A glamorous complexion doesn't always mean that you spent a lot on skincare—but sometimes quality is worth a splurge. This article is the second of a two-part series exploring the best skincare products at all price points. If you watch what you spend and want to know the best products at drugstore prices, check out Part I.
And why not? Some luxury brands provide more hype than results. But if your budget has wiggle room, high-end products often match their prestigious price point with premium ingredients and supercharged results. So check out these six prestige products that leave your skin prime and pampered—and really work.
This rich, hydrating formula is luxuriously lightweight with a velvety, nearly dewy finish that can be used as a day cream, even for those who are matte-minded. Exceptional as an antiaging treatment to diminish dark spots. $158, us.caudalie.com
Super silky and super moisturizing, this face cream wears like a translucent veil but protects like a goose down winter jacket. Add this formula to the top of your lust list, then apply with the little spoon-like applicator—pinky up! $129, saksfifthavenue.com
The price point would have you under the impression that you’re adding a pot-o-gold to your medicine cabinet but this overnight night mask has a reputation for its transformative abilities. The caviar firms and enhances; the celebrities endorse. $300, laprairie.com
Pure, natural argan oil—no fragrance or additives. Argan oil’s fatty acid and antioxidant content firms, nourishes dry skin, and helps improve acne. $48, josiemarancosmetics.com
This tinted multitasking champ provides full, velvety coverage and veils discoloration, bumps, and the sun’s harmful rays. Wears like foundation as it heals and protects. $60, dior.com
A refreshing and renewing toner that impressively nourishes, improves texture, and helps balance the complexion. Safe for temperamental skin. On the street they coin this little formula as “Miracle Water”—for real. $105, Sephora.com