By Candice Sabatini
Say Good Night Gracie. New products to make skin more beautiful while you sleep!
From Elizabeth Arden, Prevage with the powerful anti-oxidant Idebenone has been a real favorite with skin care aficionados since its inception a few years ago. And now, just launched is the Prevage Anti-Aging Night Cream which is sure to feed the addiction. It contains encapsulated and time released Idebenone which prevents oxidation that contributes to loss of firmness, age spots. Vitamins A, E, lemon peel extract and a blend of moisturizers like shea and cocoa butters, help enhance the skin’s own natural repair process, as well as soften and brighten skin. The airless pump jar makes getting the product easy and sanitary.
Available: Elizabeth Arden counters at Fine Department Stores and www.elizabetharden.com
“Oyasumi Nasai” in Japanese means “have a good sleep” and this luxurious night cream from Shiseido Benefiance, one of our favorite Japanese skin care lines, wants to insure that your skin has a good sleep too. This new formula NutriPerfect Night Cream will be on store shelves in February. Formulated for mature skin, NutriPerfect contains Carnosine DP,(a peptide), anti-oxidants, vitamins B5,C,E & P which boost the skin’s defense against free radicals and helps extend cell life; as well as essential fragrance that provides anti-stress benefits.
Available Macys, Sak’s www.nordstrom.com
The holidays are over and your skin could use a little extra help. Biotherm Line Peel Nuit gently peels away the effects of too much partying. Using peptides, moisturizers and exclusively formulated concentrates, Biotherm’s biologically based peel works to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, helps prevent new ones from forming, and evens out skin tone. Unlike chemical peels, biological peels work with the skin’s natural self healing process to bring new cells to the surface. So, out with the old cells and welcome in 2008 with brand new ones and have skin that looks refreshed, radiant and moisturized!
Dr. Brandt, the darling Cosmetic Dermatologist and Botox maverick, has a new product that adds meaning to the term “beauty sleep”. Called liquid synergy, this soft white cream melts between your fingertips and is meant to be used under your night cream. It’s designed to increase the absorption and efficacy of your regular repair treatment as it delivers proteins and essential nutrients to the skin’s surface. Compatible with your favorite product, liquid synergy is a blend of lipids and amino acids that repairs aging skin, promotes firmness and helps heal cell damage.
Available: Sephora Stores and www.sephora.com