By Jolene Edgar
Skin-Care Product Boosters
Stop thinking of performance enhancers as athletes’ dirty secret. These products claim to amp up your existing regimen. We asked dermatologist Jeannette Graf to evaluate.
DDF AMPLIFYING ELIXIR
The claims: Strengthens the skin‘s moisture barrier by up to 70 percent to boost the hydration results of your skin-care regimen
The road test: The thin liquid spread easily and felt weightless.
The dermatologist’s verdict:“It uses niacinamide to reinforce the skin’s moisture barrier, which is made up of humectants that attract moisture, and lipids, to retain it. Keeping the barrier strong can help any product work better.”