Your su­per­charged skin­care kit

The an­tiox­i­dants you need to in­fuse your com­plex­ion through­out the day

Marie Claire (South Africa) - - BEAUTY REPORT -

Vi­ta­min C in your serum

This an­tiox­i­dant helps boost col­la­gen pro­duc­tion and brighten skin. It’s at its most po­tent in skinCeuticals Phloretin CF (R2 602), which re­mains ef­fec­tive for 72 hours, even af­ter wash­ing it off.

A mul­ti­task­ing day cream

Day cream needs to pro­tect skin from air pol­lu­tion and UV light. En­v­i­ron Ul­tra Day Mois­turiser (R310) con­tains a broad spec­trum of an­tiox­i­dants, in­clud­ing polyphe­nols and vi­ta­min E.

Vi­ta­min A be­fore bed

Retinol is a mega-an­tiox­i­dant from vi­ta­min A, but be warned: too much is an ir­ri­tant; too lit­tle is in­ef­fec­tive. Wear Dr Gobac Vi­ta­min A Serum (R360) at night.

Idebenone in your eye serum

The eye area is par­tic­u­larly sus­cep­ti­ble to free rad­i­cals, so ap­ply po­tent Idebenone, cour­tesy of El­iz­a­beth Ar­den Pre­vage Anti-Ag­ing+ In­ten­sive Re­pair Eye Serum (R1 125).

Green tea in a fa­cial mist

Chem­i­cals in green tea called cat­e­chins can help re­duce cell dam­age and in am­ma­tion. Use Der­ma­log­ica An­tiox­i­dant Hy­dramist, (R670) to top up your an­tiox­i­dant in­take.

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