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BITB loves the fact that fabulous beauty products are available to fit any budget. But once in a while, a girl has just got to indulge. You work hard, play hard and as we all know – you’re worth it! Here’s a roundup of some fabulous skin serums and creams available at your favorite department store, just waiting for a sinful indulgence. Many are made with crushed pearls, rare plants and even caviar and cost more than $150 an ounce! Remember sometimes you get what you pay for.
Since you can’t put a price on beauty, we say, “go for it!”
THE MOST INTENSE
ReVive Intensite Crème Lustre is an action-packed intensive rebuilding cream that firms and strengthens skin, prevents sagging and plumps fine lines. The youth molecule MPI slows signs of aging by maintaining natural elasticity. It gently exfoliates while light prisms brighten complexion and mask imperfections. Plus it gets loads of 5-star reviews. $375 at www.reviveskincare.com/.
Celebrities like Madonna and Kate Winslet sing the praises of Tracie Martyn Shakti Resculpting Body Cream. “It doesn’t have any chemicals so it’s okay to use it all over,” says the Oscar-winning actress. Use the Resculpting Cream on arms, thighs, legs and torso for an immediate firming effect. The secret ingredients include energizing enzymes, encapsulated black currant and hydrating molecules. $155 at www.traciemartyn.com.
LA CRÈME DE LA CRÈME
Live in the lap of luxury with the legendary Crème de la Mer. As you pat the “broth” onto your skin, you’ll instantly feel the soothing effects, especially around the fragile under eye area. This highly-rated beauty product isn’t quite as expensive as caviar, but close to it at $140 an ounce, but we recommend the 2 oz. size for $265. Available at www.cremedelamer.com.
Perricone MD Cold Plasma Face was a finalist for Neiman Marcus’s NM Beauty Awards for 2011. This revolutionary product represents the culmination of Dr. Perricone’s comprehensive research. His Cold Plasma cream addresses texture, redness, blotchiness, wrinkles and dryness and fights to prevent these signs of aging by leaving your face clear, radiant and smooth. At $150 an ounce it’s a bargain. Available at www.neimanmarcus.com.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Body Emulsion is a luxuriously rich lotion made from caviar extracts that drenches the body in a gift from the sea. Replaces weak, dull dry skin with firmed toned and moisturized cells. Skin regains its youthful texture, clarity and suppleness. You’ll positively glow. $195 at www.shoplaprairie.com.
Detox and regenerate the sensitive skin around the eyes with Dior Capture Totale Eyes Essential Eye Zone Boosting Super Serum. Eyes will appear more rested, less puffy and brighter with daily application of this super serum. Leaves eyes visibly smoother and more luminous. $70 at Nordstrom.
GET YOUR INNER GLOW ON
Natura Bisse Glow With It Set from The Cure Collection is designed to bring skin to optimal health through balance and hydration. The All-in-One Cleanser removes all makeup and debris without drying. The Hydro-Gel Toner detoxifies and fights free radical damage and the Sheer Cream is a light tinted moisturizer that evens skin tone and reduces fine wrinkles. The three easy steps lead to a more beautiful you. $225 at www.skincarerx.com.
REJOICE AND REJUVENATE
Chanel Sublimage Essence Cellulaire Detoxifiante Concentrate is a ground-breaking new concentrate that taps into traditional holistic Tibetan Amchi medicine. The key is the potent Golden Champa flower, which is revered for its detoxifying powers. The result is that skin is reborn and cells fully regenerated with the power of Planifolia PFA. $425 at Nordstrom.
FIRM UP WITH LASZIO
Erno Laszlo Blue Firmarine Lift Serum provides instant moisture with a combination of organic extracts and active skin-protecting botanicals. The luxurious gel serum is formulated with the superfood Spirulina to provide skin with vital nutrients.It helps stop damage from environmental toxins, while it moisturizes, protects, and hydrates – giving a powerful dose of goodness to your skin. You can’t put a price on beauty, can you? $225 at Bergdorf Goodman.
AN ANTI-AGING KIT THAT DELIVERS
Time Control Recovery A Cream and Facial Active Serum from Minus 417 is a special intensive treatment that fights wrinkles and signs of aging using a high concentration of vitamin A and essential oils in a specially formulated Vitamin Mineral Complex. The powerful combo aides in cell rejuvenation for all skin types. $228.97 from www.Minus417.com.