When I was asked to try out Dior’s new anti-aging skin perfector, Dreamskin, I jumped at the thought of trying it. After all, the name promises “dreamy” skin, and it tackles a variety of skin problems for all ages and skin types.
Dior Dreamskin, which just hit department stores this month, is part of the brand’s Capture Totale line of skincare and makeup products. Priced at $110, the weightless serum hybrid promises to work on the surface of the skin as well as below to fight the signs of aging, boost radiance, and correct dark spots, redness, and large pores.
Two key components make up the serum: optical properties and active biological ingredients plucked from the Dior Ga
Board-certified dermatologist, Internet entrepreneur, and skincare brand pioneer, Craig Kraffert, MD, is committed to creating healthy and beautiful skin on many levels. First, as owner of Redding Derm, he operates the largest dermatology practice in northernmost California. Second, he founded DermStore.com, the hugely successful online resource for hard-to-find skincare products, which he sold in 2007. And most recently, as president of Amarte, a luxury skincare line, he has combined the heritage of traditional Korean skincare with cutting-edge technology.
Dr. Kraffert’s commitment and passion for dermatology is evident in all aspects of his life. Here, he shares a few of his insight
Keats once wrote, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever,” and that line could certainly apply to most of Erno Laszlo products. Its new Phormula 3-9 Eye Repair is no different.
The classic “pHormula” line started in the 1920s in Hungary with the creation of formula 3-1, the precursor to today’s 3-9, which saved many a celebrity’s (including Hungary’s princess Stephanie) face.
Priced at $175, this new rich and emollient cream comes in the brand’s signature black and white jar, the colors reminiscent of a half-moon cookie or a box of chess pieces. It is a gel formulation, so it’s as light as jelly, and it contains active ingredients. One of the gel’s salient features is that it cools on