Best Instant Face Lifting and Firming Products

Improve your skin’s texture and tone instantly with these transformational skin-boosting products.

You no longer have to go to extreme lengths to firm and lift your skin. Advances in skincare mean you can easily rely on a simple, but well-designed, skincare routine to boost your skin’s bounce. If you’ve read our other articles on firming products, skin tools, and skin-firming ingredients, you might be interested in our latest selection. Be ready to learn more about choosing the right lifting and firming creams, serums, and treatments for you.

Products that lift, firm, and tighten the skin are commonly used to reduce the signs of ageing. Signs of ageing can include changes in skin texture, pigmentation, wrinkles, and sagging. By targeting some of these skin concerns, namely sagging, these products work by restoring collagen, elasticity, and moisture to the skin, which are inevitably lost over time.

These products contain the best anti-ageing skincare ingredients such as:

  • Retinol to improve cell turnover

  • Hyaluronic acid to improve hydration

  • Vitamin C and Peptides to improve collagen production and antioxidant protection

Whether you want to focus on your face, neck, or eyes, we have options that work instantly by hydrating and supporting the skin, so you can quickly see the difference.

For optimal results, these products are best used within an anti-ageing skin care routine that includes gentle exfoliation, hydration, and diligent sun protection.

If you're interested in trying out an at-home chemical peel, be sure to have a read through our guide The 9 Best Safe At Home Chemical Peels


A high-powered antioxidant serum designed to improve photodamaged skin.

Cosmedix Affirm Antioxidant Firming Serum includes 10 highly active antioxidants that protect and boost stressed and slackened skin. This powerful peptide serum contains Resveratrol and Polydatin—both derived from wine—and Blueberry Extracts. These natural ingredients work to promote cell turnover and firm, tighten, and soothe the skin. This serum is great for all skin types and helps combat the appearance of hormonal changes in menopausal and perimenopausal skin. If you’re concerned about loss of firmness and collagen depletion, this serum delivers a great daily boost of hydration and layers seamlessly under other serums as well as SPF.

A Hyaluronic serum that does more than simply hydrate, containing 8 anti-ageing properties.

Alpha-H Hyaluronic 8 Serum 25ml does more than your average Hyaluronic Acid products. Inspired by the results of dermal fillers, this serum is formulated with 8 potent anti-ageing ingredients found to firm and lift. This formulation includes a smart blend of patented actives and antioxidants that protect the skin’s barrier and revitalise the skin. Hyaluronic 8 also contains multiple molecular weights of Hyaluronic Acid to penetrate the skin at several levels. This serum is perfect for tired, mature, and dehydrated skin in need of a boost of radiance. Pair with your regular moisturiser to take your skin’s hydration to the next level.

A multitasking eye cream that softens, soothes, and gives visible results.

asap firming eye lift 15ml does it all, working to firm, smooth, fade darkness, and decrease puffiness. Formulated with a multi-Peptide complex, this eye cream targets wrinkles, sagginess, and dullness by boosting collagen production around the eye area. This revolutionary eye cream also contains:

  • Biphenyl Azepanyl Methanone to protect the skin from pollution and stress

  • Caffeine to tighten and energise

  • Artichoke Extract to reduce puffiness and brighten the skin

  • Hyaluronic Acid and Panthenol to soothe, soften, and plump the skin for a visibly more youthful look

The light texture of this cream easily sinks in, working quickly to smooth the under-eye area.


A restorative cream that will firm, comfort, and care for your neck and décolleté.

PCA Skin Perfecting Neck & Decollete 85g is designed to target signs of ageing on your chest and neck while comforting and nurturing the skin. As skin becomes thinner in these areas with age, firming creams can strengthen the skin’s barrier and work to even out skin tone. This formula contains essential oils to stimulate the skin as well as Retinol to promote cell turnover and smooth skin tone and texture. Liquorice Root brightens and improves age spots, while Hyaluronic Acid and advanced Peptides firm, restructure, and plump sagging skin. By encouraging blood flow, cell turnover, and collagen production, this perfecting cream will give your neck and décolleté the ultimate boost.

A gentle yet highly effective serum that combines actives to define and defend your complexion.

Société Intense Firming Complex 30ml contains a synergistic blend of actives to combat fine lines, dullness, sagging, and dehydration. Using a collagen-boosting Peptide complex and a blend of antioxidants, this anti-ageing serum effectively firms and protects the skin. Green Tea Extract works to reduce redness. Hyaluronic Acid helps the skin retain moisture. And Lactic Acid lightly exfoliates and brightens the skin. This serum delivers both short- and long-term benefits, so you can see both immediate results and more significant changes over time. This treatment can be easily slotted into any skin care routine, in conjunction with chemical exfoliants and brightening treatments, before your regular moisturiser.

A highly rated luxury day cream that smooths, strengthens, and restructures the skin.

Clarins Extra-Firming Day Wrinkle Lifting Cream for all skin types is a universal anti-ageing cream from a collection of highly coveted tightening, smoothing, and lifting products from Clarins. This face cream works to rebuild the bonds between collagen, elasticin, and skin cells, in order to strengthen the structure of the skin and maintain its smoothness. This cream uses ingredients such as Hyaluronic Acid and Oat Sugars to hydrate and tone the skin. It also features Lemon, Thyme, Green Banana, and Bocoa Extracts to reinforce collagen and protect it from breaking down. A blend of antioxidants then defends against environmental aggressors and free radical damage. With its powdery, matte finish, this day cream layers perfectly under makeup. It’s an amazing anti-ageing moisturiser for oily skin.

A renewing night cream that uses Retinol to refine and rejuvenate.

Murad Resurgence Retinol Youth Renewal Night Cream 50ml uses powerful Retinol Tri-Active Technology to transform and firm the skin. This technology helps promote cell renewal, diminishing roughness and refining the skin’s texture. Being quite gentle, the Retinol in this cream won’t cause peeling or breakouts and can help diminish dark spots and pigmentation. Boosted by added Red Algae Extracts, which are rich in peptides, this night cream increases elasticity and firmness for a renewed and radiant complexion. This hydrating moisturiser will help reduce dehydration, sagging, and wrinkles. Use it as the final step in your skincare routine.


Transform Your Eyes

An under-eye firming gel that acts as an instant eye lift.

Transform Your Eyes

Medik8 Eyelift Age-Defying Firming Gel 15ml uses advanced technology to lift, smooth, and plump the under-eye area for outstanding results. This formula uses 5 lifting and smoothing Peptides, as well as Rice Protein and Soy Protein, to reduce puffiness, improve texture, and transform the under-eye area. Hesperidin naturally improves blood circulation, while Glycerine replenishes moisture in the skin for a supple complexion. Overall, the under-eye is tightened, hydrated, and brighter, as Eyelift minimises dark circles and boosts collagen production. This eye gel works wonders under makeup, so you can create the illusion of a more youthful appearance anytime.


  • Psst! Have you heard of Bakuchiol? It's a naturally sourced ingredient which people are calling nature's Retinol. If you have sensitive skin, or are interested in the benefits of Retinol, check out our guide Is Bakuchiol the New Retinol?




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