to Stop Time...
Antiaging Skin Care
for the Face and Body
Aging is said to be the
great equalizer because people, whether born
beautiful or average-looking, do succumb to time --- they wrinkle and
to that the stress and sun exposure we are constantly expose ourselves
definitely fast forward time, making us look older than we actually are.
That's why keeping looks
intact and taking preventive measures is a must to
prevent pre-mature aging. Here we give you a rundown of tried and
products to keep lines, wrinkles and age spots at bay:
For the Face
Hollywood celebs swear by
Crème de la Mer (P5,500), a mixture of natural
components like calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium and its key
kelp, manufactured through means of bio-fermentation which preserves
strengthens its organic ingredients.
Want to get rid of laugh
lines without going under the knife? After the succces
of Avon's Anew Line and Wrinkle Corrector, it now introduces Anew Deep
Concentrate with Bo-Hylurox, a state-of-the-art wrinkle smoother that
skip the needles and takes the meaning of the "at-home treatment"
It is a topically applied
concentrated serum, that incorporates two
highly effective injectables, Restylane and Botox. The relaxing power
and the filling components of Restylane are brought together for
wrinkle-fighting results. A week's use diminishes the appearance of
and wrinkles around the eyes and on the forehead.
La Prairie's anti-wrinkle
firmer, the Cellular Anti-Wrinkle Firming Serum
(P8,500), contains apple extract and Retinol Complex firms that lifts
tighten skin. Its Cellular Radiance Cream (P26,500) boasts of being the
skin care product to use crystals and reflecting pigments to make the
luminosity look as if it comes from within.
Solution Total Revitalizing Cream (P10,500), the ultimate
anti-aging cream. Its patented marine capsule emulsion contains jelly
algae which has hydro-infusion complex (a rich invigorating hydrator
replenishes epidermal moisture, which is maintained for hours). Another
ingredient, that chai hu extract, effortlessly succeeds in boosting
production and tightening the collagen network).
Sisleya Global Anti Age
Cream (P12,000) has a complex of Oligo-Elements, as well
as other vitamins, that rebuild the structure of the skin to form a
barrier against environmental aggressors. Its secret ingredient is the
mushroom shiitake, long considered an elixir for long life; therefore,
its extracts in skin care reinforces skin's natural defense properties.
Phytomer Ogenage Global
Cellular Renewal Anti Aging Cream (P5,350) claims to be
the first Global Anti Aging Booster, which improves collagen
fibers and cellular cohesion. It contains marine spring water (a secret
ingredient, known for its exceptional anti ageing properties),
protects skin with its oxygenating and antioxidant effects and
restructuring and firming abilities.
After the success of its
Age Release Serum, Awake introduces it latest, the
Awake Skin Renovation Concentrate Serum (P4,250) that tackles the
"stress aging," which results to induce fine lines, sagging, dullness
and similar skin problems.
The formulation uses
effective natural extracts
including Poria, a herbal medicine made from a certain mushroom that
cells, promotes metabolism and moisturizes the skin; Majoram, which
production of baby collagen and normalizes processing function; and
which has an astringent effect, cell revitalizing effect and
Use it as a last step to
your skin care regimen in the morning and evening. The
Skin Renovation Series includes cleansing and washing products: Skin
Cleanse and Skin Renovation Wash.
Advances Anti-Wrinkle Concentrate corrects existing wrinkles
and helps prevent future wrinkles. One of its main ingredients,
like an "absorber" of skin contractions and promotes the production of
collagen fibres, reinforcing the dermis to improve its elasticity and
resistance. It's Skinfibre formula visibly smoothes surface wrinkles
visual filling effect.
For daytime, use
Primordiale Optimum Day Cream with
Thermo-Control SPF 15 (for normal to dry skin) to counteract the
effects of UV rays, free radicals and variations in temperature. At
Primordiale Optimum Nuit, a smooth and light skin regenerating cream.
Clinique Repairwear Deep
Wrinkle Concentrate for Face and Eye (P2,800) fights
wrinkles at their base, where skin cells are compressed and weak.
to steer hearty cells to the base of the wrinkle and jump-start natural
production. Apply twice a day, follow by your regular moisturizer.
with Repairwear Intensive Night Cream and Repairwear Day SPF 15
Shiseido Future Solution
Total Revitalizing Cream fortifies skin, strengthens
the collagen network, counteracts wrinkles and improves firmness.
Shu Uemura Beta G Booster (P5,500/set) contains collagen that plumps up
by firming and restructuring broken down cells from the inside. The
natural face lift.
Estee Lauder's Advanced
Night Repair (P2,600/1 oz) helps repair the look of past
UV and environmental damage. Clinically proven to reduce the look of
up to 40% while it neutralizes up to 90% of skin-damaging free
night, it uses the body's natural rhythm of renewal to help repair
of aging and speed recovery from UV and environmental damage. By day,
neutralizes environmental irritants before they can affect skin's
Apply several drops all
over face and throat after cleansing, AM and PM. To
correct the look of deep wrinkles without lasers or injections and
spots, try their Perfectionist Correcting Serum with Poly-Collagen.
invisible liquid bandage, this concentrated, silky serum immediately
wrinkles with a flexible elastomer.
Christian Dior has also
come up with its own line of antiaging skincare,
Christian Dior Capture, that claims to reduce wrinkles by 60% in one
line includes: Extra Vital Restoring Serum (P2,750); R-Lotion Wrinkle
Pre-treatment lotion (P1,590) and the Ultimate Wrinkle Cream in Rich
For a cheaper
alternative, try Nivea Visage Q10Plus Face Care System which
includes an Anti-Wrinkle Q10Plus Night Cream, Oil Free Day Lotion with
which repairs fine lines and wrinkles and Eye Zone Crème
which regenerates skin
around the eyes.
For the Body
Over the years, the skin
accumulates fine lines, deep wrinkles and age spots.
Turn back the years with La Prairie's powerful age repair system. It's
Management Body Lotion (P2,600) is a vitamin-enriched, lightweight
restores youthful texture by hydrating skin and encouraging exfoliation.
which contain natural ingredients that moisturize,
energize and nourish skin such as Murad Vitamin C Firming Cream
Infusion System (P5,000) provide a powerful antioxidant protection that
moisture and firmness to skin.
Constant exposure to
intense violet rays of the sun harms skin, causing dryness
and discoloration. Squibb Vitamin E Cream (P512) lightens blemishes,
dry skin and counters the damaging effects of sunlight and pollutants.
French skincare expert
Guinot Institut Paris has an antiaging line for age
groups from 25 to 55. For the twentysomething, there's Guinot's Ultra
sunscreen, which as SPF 30 that offers triple protection from the sun.
in their 30s, there's Guinot Beaute Neuve Treatment to remove those
cells and help skin breathe again. By 40, the skin loses elasticity,
offers its Liftosome treatment, a thermal facial that regenerates the
leaving it firmed and glowing.
Then there's Guinot's
Youth Repair Skin Cream to
repair skin imbalance and reduce the effects of premature aging through
reinforced anti-free radical action. For those in their 50s, there's
Logic Cellulaire to reactivate skin cellular energy. Guinot skincare
are available at Guinot centers and online beauty or skin care shops.
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