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Cheat Sheet: Luxury Beauty Products Worth the Splurge

Cheat Sheet: Luxury Beauty Products Worth the Splurge

Luxury | January 26, 2022
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Beauty is an investment and it helps to know what products are worth the price. For that, we turn to The Beauty Edit’s Nicole Morales for must-haves to get you started.

Before, being beautiful meant being born with it. Today, with all the technological breakthroughs, being beautiful has become a choice. And with all these scientific breakthroughs came an open-mindedness and a changed perspective of beauty. Now, beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.  

But why indulge in luxury beauty products? For me, you get what you pay for. Backed by science and a name and reputation to take care of, most luxury beauty brands offer more than just pretty packaging.  

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Top Beauty Picks from The Beauty Edit

To help you start on your luxury beauty investment, we’ve asked The Beauty Edit‘s Nicole Morales to share what products we will get the best return of investment or ROI. Morales, a former magazine managing editor, is my beauty investment adviser, a fellow Entrepreneurs Organization spouse, and my forum mate. I trust her advice so much that I’ll always ask her what she thinks about a product that I am interested in before I buy it

Being a true beauty girl, she founded The Beauty Edit to share her discoveries and reviews on the different beauty products out there. They take their time in trying the products—even testing them against their claims and timeframes—before recommending them on their site.

So ready your carts and check out her recommendations!

6. Victoria Beckham x Augustinus Bader Beauty Cell Rejuvenating Priming Moisturizer

Why do you need a good primer? For one thing, it’s your instant derma fix that helps lessen the appearance of lines, pores, and imperfections. In fact, celebrity Victoria Beckham (known as Posh Spice) tapped skincare expert Agustinus Bader for this collaboration—one backed by 30 years of research and innovation. Powered by Agustinus Bader’s patented formulation TFC8, this primer is known for its game-changing results.

Available for $95 per 30mL bottle at victoriabeckhambeauty.com

5. Perricone MD Cold Plasma Plus + The Intensive Hydrating Cream

This has become my go-to cream for lazy days. With over 15 active ingredients and 12 moisturizers, including a peptide complex called Replexium, it works 85 percent faster than any other peptide in the market. What’s more, it addresses skin dryness (when it lacks oil), skin dehydration (when it lacks water), and a dozen different skin aging concerns.

Beyond its moisturizing properties, this cream also has Vitamin C Ester—a Perricone-patented ingredient and a superior form of vitamin C that’s fully absorbed, non-acidic, completely stable, and doesn’t react with other ingredients. Best of all, it works like your eye cream, day cream, night cream—all in one!

Available for PHP10,400 at Rustan’s.

4. Guerlain Abeille Royale Advanced Youth Watery Oil 

With a luxurious and unique texture, this watery oil applies marvelously and delivers the softest skin in hours! According to Guerlain, it is “the fruit of more than ten years of research—dedicated to honey and its revitalizing powers. Highly effective, it allows the skin to revitalize itself 9 times faster.”

I wake up every day with my skin feeling renewed every time after using this.

Available for PHP8,450 at Rustan’s.

3. Chanel Les Beiges Water Fresh Blush

Chanel’s innovative and patented microfluidic technology is featured in this unique blush format—a serum-like fluid with microdroplets of color that melt into the skin for a glowy, subtle flush. The color is buildable, and yes, a little goes a long way. We find this truly hydrating as it claims and to work best on bare skin. Plus, it gives that natural-looking color and glow!

Available for P3,400 at Rustan’s.

2. Jo by Jo Loves

After leaving her namesake brand, which she sold to Estee Lauder, perfumer Jo Malone put up Jo by Jo Loves. Here, she’s been able to continue creating some of the most intriguing and unique scents with the iconic Jo Malone touch of transparency and lightness. She truly made this one for her own!

The fragrance opens with sparkling notes of grapefruit, bitter orange, lime, and spearmint leaves with the letters of guaiac wood, cedarwood, and vetiver.

Available for £115 from joloves.com.

1. Tom Ford Bitter Peach

Sweet, sensual, and quite resinous, this is one of Tom Ford Private Blend’s most significant releases for me. A complex perfume with a juicy peach and blood orange opening, its sweet and delicious introduction is quickly replaced by boozy notes of rum and cognac.

But this isn’t your regular fruity fragrance. The dry down is marvelous and lingers for hours with rich base notes that include patchouli, vanilla, sandalwood, tonka bean, benzoin, and vetiver.

Available for PHP18,000 at Rustan’s.

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