Facelifts in a Bottle


Up, Up, and Away


Innovative new products and procedures promise to lift, firm, and tighten your skin.


By Nancy L. Claus





Secrets of the Sea

Sea minerals, algae, marine collagen, hydrolyzed wheat proteins, and phospholipids “give your skin a lift that defies gravity” all day long, the company promises. What we can attest to: it smells great and absorbs instantly.

H2O Plus Sea Results Instant Lift Concentrate $42 or

(800) 242-2284


Give Wrinkles the Boot

Boots No7 is Britain’s No. 1 beauty brand (beloved by Madonna, Keira Knightly, and Teri Hatcher) and its Restore & Renew Beauty Serum, loaded with antioxidants and pro-retinol, is the best-selling anti-aging product in the UK. Now available on this side of the pond.

No7 Restore and Renew Beauty Serum            $21.99

Target stores



Habit Forming

What are you waiting for? You’re not getting any younger! Sircuit Skin Cosmeceuticals promises you’ll get addicted to its Addict firming anti-oxidant serum.

Sircuit Addict $115

at Static Hair Salon, White Plains or



Beam Me Up, Scotty!

Retinol, the natural form of Vitamin A, is the top ingredient in this new offering from Clinique, formulated to be slowly released, making the skin feel firmer and smoother overnight. Antioxidants guard against various environmental elements.

Clinique Zero Gravity Repairwear Lift               $52.50 and Clinique counters nationwide



Doctor’s Orders

These products used to be available only at plastic surgeon to the stars Ivo Pitanguy’s Rio clinic and the beauty doctor says they contain an extraordinary power to repair skin. True believers include Penelope Cruz and First Lady of France Cecillia Sarkozy.

PreVious Face Lifting Formula $240

Lifting Serum $240

Neiman Marcus


The Ultimate Luxury

Those with Champagne and caviar tastes may want to lather the stuff—caviar at least—on their eyes. La Prairie’s eye cream with caviar is, well, for pampered eyes. 

La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Eye Lift Cream, .68 oz $275




The Eyes Have It

More than 100,000 Sephora customers voted for Kinerase Intensive Eye Cream as the favorite product in the cosmetic company’s annual Best of Sephora contest. We love it too.

Kinerase Intensive Eye Cream $59










































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