A Glut Above

Antioxidants have long been dermatologist Nicholas Perricone’s weapon of choice in the battle against aging. In the past he laced his products with vitamin C and alpha-lipoic acid, and now he’s bringing in the...


Perricone had his eye on the ingredient for years but hadn’t come across an effective way to deliver it to skin cells. Recently, however, he discovered a fatty acid that does the trick. The result, Perricone MD Acyl-Glutathione cream, aims to fight fine lines, sagging, and dullness—and has a pleasantly light texture, to boot (; $175).

Illustrations by Hiroshi Tanabe