Bespoke skincare: five smart products to try

In the January/February issue of  IMAGE Magazine, MELANIE MORRIS looks at the high-tech world of bespoke skincare. Here's five smart products to personalise. 

Alpha-H Vitamin Profiling Collection, €55

Four separate high-potency serums of vitamins A,B,C and E to (in order) target anti-ageing, build moisture, enhance clarity and collagen production, and for emergency repair. Designed to be used singly, you can rotate each on different applications as needed.


La Mer The Renewal Oil, €185

A chance to add La Mer’s “secret sauce” algae miracle broth to your regular skincare and boost the benefits.

Dermalogica Age Smart Overnight Retinol Repair,from €94

A super-smart way to personalise retinol application and safely build up tolerance. The top grade vitamin A is blended with a “buffer”cream for comfort. Apply every second night, and gradually decrease amount of buffer. Available in 0.5% and 1%.

Kiehl’s Personalised Facial Concentrate, €35 plus €32.50 for each one of up to two booster complexes


A nutrient-rich Skin Strengthening Concentrate is enhanced with one or two different shots, selected in consultation at counter. Choose from formulations to address redness, wrinkles, texture, pore size and dull complexion. Exclusive to Arnotts.

Clinique ID, €45 for base and cartridge

This new custom blend combo of Dramatically Different moisturiser (now in three textures) plus one of five add-on cartridges offers solutions to calm and comfort skin, reduce pore size,even out skin tone,target fatigue or diminish lines.

This article originally appeared in the January/February issue of IMAGE Magazine, on sale now. 

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