Declare war on your wrinkles with the help of these potent potions.
01 Sisley Hydra-Global Intense Anti-Aging Hydration
Fight aging-related moisture loss with this mixture of algae, chestnut, sunflower oil and malachite extracts, and help slow dehydration and foster water retention within cells.
($225; Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks)
02 Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer
A blend of glucosamine, polysaccharides and linoleic and glycolic acids stimulates collagen and hyaluronic acid production; cinnamon extract reduces bacteria, breakouts and even hair growth.
($150; 800-33-MURAD, murad.com)
03 Laura Mercier Flawless Skin Crème Anti Aging Treatment
This hydrating balm has a liposomal structure said to ensure easy and even penetration of the dermis; it neutralizes free radicals, creates a moisture barrier and plumps up fine lines.
($95; Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, Saks)
04 3Lab WW Cream
Aging skin requires a multipronged attack. Fade discoloration with licorice and daisy flower extract, discourage moisture loss with hyaluronic acid and maintain healthy cell structure with oligopeptides.
05 Dior L’Or de Vie L’Extrait A rare extract culled from grape vines found in the Bordeaux region of France provides skin with intense antioxidant protection, stabilizing cellular turnover and increasing firmness.
($350; Neiman Marcus, Saks)
06 Darphin Arovita C Line Response Cream
Instead of waiting for signs of aging to occur, nip them in the bud with this light, whipped cream that features peptides to increase elasticity, vitamin E to zap free radicals and linoleic acid to add moisture.
($110; Neiman Marcus, Saks, darphin.com)
07 Kiehl’s Dermatologist Solutions High-Potency Skin-Firming Concentrate
Oligopeptides, recognized as effective collagen- and elastin-boosting ingredients, are combined with sodium hyaluronate for a potent complexion treatment.
($55; 800-KIEHLS-1, kiehls.com)
08 Givenchy No Surgetics Collagen Expert Wrinkle
Filling Program This two-step product is packed with peptides and marine collagen to instantly diminish the look of fine lines and stimulate collagen production for long-lasting effects.
($160; Givenchy counters)
09 Good Skin Tri-Aktiline Instant Deep Wrinkle Filler
Topical light diffusers immediately create a smooth-looking surface, while sweet black tea, avocado oil and shea butter help plump up lines.
($39.50; Kohl’s, kohls.com)
10 Bliss The Youth As We Know It
A complex mix of 10 potent ingredients help slow collagen breakdown, brighten skin tone and increase hydration and elasticity.
11 Osmotics Anti-Radical Age Defense
Interrupts UV and pollution injury to the skin, provides antioxidant protection with co-enzyme Q10 and helps prevent DNA and cell damage with peptides and proteins.
($125; select Nordstrom, osmotics.com)
12 Garnier Nutritioniste Ultra-Lift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Moisture Cream
Gives fortysomething skin everything it needs to stay youthful: Vitamin A reduces wrinkles, omega acids 3 and 6 strengthen skin’s barrier, rice proteins help firm and tighten.
($14.99; mass retailers)