With rave reviews from the scientific community to back them up, hyper-renewable stem cells — there are tons of plant and even human and animal varieties — have a phenomenal track record when it comes to repairing all manner of skin issues (think everything from increasing collagen production to reducing inflammation), not to mention, leading the ongoing search for the next big thing in anti-aging.
And though these claims may sound a lot like science fiction, the potential for positive results is very real. Here, we’ve rounded up a slew of stem cell-based products for you to experiment with yourself.
Turn Back The Hands Of Time
Photo: J.W. Anderson Fall 2014
Rodial's rich, rose hip seed oil and cocoa butter cream cleanser comes with a muslin cloth for an extra jolt of skin-regenerating exfoliation for truly radiant results.
Dermaquest's botanical stem cells and marine extracts leave your face feeling cleansed and prepped to absorb the rest of your skincare regimen.
Stemcell Super-Food Cleanser
Stem Cell 3D Facial Cleanser
Five different rose plant stem cells and four unique rose extracts mean Peter Thomas Roth's mask is one hard-working skincare essential you simply can’t go without.
Free radicals (the molecules responsible for loss of elasticity and subsequent aging) don’t stand a chance against iLike Organic's protective, antioxidant-packed gel formula.
Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask
Peter Thomas Roth
Grape Stem Cell Solutions Gel Mask
Grape Stem Cell Solutions
Chantecaille's clever contraption blasts away fine lines and puffiness with anti-oxidant-rich raspberry and tomato stem cells, while peptides stimulate collagen production.
Use Juice Beauty eye treatment's built-in applicator to banish the telltale signs of aging from the delicate area with a potent cocktail of fruit stem cells, vitamins and fatty acids. Best part: it’s all certified organic and cruelty free.
Stem Cellular Eye Treatment
Nano Gold Energizing Eye Serum
Swiss apple is hard to come by these days, probably because the world has figured out that it’s brimming with youth-boosting stem cells. Fret not: Indie Lee’s revolutionary serum harnesses the fruit’s benefits to truly spectacular results.
Gardenia stem cells serve as the star ingredient in Bliss' aptly-named serum, giving skin an instantly firmer, plumper look.
Firm, Baby, Firm Anti-Aging Serum
Swiss Apple Facial Serum
As the name suggests, Rodial's stem cell-spiked plumping cream means business.
A true multi-tasker, Eve Lom's moisturizer hydrates, brightens and camouflages imperfections – all while offering stellar sun protection.
Bee Venom Moisturiser
SPF 15 Radiance Perfected Tinted Moisturizer
Ensure the delicate skin around your décolletage is properly cared for with Sarah Chapman's sweet-smelling lotion (jasmine and neroli essential oils are a match made in aromatherapy heaven) comprised of sea holly stem cells, peptides and firming actives.
Early mornings leave you feeling less than bright-eyed and bushy-tailed? Lather up with Andalou Naturals' invigorating shower gel and let the vitality-restoring apple and grape stem cells do their thing.
Lavender Thyme Refreshing Shower Gel
Neck and Chest Rejuvenating Complex
Treat your tired locks to the same restorative plant stem cell elements used in skincare products thanks to Serious Skincare's soothing shampoo.
Stem cell cultures and Argan oils provide damaged strands some much-needed strength and shine by way of Acure Organics' luxurious treatment.
Organics Stem Cell Conditioner
Replicate & Renew Shampoo