La Mer's new two-step mask reveals a brighter, healthier complexion

La Mer's new two-step mask reveals a brighter, healthier complexion

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Text: Renée Batchelor

Luxury skincare brand La Mer ups the ante with its new skincare offering, the Blanc de la Mer The Brilliance White Mask

They say good things come in pairs. And La Mer's newest product is a two-step, mask that promises more radiant, brightened skin. The dual-phase system pairs two, targetted formulas together for intense soothing and brightening results. Step one is The Brilliance White Soothing Primer. Composed of a  delicate fluid formula, this soothes and calms the skin thanks to a concentrated dose of the anti-irritation Miracle Broth and the new Calming Ferment — a mix of algae, vitamins and nutrients. The purpose of this step is to help calm and prepare the skin for the intensive second step that follows.
Blanc de La Mer The Brilliance White Mask
Step two is the application of The Brilliance White Gel Cream to deliver concentrated brightening, hydrating and anti-ageing ingredients into the skin with a luxurious, gel texture. A new ingredient in this product is the  Vital Brilliance Ferment — a potent blend of sea-sourced actives and marine peptides. This fast-working mask targets both stubborn discoloration and skin dullness. It also hydrates the skin and softens lines and wrinkles. Other ingredients are the Miracle Broth to deliver energy, radiance and moisturisation and e Lime Tea Concentrate to protect skin against environmental aggressors and future discoloration and pigmentation. The efffect is a global, anti-ageing treatment that transforms the look of skin over eight weeks.

To use, apply two pumps of The Brilliance White Soothing Primer on cleansed skin in an upward motion, massaging the fluid into skin to simulate circulation. Next, use the ultra-soft velvety precision brush provided to paint on a thin, even layer of The Brilliance White Gel Cream on the face and neck. Want to really seal in the brightening benefits? Allow it to infuse for eight minutes on the skin and then apply gentle pressure to massage it into skin — no removal necessary. For optimal results, continue with the rest of your skincare regimen and remember not to skip the moisturiser.

$440 for both. Available from March at La Mer counters