Ramping up your skincare regimen will help you look your best for the all-night merry-making at this time of the year – think sheet masks and intensive serum boosters. To look bright eyed and bushy tailed, try SK-II’s new LXP Ultimate Perfecting Eye Cream on for size.
This potent product, endorsed by the eternally classy, preternaturally beautiful Cate Blanchett herself, comes with pretty extraordinary claims – it promises to deeply hydrate and ease the appearance of gaunt circles and fine lines around the orbital area “in as early as three days”.
A pale apricot cream ensconced in the LXP line’s lovely rose gold-hued metallic packaging, the exceptionally comforting salve is chockfull of what SK-II calls Highest Concentrated Pitera, a turbo-charged version of the Japanese brand’s signature yeast-based essence.
Other skin goodies thrown into the “magical” broth: Extract of lychee to guard against cellular damage and environmental stress; and rice oligo peptides, an amino acid that’s said to accelerate production of skin-firming proteins.
The final floral flourish topping off this extravagant eye elixir? Twist open the jar and you’ll be greeted with an ethereal, barely there scent that’s gleaned from a carefully controlled harvest of the precious rose hybrid rosa centifolia, grown only in Grasse, the perfume heart of France.