Precious serums

Precious serums

The latest skin-rejuvenating potions.

Cosme Decorte AQ Meliority W Concentration

$632 for the day and night serums, from Cosme DeCorte counters

This pair of serums work together to keep skin youthful-looking. The day serum (photo 1) is made with algae, clematis vitalba leaf

extract and shea butter to moisturise skin and protect it from UV damage.

The night serum (photo 2) contains ectoin, an amino acid produced by microorganisms found in Egyptian lakes; as well as alteromonas ferment extract from micro-organisms found near deep-sea hydrothermal vents to help keep skin resilient. Iris florentina root extract supposedly boosts cell renewal while you sleep.

Dior Capture Totale Le Serum

$210 for 30ml, from Dior counters

It claims to plump skin, prevent sagging, add a glow and smoothen ageing vertical lines in particular, such as the nasolabial folds and drooping corners of the mouth. Made with the logonza flower and peppermint to stimulate skin.

This article was first published on Jan 16, 2015.
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