The finest beauty brands look to both science and nature to create some of the most effective skincare regimes on the planet. Products are created and evolved using cutting edge technology alongside precious ingredients such as caviar and gold. Turn back time – or at least its effects on your skin – with these luxe serums, masques and moisturisers.
Kiehl’s – Midnight Recovery Concentrate 50ml
This night use formula will leave your face toned, with improved radiance by morning. Pop on a few drops of the concentrate to enhance your skin’s natural overnight recovery. The ingredients are 99.8% naturally derived and include lavender essential oil, primrose oil, and Kiehl’s signature, squalane, which is created from olives. It’s eco friendly with a recyclable glass bottle, dropper and plastic squeeze top, all encased in a 100% recycled carton.
La Mer – The Regenerating Serum 30ml
La Mer is known to be an uber high-end beauty brand, with famous clientele including Jennifer Anniston, Khloé Kardashian, and Kim Kardashian West. Created using advanced scientific techniques, it contains new sea-sourced actives, and Miracle Broth™(an elixir invented by Aerospace physicist Dr Max Huber). The sleek serum reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
Valmont – Prime Renewing Pack Limited Edition 75ml
The bestselling Prime Renewing Pack comes from the Geneva-based family brand, Valmont. Creating a photoshop effect for skin, the formula has a fine, cream-like texture, refining the skin while eradicating signs of ageing, fatigue and fine lines, in minutes. It contains Swiss ingredients and is presented in a classically styled jar.
La Prairie – Skin Caviar Luxe Cream 50ml
La Prairie’s beauty clinic boasts an enviable position on the shores of Switzerland’s Lake Leman and its products have long harnessed the science of cellular therapy. Ingredients in this luxe cream include rich caviar, rare platinum and real gold, infused with the brand’s signature fragrance. The rich, smooth and soft texture, glides onto skin, with your features left taught yet supple.
Chanel – Hydra Beauty Sérum – Hydration Protection Radiance
Ideal for prepping the face before makeup, Chanel’s HYDRA BEAUTY Sérum hydrates, plumps and protects all skin types against free radicals. Fresh and light, it has fruity notes and draws on the benefits found in the camellia. Dab it onto your skin to restore and maintain optimal moisture levels in the cells, so you can enjoy more luminous skin.
111skin – Antioxidant Energising Essence 100ml
Harley Street plastic surgeon Dr Alexandrides created this revolutionary cosmetics brand in collaboration with space scientists. 111Skin’s lightweight liquid has been inspired by South Korean technology and is designed to protect skin against environmental aggressors – perfect for skin prone to sensitivity. Its potent healing ingredients promote a youthful and radiant complexion while reducing skin irritation.
Elemis – Pro-collagen Marine Cream Spf30 50ml
If you spend a lot of time outdoors, or in sunny locales, this is a fantastic sun protection and facial cream in one. Elemis has brought together a range of clinically proven ingredients, including padina pavonica and ginkgo biloba, along with a wide spectrum of UVA and UVB protection. Unlike traditional sunscreens, you’ll have no concerns about uneven coverage or white streaks. Use it to increase skin’s hydration, elasticity and suppleness.
Orveda – Overnight Skin Recovery Masque 50ml
Orveda offers a clean, green range suitable for vegans, combining the ancient wisdom of traditional philosophies, with the power of nature and emergent biotechnology. Use this overnight when you’re skin’s feeling fatigued and dehydrated (especially post-plane travel). The gel-in-oil textured masque contains nine active concentrations, including a unique biotechnological seaweed extract.
Strivectin – Sd Advanced Plus Intensive Moisturising Concentrate 60ml
Get younger-looking eyes in just 28 days with this targeted duo. It comprises a lightweight cooling balm for day and a richer, more intensive cream for the evening, designed specifically for the thin, delicate, skin around the eyes. The balm’s Triple Targeted Dermal Complex fights puffiness and dark circles, providing a smooth, sealing base for under make-up. While the night cream provides deep hydration overnight.
Shiseido – Benefiance Wrinkle Smoothing Day Emulsion Spf20 75ml
Fusing Eastern theory with Western science and over a century’s worth of experience, Shiseido presents this Smoothing Emulsion. It plumps and moisturises with ReNeura Technology+ ™, reawakening the skin’s sensor receptors, enabling it to absorb the benefits of skincare. And the SPF20 will protect your face and neck against the harsh aggressors of wind and UV rays, meaning you don’t have to double up with a facial sunscreen.