Best Skin Care Products 2016

Our editors and a team of beauty experts picked some of the most expensive and ultra luxury products on the market — anti-aging creams, rare serums, and magical elixirs - and asked consumers which ones were worth the hefty price tag.

La Prairie Cellular Eye Cream Platinum Reviews
Overall Rated 3.7/5

Apart from the fact that most eye creams aren't necessary, this is an incredible product.

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Overall Rating: 3.7/5.0
La Prairie Cellular Radiance Cream Reviews
Overall Rated 3.7/5

The mineral pigments in this moisturizer give your skin a luminous finish.

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Overall Rating: 3.7/5.0
La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Cream Reviews
Overall Rated 3.8/5

White Caviar Illuminating Cream has a texture that is both light and emollient. It also contains some very good antioxidants, in particular resveratrol, vitamins C and E, as well as interesting plant extracts such as grape vine and licorice.

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Overall Rating: 3.8/5.0
La Prairie Cellular Cream Platinum Rare
Overall Rated 3.2/5

Adjusts to changing humidity levels and skin´s temperature for continuous perfect hydration.

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Paraben-free
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Overall Rating: 3.2/5.0
Chanel Sublimage La Creme Texture Supreme
Overall Rated 3.7/5

La Creme Comes in 3 varieties, Original, Fine & Texture Supreme. All meet the needs of dry skin and of course it smells great, but is it $400 just because it's Chanel?

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Overall Rating: 3.7/5.0
KateCeuticals Multi-Active Revive Triple Peptide Cream
Overall Rated 2.9/5

Kate Somerville maintains that the "proprietary peptides" used in this moisturizer tighten and lift sagging skin.

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Paraben-free
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Overall Rating: 2.9/5.0
La Mer Creme Reviews
Overall Rated 2.8/5

French for “in the sea,” La Mer is a luxury skincare products manufacturer that uses sea-based products to deliver highly active nutrients and antioxidants.

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Paraben-free
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Overall Rating: 2.8/5.0
Cellcosmet Eye Contour Gel-XT Reviews
Overall Rated 2.6/5

The most annoying thing is I can only use this at night, because you can't use this under makeup. It basically makes a film, and when I apply concealer under my eyes, it turns all flaky.

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Overall Rating: 2.6/5.0
Cle de Peau Beaute - The Cream (La Creme) Reviews
Overall Rated 3.2/5

A decent night cream, but that doesn’t translate into a 'unparalleled' formula worth $700 dollars.​

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Overall Rating: 3.2/5.0
Lancome Absolue L'Extrait Serum Ultimate Rejuvenating Concentrated Elixir Reviews
Overall Rated 3.2/5

How could any company be so bold to charge so much for such an underwhelming formula?

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Overall Rating: 3.2/5.0
Perricone MD Cosmeceuticals Neuropeptide Facial Conformer
Overall Rated 2.8/5

Diminishes fine lines, controls minor break outs - not a miracle worker, but effective.

Moisturizer
Paraben-free
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Overall Rating: 2.8/5.0
Guerlain Orchidee Imperiale Longevity Concentrate Reviews
Overall Rated 2.8/5

The only thing concentrated about this product ends up being the claims.

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Overall Rating: 2.8/5.0