In life, it’s often the little luxuries that make all the difference. While there will always be a cheaper, more cost-effective alternative, some beauty products are so incredibly effective that they’re worth the financial equivalent of a night out. Whether it’s ultra-deluxe 24kt gold leaf lip balm, rich skin-perfecting serum or an extravagant fragrance, these over-the-top items are worth the splurge.
La Mer The Lifting Contour Serum
La Mer spent six years studying and testing this serum, researching scientific breakthroughs in 3-D printing and flexible glass (technology available only to Apple, Samsung and La Mer at the time) for insight on the principles of shape-shifting substances. Designed to promote skin's natural collagen production and create the illusion of a slimmer, more toned jaw line, it visibly elevates, contours and transforms skin.
RéVive Intensité Les Yeux
If fine lines around the eyes are a concern, this firming moisture cream boasts a rich texture that provides a noticeable difference over time for brighter, younger-looking eyes. Powerful peptides rebuild delicate capillaries around the eye, thicken the dermis and plump wrinkles.
Camellia Nourishing Lip Balm
An intensely hydrating balm, this lip product from Camellia features hand-laid 24-karat gold leaf that crushes upon application and absorbs quickly and smoothly onto lips. It's a sure-fire way to get the Midas touch.
Tom Ford Shanghai Lily Eau de Parfum
This fragrance is intoxicating and part of the exclusive private blend collection inspired by the historic Silk Road.
Chantecaille Rose de Mai Cream
This intense moisturizer draws on the healing properties of one of the world’s rarest roses from Grasse, France, along with two types of plant cells and exclusive new clarifying ingredients to stimulate skin’s immune system.
Mason Pearson Handy Mixture Bristle Hairbrush
A pro favorite, the combination of bristle and nylon in this hairbrush is designed to create a luxurious, soft mane out of normal to thick hair. It helps to stimulate the scalp while brushing and also works to distribute the hair's natural oils from root to end.
Clé de Peau Beauté Concealer
This award-winning concealer provides maximum coverage of dark circles, spots and skin imperfections without creasing. The formula's revitalizing moisture complex blends sublimely while high-performance powders ensure a flawless finish.
Rodin Luxury Face Oil
This luxury facial oil is rich in several essential oils derived from rare flowers and botanicals to soothe and heal skin, and reduce redness and acne for a dewy, radiant glow.
Sisley-Paris Skinleya Foundation
With specialized research laboratories in Phytocosmetology, Sisley-Paris uses plant extracts and essential oils to create highly-efficient beauty products. Offering all the benefits of anti-aging skincare, this foundation helps moisturize and smoothe the surface of the skin, resulting in a radiant complexion.
Natura Bissé Diamond Life Infusion
The closest thing to a facelift in a bottle, this serum restores your complexion and provides an intensive lifting and firming effect on your skin. Its powerful, cell-renewing formula has rich, moisturizing and anti-aging benefits. Formulated with an inordinately high concentration of 16 rejuvenating ingredients, including a revolutionary and recently discovered magnetic active ingredient, this product provides self-renewing and self-rejuvenating power. And if that isn't enough to convince you, Beyonce swears by this product and applies it every morning and night.