The holiday season is the perfect time to stock up on new skincare products. With every brand releasing gift sets featuring their best-sellers, you can try new things without breaking the bank. Here are my favourites:
DR DENNIS GROSS FERULIC PLUS RETINOL DISCOVERY KIT ($65.00)
The set contains Ferulic Acid + Retinol Brightening Solution (0.5 oz.), Ferulic + Retinol Triple Correction Eye Serum (0.25 oz.), and Ferulic + Retinol Fibroblast Anti-Aging Moisturizer (0.5 oz.). Apart from ferulic acid and retinol, a potent anti-aging combination, all products also contain a good mix of other antioxidants to prevent premature aging. My only gripe is that the moisturizer is packaged in a jar, which won’t keep the antioxidants stable and effective for long, but still the set is worth getting just for the other two products. Available at Dermstore.
MEDICELL LABS BRIGHTENING SET ($49.95)
This set features Brightening AHA Facial Pads (60 count), Brightening Foaming Face Wash (6 fl. oz.), and Instant Brightening Peel (2 fl. oz.). They all contains AHAs, such as Glycolic Acid and Lactic Acid, that exfoliate skin, leaving it smoother, brighter, and more even-toned, and a mix of antioxidants that help prevent the signs of aging. Available at Dermstore.
SEPHORA FAVORITES DARE TO OIL ($32.00)
Do you dare to oil? If so, check out this wonderful set by Sephora. It features some of the best-selling oils available in the shop: Ole Henriksen Pure Truth™ Youth Activating Oil (0.5 oz), Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil Light (0.5 oz), Algenist Advanced Anti-Aging Repair Oil (0.23 oz), and Tarte™ Maracuja Oil (0.23 oz). These versatile oils boost moisture, radiance, and even cleanse skin, and can be used on skin, hair, hands, and cuticles. Available at Sephora.
OLAY PROFESSIONAL PRO-X INTENSIVE WRINKLE PROTOCOL ($44.99)
This kit features Age Repair Lotion with SPF 30, Deep Wrinkle Treatment, and Wrinkle Smoothing Cream. They are all infused with antioxidants, niacinamide, and peptides that help skin look younger for longer. The lotion also features SPF, making it a great choice for daytime, while the Deep Wrinkle Treatment a form of Vitamin A that can reduce the signs of aging. Available at Ulta.
PAULA’S CHOICE RESIST SUPER KIT FOR WRINKLES + BREAKOUTS ($136.85)
Do you have to deal with both wrinkles and breakouts? Then, this is the perfect kit for you. It features Resist Perfectly Balanced Foaming Cleanser, Resist Weightless Advanced Repairing Toner, Resist Daily Pore-Refining Treatment 2% BHA, Resist Ultra-Light Daily Antioxidant Serum, Resist Youth-Extending Daily Fluid SPF 50, and Resist Anti-Aging Clear Skin Hydrator. Infused with antioxidants, niacinamide, peptides, and salicylic acid, they keep both wrinkels and breakouts at bay. Available at Paula’s Choice.
Which of these sets would you like to try?