With the bounty of products promising dramatic results for aging skin, we have narrowed this month's beauty selections to serums--highly concentrated facial elixirs that address everything from lines and wrinkles to hydration and radiance.  

ERNO LASZLO, the iconic brand used by luminaries like Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo and Jackie O, combines skin-firming and line-plumping dermaxyl and marine-filling spheres in the Transphuse Day Serum—for a smoother, noticeably younger appearance. $195, available at Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue. 

Give your face instant lifting, firming and tightening with EMERGINC’s Swift Lift—infused with advanced peptides, goji berries, seaweed and more. $79, emerginc.com.

The STAGES OF BEAUTY collection features treatments created specifically for skin as it ages. For women in their 40s, the Elegance serum is formulated with a blend of peptides to help avoid formation of expression lines and contribute to the production of new collagen. $75, stagesofbeauty.com.

BY TERRY Seve de Rose Ultra Glow Double Serum is a 2-in-1 concentrate for the face and eye contour to detoxify and soothe; purify, increase blood circulation for luminosity and radiance; strengthen, hydrate and protect. $90, byterry.com.

CytoCell P299 Oil Free Anti-Wrinkle Serum is KATE SOMERVILLE’s answer to diminishing the look of wrinkles and fighting the signs of aging, resulting in a healthier-looking, more radiant complexion in as little as two weeks. $95, available at Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Sephora.

DERMELECT Resurface Stem Cell Reconstructing Serum protects skin from UV stress and prevents the formation of wrinkles by boosting the skin’s protein production and facial skin stem cell activity with the help of Alpine rose, EcoSkin and vitamin C. $75, dermelect.com.

The Immortelle Precious Serum from L’OCCITANE uses a high concentration of immortelle flower actives to correct wrinkles and maintain skin firmness. $70, available at L’Occitane en Provence.

Take years off the look of your skin with MERLE NORMAN’s Wrinkle Smoother Lift & Firm Serum, which dramatically reduces the appearance of expression lines and helps prevent new ones. $44, available at Merle Norman.


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