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Feb 17, 2004
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Best Skin Care Products

The products you’ll want to use time and time again

[Excerpted from May 2004 Town & Country]

A team of well known makeup artists and stylists as well as the beauty editors of Town & Country and other beauty magazines compiled this “best of†list.

Cleansers and Toners

• Jo Malone Eucalyptus & Mint Frothing Cleansing Cream. A wakeup call in an invigorating, soap-free lather.

• Shiseido deep Cleansing Foam. Removes makeup and oil with purifying microbeads.

• Kiehl’s Ultra Moisturizing Cleansing Cream. A decadent whipped formula for very dry skin.

• Clarins One-Step Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser. Talk about multitasking: this cleans, exfoliates, detoxifies and tones.

• Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser. Recommended by dermatologists because it’s gently enough for sensitive skin.

• Yon-Ka Lotion PNG. Refreshing botanical mist toner that even calms irritation, sunburn and shaving rash.

Eye Creams

• Sisley Sisleya Eye and Lip Contour Cream. Quickly diminishes signs of fatigue and telltale fine lines.

• Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Recovery Complex. The secret to waking up looking refreshed.

• ReVive Intensite les Yeux. Banishes dark circles and plumps fine lines.


• Crème de la Mer. The precious sea-kelp formulation with legions of followers.

• Jo Malone Vitamin E Gel. Legendary: this panacea treats ultradry skin everywhere- lips, cuticles, hands and feet.

• Olay Total Effects Anti-Aging Vitamin Complex. A seven-vitamin/mineral cocktail with SPF 15.

• Estee Lauder DayWear Plus Multi-Protection Moisturizer SPF 15. Shields your complexion from exposure to the sun and pollution.

• Clarins radiance-Plus Self Tanning Cream-Gel. Contains a smidgen of self-tanner to imbue skin with a subtle glow while it moisturizes.

• Sisley Lisley day cream. A botanical infusion that’s lightweight and elegant.

• Natura Bisse Diamond. A superluxe energy booster for your skin.

• Estee Lauder Re-Nutriv Crème. Need extra moisturizing? This rich formula is tops for nighttime.

Wrinkle Fighters, Skin Enhancers, Treatments and More

• Chanel Precision Lift Serum Extreme. Your first line of defense against fine lines and wrinkles.

• Remede Sweep. This nonabrasive facial exfoliator has a cult following and even inspired a body polish.

• Darphin Aromatic Care. Essential oils for the face that purify, nourish and detoxify skin.

• Osmotics Blue Copper 5 Intensive Treatment Ampoules. A seven-night copper-peptide regimen to improve firmness and hydration. Ideal for soothing skin following sun damage and laser or peel treatments.

• B. Kamins Booster Blue Rosacea Treatment. Neutralizes the blotchy, red inflammation of rosacea.

• MD Skincare Alpha-Beta Home Facial System. An uncomplicated, not too aggressive, at-home chemical peel.

• Guerlain Issima Midnight Secret Late night? A few drops erase signs of fatigue by morning.

• Astara Blue Flame Purification Mask. Zaps oiliness and breakouts. Also a great spot treatment.

• Valmont Nature Moisturizing Mask. Staves off the early signs of aging.

• Cle de Peau Beaute Facial Contour Treatment. A quick pick-me-up in a box.

• Aquaphor. Apply it on dry or cracked skin, diaper rash, cuticles, sunburn, burns, lips, eczema, scrapes and shaving bumps. Its uses are endless.