SILKY SMOOTH >>
The REN Rosa CentifoliaTM Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser is a winner when it comes to silky smooth skin.
If you struggle with sensitive skin, you may find it difficult to find an exfoliator that isn’t too harsh.
Packed with natural goodness, this must-have beauty tool works to purify and detoxify the skin by gently scrubbing away dead cells, revealing a bright and fresh complexion underneath.
The jojoba oil gently exfoliates and hydrates, while the peppermint oil has a cooling sensation to leave skin feeling fresh and as good as new.
Working alongside other wholesome ingredients, the natural jojoba beads help smooth flaky, dry skin without being harsh or aggressive.
The results? The calm, smooth and firm finish we’ve all been yearning for.
NATURAL SCENT >>
If you’re looking for the perfect new year scent while doing your bit for the environment, IKON is well worth a try. We’ve opted for the 914 – Incandescent & Refined, a blend of captivating complexity.
With notes of bergamot, lime, tagete, jasmine, oud, amber and cedarwood, it’s an effortless, elegant fragrance and works both day and night.
IKON is an exciting new range by The Fragrance Shop and all products are formulated with natural, vegan and responsibly sourced ingredients and materials, balanced together to create gender-neutral tones.
The packaging is stripped back and stylish, and the scents are to-die-for.
£60, 100ml, thefragranceshop.co.uk
GIVE YOUR SKIN A BOOST >>
Quench the thirst of dry skin with a calming facial Apricot Toner by Elemis.
Perfect for sensitive and delicate skin, this calming treatment toner helps maintain the natural pH level without the use of alcohol or other harsh detergents.
Infused with soothing extracts of apricot, sweet betty flower and saponins from quillaja wood, this uber feel-good formula soothes and harmonizes the skin while leaving it feeling fresh and looking radiant.
It also acts as a boosting base layer and aids in the penetration of moisturiser or night cream.
Spritz two to three pumps on a cotton pad and gently wipe over the face and neck each morning and night after cleansing, or use as a refreshing spritzer. You won’t look back.
£25, 200ml, uk.elemis.com
DAZZLING EYES >>
Step up your eye game with the Tom Ford Eye Colour Quad Palette in ‘Honeymoon’.
This daily must-have unites four dazzling shades including a neutral nude, a warm-bronze, a sparkling rose gold and a deep burgundy, all housed in a compact palette, perfect for creating day and night time looks all year round.
Prepare to fall in love with the gorgeous pigmentation, stunning colour and seamless blend of each luxurious formula.
This one is a must for your 2021 cosmetics bag as we dream about the return of weddings, holidays and social gatherings with loved ones.
GET THE GLOW >>
Makeup meets skincare with Chanel’s new SUBLIMAGE L’ESSENCE DE TEINT – the ultimate radiance-generating serum foundation for a luminous finish and buildable coverage.
Taking inspiration from both Chanel’s classic makeup range and the SUBLIMAGE skincare line, this new foundation enhances the skin’s beauty by hydrating and protecting, while offering a natural glow.
The results are an effortless complexion, giving the skin the lift it needs after the harsh winter weather has taken its toll.
Perfect for both day and night with buildable coverage.
£110, 40ml, chanel.com
EXPERT STROKE >>
A fresh set of brushes for a fresh start.
The all-new Sigma Most Wanted Brush Set features five best-selling brushes hand-picked by beauty-lovers.
This deluxe set is packed with the essentials to work wonders all over the face, from foundation application, to contour blending, highlighting, eyeshadow and mastering eyeliner with a steady hand.
LASHES FOR DAYS >>
Introducing Lola’s Lashes, the brand shaking up the beauty industry with its innovative approach to false lashes.
Due to consumer demand for fuss-free and easy application, Lola’s continues to be the UK leader in vegan, magnetic lashes.
As well as being super easy to apply, Lola’s Lashes are waterproof, sweatproof, and made from high- quality, synthetic silk. This means the products are not only gentle on the eyes, but they’re vegan and 100% cruelty-free.
Available in eight styles, each magnetic lash, liner, and remover set costs £35 and lasts at least 30 wears.
Save your money, the animals and the planet while looking flawless in 2021.
INSPIRED BY THE SEA >>
Introduce cleansing, nourishing and hydrating oils into your 2021 skincare regime with the help of isha’s Marine Cleansing
Using Hebridean seaweed as its base, this organic product works wonders when it comes to banishing impurities and nurturing the skin.
Hydrating ingredients include: shea butter, carnauba wax, rapeseed, almond and castor oil. An invigorating, balancing and rejuvenating blend of essential oils guaranteed to give you feel-good skin in no time.
Perfect for home spa and self-care rituals.
£38, 100ml, ishga.com (also available at Seaham Hall Spa)
BLOW YOU AWAY >>
The Dyson AirwrapTM is a thing of beauty.
Let’s start by saying this crafty device is a game changer. Washing, blow drying and styling hair can be quite the chore, but
thanks to this handy tool by Dyson, all of your haircare prayers have been answered.
This Airwrap comes with a choice of barrels and brushes to go from dripping wet hair to bouncy curls, beachy waves or volumised smoothness in half of the time with half of the heat.
The Dyson AirwrapTM styler harnesses an aerodynamic phenomenon called the ‘coanda’ effect. It curves air to attract and wrap hair to the barrel.
Styling with air, not extreme heat. A win, win if you ask us!
HANDS FREE >>
New year, new lockdown, new skincare regime.
There’s never been a better time to indulge in self-care and with beauty tool brand Brushworks recently launching a handful of new tools, skincare-lovers are in for a treat.
First up, the Brushworks Ice Roller, ideal for easing muscles, boosting circulation and stimulating blood flow to the face, which can make your skin look brighter and feel firmer.
Next on the list is Brushworks Cleansing Mask Applicator, a 2-in-1 tool to help apply face masks, while cleansing and nourishing the products into the skin.
This handy gadget is great for making our lives easier and creates zero mess. Not to mention the hygiene benefits – no hands, no excess oils or dirt.
Ice Roller, £14.99, Cleansing Mask Applicator, £7.99, soinvogue.com
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