The other day I was scrolling through one of my favorite Facebook groups (Forever35, just FYI) and someone mentioned how much they love the SkinCeuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2. They shared an empty tub and I clicked the comments to see what other people said about it since I had never heard of it.
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The comments ranged from “I love this stuff and wish I could afford it!” and “This is the best moisturizer I’ve ever used”, to people saying their facialist had recommended it, etc. This piqued my interest mostly because I was curious about how much this “miracle” cream cost! Turns out it’s $128 for a 1.6 oz jar. Wow!
On Dermstore.com this product has about 350 reviews listed and about 320 of them are 5 star reviews! So, what is this miracle cream, and are there any good (affordable!) dupes?
The SkinCeuticals cream is an anti-aging moisturizer designed to replenish the nutrients your skin needs to look more full and even. It’s also supposed to help with the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. (Something that is more important to me the older I get!)
A quick Google search lead me to articles on the amazing-ness of this product (One 39 year-old woman said after using this product for a few weeks she got carded trying to order a drink at a restaurant…) and people seem to looooove it.
But. It’s not in my budget to spend $128 on a face skin so I thought I’d see what other products people who have tried it recommend as being a good dupe!
It has some of the same ingredients – things like ceramides, which help restore your skin barrier, and peptides which help with those pesky lines and wrinkles. And for a tiny fraction of the SkinCeuticals cream, it might be a good option!
The original author of the Facebook posting confessed that this cream was “quite as good” as the SkinCeuticals. Another good option!
I’d say most of my googling turned up the CeraVe cream being the closest duplicate people had found. So, now the question is, will you try it? Will I? We’ll see!