Philosophy Hope in a Jar

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Philosophy Hope in a Jar
This is one of Oprah's favorite gifts. "Every time I massage in a dab of this moisturizer, I feel like I'm giving my face a drink of water," she says. "It exfoliates, it hydrates, it keeps hope alive."

$38; Drugstore.com

Clarins HydraQuench Cream-Mask

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Clarins HydraQuench Cream-Mask
The katafray bark in Clarins HydraQuench Cream-Mask ($35, department stores) encourages the production of a protein essential to forming new cells—and when cells are new, they retain more moisture.

L'Occitane Ma Creme Nature

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Make-Your-Own-Moisturizer
If you're the kind of person who likes to bake her own bread, you're going to love L'Occitane Ma Crème Nature ($42, USA.LOccitane.com), a mix-it-yourself certified-organic moisturizer for face and body.
Aveeno Ultra-Calming SPF 15 Daily Moisturizer

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Aveeno Ultra-Calming SPF 15 Daily Moisturizer
Feverfew extract calms red, agitated skin; ideal for sensitive complexions.

$17; Drugstore.com
Aquaphor

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Aquaphor
An all-purpose salve made with panthenol, mineral oil, and chamomile essence heals chapped lips, dry cuticles, even cuts and scrapes.

$6; drugstores
Roc Completelift Night Cream

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Roc Completelift Night Cream
This cream contains generous doses of zinc, copper, and magnesium, antioxidant minerals that keep skin smooth and soft.

$23; drugstores
Skin Effects Preventing Effects Lightweight Moisturizing Souffl??

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Skin Effects Preventing Effects Lightweight Moisturizing Soufflé with SPF 30+
This lotion feels as luxurious as the expensive stuff, protects skin with antioxidant green tea and a broad-spectrum sunscreen, and contains absolutely no fragrance—a big plus for sensitive types.


$16; drugstores
DDF Advanced Firming Cream

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DDF Advanced Firming Cream
In this rich cream, DDF has managed to distill turmeric, a pungent spice often used in Ayurvedic medicine, into a cosmetically agreeable form that still retains its complexion-protecting antioxidant strength. 

$130; DDFSkincare.com
American Beauty Ultimate Diamond Restorative Anti-Aging Cream

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American Beauty Ultimate Diamond Restorative Anti-Aging Cream
American Beauty Ultimate Diamond Restorative Anti-Aging Cream ($50; Kohls.com) contains real diamonds (reduced to a fine dust), which leave your complexion with a subtle luminosity. Pomegranate and hyaluronic acid deeply moisturize. Looking for a rich experience? This cream is it.
Remede Hydra Therapy Lift Creme

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Remède Hydra Therapy Lift Crème
Though we find most chichi skincare trappings pretty silly (the tiny spoon, the mother-of-pearl box), we do love dipping into a luxuriously weighty jar of face cream, like Remède Hydra Therapy Lift Crème ($130; BlueMercury.com). Inside you won't find caviar or 24-karat gold, but a rich blend of far more proven skin soothers: essential fatty acids and antioxidant vitamins. The cream soaks in quickly, leaves skin feeling silky for hours, and is paraben-free. If you want to splurge on yourself, this is chichi with substance.
DiorSkin Nude Natural Glow Hydrating Makeup SPF 10

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DiorSkin Nude Natural Glow Hydrating Makeup SPF 10
It feels like your favorite silky, skin-smoothing moisturizer, but it gives your complexion the even tone you can usually get only from a fuller-coverage foundation.

$45; department stores
Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Eye Treatment

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Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Eye Treatment
Shiseido takes a three-pronged approach to treating dark circles. Vitamins C and E stimulate circulation (to help diminish shadows), beech-tree-shoot extract promotes collagen production, and a luminizing powder instantly makes the skin look more radiant.

$50; Sephora.com
Olio Lusso luxury oil

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Olio Lusso
A blend of 11 essential oils (from apricot seed to sweet almond), Olio Lusso ($130) smells as sensuous as it feels gliding over your skin.
Almay Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover Pads

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Almay Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover Pads
Moisturizes skin with aloe, cucumber, and green tea while removing every last trace of (even waterproof) mascara.

$5.50; Drugstore.com
Aveeno Skin Brightening Daily Scrub

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Aveeno Skin Brightening Daily Scrub
The tiny, synthetic beads remove dead skin cells that can make your complexion uneven.

$8; Drugstore.com
Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Revealing Mask

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Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Revealing Mask
The grape extract in Caudalíe Vinoperfect Radiance Revealing Mask ($42; Caudalie.com) "dissolves the material that holds dead skin cells together," says Francesca Fusco, MD, a New York City dermatologist. Applying the citrus-scented cream with the soft, built-in brush makes the process feel as luxurious as a spa treatment.
SK-II Facial Treatment Mask

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SK-II Facial Treatment Mask
The most luxurious way to brighten your complexion: Lie down and place this mask on your face for 15 minutes. The cotton cloth is soaked in vitamins C and B3, and Pitera, a yeast extract that encourages cell turnover.

$120; Shop.SK-II.com
L'Oreal Paris Revitalift Deep-Set Wrinkle Repair 24HR Eye Duo

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L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Deep-Set Wrinkle Repair 24HR Eye Duo
The double-sided wand has a silky morning eye cream (with SPF 15) on one end, a richer nighttime undereye treatment on the other. Both contain retinol, a vitamin A derivative well proven to soften fine lines and smooth crepey skin.

$20, drugstores

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