BEAUTY

Treasure Chests

The décolletage, long second fiddle to the face, is being pampered with a slew of new topicals.


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This duo delivers a one-two punch: The Skin Lightening Complex is formulated with 4 percent hydroquinone to fade freckles and sunspots, and the Wrinkle Reducing Lotion uses zinc, copper, and malonic acid to stimulate collagen and reduce fine lines.

Obagi Elastiderm Decolletage System, $200, obagi.com

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In this gel-cream hybrid, you’ll find liposomes to increase collagen in fibroblast cells, ceramides to strengthen the connective tissue of the skin, and hyaluronic acid to lock in moisture.

Lierac Coherence neck Lifting Decollete Creme, $70, rakuten.com

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This potion contains the lightening and brightening agent kojic acid as well as arigireline, a peptide that works like a topical Botox to inhibit muscle contraction.

Wilma Schumann Neck and Bust Intensiv Firming Creme, $58, wilmaschumann.com

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Saturated with ginko (for brightening) and kelp (to hydrate), these pads are designed to sit on the chest for 10 minutes, much like a mask.

Wei Ginko Leaf Repairing Decolletage Pads , $68 for six pads, weibeauty.com

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This cocktail of smoothing and rejuvenating ingredients includes calcium hydroxymethionine for firmness and elasticity, Matrixyl Synthe’6 to boost collagen production, and niacinamide to reverse hyperpigmentation.

PCA Perfecting Neck and Decollete Cream , $75, dermstore.com