Our beauty editor tries THÉ VERT N°8 from premium skincare brand Belleterra.
Navigating the complicated world of skincare can be intimidating, not to mention daunting — one wrong turn and you’re looking at allergic reactions (believe me, I’ve been there!), inflamed and irritated skin, even more blemishes, or a dry, tight face that feels like one smile away from cracking.
To avoid these nightmarish scenarios, I’ve begun to reach for super gentle products; which means putting away harsh scrubs and too-high acid concentrates (my beloved AHA/BHAs!) and refocusing my routine on maintaining a normal, healthy skin barrier.
Enter Belleterra. Think elevated basics: products with top-notch ingredients that fit effortlessly into your day-to-day, sit beautifully under makeup and sunscreen¹, and play well with other products (including outside this brand!).
I trialled THÉ VERT N°8, a weightless day cream that wasn’t too thick or greasy but never underwhelming. Ultra-hydrating and silky and all packaged up in luxe encasing, this moisturiser is full of superstar ingredients like antioxidants, green tea and cucumber for healing, glycerin for hydration and softening, superfood Camellia sinensis for its anti-ageing, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and deep skin hydration properties, and gentle exfoliant allantoin for smoothening.
Basically, it’s an all-in-one product that worked perfectly in my routine — twice daily, in the morning before SPF and in the evening as my emollient and humectant last step to seal everything in. And its formula, like all Belleterra products, is Global ISO 22716 and GMP-certified, FDA-approved and completely vegan and cruelty-free. Not to mention, essential oil (my skin’s trigger!) and synthetic fragrance-free.
You can buy THÉ VERT N°8 — 15ml for $500 and 30ml for $900 — and other Belleterra products on the brand’s website now.
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¹Moisturiser can sit well under and over SPF — but this also depends on what type you’re using; moisturiser goes over chemical SPF, and under physical SPF.