Beauty Must Haves: Boosting Your Skincare Ritual

In this review article, we’re sharing the top beauty must-haves that are making a statement by catering to specific skin care concerns. These products are all shouting, “This was made for you!”

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1. Kiehl’s Youth Dose Eye Treatment

It’s never too early for an eye cream. It also helps that this particular eye cream can hydrate and brighten the under eye area.

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  • The ingredients

This eye creams’ key ingredients are pro-retinol, vitamin C and red grape seed extract. Retinol is a favorite anti-aging beauty ingredient for various reasons. Most notably, it helps to visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.  Vitamin C will help to reduce the appearance of dark circles, whereas red grape seed extract is incredibly rich in antioxidants and vitamin E.

  • The benefits

Our eyes are the first areas of our faces to display visible signs of aging, thus an effective eye cream is incredibly important.

This lightweight eye cream from Kiehl’s is quickly absorbed under the eye area before helping to reduce dark circles, fine lines and eye puffiness.  It also provides a brightened under-eye effect. As a result, it works well with concealer as it helps to improve its application. 

2. Lancome Advanced Génifique Sensitive Antioxidant Serum Double Drop

A serum rich in antioxidants that help to de-stress the skin and protect it against aging environmental aggressors.

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  • The ingredients

The serum’s key ingredients are pure ferule acid, pure vitamin E and Centella Asiatica. Both vitamin E and ferule acid are antioxidant powerhouses and they both help to protect the skin against environmental stressors. In addition to these two ingredients, Centella Asiatica is a plant-based compound that also contains potent antioxidant properties.

  • The benefits

Suited for sensitive skin, the rich antioxidant content found in the serum helps to protect the skin against the damaging, aging effects of environmental stressors that include pollution and sun damage. Also, ferule acid helps to stabilize and enhance the efficiency of vitamin E. 

3. Nuxe Crème Prodigieuse Boost Energising Priming Concentrate

While a primer is meant to prepare your skin for makeup and other products, this particular primer goes even further by doubling up as a moisturizing and enriching skincare product.

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  • The ingredients

Nuxe is known for its commitment to natural and quality ingredients that help to cater for all skin concerns. Their products are free of silicone, parabens, and sulfates – toxic ingredients that have each been linked to endocrine disruption and other health issues in the body.

The formula found in the Nuxe primer combines hyaluronic acid with jasmine flower, calendula flower, vitamin C and cellular sugar – all of which help to effectively hydrate and revitalize the skin, all while smoothing out the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

  • The benefits

The new range of Crème Prodigieuse from Nuxe has been designed for millennials as it was formulated to combat the first signs of aging. It was also designed to counter the effects of stress, pollution, and fatigue on the skin.

In addition to being a moisturizing agent and providing a natural scent, the jasmine flower found in the product also helps to protect the skin from aging and environmental stressors. Calendula flower stimulates collagen production, cellular sugar stimulates cell regeneration and vitamin C activates the skin’s radiance.  Get it for R425 from Woolworths stores.

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