It may not be worth much in cents, but copper is becoming a hot commodity in beauty. The metal has become the latest weapon in the fight against aging and is said to boost collagen production, tighten skin and brighten the tone of your skin. Below are three brands that have introduced this popular ingredient in their formulas:
Osmotics Blue Copper 5 Firming Elasticity repair, $85
Suitable for all skin types, this formula contains natural copper to firm and improve the elasticity of skin.
Bienfait Multi-Vital Eye SPF 28 by Lancôme, $39
Copper is used to moisturize and condition the area surrounding the eyes. The formula also has caffeine to combat puffiness and dark circles.
DermaNew Total Body Skin Polishing Body Wash, $18
Formulated with copper micro-beads to polish skin and remove dirt, this exfoliating body wash is gentle enough for everyday use.
Korres Quercetin & Oak Antiageing Foundation, $39
Made with copper along with other mineral-rich ingredients, this foundation provides long-wear coverage, is not greasy and gives a semi-matte smooth finish.