Once again, our desks are overflowing with
Algenist: One of the more anticipated launches this month, the
Kiehl’s: Beloved skincare line
Love Life Skin: This line has the most touching back story that we’ve heard in a while: three oncologists teamed up with one of their patients--who is a beauty industry veteran--to create a skin care line after noticing that cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation had horrific skin issues. The result of their efforts is
Circ Cell REM Masque-Serum:One of the more unique launches we’ve seen, Circ Cell uses “low electrical stimulation to activate the frequencies produced by the human brain during skin renewal and restoration.” A celeb “electrical esthetician,” Melanie Simon treats patients with electricity and disagrees with cell turn-over treatments like Retin-A and peels.
Her REM Masque-Serum is a liquid and a dust that you mix and apply every night. It contains copper, tourmaline, and amethyst which provide the electrical activity (it doesn’t feel like you’re being zapped--if anything we felt a slight warming sensation.) It also contains vitamin E, coffee berry, and the now-trendy plant stem cells, among other things. You are directed to use it six out of seven nights per week, and should see results in a few weeks.
It costs $280 on their site and at spas.