It’s time to upgrade your bathroom cabinet with products that will help you glow from head to toe. Find the recipe for skin-loving success within these excellent formulas and innovative beauty tools.
Cake face is so yesterday. Let your skin shine through (while still being enhanced) with a base like the Nars Light Reflecting Foundation, or the Dior Beauty Forever Couture Perfect Cushion. For those after even lighter coverage, the Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint offers a more even skin tone, SPF 40 and visage-loving ingredients like niacinamide and hyaluronic acid.
For those after a plumper, more youthful-looking complexion (who isn’t?), TriPollar’s Stop X Facial Skin Renewal Device is a gamechanger — and it’s designed for easy use at home. Using radiofrequency technology, it simultaneously heats both the superficial and deep layers of the skin, which then encourages the production of collagen and elastin. It can also be used on the body, heating the fat cells to accelerate the metabolism and to reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Courtesy of the stem cell and biomedical scientist with whom it shares its name, the central technology in Augustinus Bader’s range is the patented Trigger Factor Complex that supports the skin’s natural process of renewal. Refillable and recyclable, The Eye Cream is quintessentially revitalising. Reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, puffiness and dark circles, it also protects against environmental stressors and contributes a well-rested appearance — even if you didn’t manage your eight hours.
Designed to help the complexion appear plumper, smoother and more radiant while visibly reducing the appearance of wrinkles, Charlotte Tilbury’s Collagen Superfusion Facial Oil pledges to keep the skin’s hydration levels topped up, with potent plant extracts and a patented collagen matrix.
New from cult vegan beauty brand Milk Makeup is the Rise Lifting + Lengthening Mascara. A follow on from Milk’s first (and insanely popular) Kush mascara which imparts a hefty swipe of volume, this new iteration is more about fluttery, fanned-out lashes and a curl thanks to the curved wand. Made with 93 percent natural ingredients, it’s a great everyday option for prettying those peepers.
Lip gloss has certainly been having a moment over the last couple of years, moving aside the matte liquid lipstick look first popularised by brands like Kylie Cosmetics. The new Rouge Volupte Shine Candy Glaze from YSL is a quintessentially luxurious product that goes on the lips with all the comfort (and non-stickiness) of a balm, but has the lustrous sheen of a gloss. Truly, the best of both worlds.