Thursday, June 19, 2008

Splurge on These for Beauty Sake!

Sagging or sinking facial skin is always the worst nightmare for every woman, second after being left by their husbands and boyfriends for fresh and curvy flesh, and third to “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “The Exorcist”.

Now, thanks to the advent of new technologies these days, youth can always be restored in many ways, which is by
either slapping some miracle crème on your face or go under the surgeon’s knife.

But if you think going under the surgeon’s knife should be the last
option in your life, then why don’t invest in some costly but worth trying “miracles in the jars” that could bring back your beauty and youthfulness? Here are my top five picks for posh beauty potions that really work.

Neuropeptide Facial Conformer by N.V. Perricone, M.D Cosmeceuticals

Dr. Nicholas Perricone is
one percent water and ninety nine percent genius.

Mixing both beauty and wellbeing, he created a cosmeceutica
l line that not only beautifies your skin but helps maintaining its health as well.

Touted as a smart skincare by Harper’s BAZAAR Malaysia in its May issue, the Neuropeptide Facial Conformer not only diminishes scars, wrinkles, or fine lines.

Furthermore, the neuropeptide content also encourage skin radiance by boosting blood circulation, as well as enhances collagen and elastin production within our skin for that highly deserved firm and youthful skin.

Dr. Perricone’s Neuropeptide Facial Conformer retails at RM 3095.00 and is available now at Urban Essentials, Tangs Pavilion KL.

The Lifting Intensifier and The Lifting Face Serum by La Mer

Everyone within the beauty sphere knows very well how La Mer began, a facial crème formulated from sea kel
p created by former NASA astronaut Max Huber to treat burns.

When La Mer hit the stores, beauty freaks turned gaga and Jennifer Lopez even swathed herself with the miracle RM 800 a jar crème after sho

Now, La Mer has expanded its line into a full-fledge skincare range and The Lifting Intensifier and The Lifting Face Serum are two new products inducted into the line.

Intensifying and lifting your skin, use these magic potions with the original miracle cream to attain that flawless goddess visage. The Lifting Intensifier and The Lifting face Serum are price
d at RM 1200.00 at all La Mer counters.

Orchidée Impériale Serum by Guerlain

Endorsed by Harper’s BAZAAR Malaysia in February’s “Beauty Reporter”, this is a beauty potion that one must buy, beg, or steal but not borrow!

As its name suggests, the serum conta
ins molecular extracts from the Imperial Orchid, which is powerful for the skin. Apart from obliterating the fine lines and wrinkles on your facial skin, this potent serum also contains a special formula that creates an unseen mesh to boost and shape the skin.

Guerlain’s Orchidée Impériale Serum retails at RM 1148.00 and is available now at all Guerlain counters nationwide.

Crema Nera by Giorgio Armani Beauty

This is the latest addition to the super beauty crèmes of the world. Translated, as ‘black cream’ in English, the secret ingredient within this cream is no other than Obsidian.

Known as a type of mineral specially derived from the lavas of Pantelleria in Italian coast, Obsidian is also used exclusively by the designer for his Armani Spa at Armani/Ginza Tower concept store in Tokyo.

Retailing at RM 1000.00 per jar at selected Giorgio Armani beauty counters, use this cream sparingly for tremendous beautifying effect on your facial skin.

Re-Nutriv Ultimate Youth Crème by Estée Lauder

Re-Nutriv is the mother of all beauty crèmes and I bet our grandmothers sworn by it.

Formulated by revered beauty doyenne late Estée Lauder, the crème was launched in 1958 with US$115.00 tag, making it one of the earliest super crèmes in the world.

Today, the Re-Nutriv line has expanded and the remarkable Ultimate Youth Crème is one of its offspring. Made to maintain fresh and radiant youthful skin, the crème contains Reservartrate youth molecules, an exclusive discovery by Estée Lauder scientists.

Offering six times more protection, the crème retains skin vitality and fights off the first aging flaws, thus giving you that radiant and flawless skin you have always dreamed of. Estée Lauder’s Re-Nutriv Ultimate Youth Crème retails at RM 850.00 and available now at all authorized Estée Lauder concessionaires nationwide.

*Photos courtesy of Giorgio Armani Beauty, Perricone, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Estée Lauder and

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