UP & COMING SKIN CARE COMPANIES
smooth, deeply hydrate and reduce the appearance of pores, fine
lines, wrinkles and other imperfections. The serum has a silk-light feeling and also contains color correctors to neutralize tones
and enhance luminosity.
Le Mieux Cosmetics
Names To Know: Janel Luu, founder and CEO
Major Products: TGF-β Booster, Vita-C Serum, Bio Cell
Rejuvenating Cream, EGF-DNA, Eye Wrinkle Corrector
Hero Product: TGF-β Booster contains four potent collagen-boosting peptides that include acetyl octapeptide- 3 and palmi-toyl oligopeptide, moisture-multiplying glycoproteins, powerful
antioxidants, vitamins, and algae extract in a silky serum that promotes skin firmness and elasticity, corrects fine lines and wrinkles, and restores a healthy glow. The concentrated formula also
boosts results when used with other skin care products. Features
superoxide dismutase for extreme antioxidant benefits.
Stocked At: Nigel Beauty Emporium; Rituals Aesthetic Skin
Care; BellaLora Spa Beverly Hills; Alcone; LeMieuxCosmetics.
Newest Launch: Collagen Peptide Serum, a potent, creamy
blend of four skin-contouring peptides, water-loving hyaluronic
acid, nourishing ceramides and marine algae extract that dramatically lifts and tightens sagging
facial contours. Double-encapsulated, timed-release technology provides targeted absorption
to promote collagen and elastin synthesis, correct
expression lines and wrinkles, and restore skin
resiliency. Features teprenone, a plant derivative
that protects the tips of chromosomes, extending
the lifespan of skin cells and facilitating cellular
Brand Story: Le Mieux, translated as “the best”
in French, was created by product innovator Janel
Luu and an elite team of scientists, physicians
and cosmetic chemists committed to creating
pivotal breakthroughs in skin care technology
to formulate the best anti-aging solutions in the
personal care market.
The Baldwin Park, CA–based company has
garnered the reputation of“The Serum Authority” for its diverse
selection of serums with scientifically advanced delivery systems,
timed-release technology, and concentrated ingredients from
premium sources, all custom-engineered to effectively treat myriad skin care concerns.
According to company CEO Luu, “we should never be satisfied with yesterday’s technology. A formulator needs to expect
more every time a product is born—every drop should make a
Why We’re Watching: Unlike traditional water-based skin care
products, the base of Le Mieux skin care products features the
Master Molecule—hyaluronic acid—in order to most effectively
reach targeted areas. Moreover, Le Mieux is the first company to
utilize a unique technology to deliver hyaluronic acid so its intensive
moisturizing properties benefit not only the surface of the skin, but
also the intercellular matrix for immediate and long-lasting results.
Le Mieux Trinity serums employ Le Mieux Hydra Bio
Technology in a patented complex of ingredients that are double-encapsulated and micro-sized in a liposomal hydrophilic and lipophilic carrier to ensure timely release and optimum delivery to
targeted areas for phenomenal anti-aging solutions.
What’s Next: In 2015, Le Mieux expands the launch of PurErb, an
herbology-based aromatherapy and skin care brand created by an
ingenious team of botanists, aromatherapists and herbal healers.
PurErb skin care products feature a harmonious fusion of over 100
therapeutic herbs and exotic plant extracts gathered from around
the world. Each PurErb proprietary formula contains carefully selected, 100% pure botanical extracts and aromatic vegetal oils with
no gluten, parabens, sulfates, glycols or artificial fragrance.
Names To Know: Dr. Debbie Palmer, founder
Major Products: Day Lotion, Eye Serum, Face Wash, Face Tonic,
Hero Product: Night Crème, a powerful antioxidant night crème
that hydrates and repairs skin damage as you sleep. The formula
deeply moisturizes and repairs free radical damage while visibly
reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Redness is
minimized and skin will reveal a more even tone and texture.
Stocked At: www.qvc.com, www.replere.com and also Dr.
Palmer’s dermatology office (Dermatology Associates of New
York, Harrison, NY)
Newest Launch: Beauty Shooters, a revitalizing drink that brings
powerful results to the skin with just one serving a day. Each
Beauty Shooter contains the recommended daily dose of antioxidants. The idea is to feed the body and skin from the inside to
protect against free radicals.
Brand Story: Dermatologist Debbie Palmer is a leader in the
fields of topical and oral antioxidants and their ability to protect
and repair damage caused by free radical production. After the
request of many patients, Palmer decided to use her expertise in
antioxidants to create her own line of products. She is widely
respected for her expertise as one of the country’s leading experts
in the field of antioxidants and how they can improve the health
and appearance of the skin.
As an advocate of the standardization of antioxidants in skincare through a measurement system called Oxygen Radical
Absorbance Capacity (ORAC), Palmer is the first to use this
method of antioxidant standardization in her line of Replere skin
care products. Palmer is also one of only several hundred dermatologists in the country also trained in osteopathic medicine. This
holistic philosophy and approach relates each part of the body to