OTC products designed to support a sleek and youthful appearance
Skin care takes in a multitude of products, including soaps, moisturizers, and age-disguisers. Here are a few new ones that have come to our attention.
Hydrating Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado from Kiehl’s Innovations nourishes the skin under the eyes with amino acid proteins from avocado oil, vitamins A, D, E, and potassium. It also contains antioxidant beta-carotene and Shea butter, which protects skin from dehydration and improves the appearance of dry skin. (www.kiehls.com).
Olay Regenerist Eye Lifting
Serum from Procter & Gamble is formulated to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, lift and smooth skin through hydration, and exfoliate. This product contains advanced amino peptide complex. (www.olay.com)
Garnier’s Miracle Sleeping Cream is designed to visibly reduce signs of dark circles and bags under the eyes. The product contains essential oils, caffeine, and rare plant extracts.
Firming DMAE Moisturizer from Derma E is said to visibly improve skin firmness, elasticity, and hydration with DMAE, alpha lipoic acid, and C-Ester. Anti-Wrinkle Vitamin A Retinyl Palmitate Crème is designed to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, using vitamin A to help stimulate surface cell renewal.
Hydrating Day Crème, also intended to diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles, contains hyaluronic acid for hydration plus vitamin C, vitamin E, and green tea antioxidants. Hydrating Night Crème rehydrates the skin with hyaluronic acid and fortifies it with vitamins C and E. All four Derma E products are available at Walgreens.
Olay Regenerist Instant Fix Wrinkle and Pore Vanisher from Procter & Gamble fills lines and creases to reduce the look of crow’s feet and wrinkles.
The anti-aging formula of Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream Moisturizer is said to reduce the appearance of lines and boost hydration and brightness after one day of use, firm skin and improve elasticity after two weeks, and help “to reverse the look of up to 10 years of wrinkles” after a month. (www.olay.com)
The Nivea In-Shower Body Lotion line from Beiersdorf is formulated to moisturize normal, dry, and very dry skin types during showers and then rinse off. The product line includes
In-Shower Hydrating Body Lotion, In-Shower Nourishing Body Lotion, and In-Shower Smoothing Body
Jergens Natural Glow Color Primer In-Shower Scrub from Kao USA contains an amino fruit extract complex. Designed for all skin tones, it exfoliates rough patches and “primes the skin.”