Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Cream ($300) and Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Dry Oil ($300)
There are all sorts of amazing life forms on the planet—coral, kangaroos, neon colored fish—and plants that thrive in freezing cold, arctic like climates. La Prairie turns to the survival ability of these plants for its newest skincare collection: Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Cream ($300) and Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Dry Oil ($300). The duo works to prevent signs of aging with the same vigor that these plants use to flourish in a harsh world of ice, snow, and relentless sun.
Like these hardy plants, our skin faces harsh environmental challenges everyday—extreme weather, pollution, stress, la
As the saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion has been beloved by millions since 1968 and it is still in such demand at makeup counters that it never occurred to me that it needed “fixing.” But as with every good product, the trick is to adapt in a Who Moved My Cheese? fashion, and make the product even better with the changing times.
So, although Clinique’s claim to fame with the little pale yellow bottle is impressive (the Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion is the first dermatologist-developed moisturizer and the premier prestige skincare product in terms of sales in the U.S.), the brand is pulling all stops to im
A few weeks ago, in the lush, leafy setting of the New York Botanical Gardens, I was introduced to AmorePacific’s breakthrough All Day Balancing Care Serum (ARV $200; launching in September 2013).
So many serums have crossed my desk lately, all promising results from curing hyperpigmentation to dehydration. But this is the first time I’ve seen a serum address skin’s natural circadian rhythm.
Consider this: our skin goes through a natural cycle from the time we rise in the morning to we lay down our heads at night. The skin is so smart that it knows when to increase its natural anti-oxidant protection (in the morning) against allergens and environmental aggressors including the sun, a
BITB has been watching the worldwide phenomenon of BB Creams slowly enter the American market and Clinique’s version does not disappoint. Clinique Age Defense BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 ($37) is a multi-functioning beauty product that fights the premature signs of aging with broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection, contains antioxidants to fend off environmental aggressors and conceals imperfections with medium to full coverage.
BB Cream, which stands for Beauty Balm Cream, began as a trend in Korea where it is used in place of sunscreen and foundation to create a natural looking complexion that looks makeup free. In France, BB Creams are all purpose skincare products that provide an en