Dreamy Dermalogica New Launches To Add To Your Wishlist

Dreamy Dermalogica New Launches To Add To Your Wishlist

Luxury skincare just feels good. Nourishing ingredients, to-die-for formulas and real results are just a few aspects of Dermalogica that make them one of the best skincare brands out there. Have a flick through some of their latest, most iconic launches yet and stay tuned for an IGTV tutorial on how exactly to build them into your skincare routine!

Retinol Clearing Oil 30ml, £64.99

Why we love it: Skincare that works overnight is always a plus!

If you suffer from acne or the odd hormonal blemish, this is a great oil to invest in. This high-performance night oil combines Retinol and breakout-clearing Salicylic Acid into one skin-soothing formula. Time-released Retinol helps reduce visible signs of premature aging. Salicylic Acid helps clear breakouts and Argan, Rosehip Seed and Golden Jojoba oils actively nourish skin.

Clear Start FlashFoliant 100ml, £18.95

Why we love it: Blemish-fighting goodness? Yes please!

A leave-on, flash-foaming chemical exfoliant that helps clear and prevent breakouts while brightening skin. Sounds like just what the dermatologist ordered, right? Salicylic Acid, a Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), helps wipe out existing and future breakouts to clear skin while Tangerine Peel Extract brightens dull skin and Grape Extract – a potent source of Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) – exfoliates dead skin cells to help even skin tone.

Active Clay Cleanser 150ml, £29.50

Why we love it: It’s such a powerful yet gentle cleanser!

Who else is a lover of all things clay? This prebiotic cleanser deeply purifies to help balance oily skin, a must have if you’re on the more congested side. The dual-action, mineral rich clay and charcoal formula actively cleanses and purifies with Kaolin Clay absorbing excess oil, and Activated Binchotan Charcoal powerfully adsorbing impurities to help balance skin. Botanical lipids and MUrumuru seed work together to attract and remove excess oil from skin while helping to protect its natural lipid barrier and promote a healthy microbioe. A bioflavonoid-rich complex of citurs, aloe and broccoli extract helps purify pores while leaving skin smooth, refined and revitalized.

Invisible Physical Defence SPF30 50ml, £40.95

Why we love it: Lightweight, check. Buttery, check. High defence, check.

You’ve got to try this invisible, weightless defence that blends easily on skin, featuring only non-nano Zinc Oxide. You can finally say goodbye to thick, white residue with this physical SPF formula that provides added blue light protection and helps soothe away the effects of environmental aggressors. Bio-active Mushroom Complex helps soothe skin and reduce UV-induced redness and dryness. Antioxidant Green Tea helps defend skin against free radical damage. Ideal for all skin types, including sensitive.

BioLumin-C Eye Serum 15ml, £59.50

Why we love it: TLC for the eyes? Why not!

Perfect, for a little eye treatment, this supercharged Vitamin C eye serum outsmarts visible premature skin aging caused by daily eye movements and environmental stress. With a luscious, lightweight serum, it delivers a highly-bioavailable Vitamin C complex to the skin around the eyes to dramatically brighten and visibly firm.

Hydro Masque Exfoliant 50ml, £44.95

Why we love it: It’s the mask of all masks for pure nourishment!

Hydrating and exfoliating, this five-minute masque smoothes and renews for luminous, healthy-looking skin. Exfoliating Bamboo primes skin for optimal hydration while Snow Mushroom holds 450 x its weight in water – infusing skin with hydration, antioxidants and Vitamin D. Plus, Jojoba Ester and Amino Acids derived from Sugar Beets hydrate and help strengthen skin’s moisture barrier. Lastly, Cucumber Extract provides a soothing, refreshing finish.

Over On Social

If you’re interested in how exactly to incorporate these products into a routine, check out our latest IGTV video where Dermalogica Expert, Victoria, guides us through navigating a skincare routine through this new “Maskne” era. With a special focus on the eyes along with blemish-fighting goodies for around the mouth, you won’t want to miss it!

The Benefits of Natural Haircare

The Benefits of Natural Haircare

Natural ingredients are taking the beauty industry by storm. From oils and serums to styling tools made from eco-friendly materials, there are more natural products appearing on the market every season.

But what are the benefits of choosing natural products? Can they help improve the appearance and condition of your skin and hair? Here we’re going to take a look at some of the benefits of natural hair care, so you can choose your products with confidence.

1. No chemicals

Natural hair products are made from ingredients that grow or are produced naturally. That means no synthetic nasties doing damage to your locks. Ditching products that contain sulfates, parabens, and silicones may improve the appearance and condition of your hair in the long term.

When you rinse a natural shampoo or conditioner off your hair, you’re only putting safe ingredients down the drain. This can be good for the environment, too.

2. Good for the environment

Choosing natural haircare is generally better for the environment. Most natural hair products are made using sustainable ingredients, while lots also use 100% recycled and recyclable packaging. Be sure to research your chosen brand carefully, though.

3. Healthier hair and scalp

Healthy hair is within reach! Choosing natural hair products can improve the condition of your strands in the long-term. When you select naturally nourishing ingredients, your hair may become more moisturised, less frizzy, and curlier.

What’s more, the drying ingredients found in lots of non-natural hair products can dry and irritate your scalp. Using a shampoo made from natural ingredients can help to hydrate and soothe your skin. This means less itching and flaking too!

4. Can support your overall health

When you apply products to your skin, your body absorbs them into your system. Choosing natural hair products means putting only healthy ingredients onto your skin. Lots of natural haircare contains ingredients like avocado, nut oils, and shea butter, which all boast health benefits of their own.

5. No animal testing

Most natural haircare is also cruelty-free, while products which contain chemicals have sometimes been tested on animals. Research your chosen brand carefully to find out more about their practices. Choosing natural products often means supporting the right types of brands.

6. The right ingredients for you

With so much natural haircare on the market, it’s easier than ever to choose a product that’s right for you.

If you have dry, frizzy hair, look for something with shea butter to nourish your locks. If your hair is weak and breaks easily, try a natural product with magnesium or wheat protein for proven strengthening benefits. At the same time, curly hair can benefit from hair care that contains coconut oil.

Choosing the right natural oil for your hair

There are three main types of natural oil we use on our hair. The best one for you will depend on your unique needs. Here’s an overview:

  • Argan oil. Super-popular in haircare for its conditioning benefits. Argan oil may make your hair sleeker, shinier, and softer. Just apply a drop after washing.
  • Jojoba oil. Jojoba oil is as good for your hair as it is for your skin. Use it to condition and help prevent hair loss.
  • Macadamia oil. The best for dry and frizzy hair, macadamia oil can also help protect against breakage and minimise split ends.

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Givenchy Fragrances You Need This Season

Givenchy Fragrances You Need This Season

From graceful florals to mischievous spice, each sparkling Givenchy scent gives you the chance to represent your distinctive essence. It’s time to indulge in the most luxury notes housed in iconic bottles that look just as beautiful as each fragrance smells. Check out these cult-favourites and prepare to fall in love.

Givenchy L’Interdit Intense Eau de Parfum Spray 50ml, £79.50

With this most recent launch, Givenchy takes you deeper into the forbidden with L’Interdit Eau de Parfum Intense. A surrender to cravings obscured. Channel your inner thrill and fuel your deepest impulses. Leap into the unleashed, as the Underground Flower fades to black. Enthrallingly suave. Impulsively raw. Radiant Orange Blossom, obscured with an overdose of Tuberose, clashes with the blackest, most voluptuous leathered-Vanilla and a dash of salty, roasted Sesame. A heady blend of Vetiver on Patchouli infuses notes of deep, dark wood for a refined hint of couture that lingers. Inebriating, Oriental opulence exalts in abandoned addiction. Radically subtle. Radically intense. Indulge the thrill of the forbidden.

Givenchy L’Interdit Eau de Parfum Spray 50ml, £60.99

The original Givenchy L’Interdit payed a tribute to bold femininity. Forbid yourself nothing. Allow no rules. An invitation to defy convention and embrace your singularity. A white floral cut through with dark notes unleashing a bold luminosity that flirts with obscurity. The shocking side of chic. The first resolutely underground flower, to discover the thrill of the forbidden. Orange blossom, jasmin and tuberose, vetiver and patchouli. This OG fragrance is a popular favourite!

Givenchy Irresistible Eau de Parfum 35ml, £44.99

Launched back in August, Irresistible Givenchy, a fragrance that definitely invites you to let go is a must-have this autumn/winter. This floral-woody and fruity fragrance plays with the contrast between two opposite accords of luscious Rose and radiant Blond Wood. This effervescent Rose reflects the fragrance of a naturally irresistible woman with strong magnetic charm, so electrifying that we only want to follow her. She is radiant and draws you into a release dance with liberating vibes. An invitation to let go and reveal who you are. For her, life is a dance.

Givenchy Live Irresistable Eau de Toilette Spray 50ml, £39.95

Your mood: Happy & Irresistible. Your motto: Join my happiness! Your fragrance: A floral and fruity cocktail, sparkling and juicy. Seize the moment, share your happiness and rewrite all the rules, leaving just one: Live Irresistible. A fun fragrance to match a fun personality!

Givenchy Gentleman Boissee Eau de Parfum 50ml, £49.99

This fragrance highlights Gentleman’s sensual facet. An eau de parfum born of the encounter between burning wood and noble iris. Between strength and gentleness. The olfactory encounter begins with the spicy contact of black pepper with coriander, followed by a warm embrace between cocoa’s addictive accents and the sophisticated elegance of iris. A sensory experience enhanced by the woody notes of sandalwood and an oriental accord. Revealing a captivating character, this woody-floral-spicy fragrance heightens the sensuality of any gentleman.

Givenchy Gentlemen Only Eau de Toilette Spray 50ml, £42.99

Gentlemen Only from GIVENCHY is a distinguished, charming and elegant fragrance. A fragrance for a man of taste. A fragrance for a gentleman. Its natural masculinity asserts itself through spicy aromatic notes that are invigorating and attractive. They reveal a seductive and unsettling sensuality with simplicity and nonchalance.

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Perfect Marc Jacobs Is Taking The World By Storm And Here’s Why

Perfect Marc Jacobs Is Taking The World By Storm And Here’s Why

This playful, modern and bright new fragrance, Perfect Marc Jacobs Eau de Parfum for her is a comforting floral scent celebrating self-love and being #PerfectAsIAm. With a stunning campaign showcasing diversity in each of us and offering ultimate feel good vibes, this new fragrance by Marc Jacobs is one to be celebrated!

The new scent celebrates optimism, self-acceptance and originality. The perfume was inspired by Marc Jacobs’ mantra: “I am perfect as I am,” which is symbolised by a tattoo of the word “perfect” on his wrist. Like his tattoo, Perfect Marc Jacobs is about embracing and expressing one’s true self. Modern, bright, and feminine, Perfect is an unconventional yet harmonious clash of fresh floral and calming smooth notes. The fragrance opens with juicy notes of rhubarb and bright daffodil that reveal a comforting heart of almond milk. The fragrance finishes with a soft dry down of cedarwood and cashmeran. Perfect is nothing you would expect and everything it needs to be. #MJPerfect #PerfectAsIAm Perfect as a gift for a friend or daughter to show them how much you care for them or even as a treat to yourself.

The Collection

The Perfect Marc Jacobs bottle is a fun mix of elegance and modernity. The weighted glass base is inspired by the grace and style of a classic perfume. At the top, the cap is crowned with an eclectic and multi-coloured collection of mis-matched charms. Each charm was selected by Marc himself and injects a touch of his style into the design.

Fragrance Notes

  • Rhubard
  • Daffodil
  • Almond Milk
  • Cashmeran

Shop The Fragrance

Marc Jacobs Perfect Eau de Parfum Spray 50ml, £58.95

Marc Jacobs Perfect Eau de Parfum Spray 100ml, £84.95

The Best Face Creams For Dry Skin

The Best Face Creams For Dry Skin

Have you been making your way through your moisturiser quicker than usual? It turns out, life indoors these past few months hasn’t been all too great for our skin. It’s also likely that with no real need to experiment with skincare during this period, you’ve been using the same old products for a little too long. When it comes to the face cream game, the best formulas out there are made up of advanced moisture-grabbing ingredients to give your skin that real boost and pick me up.

So, where to start on the search for a new face cream if you suffer from dry skin? Right here, with our top 5 from cheapest to luxury depending on what budget you’re working with this month!

Super Facialist Firming Super Lift Day Cream 50ml, £14.99

This Super Lift Day Cream will help to restore your skin’s youthfulness and radiance with a unique cocktail of Shea Butter, UV filters and scientifically proven skin firmers. Hyaluronic Acid and a plumping tetrapeptide combined with radiance enhancer Hibiscus extract will also help to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles while simultaneously helping to rebuild natural collagen. With regular use your skin will look more youthful and feel ultra-smooth.

Urban Veda Reviving Day Cream 50ml, £16.50

Envelop your skin in softness with Urban Veda’s nourishing Reviving Day Cream. Revive your complexion with this skin-softening and regenerating day cream. Rose damask locks in moisture, whilst Ayurvedic arjuna extract helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Packed with antioxidant-rich botanical extracts, this deeply hydrating day cream helps to counteract the damage caused by free radicals and support healthy skin renewal. Healing geranium, moisturising evening primrose and repairing rosehip work in harmony to hydrate dry skin and nourish the complexion. This rich yet fast-absorbing moisturiser leaves skin feeling more soft, smooth, firm and supple. This day cream also contains Ayurvedic arjuna extract which is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by deeply moisturising the skin. This baby is full of the best hydrating goodness!

Dermalogica Skin Smoothing Cream 50ml, £29.99

Dermalogica’s next-generation moisturiser with Active HydraMesh Technology™ infuses skin with 48 hours of continuous hydration and helps protect against environmental stress. This best-selling moisturiser features a state-of-the-art complex that works on a molecular level to help reduce Trans-Epidermal Water Loss (TEWL) and infuse skin with 48 hours of vital moisture. This advanced technology also helps shield skin’s natural microbiome from environmental stress. A dynamic Hyaluronic Acid Complex with Mallow, Cucumber and Arnica distributes hydration throughout the skin, helping to lock in moisture for lasting hydration. It’s also formulated with naturally-antioxidant Grape Seed Extract, Vitamin C and Vitamin E.

Philosophy Renewed Hope In A Jar Day Cream 60ml, £30.95

Achieve a refreshed complexion with the philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar Moisturiser; a luxurious daily moisturiser that delivers all-day hydration. Developed using the latest scientifically advanced skincare, this innovative hydrator envelops skin in a veil of long-lasting moisture, which refines the appearance of the skin texture and pores as well as providing an enviable, radiant glow. The rich formula utilises a blend of Hyaluronate and Asian Fruit Extract, which leaves the face bright and energised. Expect an awakened complexion that feels calm and comfortable.

DECLÉOR Green Mandarin Sun-kissed Cream 50ml, £42.99

Instantly achieve glowing skin with Parisian aromatherapeutic beauty brand DECLÉOR’s Green Mandarin Sun-Kissed Cream; an anti-ageing moisturiser that revives skin’s luminosity with an antioxidant blend of citrus essentials oils extracted from Green Mandarin, Lemon, Grapefruit and Orange. Melting effortlessly into skin, it effectively replenishes and plumps skin with vital moisture from natural Hyaluronic Acid, whilst Beta-Carotenes get to work on re-energising tired, dull, lacklustre skin in need of a radiance-boost. Suitable for all skin types and tones, it softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and prevents further ageing by shielding skin from environmental stressors. Bright orange in colour but blending into the skin with a sheer finish, it leaves you with an enviably luminous complexion.