Insatiably curious and performance-driven: she knows what’s noise and what’s not. No empty promises in her world – results are queen and evidence rules. “Why settle?” she asks – and we answer with a collection of independently tested formulas; the perfect Christmas beauty gifts for a science-savvy skincare lover.
Scientifically shown to stimulate the synthesis of Type I collagen in-vitro by up to 82%*
Eyes are particularly prone to showing the signs of aging, because the skin around them is delicate – giving rise to lines, shadows, ‘crow’s feet’, and bags. So, it stands to reason that an eye cream that’s shown to boost collagen might just be the best anti aging eye cream. This natural eye cream contains key bioactive kiwi seed oil, rich in Vitamin C from the seeds of the New Zealand kiwifruit.
The perfect gift for: Any skin type, especially those concerned with fine lines around the eyes.
Scientifically shown to stimulate the synthesis of Type I collagen in-vitro by up to 51%*
The rich concentration of organic avocado oil, rosehip oil, and macadamia nut oil is what makes this face oil superior. Avocado oil is full of antioxidants, with potent levels of Vitamins A, B1, B2 and D as well as Omegas 3 and 9 - making it one of the best face oils for anti aging. It provides skin with an ultra-hydrating boost, especially when combined with rosehip oil, which is rich in essential fatty acids.
The perfect gift for: Most skin types, especially dry, normal, and combination.
Scientifically shown to stimulate the synthesis of Type I collagen in-vitro by up to 72%*
A scientific serum for fine lines and tired complexions. The water-based formula provides a healthy dose of hydration and contains two key ingredients to target the appearance of aging: New Zealand mamaku black fern, known for its cell proliferating abilities; and Vinanza® Grape, from grapes with some of the world’s highest levels of polyphenolic antioxidants.
The perfect gift for: Most skin types, and especially for dehydration in skin.
Scientifically shown to stimulate the synthesis of Type I collagen in-vitro by up to 59%*
Boosting the production of Type I collagen supports younger looking skin, because collagen production decreases as we get older. Simple yet effective, this organic and vegan anti aging cream contains nutrient-rich avocado oil and soothing manuka flower to help retain youthful skin.
The perfect gift for: Oily and combination skin types.
Scientifically shown to stimulate the synthesis of Type I collagen in-vitro by up to 92%*
Avocado oil is wonderful for hydrating and moisturising the skin, but that’s not the only reason to love this anti aging natural night cream. Avocado oil contains a substance called sterolin, a natural steroid that triggers the production of collagen, which is essential for younger looking skin.
The perfect gift for: Dry, combination, and mature skin.
Scientifically shown to stimulate the synthesis of Type III collagen in-vitro by up to 95%*
Type III collagen is key to restoring broken or irritated skin, so it’s no wonder this restorative skin balm has been given the moniker “Saviour”. Scientifically shown to stimulate Type III collagen, this silky balm has a wide range of everyday uses, including as a baby balm, to reduce stretch marks, and ease sunburn.
The perfect gift for: All skin types.
*Trinity Bioactives, 2009.
Superior Skincare, Responsible Earthcare™: Antipodes formulations and skincare gifts come in premium recyclable glass or aluminium packaging, and fully biodegradable, FSC-approved cardboard. Our superior packaging not only preserves the quality of the formulation, it helps protect the planet - and helps you gift sustainably.