Prep your skin for summer with these top 5 beauty products!
Hot summer days are within our grasp, girls! We can almost smell the sunblock and taste those beach beers. Our towels and new bikinis are at the ready, but winter has taken its toll our on skin – and we’re in need of a little pre-tan preening, just to make sure our faces are as summer ready as we feel. So whilst the last of winter fades, it’s time to splurge on a few beauty products that are guaranteed to have us glowing and fresh-faced in no time at all! Check out our top 5 below…
Only recently launching in the 852, GIGI is the perfect summer skincare solution for even the hottest of Hong Kong days. Created specially for normal to dry skin types, the daytime moisturiser is chockablock full of vitamins, anti-oxidants and SPF that’ll help protect your skin from UVA and UVB radiation AND keep your face looking fresh as we sail smoothly into summer.
Available online here for $340
A fail safe in the world of skincare, LUSH delivers time and time again with their cruelty-free and freshly made pots of skin goodies. Essentially a smoothie for your face, this Oatifix mask is good enough to eat as the combination of bananas, oats and illipe butter gently scrubs away dead skin before moisturising, leaving your face brighter, nourished and smelling sweet!
Available online here or at LUSH stores across Hong Kong for $130
Serums often go under the radar when it comes to our skincare routines, but Caudalie’s Radiance Serum is the perfect pre-summer pick-me-up. It’s lightweight texture and age-defying ingredients corrects and prevents dark spots as well as evening your skin tone and brightening your complexion. Plus, with the sun (finally!) starting to emerge you can use the serum under your sunscreen for a flawless, bronzed tan #skingoals.
Available online here for $510
This doting duo will cleanse and polish your skin as you step into summer and back onto the beach. Made with tea tree leaf exfoliants – a ground powder of tea tree leaves, crushed nut shells and purified clay – wipe away that dreaded mix of dried skin cells and Hong Kong pollution in two easy steps. Ideal for all skin types, this is the perfect combination to clear and freshen, leaving winter behind and instead putting your best face forward.
Available online here or at Aesop stores across Hong Kong for $510
The sun in Honkers can be quite harsh, so it’s important to lock in moisture. Kate Somerville’s rare Dilo Oil, sourced from Fiji, does just that! Known for its multiple restorative benefits, the treatment boasts healthier looking skin and is rich in essential oils, which are fast absorbing and strengthening to your skins natural moisture barrier.
Available online here for $595 or at participating retailers across Hong Kong