In the wise words of Penélope Cruz: ‘I’ve seen my grandmothers grow old and they are so beautiful, every wrinkle in their face tells a story.’ We fully endorse accepting and loving every part of your body, no matter what your age. But there’s also nothing wrong with wanting a little help from the experts to look after your skin as it ages. And while there isn’t a miracle product that will slow down the ageing process, we found the anti-ageing products that are a close second.

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SkinCeuticals Retinol 0.5 Refining Night Cream: 

This night cream contains 0.5 pure retinol – a key anti-ageing ingredient. It diminishes fine lines, wrinkles and age spots, and reduces the appearance of blemishes. This refining cream also calms the skin without clogging your pores.

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R1 050

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Dermalogica Age Reversal Eye Complex:

This eye cream aims to reverse all common signs of ageing – like crows’ feet and puffiness. It’s also perfectly suited for the delicate skin around the eye.

R760.00

R760

Eucerin Volume-Filler Day Cream:

Eucerin’s day cream can be used on normal, dry and combination skin. The cream targets specific layers of your skin, poorly defined facial contours and reduced skin volume. It also contains a key anti-ageing ingredient called hyaluronic acid which helps improve the skin’s moisture content.

R290.00

R290

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Bio Effect EGF Eye Serum:

This gel-like product specifically targets the delicate eye area. The fragrance-free eye serum rebalances your moisture levels which makes your skin firmer. It’s effective in the long term and reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, puffiness and does not contain any oils.

R790.00

R790

Babor HSR Lifting & Firming Hand Cream:

Often women focus mainly on targeting their face to reduce signs of ageing and neglect the rest of their body – like their hands. The Babor HSR hand cream reduces depth of lines and firms the hands and lightens age spots.

R814.00

R814

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair:

This night serum dramatically reduces the signs of ageing. Apply the serum before you use your moisturiser. Take several drops and massage the serum into your face and neck, starting at the centre and working your way outwards.

R595.00

R595

Sisley Black Rose Cream Mask:

Besides its enticing name, the black rose mask gives you ‘instant youth’ with its anti-ageing ingredients which decreases the signs of fatigue and leaves your skin energised. Use on a monthly basis to plump up your skin.

R1464.00

R1 464

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