Is your bathroom cabinet suffering from an identity crisis? Get back to basics with these 10 products that are a must for your beauty survival kit. They’ll have you looking and feeling your best throughout summer… and beyond.
1. Face Polish – Retreatment Botanics Refining Face Polish, $55.00
This skin-brightening, triple-action exfoliant is formulated to gently dissolve dead skin cells and dull surface build-up thanks to native lilly pilly extract, which is rich in alpha hydroxy acids (AHA), and natural fruit acids from citrus fruit. Ideal for all skin types, its combination of pure natural ingredients such as kaolin clay, bilberry extract and eco-friendly jojoba beads promote a softer, smoother, more luminous complexion.
2. Hydrating Face Mist – Mukti Rose Blossom Hydrating Mist, $54.95
A beautiful, organic toner that is ideal for all skin types. Made with rose hydrosol, aloe juice and Australian botanical extracts, this is refreshing and uplifting facial toner that works to clean and tightens pores, remove dead skin cells and keep skin hydrated and dewy.
3. Face Mask – Retreatment Botanics Instant Glow Face Masque, $65.00
Suitable for all skin types, this Instant Glow Face Masque is loaded with skin-nourishing, botanical ingredients and featuring extracts of Kakadu plum, emu apple, kale and buriti fruit, all of which are packed with antioxidants and vitamins. Formulated to reveal smoother, more radiant skin, it also contains papaya enzymes and fruit acids to remove dead skin cells that can dull the complexion; kaolin clay to remove impurities; bilberry extract to promote circulation; and a luscious blend of nutrient-rich oils.
4. Face Primer – 100% Pure Luminous Facial Primer, $49.95
A luxurious, illuminating natural primer that works to diffuse uneven skin tone and wrinkles, this provides a perfect base for foundation. Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, it instantly helps to create a brighter and more luminous complexion.
5. BB Cream – Inika Certified Organic BB Cream, $59.00
This three-in-one blend of primer, foundation and moisturiser works to give your skin the perfect base for makeup. Suitable for all skin types, this silky cream contains over 80% organic ingredients, making it the most organic BB Foundation on the market. It also helps to hydrate and soften the skin, feeding the collagen layer to tighten pores and plump the complexion for a more youthful look.
6. Bronzer – Inika Baked Mineral Bronzer – Sunkissed, $65.00
Nothing beats bronzer to add a sun-kissed glow. Inika’s Baked Mineral Bronzer in Sunkissed adds a beautiful natural glow to the cheekbones of those with fair to medium complexions. Baked on a terracotta tile in Tuscany, the lightweight, longwearing bronzer is made with mica pigments for a rich colour that is suitable for sensitive skin.
7. Lip Gloss – Nude By Nature Moisture Infusion Lipgloss – Bare, $21.95
A non-sticky, easy-to-apply lip gloss with just a hint of pink to enhance the lips as it provides smooth, weightless shine. Created with hyaluronic acid, shea butter, Vitamin E and Kakadu plum seed oil together with natural fatty acids, it is formulated to nourish, moisturise and plump the lips as it provides antioxidant defence against the elements. Wear it on its own for a natural shine or over lipstick for added hydration.
8. Mascara – Lily Lolo Big Lash Mascara – Black, $27.95
Get longer, fuller and bigger lashes with Lily Lolo’s Big Lash Mascara – it’s fragrance-free, quick drying and suitable for sensitive eyes. It is made with only naturally derived ingredients, including sunflower seed wax, rice bran wax, cornflower flower water and vitamin E. The uniquely hourglass-shaped applicator brush is specially designed to coat every single lash for amazing separation, length and volume, and impressive all-day wear with a matte finish.
9. Hair serum – Yarok Feed Your Shine Hair Serum, $44.95
All you need is a few drops and your dull, lacklustre locks will be transformed into a shiny, satin sheet of hair. It quickly absorbs into each strand, penetrating deep inside to condition, moisturise and nourish the hair, leaving it super-sleek and shiny. Ingredients such as sesame, coconut and chamomile work together to create a protective shield against styling tools. Filled with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, it will leave your hair healthy and gorgeous.
10. Water – S’well Insulated Bottle Shimmer Collection – Silver Lining, $59.95
There’s one beauty product that wins hands down – water. Never be caught without your own ready supply by keeping a stylish, portable bottle in your bag. This insulated bottle keeps your drinks at the perfect temperature. Whether you want to take your coffee to work, or a cold drink to the gym, this bottle from the Shimmer Collection will ensure it stays at the correct temperature. With a high gloss, lacquered finish and triple-walled ThermaS’well™ technology, this thermo bottle will keep hot drinks warm for around 12 hours, while cold drinks will be good for a whole 24 hours! With easy access for ice cubes, and drip-free drinking, the stainless steel bottle is BPA Free, and there are two sizes to choose from.
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