Beauty Obsessions and Confessions
By Ying Chu
Photo Credit: Gisel Florez
Once saved for luxury lotions, high-tech skincare ingredients are making cameos in the newest foundations. I adore the smooth texture of YVES SAINT LAURENT TEINT MAJEUR ($95), which boasts a Chinese "immortality mushroom" elixir said to regenerate skin cells; while the Parisian By Terry éclat Opulent ($125), brimming with antioxidants and skin-plumping hyaluronic acid, conceals blemishes without settling into fine lines.