This $22 Best-Selling Face Cream Is a Solid Creme de La Mer Dupe

Mia Maguire, Alicia Kort
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You’ll be hard-pressed to find a skincare guru who hasn’t used or at least name-dropped Creme de La Mer. The highly coveted moisturizer is a celebrity favorite known for its ability to heal and hydrate the skin with next-level potency. So much so, that those who can’t get a jar of their own will go as far as tracking down alternatives. But ultimately, there’s no replicating the luxe brand’s proprietary “miracle broth,” a potent anti-irritant that helps calm the look of redness and other signs of inflammation.

While the product’s efficacy is not contested, the steep price tag often is. So why this product so expensive? Well, it starts with the biannual kelp harvest off of Vancouver Island. Sea Kelp...

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