Formerly known as Cellular Anti-Age, NIVEA has renamed and re-packaged their anti-ageing range to Hyaluron Cellular Filler consisting of a day cream, night cream, serum and an eye cream. If you, like me, have been led to believe that the more money one spends on a beauty product the more beneficial it will be, think again; NIVEA's scientifically-proven formulation contains 3 key ingredients to fight ageing skin concerns and is available at a fab price point! Here's why I love this range:
NIVEA Hyaluron Cellular Filler products contain hyaluronic acid, Magnolia Extract and Creatin. Found naturally in your body, hyaluronic acid has an amazing ability to deliver lasting moisture as it can hold up to 1000 times its weight in water. Because it occurs naturally in the skin there is very little chance of causing irritation or an allergic reaction. With age our skin loses its suppleness and hyaluronic acid helps turn back the clock by rejuvenating your skin, improving its protective barrier, supporting its healing and repairing ability, and provides a defence to fight UV damage (as free radicals can break down elastin and collagen). When skin is hydrated, fine lines and wrinkles are less noticeable so always look for a product that contains this marvellous ingredient!
Magnolia extract also has anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties, helping to neutralise free radicals and decelerate the aging process. Creatine plays an important role in supplying energy to nerve cells and skeletal muscle (that's why bodybuilders like to add it to their diet) but cosmetically speaking Creatine helps improve skin cell turnover, increase elasticity and treats hyper-pigmentation. Read more on each product below:
NIVEA Cellular Anti-Age Skin Rejuvenation Day Cream ZAR250
This helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, increase firmness and improve skin renewal thanks to the aforementioned ingredients. The formula sinks in easily, is non-greasy and leaves my skin feeling hydrated and smooth. The added SPF15 protects skin from UV-induced ageing, dark spots and cell damage which is a plus for me as I have pigmentation on the side of my face. I'd layer a higher SPF over this if you spend lots of time outdoors, but as I'm in studio most days I find it is enough for winter (hurry up, warm summer days!)
NIVEA Hyaluron Cellular Filler Anti-Age Eye Cream ZAR250
I am not the greatest at always including eye creams into my beauty routine, but as this one is ophthalmologically tested it's safe to use on my sensitive eyes. It has definitely helped to improve the delicate under-eye area by brightening and moisturising nicely.
NIVEA Hyaluron Cellular Filler Anti-Age Serum ZAR250
I love, love, love serums. This one comes in a pump dispenser which preserves the active ingredients and gives an even-metered dose of serum. Serums have a thinner consistency and a more potent concentration of ingredients so I find two pumps is ample to cover my face and neck area before applying a day or night cream. This is an added bonus of tackling skin concerns like fine lines and wrinkles, sagging skin, pigmentation, redness and inflammation. As one ages I'm always on the look-out for products that give radiance, brightness and smoothness and I saw an improvement after ten days with a brighter looking skin!
NIVEA Hyaluron Cellular Filler Night Cream ZAR250
I usually experience a day or two of skin bumps when trying out products too rich in anti-ageing ingredients, but this one felt great and I had no break-outs. The scientific formulation works well to stimulate collagen and elastin, repairing skin for a youthful appearance and upon waking it gives you a touch of radiance and brightness, something I hanker after!
Have you tried out this range yet and what do you think? It's available from Clicks, and if you hurry there's one more day of the special where you can buy any 3 selected Nivea Face Care Products and get the cheapest free. Selected stores only. Valid until 22 August 2018"