There’s no better time than the present to lockdown your skincare and get on top of a new longer-lasting routine for cleansing, toning and moisturising your skin.
Take this opportunity to try different skincare products and see how they react to your skin whilst you’re not out and about. If something looks good, feels good, and produces the results you are looking for then you know you have chosen the right skincare product for you.
We have popped a ‘lockdown listicle’ together for you with just six skincare products including: beauty balm, organic moisturiser, buttermilk cleanser, skin serum, overnight lip mask, and a vitamin sheet face mask.
Nini Organics, Infinity Beauty Balm, £54, www.niniorganics.com
Including oils like Tamanu oil, with its anti-inflammatory and SPF properties this oil will protect and repair skin. Cucumber oil is highly moisturising for dry, dehydrated, damaged & irritated skin, perfect to soothe. This transformative balm to serum has also been infused with NINIs sensitive herbal blend specially designed to heal. Delicately scented using Rose Damask & Orange Essential Oil. Cucumber seed oil pulls in hydration whilst hibiscus extract helps smooth fine lines and wrinkles. Organic cold pressed Carrot seed oil & Rosehip oil helps to rejuvenate skin and reduce scars. Senna pod seeds can mimic hyaluronic acid making this balm super hydrating, whilst a base of unrefined organic Shea butter & Cacao butter provide a protective veil.
Kimberly Sayer, Ultra Light Organic Moisturiser (SPF30), £27.70, www.lovelula.com
A lightweight, protective day cream with mineral sunscreen, easily absorbed and will not clog pores or cause breakouts. Contains Lemon Oil, which detoxifies the skin, helps stop too much oil production, and will help dry up acne and pimples. Oat Beta Glucan helps protect the skin against UV-A oxidative stress. Kimberly Sayer uses non-toxic sunblock derived from minerals Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide to offer UV-A and UV-B protection from the sun without irritating the most sensitive of skin.
Organic Apoteke, Buttermilk Cleanser, £41.95, www.organicapoteke.com
Organic rose oil soothes the senses as it balances dryness and builds the skin’s capacity to retain moisture. Its gentle exfoliation action and anti-oxidant rich formulation leaves the skin renewed and replenished.
Vitamin C within the Damask rose oil has nourishing properties, smoothes wrinkles, improves circulation and has a delicate scent. Buttermilk powder gently exfoliates and moisturises the skin, and soy oil is rich in essential fatty acids.
SHIRO, Kombu Skin Serum, £68, www.shiro-shiro.co.uk
SHIRO’s best selling serum is formulated with a hero ingredient Gagome Kombu. Enriched with nutrients deep from the sea, it consists of fucoidan and alginic acid to help skin stay firm and supple.
W7, Sweet Dreams, Overnight Lip Mask, £5.95, www.w7cosmetics.co.uk
Strawberry flavoured lip mask to restore and replenish dry, tired lips with vitamin E, aloe vera and grape seed oil. Apply liberally to lips before going to sleep and wake up with a soft, subtle pout!
Pixi, Vitamin C Mask, £10 (for 3 sheet masks), www.pixibeauty.co.uk
If you are missing shopping in and around Carnaby or Soho right now, then Carnaby beauty favourite Pixi is suggesting the Pixi Vitamin C Sheet Mask, which brightens and de-puffs the skin through both vitamin c and caffeine extracts. The Pixi sheet mask awakens the skin for an enlivened glow, it instantly hydrates the skin, provides an anti-oxidant boost and is fully paraben free.