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THE sci­ence behind skin­care prod­ucts never stands still. Con­sider Re­Vive’s hy­drat­ing tinted skin veil that feels like oil but dries like vel­vet matte foun­da­tion on the skin, a trick that comes from Gre­gory Brown, a Har­vard-trained plas­tic and re­con­struc­tive sur­geon.

From Aus­tralia Al­pha-H comes a range renowned for its abil­ity to perfect trou­ble­some com­plex­ions. Michelle Do­herty founded the brand in re­sponse to her own bat­tle with adult on­set acne and its new­est serum is perfect for set­ting de­hy­drated skin back on track.

La Prairie’s new­est ad­di­tion is a day-and-night cream that in­hibits mus­cle ac­tiv­ity, mim­ick­ing the ef­fects of neu­ro­tox­ins such as Bo­tox.

If eyes are the gate­way to the soul then thank the lord for Dr Bar­bara Strum, who ad­vo­cates a no-non­sense re­sponse to skin­care, and her eye cream com­bines pow­er­ful nat­u­ral com­pounds and med­i­cal molec­u­lar sub­stances to as­sist skin re­gen­er­a­tion.

Fi­nally two cult favourites get an up­date – Elemis’s Day Cream now comes with a SPF and Liz Earle de­liv­ers the perfect power balm for plump­ing up de­hy­drated lips. Re­Vive Le Tint Mois­tur­iz­ing Veil £75 (30ml), at Space NK; Al­pha H Con­cen­trated Skin­care Vi­ta­min B Serum with Cop­per Tripep­tide, £58.50 (50ml), at Bath & Un­wind; La Prairie Line In­ter­cep­tor Power Duo for Day and Night, £244 (50ml), at La Prairie and House of Fraser; Liz Earle Nat­u­rally Ac­tive Su­per­skin Su­per­lip Balm, £16 (15ml), at Liz Earle and John Lewis; Dr Bar­bara Sturm Molec­u­lar Cos­met­ics Eye Cream, £105 (15ml), at Space NK and Net a Porter; Elemis Pro-Col­la­gen Marine Cream SPF30, £80 (50ml), at House of Fraser, Deben­hams and John Lewis


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