We’ve all suffered from bad skin days. It could have been seasonal changes, a nasty breakout, pollution, fatigue or in my case the sunny beaches, long nights and jet lag from my recent trip to Portugal, but occasionally we all need a little rejuvenation. Lancome has recently released new skincare dedicated to replenishing the complexion, correcting irregularities and promoting a youthful glow.
The new La Vie Est Belle Fragrance is opulent, sophisticated and intoxicating for a sensory experience that it truly decadent.
Advanced Génifique ($99.00) is a luxurious serum rich in probiotics that revive fragile skin, hydrate, protect against daily aggressors, soothe and deeply nourish when you need it most. What makes this formula unique is that the concentrate is kept isolated from the serum until you decide to use it so the active ingredients remain fresh and potent. The serum is viable for approximately one month which means that once you blend the two parts together, you must continue using it every day until the bottle is finished for best results.
Clear, unmixed serum
When you have a bad skin day simply push and twist the cap to release the blue concentrate, shake until mixed, unscrew and dispose of the cap (including the blue portion) and replace with the medicine dropper. The concentrate is composed of 98% pure antioxidants (Ferulic Acid & Vitamin C) to speed up healing and regeneration.
Mixed with concentrate
The serum feels refreshing, cool and soothing on parched, tight skin and melts in quickly with no greasy residue. I apply it in the evening after cleansing and layer it with the Absolue Night Precious Cells Recovery Cream to create the ultimate hydrating night treatment. If you suffer from dry skin and need an excellent winter moisturizer, read my review on the Precious Cells Collection by clicking HERE. It is my favorite skincare range from Lancome.
After a hectic week the Revitalizing Rose Mask ($185.00) enriched with rose water and nutritive extracts is the perfect way to energize, plump and hydrate the skin. You can actually see fresh rose fragments floating in the cool gel and in just 15 minutes my complexion is bright, clear, smooth and incredibly supple. Just sit back, relax and let the lush formula and amazing scent pamper and revive you.
After your skin is glowing and you’re ready for a night out, the new La Vie Est Belle L’éclat Perfume ($85.00) puts the perfect finishing out on any outfit. The elegant bottle is a masterpiece in itself featuring 221 twinkling facets designed by the best French glass maker. I love that the liquid appears to be encased in crystal and elevated by a solid base embellished with a simple pearlescent bow.
La Vie Est Belle is radiant, uplifting and boldly feminine with notes of delicate iris, sweet pear, ripe blackberry, luminous orange blossom, fresh jasmine and a base of patchouli essence. The fruit and citrus accords balance the robust undertones for the perfect blend of sweet and sensual. The aroma is elegant, long lasting and refined – ideal for daily wear and special occasions. It also makes a great gift for the ladies on your holiday list!
Lancome is available at department store counters nationwide, Shoppers Drug Mart, Sephora and online at lancome.ca.