Best for: Pre-event primping
In a less-than-ideal start, I accidentally applied the protective film from the Talika Bio Enzymes Anti-Aging Neck Mask ($11), thinking it was the mask. After that initial mishap, the “second skin” easily stayed put for 30 minutes. The results were, in a word, impressive. The direct-hit hyaluronic acid and collagen formula had clearly nestled into my deep neck lines, plumping them and making them less visible.
Bottom line: While the groves didn’t vanish completely, I’d absolutely use the mask before a big event. “Deep wrinkles are very hard to eradicate even with lasers,” confirms Debra Jaliman, MD, board-certified NYC dermatologist, Assistant Professor of Dermatology Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and author of Skin Rules: Trade Secrets from a Top New York Dermatologist. Psst…Here are other secrets for putting your best face forward in photos.