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20th Jul 2019

This is the ONE beauty product Reese Witherspoon swears by for her youthful complexion

Trine Jensen-Burke

Reese Witherspoon

She is almost frightningly youthful.

So much so that when you see Reese Witherspoon photgraphed alongside her 19-year-old daughter, Ava, you would be more inclined to believe that the two are sisters rather than mother and daughter.

And so natually, we all want to have whatever it is Reese is having – and it seems the actress might have just spilled to beans about her favourite beauty product to Harper’s Bazaar.

Speaking to the magazine earlier this year, the 43-year-old revealed that she has been using one particular product for a while and that the treatment has really made a difference.

“I’ve always had a very dedicated skincare routine,” Witherspoon explains, and her nightly beauty custom holds a lot of importance. “It’s a nice way to close each day with something that’s taking care of me. It’s when I sort of centre myself.”

The actress admits that given her profession, she often has heavy make-up to remove, (using coconut oil for the eye area), and then before her night cream she uses retinol – which is widely considered the industry’s star ingredient for skin renewal. Witherspoon reveals to the magazine she’s been using Elizabeth Arden’s Retinol Ceramide Capsules for “probably a year,” and the result? “It’s really changed the tone of my skin.”

Reese Witherspoon

According the Elizabeth Arden, the secret to the capsule’s magic is in the advanced encapsulation technology, which means the retinol – easily degraded by light and air – inside each capsule is kept as potent as possible until the moment it reaches your skin. In fact, the brand claims the formula is 76 percent more potent than your average retinol serum. This clever process also means the formula can stay totally free from preservatives and fragrances, and as each capsule contains a single application, you’ll never waste a drop.

Used consistently for a month, this skincare game-changer can “deliver a visible improvement to rough skin texture, as well as working to diminish fine lines and enlarged pores.”

Sounds good? We know.

Even better is the fact that it works with pretty much every skin type, as the nourishing ceramides balance the drying effects of the retinol, they’re even ideal for sensitive skin.