Luxe Beauty Breakthroughs 2011 Edition
Innovation doesn't come cheap, but these groundbreaking beauty products and procedures might be well worth the splurge
Reverse emulsion physical sunscreenChemical sunscreen that seeps into skin and potentially contains harmful ingredients is so last decade. The sun protection of the future is a physical sunscreen that literally sits on top of your skin to create a barrier, which reflects and deflects the sun. Dermagenics Sun Savvy Solar Shield, $45 uses a cutting edge "reverse emulsion process which suspends the zinc oxide and titanium dioxide on the skinís surface" to provide a 95 percent UVA/UVB protection while remaining water resistant. Being so that it lies on the skin, the ingredients prevent most of the sunís rays from reaching the skin, rather than absorbing a limited spectrum, like chemical sunscreens do.
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