improve skin’s texture during the night with a blend of micro-proteins and glycerin. The new, customized formulation for dry, aging skin officially launches today, along with MICRO•EYES RICHE Rejuvenating Balm.

“The NEOCUTIS brand is foundational to the Merz Aesthetics portfolio of aesthetic products. The upcoming MICRO•ESSENTIALS RICHE collection has been long awaited by our customers, and it is an honor to have the products’ proof of performance credentialed by O, The Oprah Magazine  readers,” said Jim Hartman, Vice President & US Head, Merz Aesthetics and OTC. “This launch showcases how NEO CUTIS continues to launch products that meet specific physician and patient needs.”

Each year the magazine shares the best beauty buys for fall that deserve the coveted “O-Wards” seal, and this year’s winners are featured in the October 2016 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. NEO CUTIS products are available for purchase exclusively through medical practices and professional skincare providers. For additional information, or to find an authorized NEO CUTIS Skincare provider near you, please visit www.NEO

About Merz Aesthetics Skincare

Merz Aesthetics Skincare is a division of Merz North America, a specialty healthcare company dedicated to delivering a better total experience in aesthetics and neurosciences. Merz Aesthetics Skincare brings together the precision of Swiss technology and and cutting edge scientific research for advanced breakthroughs in anti-aging and post-procedure skincare. Merz Aesthetics Skincare offers a full line of products designed to help diminish the visible signs of skin aging and address key skincare concerns, available exclusively through medical practices and skincare providers. To learn more about Merz Aesthetics and their Skincare offerings, please visit

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Merz in the Americas

Merz has a direct presence in six countries in the Americas, as well as a network of selected professional distribution partners in South and Central America and the Caribbean. Merz in the Americas is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, and has facilities in Mesa, Arizona, Franksville, Wisconsin as well as offices in Toronto, Canada, Mexico City, Bogotá, Colombia, São Paolo, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Merz Worldwide

With approximately 3,000 employees and a direct presence in 28 countries, Merz is a global, family-owned aesthetics and neurotoxin company based in Frankfurt, Germany. Privately held for 110 years, the company is distinguished by its commitment to innovation, long-term perspective and focus on profitable growth. In addition to its comprehensive portfolio of medical aesthetic products in the device, injectable and skincare categories, Merz also develops neurotoxin therapy to treat neurologically-induced movement disorders. In fiscal year 2016/17, Merz generated revenue of EUR 1,092.9 million. More information is available at

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