This luxe line has a slam-dunk firming serum, but the brand-new vitamin C version is clinically proven to firm, increase elasticity, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and improve skin tone and texture, all while leaving skin with a dewy dose of antioxidant radiance.
KateCeuticals Firming Serum ($110)
The Melrose Place–staple says it all in a two-word descriptor: This is the clinical-grade version of the Kate Somerville in-spa treatment that smooths and firms skin in just two weeks, only a few pumps required.
Another vitamin C serum in the mix, this potent brightening face serum powered by pure 15-percent of the antioxidant all-star, and is clinically proven to target the look of dark spots, skin discoloration and texture—minus any sensitive-skin disruptions.
If you’re interested in hearing Ellen DeGeneres’s skin-care secret (she helped launch the line), listen up: This bakuchiol-powered firming formula claims to reduce the look of laugh lines and wrinkles, all while helping boost that little thing called collagen.
Tracie Martyn Firming Serum $(198)
It’s a bit more off-the-radar for us mere mortals, but this light purple–hued “clean super serum”—which doubles as a hydrating serum, an anti-aging serum and an eye serum—really is the secret to a lot of radiant skin on the red-carpet.
ZO Skin Health Firming Serum ($243)
Whitney Port has previously shared that this lightweight, safe to use day-and-night, doc-approved product is “part of her serum trifecta,” and we’re fully on board.
U Beauty’s founder, Tina Craig, has never lied to us, so we’re not about to press her on this one: The brightening, resurfacing, complexion-boosting compound has some users being asked if they’ve gotten—wait for it—a facelift.
Filorga NCEF-SHOT ($94)
Twice a day is all you need of this powerful “shot” before a special event (the brand also has a whole bunch of effective serums that are worthy of a splurge if you can clock in a second…or two more). The high concentration of the core-encapsulated formula “activates new cells to renovate skin quality and help bring about more radiant skin and a noticeable decrease in wrinkles in just seven days,” according to the company.
Evolved by Nature has SO many good clinicals, it’s hard to keep up. The latest launch debuts this week to some much-deserved fanfare: This easy-to-use serum utilizes the company’s activated silk, is good to use on all skin types (even sensitive, really reactive types), and makes the magic happen without being majorly complicated.
Don’t “forget” this one: The brand’s first new product in 10 years was formulated to reverse signs of skin-aging, including photodamage and collagen decline, that comes from cells “forgetting” how to regenerate in a process.
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