Everyone loves a bit of a splurge every now and then. A designer bag or a pair of shoes normally top the list but slowly, beauty products are also making the cut. With so many makeup and skincare lines out in the market, beauty companies are upping their game with luxurious offerings that address all types of skin concerns.
But how do you know what’s worth the splurge? It's all about exclusive ingredients and innovative formulations which have been tirelessly researched and tested to harness their skincare benefits. Here we round up our top five beauty products worth the investment:
1. La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation
Exclusive ingredient: La Prairie extends the powerful skincare benefits of caviar to makeup with a foundation and concealer in one.
La Prairie is known for using caviar as the key ingredient to its skincare line, and to wondrous results. Now they have created a luxurious foundation and a perfectly-matched concealer, housed in one bottle, that also uses extracts from caviar to firm and nourish skin while providing smooth, flawless and natural-looking coverage. The foundation's crème emulsion also contains SPF15 that feels plush and creamy to the touch while staying put for long-lasting wear.
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2. Giorgio Armani Crema Nuda
Exclusive ingredient: Reviscentalis, Armani’s exclusive anti-ageing complex which improves the skin's radiance and glow.
Giorgio Armani's Crema Nuda is a primer, moisturiser and foundation in one; a true multi-tasker that surpasses other tinted moisturisers, BB and CC creams. This hardworking cream hydrates, corrects and unifies while smoothing away fine lines without the need for heavy application. Housed in a pretty glass jar, it melts into your skin, giving it a satiny glow.
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3. Crème de La Mer
Exclusive ingredient: Formulated from the iconic nutrient rich Miracle Broth, which is a combination of nutrient-rich sea kelp and other natural ingredients.
One of the best-selling creams around the world, Creme de La Mer has unrivalled moisturising qualities that has garnered it many devotees around the world. It has a famously luxurious formulation that softens and brightens as well as soothes redness and heals damaged skin.
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4. Sisley Supremya Baume
Exclusive ingredient: The patented Phyto Complex LC12 (12 hour Longevity Concentrate) which boosts skin cells through the renewal process.
Sisley has harnessed powerful nourishing ingredients such as Rice phytoceramides, Padina pavonica extract and Pro-Vitamin B5, to create an anti-aging cream designed specifically to activate skin repair and rejuvenation at night. It's also enriched with restructuring and soothing oils and butters, resulting in a soothing balm texture that is deliciously smooth and rich to the touch.
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5. Estée Lauder Re-Nutriv Intensive Age-Renewal Creme
Exclusive ingredient: Multi-benefit RVF-10 Cell Boosting Complex and includes the multi-patented infusion, Life Re-Newing Molecules, giving it the power to visibly renew skin.
More than just your average moisturising cream, Estee Lauder has combined advanced line-fighting technology and anti-oxidants to improve skin cell survival and protect its natural youthfulness. The formulation is incredibly emollient which is perfect for dry skin, and results in greater firmness and elasticity, as well as significant wrinkle reduction.
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