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Twenty-twenty was a show we don’t want a repeat of in 2021. Although, the pandemic is still a major concern (for those that take it seriously). We have hope that the “long awaiting” covid vaccine will provide some level of normality back into the world. However, time will only tell if the vaccine truly does work at reducing symptoms.
Learning to unwind and forget the chaos that surrounds us isn’t always that easy. Getting away from the word “Coronavirus”, “Corona” or “Covid” feels almost impossible. From the daunting news on television to social media arguments, and the splattering of COVID-19 on your favourite newspaper or weekly magazine. It truly feels like that you’re “stuck in a bubble” forever.
Despite living in an uncertain world, nothing beats the healing powers of self-care. Pampering one’s skin with indulgent textures, scents and formulas is something that we can rely upon to feel serene.
Continue reading as I unravel my 3 New Year Skin Essentials to keep the feeling of those troubling thoughts at bay.
Inspired by medicinal herbalism, this favourable body oil will take you on a sensual journey of a lifetime. Aromatise to make you feel “rested” and “de-stressed”, the SKN-RG Nature + Science Aromatic Body Oil should most certainly be a considered purchase. Especially during this uncertainty. Warming, yet blissful, this body oil is carefully created using a solvent-free extraction process to retain the beneficial plant elements.
Moreover, a “Stress Less Therapeutic Blend” of high altitude lavender, frankincense, neroli, and ylang-ylang, known for their calming properties to decrease the stress hormone. Simply apply a generous amount over freshly cleansed, dampen skin to reveal a new life of radiancy.
There’s no wonder why SKN-RG Nature + Science have won so many awards in recent years. This is a brand to watch. Add this body oil into your current must-have skin essentials and experience new, profound energy of calmness and relaxation. Buy here and use code SKN20 for 20% off.
There’s a reason why Sunday Riley’s latest “cocktail drink” received a gob-smacking amount of attention in the influencer realms. “Pink Drink” is one of the latest releases from Sunday Riley herself. A hybrid of an essence and a facial mist in one. “Shaken, but not stirred”, Pink Drink contains a cocktail of probiotics and antioxidants to improve the appearance of lacklustred skin. Acetyl-tetrapeptide 9 + 11 increase skin firmness, fermented honey supports the encouragement of a healthy microbiome.
Furthermore, chlorella, kelp and seawater work in harmony to fight the appearance of skin sensitivity and skin redness. “EGCG”, a powerful compound that reduces inflammation. Not only does this smell sublime, but a good spritz or two over the skin will ensure that your skin receiving all those beneficial properties. Available at Cult Beauty.
When a skiing holiday turned into a lightbulb moment for a new male grooming brand. The “new kid on the block”, The Other Saint wanted to future-proof the skin with sustainable at heart by using simple, yet effective ingredients for the everyday man.
The Other Saint was founded and created by Sean & Zoe that felt skincare for men already available on the market was underwhelming. Bio-degradable using FSC-certified wood and plant materials. In fact, these eye-catching, show-off jars and lids will for sure become the “star of the show” on any bathroom shelves.
The purifying gel face mask is your “early morning saviour”. Looking in the mirror at 6.A.M. is never a pretty sight, and for some, you instantly regret not cleansing the skin the night before.
Well, this is where the purifying gel face mask comes to play. Loaded with pineapple to revitalise and refresh one’s complexion. In addition to this, naturally high in Vitamin A, mango extract sloughs away at dead skin, unveiling a clearer, more uniformed skin appearance. Available here.
To summarize this blog post, will you be adding these must-have skin essentials to your New Year skin regime?