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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Author: Elle Canada

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Day cream: Under $48

This gel moisturizer contains plankton cellular water to instantly quench thirsty skin. Biotherm Aquasource Deep Hydration Replenishing Gel ($47), at biotherm.ca. Gallery: 10 best anti aging products

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Day cream: Between $48 & $90

This fan favourite is infused with katafray-bark extract, an ingredient celebrated for its hydrating properties. Clarins HydraQuench Cream ($50), at Hudson’s Bay, thebay.com. Must-read: 5 signs you have sensitive skin

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Day cream: Between $48 & $90

Kristin Broersma of Toronto said that this multi-purpose eye, face and neck cream is her new favourite. IDC Regen Express ($60), at drugstores across Canada. Gallery: Anti aging secrets

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Day cream: Over $90

Readers loved the pampering effects of this luxurious orchid-based cream. Guerlain Orchidée Impériale Rich Cream ($470), at nordstrom.com. Skin care: Your winter to spring transition

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Night cream: Under $50

Consider this hyaluronic-acid-infused night mask a must-have for glowing skin. Vichy Aqualia Thermal Night Spa ($44), at drugstores across Canada. Must-read: 5 signs your skin is drier than you think

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Night cream: Over $50

Firm skin while you sleep with this regenerating cream, which Caroline Kaczor of Orillia, Ont., called “luxury in a jar.” Clarins Extra-Firming Night Rejuvenating Cream ($88), at Sephora, sephora.ca. Skin care: 7 ultimate moisturizing secrets

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Makeup remover: $16 & under

Even if your most earnest attempt to replicate a glittery Haider Ackermann cat eye fails, this gentle cleanser will quickly erase any evidence of a botched job. Clarins Daily Energizer Cleansing Gel ($16), at Hudson’s Bay and Sephora. Best skin care products: Cleansing waters

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Makeup remover: $20 & under

Gentle and non-greasy, this product removes even the most stubborn of waterproof mascaras. Biotherm Biocils Express Make-up Remover for the Eyes ($20), at biotherm.ca. Skin care: The 12 best makeup remover wipes

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Makeup remover: Over $20

This foamy cleanser—free of alcohol, parabens and soap—keeps your skin’s natural oils intact. La Roche-Posay Physiological Foaming Water ($22), at drugstores across Canada. Must-read: 5 reasons to skip your morning face wash

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Eye cream: Under $50

This illuminating, refreshing cream has a cool ceramic tip that massages the formula into the under-eye area. Laboratoire Dr Renaud CC Cream Instant Eye Multi- Corrector ($50), exclusive at select spas across Canada. Anti aging: 10 best eye creams

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Eye cream: Over $50

Keep wrinkles at bay with this decadent eye and lip cream. Regina Bruce of St. John’s, N.L., said it kept her skin looking “hydrated and tightened.” Guerlain Orchidée Impériale Eye and Lip Cream ($220), at Hudson’s Bay, thebay.com. Skin care: 11 best products to cure puffy eyes

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Face scrub: Under $30

La Roche-Posay Physiological Ultra-Fine Scrub ($20), at drugstores across Canada. Spring 2014 beauty trends: Flawless skin

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Face scrub: Over $30

Heather Morovic of Richmond, B.C., said that this complexion-enhancing kit left her skin looking “bright, fresh and awake.” NeoStrata Skin Resurfacing Duo ($73), at drugstores across Canada. Cult faves: 10 skin care cleansing products

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Serum: Under $30

Sandra Boudreau of Quebec City raved about this powerful serum: “It shrinks pores, leaves skin radiant and reduces the look of fine lines.” L’Oréal Paris Youth Code Texture Perfector Serum Concentrate ($30), at drugstores and mass market retailers across Canada. Anti aging: 11 best serums

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Serum: Over $30

This serum boasts six powerful anti-aging ingredients. Nikki Bustamante of New Westminster, B.C., said it erased her laugh lines and forehead wrinkles in seven days. Marcelle New Age Precision 8-in-1 Power Serum ($34), at marcelle.com. Clear skin: 10 best acne treatments

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Serum: Under $70

The active ingredients in this product work to boost the production of collagen and elastin. Nuxe Nuxellence Jeunesse ($64), at murale.ca. Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

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Beauty Grand Prix: The 17 best products for the skin

Serum: Over $70

This potent elixir fights signs of aging and is silky smooth and easy to apply, said Darla Blackmore of Calgary. Laboratoire Dr Renaud Céleste Smoothing Perfecting Elixir ($78), exclusive at select spas across Canada. Skin care: 12 best toners for every skin type

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