"" Shop This: Skincare: Worth The Splurge?

Monday, May 6, 2013

Skincare: Worth The Splurge?

Last year, the upscale beauty industry generated $10.2 billion dollars and high end skincare was up 10%......reports Bloomberg's Businessweek magazine. Clearly
women are making an investment in their skin. Are the results worth
the spurge?
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Businessweek's female staffers
put skincare to the test. Here are
10 products they say are 
worth the splurge.
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Chantecaille Nano Gold 
Energizing Cream
" This was a great moisturizer for me, as I have
very dry sensitive skin." She goes on to say
"Also, the thinner skin on my neck appears
not as noticeable...." Aja Mangum  age 34.

Cle de Peau Beaute 'La Creme' 
Night Cream 
"I started using this on the eve of my 58th 
birthday. I was surprised and delighted at a 
lunch celebrating my birthday, a friend asked
if I'd had work done....."Ellen Pollock, age 58

Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Eye Cream

"I love this eye cream.....the skin under my 
eyes feels soft and looks bright. I want more!"
Claire Suddath age 30. 

Orlane Hypnotherapy Cream
"At first I didn't like it...after a few days I
realized it was actually forming a barrier...
Since then I haven't had any dry skin."
Emily Anton age 33.
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"....after two weeks of using this cream, the
skin under my eye is softer and doesn't look 
so puffy in the morning. Also my concealer
goes on smoothly without caking." 
Emma Rosenblum age 32.

Lancome Absolue L'Extrait
"This cream has a nice balance. Not too oily
or too heavy....." Vanessa Wong, age 30

La Praire Skin Caviar Luxe Cream
"This cream isn't sticky and spreads really well.
My skin feels really hydrated after each use. I
don't think I'd pay $500 for it. 
Tracy Ma age 24.
My notes: I have loved this cream over the 
years. In fact the whole line is quite luxe. Nordstrom now has a great free gift with
LaPraire purchase.

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Ferulic Acid + Retinol Brightening Solution
"I give the Ferulic Acid a thumbs up." She goes
on to state that it faded the dark splotch if a
pimple quickly. Sara Mangum, age 65

VBeaute Buying Time 
Everyday Cream
"My skin feels smooth and hydrated at all
times...I normally break out a bit, but since using this cream I, my skin is looking normal."

Tata Harper Elixir Vitae
"The lines on my face are smoother and less visible after using this everyday."
Maureen Eurell age 60

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You be the judge.  But I will say,
I much prefer purchasing my beauty products at a cosmetic counter than at the drugstore. I appreciate the packaging and the education that my cosmetologist offers...not to mention
all of those freebie samples!

Have a beautiful day!

Truth in Aging


  1. I keenly want to try nude product now. Specially the face visage. I'm very particular about choosing skincare products. I have read its reviews from many blogs and now finally I came to conclusion that I should try it. Thanks, for sharing this informative blog post.

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