In order to serve our collective needs and spending habits better, I’m starting a new little series called Beauty Worth The Money, which will tell you which products with a slightly higher price tag will give you the most bang for your buck. Because sometimes you need to spend a little money to get great results.
I have noticed in the past few years that the photoaging on my hands is pretty gnarly. As in, I really, REALLY should have taken care to put more sunscreen on my hands when I was younger. The skin on your hands is pretty thin at the tops and, well, your hands will tell tales about you if you don’t take care of them.
One of the best prestige beauty products for the money I’ve come across has been La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Hand Cream. This rich but not greasy product penetrates beautifully and easily and delivers softness and hydration on impact. But it has a little secret: the white caviar beads act as a light diffuser, which means that they actually give your hands the appearance of less lines, wrinkles and discoloration. No, seriously. You know how Barbra Streisand will only be shot from one angle and in cheesecloth-covered soft lighting? This hand cream literally gives your hands the Barbra Streisand Effect. It’s AMAZING.
It also contains SPF 15 to protect against UVA/UVB rays and further damage. A little bit goes a long way, so your return on investment is amazing. Buy this product and take it with you everywhere all the time. It’s worth the money.