The world of skincare can be confusing enough to navigate, but luxury skincare feels like a whole new ballgame. It’s easy to come across a high-end product and feel sticker shock. How is it possible that a serum can cost hundreds of dollars? We definitely felt that way before we began using luxury skincare.
While it’s true that not all expensive brands are worth the hefty price tag, some of them are truly worth every penny. Many luxury brands are powered by scientific research and use top-of-the-line ingredients that really work to penetrate your skin.
Luckily, you don’t have to go in blind and spend a chunk of your paycheck on an eye cream you’re not sure will work. We’ve tried tons of different luxury brands, and know exactly which ones are worth spending money on. Keep scrolling to find 19 of our favorite luxury skincare brands (listed in no particular order) and which products you should try from each of them.
#1: La Prairie
Before La Prairie became a skincare brand, it was La Clinique La Prairie, a rejuvenation clinic nestled in the Swiss Alps. A pioneer in cellular therapy, the clinic blended together lavish ingredients like caviar, gold, and platinum. La Prairie’s products are just as much rooted in art as they are science—making this brand’s iconic cobalt blue bottles the perfect addition to your vanity.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Nighttime Oil ($530)
This isn’t just any face oil—La Prairie’s newest nighttime oil is packed with retinol derived from caviar and squalane to hydrate, smooth and firm skin.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Eye Lift Serum ($505)
Kept separate in the bottle, caviar beads and gel cream emulsify in the pump for a freshly-blended eye serum. Pat this serum over your entire eye area (including around your eyebrows) for firmer, tighter skin.
#2: Augustinus Bader
Professor Augustinus Bader is a biomedical scientist and physician, and an expert in stem cell research. In 2008, he created a wound gel that makes it possible for skin to heal from trauma without skin grafts …….