We all know skin care can get pricey. But how can we know what’s worth the price tag? Luxury skin care can be bring you into a whole new world of skin health, but the benefits have to be well-worth that entry fee. We bring you the Reader’s Choice Award winners most noted for their multi-tasking benefits, their powerful results and their undeniable impact on skin. Our BeautyPass members, TestTube subscribers, and Free Gift Friday recipients have tried it all, and these are the luxe products that were worth the cost.
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When you want to retexturize your skin in as little as 3-6 days, you need U Beauty’s Resurfacing Compound. This high-intensity serum is able to reduce the look of pores, brighten dark spots and fade wrinkles. Delivering retinol, vitamin C and multi-hydroxy acids to the parts of your skin that need it the most, this serum also tightens skin and defends against future damage.
“It gives the best results overall in one serum. My skin looks noticeably better when I use it, and it really works great.”
Melissa L., 49 | Skin Type: Dry | Skin Concerns: Wrinkles, Hyperpigmentation
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Increasing collagen is just one of the many benefits this Super Serum can provide to your skin. Packed with antioxidants that defend against damage from pollution while working to de-age your skin, this highly potent 15% L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C works to brighten dark spots and fade scars over time.
“I have been using this product every morning as the first step of my skin-care routine for years. It is very effective!”
Elizabeth A., 51 | Skin Type: Dry | Skin Concerns: Fine Lines, Dark Circles
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Powered by peptides and phyto-retinol, this moisturizer is clinically proven to reduce wrinkles. Working to create a smooth and plump skin surface, Glo’s Bio Renew firms and strengthens your skin. Delivering powerful hydration and packed with growth factors, this is a subscription to skin renewal.
“This cream made my skin more bouncy and brought it back to life. I really saw the transformation happen right before me. It regenerated my cells and also made my face glow.”
Brooke T., 32 | Skin Type: Combination | Skin Concerns: Acne, Hyperpigmentation
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Designed to promote the development of elastin in the skin, this formula harnesses zinc, copper, and malonate in order to deliver noticeable skin tightening and firmness. Perfect for anyone dealing with fine lines or sagging skin, this serum reduces obvious signs of aging and leaves the skin feeling youthful and strong.
“This serum feels so silky and luxurious. I almost want to save it for a special occasion. It’s the unicorn of my skin care, and it lifts my face, making it bouncy and youthful again.”
Tiffany I., 46 | Skin Type: Dry | Skin Concerns: Fine Lines, Lack of Firmness
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La Mer The Concentrate ($220)
Designed to help skin repair from barrier damage in as little as three days, The Concentrate is a perfect companion to a post-treatment or post-procedure routine. Defending against pollution, free radicals and micro-dust, this serum is the cell-renewing, ultra-hydrating rest your skin needs.
“I love the way it quenches my skin, especially when it feels dry. This is game changer for sure!”
Shannon H., 45 | Skin Type: Combination, Sensitive | Skin Concerns: Rosacea, Fine Lines
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Formulated with black rice extract for its hydrating and smoothing properties, this Multi Peptide Concentrate was able to reduce the look of wrinkles in clinical study in as little as one hour. This formula is free of irritants like mineral oil and alcohol, and packed with hydrating, skin-renewing benefits.
“This serum has transformed my skin. My skin has more bounce. My pores have diminished in size and shape. The tone and texture of my skin is so smooth! I love it.”
Emily K., 44 | Skin Type: Oily | Skin Concerns: Fine Lines, Hyperpigmentation
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