Transdermal patches have gotten a glamorous makeover—and can give one, too. The new darlings of the skin-care world, these high-tech infusion systems allow wrinkle-fighting ingredients to go deeper, providing results comparable to what you’d get in a doctor’s office.
1. Eye HA Deep Infusion System by wrinkleMD ($199)
What it is: A complete system that includes patches, serum, and high-tech connector buds to deliver a blend of concentrated medical-grade hyaluronic acid and peptides.
What it does: Minimizes crow’s-feet in 30 minutes—and we mean it. Skin shows a before-and-after difference.
2. Sulwhasoo Microdeep Intensive Filling Cream and Patch Duo ($195, at Neiman Marcus)
What it is: A cream infused with red ginseng and lotus seed, along with a patch designed to be used on smile lines for 30 minutes twice a week. (We saw pretty impressive results in two weeks.)
What it does: Smile lines are noticeably softened, thanks to a blend of plumping ingredients and a proprietary delivery system that sends hyaluronic acid cones deep into the epidermis.
3. Osmotics Anti-Wrinkle Vitamin C Patches ($48)
What they are: Overnight treatments infused with vitamin C to combat fine lines and discoloration. Patches can be trimmed to fit the area you’re treating.
What they do: Plumps up lines so you wake up with visibly smoother crow’s-feet and smile lines. Vitamin C stimulates collagen production to repair skin.