Blessing Anti-Pollution Light Face Serum, $59.45
Every city girl needs this. Vinanza Grape and Asian ginger help neutralise the damage caused by external aggressors like traffic fumes, dust and wind blown particles, air-conditioning and sunlight while kiwi seed, avocado and jojoba oils nourish and regenerate skin so it looks even toned, plump and healthy. The light, oil-based serum also soothes mind and skin with the scent of white jasmine pure essential oil.
Fenty Beauty Sun Stalk’r Instant Warmth Bronzer, $46
Don’t you hate it when you apply a bronzer and it just looks muddy instead of sun-kissed? Fenty got you. Available in eight shades to suit all skin tones, the Sun Stalk’r bronzer is buildable so you can decide just how sun-kissed you want look. Alternatively, use it to contour and sculpt your cheekbones and jawline.
Drunk Elephant Makeup Melting Butter Cleanser, $50
Melt away dirt, makeup and impurities with this cleansing balm that emulsifies into a milk that rinses off easily. Skin feels clean, soft and comfortable thanks to a blend of antioxidant-rich fruit extracts and oils that help soothe skin. A cocktail of African oils marula, baobab, kalahari melon, mongongo and ximenia keep skin nourished and comfortable.
Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Concealer, $50
Hide last night’s bad decisions, your bad diet and the fact that you barely drink any water with his concealer that illuminates the eye area with light-capturing technology and looks like second skin. It also has hydrating benefits so the skin around your eyes doesn’t look dehydrated and crepey, while self-setting powder makes it stay all day long.
My Clarins Re-Charge Relaxing Sleep Mask, $46
Think of it as a meditation session for your skin: a soothing fragrance relaxes, microcirculation is boosted so skin can heal itself as you sleep and skin is flooded with moisture thanks to fig extract so it is recharged and rejuvenated when you wake up.
NARS Multi-Use Gloss, $38
Creamy and comfortable, luminous and layerable, these glosses can be used to create dimension and draw attention to all the right angles. Use on your lips, eyes and cheeks alone or over your favourite lipstick, eyeshadow or blush for high impact look.
Skin Inc My Daily Dose for Bright Eyes, $118
It’s time to say “bye b***h” to dark circles, puffiness, dehydration, lines and wrinkles thanks to Apple Stem Cell extract and a cocktail of vitamins, botanical extracts and peptides. The lightweight cream is easily absorbed to improve the appearance of skin around the eyes. The best part? It can be mixed with other Skin Inc serums like the Vitamin A, Coenzyme Q10 and Hyaluronic Acid for an added boost.
Supergoop Superscreen Daily Moisturiser SPF 40, $55
This moisturiser doubles up as your sunscreen and vice versa, making it perfect for lazy/time-strapped/sunscreen-averse girls. It’s light—just like a moisturiser—and doesn’t have any of that sunscreen smell. Not only does it hydrate skin and protect you from the sun, but it also shields skin from the harmful effects of blue light and pollution.
Dior Addict Stellar Shine, $52
The latest offering from the brand combines high shine and balm like comfort without any tackiness. Available in three different finishes including glazed, metallic and glitter these lipsticks contain highly reflective micro pearls and a blend of oils and waxes for high impact pigment with 24-hour hydration.