Moisturisers, masks, serums, make-up…
these are the beauty products that should be on your shelves and on yourselves.
The Nue Co. Forest Lungs
The Nue Co. has created the world's first fragrance that replicates the compounds emitted by trees (which are scientifically proven to reduce stress). So not only does the unisex woody and smoky scent smell good, it actually helps calm you down - it's the perfect pandemic fragrance.
Faith in Nature Avocado Shampoo & Conditioner
Avo isn't just for your toast anymore, oh no, it's for you hair too. Rich in vitamin C, vitamin E and healthy fats, avocado helps to nourish, strengthen and add shine to your hair. These Faith in Nature products are also vegan, cruelty-free and come in 100% recycled and recyclable bottles too.
Volition Hibiscus Unspottable Correcting Oil
Volition is an ‘outside-in’ beauty company, meaning they use consumer feedback to craft new products that cater to your exact needs. This hibiscus oil is a wonder for uneven skin tone as it soothes and brightens your complexion right up.
Wild an aluminium-free natural deodorant (with scents like coconut, mint and toffee apple) and it really does work. Plus it's sustainable - you get a reusable case and the refills are both plastic-free and compostable.
Rouge Hermès Satin Lipstick
Hermès has gone into the beauty game and as you'd expect from such a luxury brand, this stuff is good. The satin lipsticks, which come in that iconic orange packaging, go on a like a dream, and the cases are refillable too - a win for sustainability.
A Stylist's Secret 24 Hour Minute Duo
Get all day control over your locks in seconds with these two products. The Styler tames frizz and smooths hair without feeling heavy (just run through wet hair and style as normal) and the Volume instantly adds body and fullness (spritz into dry hair). Getting that salon finish has never been easier.
COSRX Pure Fit Cica Range
K-beauty brand COSRX's new range is packed with Cica extracts (coming from a leafy herb, this contains amino acids, beta-carotene, fatty acids and phytochemicals) which helps treat blemishes, soothes irritation, calms redness and repairs the skin. With a cleanser, toner, serum, cream, powder and sheet mask, it's a complete skincare routine that's perfect for the blemish-prone.
The Solution Salicylic Acid Clear Skin Body Gel
New body care brand The Solution takes the same high performance ingredients you'd find in skincare and packs them into formulations for your body. This lightweight salicylic acid and niacinamide gel clears pores and reduces redness so you can have clear skin from top to toe.
Rita Hazan Curl Creme
Keep your curls bouncy and frizz-free all day long with this styling cream from noted colourist Rita Hazan. It's got shea butter, avocado oil and olive oil in there to leave your hair hydrated, shiny and soft without leaving any residue or greasiness.
The Nue Co. The Pill
If a multi-layer skincare routine is just too much upkeep for you and you want one product to do it all, you need The Pill. This serum from NYC brand The Nue Co works like a topical supplement, exfoliating (thanks to six different AHAs), hydrating (thanks to hyaluronic acid & glycerin), and tightening (thanks to caffeine & CBD). Two pumps of this on your face post-cleanser and pre-moisturiser, job done.
Heinrich Barth Face & Body Lotion
Infused with glycerin, hyaluronic acid and shea butter, this fragrance and paraben-free lotion deeply hydrates and plumps the skin whilst helping to control oil production, making it perfect for summer.
BeYou Anti-Chafing Cream
Tackle the dreaded chafing, no talc needed, with this lightweight cream. Not only does it reduce friction on the skin it contains colloidal silver to help heal any abrasions. Double win.
Madame LA LA West Coast Bronzing Serum
Get an LA glow, no sun required, with this bronzing serum. It's extra hydrating and brightening thanks to green tea, coco water and vitamin C. It's easy to apply and the colour develops gradually so you can get a nice even bronze all over your face.
Green People Quinoa & Artichoke Shampoo
Yes quinoa and artichoke are no longer just for eating. The quinoa nourishes the hair and adds shine, whilst the artichoke smooths the hair giving a frizz-free finish. Follow up with the conditioner for extra volume too.
Keep your brows on point wherever you are with this portable mini waxing kit, with wax strips, soothing aloe post-wax cream and even a pair of mini tweezers.
Banobagi Milk Thistle Mask
Infused with milk thistle, burdock root,and copper tripeptide, this mask from K-beauty brand Banobagi soothes, repairs and moisturises, and it works a treat on sensitive skin too.
INNOluxe Elixir V2
Bring the salon to you with this supercharged leave-in treatment (also works pre-styling on wet locks) from INNOluxe. It builds strength, adds shine and makes it look like you just got your hair done by a pro.
Biovène Barcelona Shampoo-In-A-Bar
The pink Nourish Restore bar, with its blend of shea butter and lavender & grapefruit essential oils, is gentle but still deep cleans the hair, and with no packaging waste.
Leighton Denny Into The Gloss
This plumping top coat takes your at-home mani to a new level by giving your polish a gel-like finish.
Triumph & Disaster Gameface Moisturiser
This Kiwi company have packed their moisturiser with indigenous ingredients (hello ponga fern) that nourish your skin in a whole new way.
Egg-Zyme Whipped Foam
The lysozyme particles (found in egg white extract) are great at exfoliating dead skin and de-clogging pores, and it's cushiony foam texture makes it a treat to work onto the face. Egg-cellent.
The Master Chopstick Styler
The Master Chopstick Styler has a supersized rectangular barrel, which creates zig-zag waves that stay in place rather than rounded curls that drop out, and it's infused with jojoba oil to prevent you hair drying out too much. Waves for days.