Stranger Than Fiction: We Found the Real Secret to Looking Forever Young



Eternal youth is a feat sought after by everyone; it’s even a popular topic in works of fiction. In a controversial late-Victorian novel, a young man’s portrait turns into a gruesome painting as it shows his hidden horridness and displays the subject aging, all the while keeping the man himself youthful in real life. One of the decade’s most iconic films revolves around a dashing hundred-year-old vampire who doesn’t look a day over 17, and a human girl who falls in love with him and wants to be eternally youthful too.

The idea of never aging has always appealed to us. We’ve created products and even rituals in an attempt to stop the effects of time on our appearance. But the journey to seeking the fountain of youth is over: we have found the secret to staying forever young. Shiseido has packed the remedy to aging skin in their latest selection of skincare solutions. We’ve rounded up five products that specialize in anti-aging so you can live your dreams of looking as youthful as fictional characters.

Stress and tiredness can have drastic effects on the appearance of your eyes. If you’re working a 9 to 5 job in front of a computer screen, the effects will show. Wrinkles and bags can appear around your eyes, making you look older than your age. Shiseido’s Benefiance Wrinkle Smoothing Eye Cream is soft on the skin and takes care of any annoying lines and wrinkles. What makes this unique is that it’s infused with Super Hyaluronic Acid that’s sure to make your eye area smoother and moisturized. Just scoop a pearl-sized amount using the included spatula and dot all around the eye area. Gently massage the cream into your skin, working upwards and outwards.

Feel your skin for any wrinkles–chances are you’ll find most around the mouth and forehead areas. These are signs of premature aging. Take care of these unsightly marks with the Benefiance Wrinkle Smoothing Contour Serum and take years off your appearance. This potent product addresses the look of deep wrinkles effectively. Just apply the serum to the whole face and finish with lifting motions to help serum penetrate into the skin. Its unique texture instantly sinks into your skin, making it appear plumper and smoother in no time at all.

Make-up has been an essential part of most women’s daily routine. However, intensive rubbing from removing makeup can do a lot of damage to your eyes. Because the skin around the eyes is thinner, friction can cause more damage. Restore your eye area’s health by making it brighter and firmer with the Ultimune Power Infusing Eye Concentrate. The concentrate’s formula is so light, it vanishes almost instantly, leaving only an invisible non-sticky veil to shield your eyes against aging. With just one pump of the serum applied to the eye area, you can get smooth, radiant, and firm skin. Make sure to use this during your morning and evening routines after balancing with a softener.

Cleansing is essential in maintaining healthy, younger-looking skin. The Complete Cleansing Microfoam thoroughly removes impurities and makeup, along with age-inducing pollutants and oxidizing agents, while moisturizing and refining the skin’s texture. Considered as Shiseido’s most complete cleanser, the foam is created with Japanese Kirishima Mineral Spring Water and a complex blend of ingredients. Just dispense the dense and creamy foam into the palm of your hand and gently smooth over the skin to cleanse. 

One property of younger-looking skin is its soft texture and suppleness. But as you get older, the moisture levels on the skin deteriorate. Treat your skin with the softness it deserves by using the Revitalizing Treatment Softener. This all-in-one softener offers a complete solution to boost your skin’s moisture levels, reinforce its defenses, and help combat the signs of aging. Just pump thrice on a cotton pad and sweep on in upward circles on the cheek, and brush across the eyelids and around the mouth for full coverage. It is an essential step before your next skincare products, allowing them to penetrate your skin faster and more effectively.

Achieve eternal youth without turning into a vampire or having an enchanted self-portrait made. Look forever young with Shiseido’s new line of anti-aging skincare products.

Shiseido is available on Lazada and boutiques nationwide. For more information, visit Shiseido’s website

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