HOT BEAUTY INGREDIENTS
blocked pores without
drying skin. Natural silk
cocoon extract softens
skin, while niacinamide
smooths and brightens.
Silkmud even creates a
natural lifting effect as it
hardens, according to the
company. After just 20
minutes, simply lift away,
rinse and glow! This formulation is said to be
ideal for oily, blemished
or acne-prone skin and
is sold at Barneys.
Big in prestige right
now is Korres’ Black
Pine Super Eye Serum.
According to the company, this 360-degree
eye lifter will leave your
entire eye area—
including the lids—looking
youthful, bright and
fatigue-free. The serum
visibly lifts upper eyelids,
stimulating collagen and
elastin production while
diminishing dark circles,
reducing the appearance
of fine lines and wrinkles, and eliminating
puffiness. It also contains the “DefEye”
Gravity Complex, an active that has demonstrated visible lifting action on sagging
upper eyelids, and has three types of hydrating hyaluronic acid in varying molecular weights.
The serum includes a polysaccharide
complex of tamarind seeds that instantly
smooth fine lines and wrinkles while
regulating moisture and improving texture and an oat-derived complex of sugars to impart an immediate lifting effect.
Finally, the formula includes three types
of hydrating hyaluronic acid in varying
molecular weights. Topping off the serum
is panthenol which moisturizes skin and
This month, Elemis is adding a ma-
rine oil to its Pro-Collagen line. The
formula combines a trio of seaweeds
including padina pavonica, golden sea-
weed and roaring water kelp to deliver
maximum hydration, while reducing the
appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
White poppy seed plumps the skin with
moisture and leaves the complexion
looking revitalized and radiant.
Some marketers like Aura Cacia are
sticking with the classics. Its new Aura
Cacia Organic Coconut Oil is said to top
other coconut oils in product certifications, processing standards and giving
back, providing a premium option for
consumers seeking coconut oil’s many
skin and hair care benefits, said the company. This unrefined coconut oil’s natural
tropical aroma and crystal-white appearance signal its high quality.
“Coconut oil is increasingly popular as
more people discover its versatile benefits
Tulasara from Aveda utilizes a variety of natural components.