Battle skin issues around the clock with these day and night companion products.
This story first appeared in the February 8, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
L’Oreal Paris Collagen Remodeler Contouring Moisturizer for Face and Neck SPF 15 lotion, Night lotion
These boosting lotions use alfalfa, said to stimulate collagen production and collagen spheres, said to help plump skin. The day version protects with SPF 15, while the night is slightly richer.
($19.99 each; mass retailers)
Yves Rocher Lipophenol Vegetal 14 Days Body Refiner
This anticellulite set uses green coffee, reportedly richer in caffeine than roasted coffee, for a slimming boost. The day cream also uses botanical cola to smooth and firm; the night cream has escine, a sugar-based molecule, to tone.
Bath & Body Works Instant Aromatherapy Energy Boost, Sound Sleep
Wake up and wind down the natural way with these essential oil-based aromatherapies. Energy Boost uses mandarin and lime to rejuvenate; Sound Sleep utilizes lavender and chamomile to calm and soothe.
($10 each; Bath & Body Works)
Shiseido Benefiance NutriPerfect Day Cream SPF 15, Night Cream
Aimed at skin made weak from hormonal changes due to menopause, both creams use carnosine dp, a peptide, to halt cell damage and a multivitamin complex to promote circulation. Light diffusers mask imperfections in the day cream; the calming blend of lavender, cedar and sandalwood in the night helps relax the mind.
($88, $92; Shiseido counters)
Bare Escentuals Rareminerals Renew & Reveal Facial Cleanser, Blemish Therapy
The powder texture of this mineral-based cleanser exfoliates and revitalizes skin; the overnight blemish powder uses natural sulfur to banish breakouts.
($26, $28; bareescentuals.com)