The Tinted Moisturiser With Serious Anti-Ageing Benefits
Retinol is a wonder ingredient—regular readers of Byrdie will know it’s an anti-ageing powerhouse. For the uninitiated, it speeds up skin cell renewal which means spots and blemishes find it harder to form and your complexion appears brighter. It also boosts collagen and elastin production which means fewer lines and wrinkles and a plumper, more youthful look. Needless to say, you want to be applying this stuff as regularly as possible. The thing is, retinol can irritate the skin so it’s often found in overnight products when you don’t mind a little redness. Also, retinol can make skin sensitive to the sun so another good reason to wear it at night. But the good people at Le Métier de Beauté have found a way for you to wear retinol in the daytime! Keep scrolling for all the details…
Le Métier de Beauté Peau Vierge Anti-Aging Complexe (£117)
They have encapsulated their retinol into a clever delivery system that drives the ingredient deep down to minimise irritation. They’ve packed it into a tinted moisturiser with SPF 18 to further protect. Retinol aside, this offers a good level of pigment to blur imperfections without feeling too heavy. It may be pricey but you can skip moisturiser and foundation with this, so technically you're getting two products for the price of one. Think of this as a skin perfecting veil, that packs a serious anti-ageing punch.
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