#1 Bifesta Dual Phase Pore Clear MIcellar Water, $19.90 (360 ml)
Containing oils extracted from lavender and sunflower seeds, this micellar water not only allows you to remove your makeup easily, but keep skin hydrated and plump. It’s also free from artificial colouring and fragrance, making it suitable for sensitive skin. Although it’s a bi-phase formula (oil and water), skin doesn’t feel sticky or grimy after use. Its amazing cleansing power wicks away eye makeup and lipstick with ease.
#2 Bio-essence Bio Snail Repair Cleanser, $10.90
If hot weather is giving you dry and flakey skin, turn to the Bio-essence Bio Snail Repair Cleanser to soothe dryness and ease sensitivity. Containing their proprietary Bio-Energy Complex along with snail extract, this cleanser can wick away impurities while simultaneously improving skin recovery rate and hydration.
#3 Caudalie Beauty Elixir (Limited Edition 2019), $22 (30 ml)
The Caudalie Beauty Elixir gets a glow up for its 2019 limited edition. This handy mist slips easily into your purse, and is filled with botanical ingredients to hydrate, control shine and minimise pores.
#4 Dr Jart+ Cicapair Facial Calming Mist, $29 (150 ml)
Containing cica, a calming ingredient, the Dr Jart+ Cicapair Facial Calming Mist is an excellent product if you want to calm redness and sensitivity quickly. It dispenses as a fine mist to cool skin down immediately, and leave a thin film to prevent trans-epidermal water loss, as well as protect it against environmental aggressors.
#5 Origins Make A Splash All Day Every Day Hydrating Mask & Gel Moisturizer Set, $24 (2 x 15 ml)
This hydrating duo can help quench parched skin all day. Use the Hydrating Mask before you snooze to ease dryness caused by sleeping in an air-conditioned room. The Gel Moisturizer is suitable in the day, and contains caffeine to help perk up skin, hydrate and relieve fatigue.
#6 Senka All Clear Sheet Makeup Remover, $13.90 (44 sheets)
Makeup remover wipes are always the more convenient choice when travelling, or on the go. Made with 100 per cent Japanese cotton, these makeup remover wipes from Senka feel comfortable on skin, and doesn’t tug. Its formula is gentle on skin, but tough on makeup.
#7 Sephora Collection Puff & Go Volumnising Dry Shampoo, $18 (50 g)
Sweat and humidity often lead to clumpy, limp hair. Give wimpy hair a new lease of life with a dry shampoo. Just spritz it on near the roots to soak up excess moisture and sebum, refresh the hair and add volume.
#8 The Body Shop Vitamin C Glow Sheet Mask, $5
If being exposed to the sun has left you with some undesirable spots, this sheet mask can help alleviate the stress your skin goes through. Use once or twice a week, botanical ingredients within the mask can help improve skin texture, brighten skin tone and hydrate skin.
#9 Antipodes Savior Skin Balm, $20.80 (30 ml)
If heat and humidity has caused dry and flakey skin, turn to this soothing balm to deeply hydrate and protect it against dehydration. This balm can be used all over the body to ease itching and sensitivity.