This is the world's most luxurious face moisturizer.
We bet your first reaction will be, ‘Are these face creams or a pot of gold?’ Well, we had the same reaction. An anti-ageing cream with a price in five figures? Unexpected! Well, there’s not just one. We’ve put together many more here.
Why are the products in this list so expensive? Powerful ingredients, time-intensive research, (often) patented technology, and impressive packaging are the major contributors to their whopping price tag.
Everyone wants to maintain their youthful appearance, but at what cost? Before curiosity kills you, have a look at the most expensive creams ever made.
La Prairie Cellular Cream Platinum Rare Rs. 71,609 for 50 ml: This cream contains the most precious metal on earth. It claims to protect the skin's DNA, and recharges the skin’s electrical balance, which improves its absorption of beneficial nutrients.
Ingredients like MACC in Synactif Intensive Cream make it exclusive (and expensive).
Cle de Peau Beaute Synactif Intensive Cream, Rs. 66,535 for 40 ml: Synactif Intensive Cream is designed to strengthen lymphatic channels with powerful ingredients like ACE (Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme), aka vitamin A, and MACC (Methyl Aminomethylcyclohexane Carboxamide HCI). Lymphatic channels are tiny tubes funneling toxins away from your skin into reservoirs called lymph nodes throughout your body. This intensive cream claims to address all visible signs of ageing by reducing wrinkles, sagging, dark spots and dullness.
Premier the Cream offers royal treatment with advanced technology.
Kanebo Sensai Premier the Cream, Rs. 61,720 for 40 ml: This cream combines exclusive ingredients with advanced technology, which the makers claim was once only reserved for the Japanese royal family’s use. Koishimaru silk extract and saffron oil help increase hyaluronic acid production; seaweed extract repairs skin and helps it retain moisture, and antioxidant stimulates collagen production.
Founder of 3LAB skincare brand Erica Chung.
3LAB Super Cream, Rs 58,239 for 50 ml: This revolutionary cream has X-50 and ITD technology that delivers skin rejuvenating peptides right to the cells, dramatically increasing elastin and collagen production. It also claims to minimize large pores, and instantly reduces visible fine lines and wrinkles, leaving skin glowing.
Celestial Black Diamond Cream has been tested on NASA astronauts.
111 SKIN Celestial Black Diamond Cream, Rs. 57,574 for 50 ml: This is a potent anti-ageing concoction, which contains rare diamond dust particles that have been developed by NASA scientists and tested on astronauts in outer space! It makes the skin glow and claims to diminish signs of age spots and pigmentation.
La Creme reduces the appearances of wrinkles and dark spots.
Clé de Peau Beauté La Crème, Rs. 52,915 for 50 ml: This gel-like cream is meant to reduce sagging and the appearance of wrinkles and dark spots. It is loaded with ingredients like cornflower extract which helps build protein; wild ginger extract that hydrates and clarifies the skin; potassium 4-methoxy salicylicate that brightens; retinol ACE that plumps; and pantothenic acid derivative that helps keep the skin moisturized and fixes uneven texture.