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Monday, May 14, 2012

Whom You Know Celebrates the 1,600th Post in Product Alert with Our Inaugural Coverage of La Prairie: Advanced Marine Biology Revitalizing Emulsion is Highly Recommended by Whom You Know!

As a city gal on the go, I'm always looking for products to help renew and protect my skin. Between never getting enough sleep (there's just so much to DO in Manhattan!) and waging a daily battle against all kinds of free radicals floating around in the city air, I'm already behind in the game. Too add to my difficulties, I have extremely sensitive skin, which means I have to find products that are effective, yet gentle - which is not always an easy thing to do! Enter La Prairie's Advanced Marine Biology Revitalizing Emulsion. La Prairie is one of the most well-known and well-respected skincare brands in the world, and with good reason! Their scientific approach to skin perfection results in some of the most effective and sought-after products in the highly competitive skincare market. The Advanced Marine Biology Revitalizing Emulsion was the first product of theirs I've tried, and I am already officially hooked. The lightweight formula glides on like a dream and can be used on the face, neck, and eye area. It adds moisture to the skin while helping to reduce the number of surface wrinkles, and it also provides anti-oxidant protection, which helps prevent future lines and wrinkles! After using it for just a week, I've noticed that my skin is much more radiant, and the tone is more even. It's also softer to the touch and feels far less parched. With these results after such a short period of use, I can't wait to see the benefits after continued use! Thank you, La Prairie!

Finding a facial cream that can revitalize and moisturize, but is still gentle on my sensitive skin is hard to find. When I tried the Advanced Marine Biology Revitalizing Emulsion cream, I couldn't believe how well it worked. It moisturized my skin so well, I didn't need to re-moisturize throughout the day. I have sensitive skin, and this cream was so gentle, it didn't irritate my skin as other moisturizers have. I even noticed some of the redness in my cheeks begin to fade away the more I used it. My skin looks so much more vibrant and healthy. Many friends have asked what I am doing differently. After doing some research into the Advanced Marine Biology line by La Prairie, I couldn't believe all the benefits the sea had to offer. I am always looking out for eco-friendly products and La Prairie was able to do this. What I love the most, is that not only is this cream eco-friendly, it helps fights signs of aging. It also helps my skin look like new if I'm going out after a long day at work. If you are looking for the perfect facial cream, look no further than the Advanced Marine Biology Revitalizing Emulsion cream by La Prairie. I highly recommend it! 

It's green. And that's a good thing, since it's made form algae. The La Prairie Emulsion is part of its new "Marine Biology Collection", and is geared to combat our worst enemy: wrinkles. The rest of the package that goes along with the wrinkles (aging skin) is hereby addressed by La Prairie in a pro-active "eco-luxury" manner. As a precursor in skincare, La Prairie has established it's reputation in the luxe world, and is known the world over by the rich and famous. Not many moisturizers can be used on all three-face, eyes and neck areas, so this is a winning, and practical combination. Time-saving, practical, three products in one, AND advanced technology: the perfect package. Back to the green: the cream is dispensed with a piston pump . No overdoing it, as we sometimes do, by slathering cream onto our faces as in times gone by. This is a controlled amount, and will glides onto your skin like silken memories. Green, also because of the "sustainable aquaculture technology" used in the making of , of course. There are four different algae at work here, with all of their anti-oxidant behavior patterns harnessed just for your crowsfeet. Without getting too laboratory here, suffice it to note that collagen, elastin, and cell turnover are the main focus points. It sounds good enough to run out to the nearest LaPrairie counter and swoop up the entire Collection. That's instead of running off to Montreaux, Switzerland to the clinic. It's a handy solution to have La Prairie on your very own vanity table, to save the day (and night) for the rest of your life. 




With the expansion of its Advanced Marine Biology Collection, La Prairie charts a lifestyle approach to keeping your skin looking as young as possible as long as possible. The Collection is designed for both women and men who lead active, multifaceted lives and are serious about their appearance. They’re on the lookout for skincare products that are both effectual and authentic – and at affordable prices. 

Prevention is at the heart of the five products that comprise the Collection, formulated to use as soon as – or even before – those first signs of aging skin begin to appear. They call on the powerful anti-oxidant properties of algae, combined with intense structural hydration, to effectively stave off the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines and preserve the skin’s youthful appearance. 

The Collection is a shining example of “eco-luxury”, in which La Prairie harmonizes innovative technology, the luxury associated with the brand and a deep commitment to environmental protection. At its core is advanced aquaculture technology, the scientifically controlled cultivation of algae, kelp and other plants native to the sea in a protected, land-based environment. In other words, to harness the benefits of marine botanicals without depleting nature’s resources. 

Rounding out the potent formulas in the Collection is La Prairie’s exclusive Cellular Complex, which bolsters the skin’s natural renewal process and encourages its optimal functioning. 

Advanced Marine Biology Revitalizing Emulsion 


The sea algae-endowed power of prevention manifests itself most dramatically in Advanced Marine Biology Revitalizing Emulsion, a new-generation, triple-tasking moisturizer for the face, neck and eye zone. It’s designed for the fast-paced lifestyle of results-oriented women and men who are intent on streamlining their daily maintenance routines without sacrificing their high standards of performance. 

Prime source of the emulsion’s peerless preventive action is a family of marine-derived algae. In addition to functioning as powerful anti-oxidants, they contribute to the deep-hydrating action of Salicornia Extract, the energizing and brightening effect of Green Microalgae, the defense-strengthening properties of Channeled Wrack Extract, obtained from small brown algae, and the naturally protective Red Algae. 

How to apply: 

Pump one to two drops onto fingertips. Smooth over thoroughly cleansed and toned skin of face and neck. 

May also be used around the eye area. 

Packaging: Piston pump with green bubble decoration 

Size: 50 ml/ 1.7 FL OZ. 

Suggested Retail Price: $135 


Channeled Wrack Extract 

This extract is obtained from small brown algae which is resistant to variations of temperature and salinity. The extract has protective abilities for the skin, defending it from damaging oxidants and irritation. It helps reduce the number and surface of wrinkles and improve skin moisture, tone and firmness. 

Red Algae Extract 

This algae originates from clear shallow water where it is exposed to extreme UV radiation. It protects itself naturally by producing a powerful substance containing amino acids that act as anti-oxidants. In this way, Red Algae Extract provides anti-oxidant protection to the skin, helping prevent the appearance of lines, wrinkles, and other aging signs. 

Energizing Microalgae 

A biotechnologically produced extract of the microalgae Dunaliella Salina, reloads the skin with energy. The algae in natural form withstands the stress of its natural habitat - salt lakes - because of its high energy content. The extract is capable of passing energy 

onto the skin to encourage natural cell turnover. 

It also normalizes the skin’s moisture level while providing anti-oxidants to help protect against harmful environmental factors. 

Green Microalgae 

This helps support firmness and elasticity in the skin by increasing natural collagen and elastin production and inhibiting the enzymes that destroy them. It also strengthens the dermal-epidermal junction. Green Microalgae Oligopeptide can help to reduce the look of dark circles under the eye. This results in a brighter, more wide-awake look to the eye area. 

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