We love a celebrity-approved beauty product – but not when the price tag leaves us watery-eyed. Which is why when we discovered that A-listers and beauty editors are raving about Elizabeth Arden’s Retinol Ceramide Capsules – brand spokesperson Reese Witherspoon told Harper’s Bazaar they ‘changed her skin’ – we had to give them a try.
And it didn’t take long for these clever little capsules to earn a permanent place on our bathroom shelf: with each single-use pod containing a perfect portion of skin-boosting actives, they’re one of the easiest ways to reap the benefits of retinol without any of the guesswork. What’s more, they’re currently reduced by a huge 40% as part of Amazon’s gigantic Prime Day sale.
The secret is in the advanced encapsulation technology, which means the retinol – easily degraded by light and air – inside each capsule is kept as potent as possible until the moment it reaches your skin. In fact, the brand claims the formula is 76% more potent than your average retinol serum. This clever process also means the formula can stay totally free from preservatives and fragrances, and as each capsule contains a single application, you’ll never waste a drop.
Used consistently for a month, this skincare game-changer can deliver a visible improvement to rough skin texture, as well as working to diminish fine lines and enlarged pores. It’s a brilliant all-rounder for every skin type: as the nourishing ceramides balance the drying effects of the retinol, they’re even ideal for sensitive skin.
And here’s the very best part: thanks to Prime Day, a 30-day supply is currently just £25.20, instead of the usual £42. You’ll need to be an Amazon Prime member to get the discount, but you can always sign up for a (free!) trial today before heading to the checkout. A brilliant beauty bargain.
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