Knowing ‘what’s hot’ and ‘what’s not’ in the world of skincare and beauty is essential in order to be primped and preened to perfection. However, it can be challenging at times to assess fact from fiction in this world. Luckily we have comprised a list of the 10 must have skincare and beauty items from this year:
L’OREAL PARIS SUGAR SCRUB & CLAY MASK
L’Oreal Paris’ first ever range of Sugar Scrub is a combination of three naturally sourced sugars and 100% natural exfoliants. It is the solution for a brighter softer skin. The Pure Clay Mask is an anti-blemish mask designed to target blackheads and clear up imperfections. The mask’s combination of three Pure Clays leaves the skin smooth, rebalanced and clear-looking.
REDKEN ALL SOFT MEGA
The All Soft Mega range by Redken is an instant replenishment for noticeably softer and shinier hair. The collection consists of a shampoo, conditioner and mask treatment and uses the brand’s exclusive RCT Protein Complex, which is composed of three proteins targeting the root, core and tip of the hair giving you a radiant and glossy look.
SCHOLL VELVET SMOOTH FOOT CARE SYSTEM
Scholl is continuously innovating and finessing its products to bring consumers the best in health and beauty. The Scholl Velvet Smooth Electronic Foot Care System can be used on wet or dry skin, on a high speed for the removal of thick hard skin or a low speed to maintain soft, beautiful skin.
BONDI SANDS ONE HOUR EXPRESS
Take your faux-tanning game to the next level. Delivering a bronzed glow in just an hour, Bondi Sands One Hour Express changed the way consumers tanned for good. Providing intense hydration infused with a delicious coconut scent, the ultra-lightweight aerosol foam absorbs into the skin quickly, meaning last minute tanning can be tackled with ease.
SCHWARZKOPF EXTRA CARE SUPREME LENGTH
Say goodbye to split ends with Schwarzkopf Extra Care Supreme Length range. The newest release from the hair connoisseurs specially dedicated to long hair. The range includes a Shampoo, Conditioner and Intensive Mask with all three products targeting the needs of long hair for gorgeous, strong, healthy locks. Extra Care Supreme Length products are made with keratin serum, micro repair lipids and peony essence to repair existing damage and fortify the hair cell for future protection.
M.A.C PREP AND PRIME FIX PLUS
The ultimate multi-tasker, M.A.C’s Fix plus is used with various products for a range of uses. The lightweight water mist gently calms and refreshes the skin while also helping to finish makeup. Fix plus improves the wear of makeup, immediately moisturises the skin and is suitable for all skin types. M.A.C New Zealand’s number one selling product, Prep and Prime Fix plus released three new delicious scents; rose, coconut and lavender earlier this year.
VEET’S PRECISION STYLER
Veet’s new and improved Sensitive Precision Beauty Styler is perfect for pruning all areas from the eyebrows to private garden situations, that are a matter of year-round maintenance. As all hardened gardeners know to get the best landscaping result, you need the best tools, which is why Scholl has improved the Precision Beauty Styler with an inclinable head, a waterproof body, and improved cutting performance. For all your deforestation needs.
SAND & SKY FLASH PERFECTION EXFOLIATING TREATMENT
With an 11,000-person waiting list, the Sand & Sky flash perfection exfoliating treatment is the current must-have facial scrub. Made with macadamia seed, pink clay and Australia finger lime this facial masterpiece promises to de-gunk pores, clear off dead skin and give you an everlasting glow.
We don’t know how well these masks actually work, but we do know that they look great on and that they took social media by storm. The popular Korean beauty trend took traditional facial masks and turned them on their head. Slice masks comprise of 12 round disk pieces, made to look like fruit or flowers, with each targeted at different skin concerns.
DERMALOGICA POWER DUO
Dermalogica’s new power duo is packed with potent active ingredients designed to treat and prevent skin sensitivity. Designed to be layered, the UltraCalming Duo consists of the Barrier Defense Booster, an oil concentrate to protect and nourish the skin, and a Calm Water Gel to hydrate and soothe.