Posted January 16, 2009
In beauty speak, tossing organic, scientific, and pharmaceutical grade around in the same sentence is the same as saying seven-inch spiked heels are comfortable. However, after years of research and development, Suki Kramer (of Sukispa) managed to deliver a new line of potent serums, creams, and peels that manage to be high-tech and organic at the same time. Mixing everything from copper complex and cranberry glycolic to retinol liposome polypeptide and white willow bark, Suki’s products lighten the darkest spots, brighten the dullest skin, and zap the peskiest of zits. After being diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (which has a side-effect of freakish high-school acne), our tester tried several other brands and was put on medications, to no avail. After using the Renewal Bio-Surfacing Facial Peel ($75), Bio-Active Purifying Serum ($75), and the Sensitive Cleansing Bar ($4.95 to $10.95), her hyperpigmentation lightened and the breakouts diminished after three weeks. Her best New Year’s resolution already happened: to be able to go out without makeup.
$4.95 to $75 at Whole Foods (for store locations, check wholefoodsmarket.com).