All that glistens isn’t gold—sometimes, it’s just good skin!
11.11 is upon us, and we’re taking advantage of the double-digit day sale for some exclusive discounts! If you’re working on your Christmas shopping as early as now (we don’t procrastinate in this house!) or feeling the need to replenish your stash, here are must-have skincare products to cop.
Lancôme Génifique Skin Repairing Face Serum
An anti-aging pick from my list as a 30-something is Lancôme’s Génifique Skin Repairing Face Serum, which now has a permanent space in my vanity. It effectively strengthens the skin’s moisture barrier to lock in hydration and defends the skin against external environmental aggressors like pollution and dry weather. Formulated with 10% Bifidus Prebiotic, Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin CG, this top-selling serum improves signs of aging for visibly glowing skin.
Lancôme Génifique Skin Repairing Face Serum (P3,350, Lazada)
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Paula’s Choice Triple Active Total Repair Serum
Adding to my beloved skincare discoveries as of late is Paula’s Choice Triple Active Total Repair Serum. This advanced anti-aging serum is clinically proven to visibly improve lines, discoloration and firmness with a potent blend of hexylresorcinol, retinoid and niacinamide. It’s so lightweight yet nourishing that I can even skip my moisturizer (but I won’t). It also comes in such travel-friendly packaging—yep, no spills!
Paula’s Choice Triple Active Total Repair Serum (P3,150, Paula’s Choice)
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Drunk Elephant B-Goldi Drops
I simply can’t get enough of Sephora-fave brand Drunk Elephant, the global brand with a skin-first approach for a total skin reset. This TikTok-beloved B-Goldi Drops is the newest addition to my arsenal, an illuminating serum formulated with 5% niacinamide that gives skin that coveted lit-from-within glow. It also effectively fades hyperpigmentation (goodbye, pesky acne scars!) all while reviving dull skin.
Drunk Elephant B-Goldi Drops (LOOK)
Pro-tip: Mix a few drops with your moisturizer or foundation for a golden finish!
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Clinique Even Better Clinical™ Radical Dark Spot Corrector + Interrupter
Unfortunately, we're all forever burdened with a case of wretched hyperpigmentation! Fret not; from pesky acne scars to sun spots, Clinique’s Even Better Clinical™ Radical Dark Spot Corrector + Interrupter helps visibly improve skin’s appearance in just 12 weeks. See a 39% visible reduction in dark spots with consistent use of this potent brightening serum.
Clinique Even Better Clinical™ Radical Dark Spot Corrector + Interrupter (P3,900, Lazada)
Dermalogica Precleanse Cleansing Oil
For the double cleanse duo of my dreams, Dermalogica’s Precleanse Cleansing Oil and Special Cleansing Gel are my essentials. The Precleanse, an Allure Best of Beauty Awards winner, melts makeup, sunscreen and impurities, deeply cleaning skin without that squeaky clean feeling!
Dermalogica Precleanse Cleansing Oil (P3,100, Lazada)
KORRES Velvet Skin Drink
From Santorini, with love—the all-new KORRES Velvet Skin Drink replenishes and retextures skin with the transformative wonders of the Santorini Grape Velvet Skin Drink. This next-generation dry oil grants soft, supple skin right from the first application. It’s designed to not only replenish moisture but also enhance the overall skin texture, unveiling a naturally radiant glow.
KORRES Velvet Skin Drink (P1,550, KORRES)
What are the must-have luxury products you’re shopping this 11.11?
Art Macky Arquilla