Technology-driven products with alpha hydroxy, sun-protection, anti-aging and wrinkle-defense ingredients have revolutionized the facial skin care category over the past five years. Retailers can expect a continuous onslaught of introductions with scientific advancements. Here are a few introduced this spring.
112-count jar of
Solution appearance of lines and wrinkles, presoaked pads, $18 it combines beta hydroxy with
gluconamide, a sugar derivative
Alpha Hydrox An extra strength, 1.7-ounce tube,$9.99; (Neoteric) oil-free gel formula and a daily 4-ounce Daily Moistur-
moisturizer lotion with SPF 15. Lotion, $8.99
Basis (Beiersdorf) A new nine-item line of cleansers 1.5-ounce-tube of variable ingredients include: face cream, $7.99; alpha hydroxy acids, anti-oxidant soap bar, $2.49.
vitamins, citrus astringents and
kola and green tea extracts.
Biore (Andrew Jergens) A new line of hydrating 4-ounce Hydrating
moisturizer, nonfoaming Moisturizer, $8.99;
facial cleansing gel and 5-ounce Non-Foaming
Pore Perfect deep cleansing strips. Cleansing Ge l$5.99;
The moisturizer contains Six-pack box of Pore
a nutramide, a moisturizing Perfect Deep Cleansing
element found naturally in Strips, $5.99
healthy skin, which helps
maintain moisture balance.
Oil of Olay Daily Renewal Cream 2-ounce Daily Renewal
Age Defying Series is a deep moisturizer formulated Cream, 4-ounce lotion
as a beta-hydroxy complex, and 0.5-ounce jar of eye
with vitamin-E and aloe vera gel. gel, $8.99each; 6.78-
Also available is a protective renewal ounce pump bottle
lotion with SPF 15; a daily renewal Daily Renewal
cleanser and a revitalizing eye gel. Cleanser, $4.99
L'Oreal Plenitude Product contains 1-ounce bottle
Revitalift Night pro-retinol A, a vitamin Revitalift Night
Anti-Wrinkle palmitate, to increase collagen Anti-Wrinkle, $11.99
& Firming in the skin, and par elastyl, to
Complex prevent breakdown of the
skin's elastin. L'Oreal completely
reorganized the line and reduced
stockkeeping units from 21 to 17.
It also introduced some daily
care cleansers and toners.
Neutorgena Anti-wrinkle and eye 1.4-ounce Anti-Wrinkle Healthy Skin creams introduced this Cream. $11.99
Anti-Wrinkle Cream spring. Products are
formulated with retinol
Pond's An alpha hydrox acid, 0.5-ounce jar of Age Defying
Age Defying retinol and SPF 8 Eye Cream, $10.99
Eye Cream formulation added to line
of alpha hydroxy products
Purpose An alpha hydroxy moisture 4-ounce pump dispenser
(Johnson & Johnson lotion and cream added to its of Alpha Hydroxy Mois-
Consumer Products) redesigned line of water-based ture Lotion, $9.98; 2-ounce
moisturizers for everyday use. Alpha Hydroxy Moisture Cream, $11.86
Nivea Visage The product claims to
Triple Benefit protect against moisture 3-once bottle Triple
Moisture Lotion loss, UV rays, and free Benefit Moisture radicals. Lotion, under $10.