Harry Potter has his wand, Buffy has her stake, and Bella…well she has Edward and Jacob! So in beautyheaven’s own war (you know, the one against ageing), it seemed only right that we also armed ourselves with some suitable weaponry before going into battle…
Say goodbye to sagging skin, au revoir to deep-set wrinkles and sayonara to unsightly under-eye bags, as we shine a spotlight on some of the toughest age-fighting weapons – designed to help you stay looking as young as you feel – maybe even younger…
Abeeco Bee Venom Mask – dubbed as the natural alternative to Botox, this mask, which contains bee venom and manuka honey, works to make the face look as though it’s been lightly stung – firm and plump, but without the redness. Said to be a favourite of Kate Middleton’s too!
lapureté Triple Effects Eye Crème with Okuru™ - crows feet, eye bags and dark circles won’t stand a chance against the powerful all-natural cocktail of peptides from sweet pea, soy, rice bran and yeast proteins found in this eye helper.
Pod Liquid Pedicure, $30, 1300 796 986 – your one-stop shop for beautiful, youthful-looking feet. Allow this all-in-one foot gem to exfoliate, cleanse, moisturise, protect and nourish the feet naturally – while offering environmental protection against the ageing effects of the sun.
ASAP Clearskin Gel– who knew a gel could do so much? The powerful AHA and BHA complex found in Clearskin Gel works to remove dead skin cells, unblock pores and can also be used to treat acne, sun damage and skin ageing all in one hit.
La Prairie Advanced Marine Biology Tonic– want skin that looks revitalised and brightened? This three-phase system works by first brightening and evening skin tone, while the second ‘golden oil’ phase nurtures skin with antioxidants and natural oils. The third ‘green serum’ phase rushes entrapped oxygen to the skin to optimise skin cell growth, helping your skin to look fresh and flawless.
Ultraceuticals Ultra A Hydration Booster– with dehydration being one of the main causes of fine lines and aged skin, it seems silly not to have a hydration booster on hand. The Ultraceuticals Hydration Booster contains retinol, vitamin E and AHA for a revitalised and rehydrated effect.
Meaningful Beauty Deep Cleansing Masque– purifies and cleanses the skin while reviving skin that looks stressed out. Impurities and dead skin cells are gently whisked away revealing a more youthful, radiant-looking complexion.
Principal Secret Reclaim Age Braker Line Breaker Serum – designed to help soften wrinkles and re-firm and refine the look of your skin, this super skin serum helps you achieve a more youthful look overall.
Natural Advantage 90 Day Deluxe Kit – this seven-piece set is your secret to younger looking skin. With products that treat dehydration and also deliver retinol to the skin, it’s the skin regime that battles ageing every step of the way.
SKIN PHYSICS LED PHOTON® LED Photo-Rejuvenation Starter Kit– the LED light in this hand-held at-home anti-ageing device pulses deep into the skin to promote collagen and elastin production so your face appears more plumped and youthful-looking. It also works to reduce the signs of ageing, photo-damage and redness.
Kérastase Paris Age Premium Masque Substantif – mature hair will love this rejuvenating masque that contains systeme pro-supplenium and hyaluronic acid technology to nourish and moisturise the scalp, leaving hair revitalised and looking fuller and thicker.
Gatineau Paris Activ Éclat Instant Radiance Concentrate – a dull complexion is a telltale sign of ageing. Hit back with this mother of pearl serum that gives the skin energy and tone while making your complexion appear brighter and more youthful!
Dermalogica Age Reversal Eye Complex– a highly active blend of retinol, peptides, vitamins and botanicals work to refresh the surface skin under the eye area, revealing smoother, youthful-looking peepers.
A'kin Rose de Mai, Anti-Oxidant Day Crème - active ingredients including vitamins A, B5, C, E and alpha lipoic acid help to fight the appearance of wrinkles and increase skin suppleness and elasticity. They’re also gradually released over 12 hours, meaning they’re constantly effective!
Environ Intensive Hydrating Oil Capsules - want skin that looks and feels more hydrated and energised? These single-use capsules promote the production of healthy collagen and elastin, which means they help prevent skin damage and allow you to retain a more youthful looking complexion.
Dr. LeWinn’s Hand & Nail Cream SPF 15 – did you know your hands are among the first places to display the signs of ageing? Minimise the damage by preventing and treating with this super nourishing SPF 15 hand saver, which contains a unique antioxidant complex of pomegranate and white tea extracts for a massive hydration hit.
MD Formulations Vit A Plus Night Recovery Complex – look forward to your skin renewal going into overdrive as you sleep, thanks to a powerful combination of AHAs and BHAs that exfoliate, vitamins A and E that nourish and repair the skin, as well as a unique marine extract that works to calm and soothe skin.
What is your favourite ever anti-ageing product? Why?