The range of anti-ageing products on the beauty market can be intimidating. They all promise to do one thing, but which are best? Here the House of Coco beauty team have picked a few of our faves for you to read about and choose from…
Phytomone Pause Hydra Cream (£128)
Pause Hydra Creme is the first clinically proven face cream for women with hormonally changing skin as a result of Menopause. From the British beauty brand Phytomone, the cream has been nutitionally tailored by a team of skin therapists, clinical nutritionists and cosmetic scientists to provide ageing skin with the specfic cell nutrients it requires as a woman transits through the Menopause. The The companies CEO Jane Atherton recommends women to use the Pause Hydra Cream from the age of 35 as,
‘Up until this time your skin has a plentiful supply of collagen, which is why you don’t see young people with wrinkles. After this age oestrogen starts to decline bringing with it the associated skin care concerns’.
The overall result is rejuvenated skin with a softer, hydrated, more refined appearance, fewer wrinkles and a reduction in the depth of existing ones along with a calmer more radiant and even toned complexion. Clinical trials proved that more than 95% of women saw significant results and it can be used as a moisturiser, serum, eye cream and neck cream. This is definitely worth splashing out on and top of our gift lists!
Murad Instant Radiance Eye Cream (£49.50)
Murad‘s new eye cream tackles all your under eye issues, in particular dark circles and fine lines. It’s Resilient-C Complex is 50x more powerful than ordinary vitamin C, helping to maximise collagen production and brighten skin and the Retinol Palmitate minimises the appearance of wrinkles.
But it’s the gorgeously sounding Tangerine Butter that gives it a velvety smooth texture, keeping your skin feeling soft and hydrated. Unlike many eye creams, this one is fantastic under makeup so can be used day and night and it promises to minimise the appearance of dark circles by 30% in 15 minutes and improve smoothness by 48% after just one application. With these bold statements, its something worth trying!
Lancôme Teint Visionnaire Foundation (£36)
It’s not just skincare that can help with ageing skin but makeup as well. Lancome’s Teint Visionnaire foundation is a perfecting foundation and concealer duo that flawlessly evens out the complexion and visibly improves the appearance of pores and wrinkles every day.
The foundation is enriched with LR 2412, the active ingredient integrated in Lancome’s Visionnaire serum which is a new break-through ingredient within the anti-ageing market. It also contains a built in concealer in the top of the lid for those areas needing a little extra coverage. The skin’s appearance looks visibly improved with a more refined texture, dark spots and imperfections appear reduced and pores look minimised.
Perfect skin and a helping hand towards the anti-ageing cause, what more could you want in a foundation base!
FreezeFrame Lip Injection (£35.75)
It may look a little scary but FreezeFrame Lip Injection is a non-surgical way to achieve instantly plumped lips. It boasts unique technology which gives you instant results. Clinically proven to give the lips a fuller look and reduce the appearance of wrinkles in just 29 days, this non-glossy serum gives both long and short term results.
Working in just minutes, Lip Injection uses hyaluronic acid spheres to reach the micronised underlying tissue of the lips, where they expand by up to 1000 times their size, resulting in an exerted outward pressure, plumping the lips outward for an instantly fuller look.
Also effective on wrinkles around the mouth, this serum will give you a youthful pout in minutes!
Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Bust Cream (£6.95)
It’s not just the face that gets the anti ageing treatment in the beauty world, you can be toned and wrinkle-free from head to toe! Palmers are well known for their cocoa butter moisturisers and now they have a specialised cream for firming and toning your bust area.
A unique blend of pure Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter and Vitamin E maximises moisturisation while Collagen and Elastin and other proven ingredients form a structure for additional support of the elastic fibres and increase tone and firmness. It has a luxurious specially formulated cream that smoothes on like a gel, drying quickly on the skin so clothes can be worn straight after. At such a bargain price, we should all be slathering this on to keep our busts in top condition!