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Sunday, January 1, 2012

Anti-Aging Products Under $25

Recently I went to a music industry event and received a L'Oreal swag bag filled with all sorts of great L'Oreal products, including this L'Oreal Youth Code Youth Regenerating Skincare Serum Intense Daily Treatment ($19.99). Since I've been using this anti-aging serum, I have gotten several compliments on my complexion, and I know this serum is why. Using technology derived from gene science, this serum boosts your skin's natural regeneration powers to regain the qualities of youthful skin. Non-greasy and fast-absorbing, this serum has been a powerful boost to my skincare routine.

anti-agingFace primers like this RoC Brilliance Anti-Aging Face Primer ($19.99) prepare your face for foundation and other makeup by creating smoothness of the skin. Instantly smoothing the appearance of lines and wrinkles, your makeup goes on easily and gives you the look of flawless skin. Using e-pulse, a revolutionary micro-current technology, this formula creates a gentle flow of energy through the surface layers of your skin, giving it a tightened and toned look.

anti-agingIf you need a new anti-aging mask, consider the Eclos Skin Renewal Clay Mask ($12.99). Using Kaolin clay, plant-based extracts, and plant stem cell technology, this mask cleanses, unclogs pores, and absorbs impurities, which all help to restore your skin to its youthful glory days. In clinical results, 100% of subjects experienced a visible decrease in the depth of wrinkles.

anti-agingOne of the best skin care bargains around, the Ulta Retinol Anti-Aging Starter Kit ($16.99) has everything you need to combat the hands of time. Included in this anti-aging kit are a two-ounce tube of cream cleanser, an 0.5-ounce bottle of anti-wrinkle facial serum, and an 0.7-ounce tube of night cream. Promising to smooth, hydrate, and firm your skin, you'll be sure to see results once you've been using this anti-aging skin care regimen for a couple of weeks.

anti-agingNeutrogena has always been a reputable name in affordable skin care products, and this Neutrogena Anti-Aging Booster Serum ($16.99) uses Ion 2 complex technology to boost your collagen, soften fine lines and wrinkles, reduce puffy eyes and dark circles, and even skin tone. Working alongside your skin care routine to improve its results, Ion 2 complex contains ion-mineral conductors that are activated by your moisturizer to give out a positive micro-current.

anti-agingIf you're looking for anti-aging makeup, check out the L'Oreal Visible Lift Serum Absolute Advanced Age-Reversing Makeup SPF 17 ($14.99). Lightweight, this liquid foundation does not settle into fine lines and wrinkles. L'Oreal promises that in four weeks, this makeup will noticeably improve your skin, making it brighter, firmer, and smoother. Try this anti-aging makeup if you'd like to see more youthful skin.

Now for a lip-gloss that gives you more than just color and shine, turn to Tarte's Vitamin-Infused Lipgloss ($21). The gloss has ingredients that accelerate production of natural elastin to restore the skin's clarity like grape seed extract. The formula in the gloss also includes vitamins A and C, which help prevent premature signs of aging, along with acai extract which stimulates cell regeneration. Some of you may know that the anti-oxidant acai also has anti-inflammatory and skin softening properties. Fans of Tarte's Vitamin-Infused Lipgloss love that it is moisturizing and non-sticky.

Our final pick is Borba's Age Defying Eye Creme Concentrate ($19.99). We couldn't leave out a remedy for dark circles and wrinkles around the eyes. After all, the eyes are one of the first areas to give away your age. This luxurious eye cream contains multiple age defying superfoods: acai berry, camu camu, grape seed, flax seed and argan oil. According to the company, 90% of users reported softer, smoother skin around the eye area and 97% of women felt the cream was deeply moisturizing. Use it every morning and evening on clean skin and you're bound to have people guessing your age.