From brand new launches, iconic heroes, luxe investments and some of our tried and tested favourites; we’ve hand-picked 20 of the best in beauty to buy this week
Kat Burki Super Peptide Firming Crème, £225, www.feelunique.com
Fight those signs of ageing with this super firming number from Kat Burki. The brand’s hardworking Tri-Peptide Complex helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as improving the skin’s elasticity and texture. A fab pick-me-up for your complexion!
Steam Cream Tangerine & Argane Moisturiser £15.95, www.steamcream.com
Steamcream is produced in small batches in Japan using the Steam Emulsification Manufacturing Method. The brand’s ethos is to create a beauty cream without the nasties so you can be sure your skin is soaking up a whole load of goodness. This multi-purpose cream housed in a re-usable tin, is an iconic favourite in the beauty world. We love this limited edition with Tangerine and Argane Oil. This limited edition tin launches 1st October 2021.
Dewie Drip Mat, £18, www.dewie-beauty.com
Any beauty lover will want this nifty little mat that means you can set up your glam station wherever you may be. Heat-resistant, it’s perfect for laying out hot hair tools without running the risk of burning your carpet. Plus, it’s waterproof so you can easily wipe away any make-up spillages. Not stopping there, this multi-tasker is also fab to use when you’re washing your make-up brushes or painting your nails.
Bjork & Berries MARELD EAU DE PARFUM £85 / 50ml available from bjorkandberries.com
Inspired by the magic of the sea, this summery scent captures that ocean illuminating glow we all love. With top notes of salted fig and bergamot, the heart is heaped with warm violet and marine notes. Finally, tonka weed and seaweed make up the deep base.
Revive Active Beauty Complex £39.99, www.healthandher.com
Up your skincare game by drinking ingredients that’ll benefit your hair, skin and nails with this clever hard-working formula. Enriched with marine collagen, hyaluronic acid and biotin, simply add to a glass of water and drink up this boosting blend.
COSRX Original Clear Pad, £25, www.lookfantastic.com
Congested skin getting you down? These quilted, skin-clearing pads are set to become your BFF. Formulated with BHA, they work to gently exfoliate dead skin cells, remove excess oil and prevent blackheads, breakouts and irritation.
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Pink Dream Body Cream, 240ml, £25, www.cultbeauty.co.uk
This delicious watermelon cream will instantly smooth and hydrate skin. Packed with hyaluronic acid and hibiscus AHA, this nourishing formula leaves skin supplely soft. Plus, its juicy watermelon scent will last all day long.
EVE LOM Moisture Face Mask, 100ml, £65, www.spacenk.com
The queen of skincare has done it again with this winning number. Perfect for targeting dry skin, its healing formula combats the everyday aggressors our skin faces, while brightening, softening and rejuvenating complexions.
Legology Sun Lite Tinted Leg Cream, 100ml, £38, www.lookfantastic.com
Say goodbye to pasty legs with this clever cream which creates the illusion of ‘invisible stockings’ on your pins. Adding a subtle tint of colour to skin, its pearlescent formula leaves legs sunkissed, glowing and gorgeous.
Bioderma Anti Irritations Cleansing Oil, 200ml, £10.50, www.boots.com
This smart formula works hard to cleanse skin and protect it from environmental aggressors. Supporting sensitive skin, it helps reconstruct the skin’s barrier and prevent bacteria from causing irritation. All while keeping skin soft and supple..
RoC Soleil-Protect Anti-Brown Spot Unifying Fluid SPF50+ 50ml £17.99 at www.feelunique.com
SPF is crucial to protecting your skin from the signs of ageing and this little number helps with just that. High-performing UVA and UVB filters shields skin from harmful rays, while vitamin C fights against brown spots and imperfections that the sun can cause.
Wishful Get Even Rose Oil, £55 , www.ASOS.com
Get your skin glowing with this gorgeous rose oil from beauty blogger pro Huda Kattan. Enriched with a blend of 15 oils, this nourishing formula works to brighten and even skin tone, all while leaving the complexion with a radiant finish.
Drunk Elephant Umbra Sheer Physical Daily Defense, SPF 30, 60ml, £30, www.cultbeauty.co.uk
Drunk Elephants continues to smash it in the skincare world and this SPF ticks all the boxes. Its powerful UVA/UVB defence will protect against those pesky sun rays, while antioxidants like grape juice and sunflower shoot extracts work to keep your complexion healthy and vibrant. It keeps skin hydrated all day and fights against wrinkles and fine lines.
Institut Estherderm Bronz Repair, £56, www.lookfantastic.com
We all know that tanning is bad for ageing your skin, but this clever number is a great solution. Formulated with ultimate protection from extreme sun exposure, it fights against the wrinkles/lines that the sun causes, while also encouraging your skin to tan. So you’ll get a bronzed face without the risk of sun damage!
Lacura Pineapple Hot Cloth Cleanser, 200ml, £3.99, www.aldi.co.uk
Add a tropical twist to your skincare regime with this delightful hot cloth cleanser combo. Its formula of pineapple extract, cocoa butter and aloe vera removes all make-up and gently exfoliates skin. Plus the added muslin cloth helps you reach every part of your skin.
RoC Multi Correxion Revive & Glow Night Serum Capsules, £35.99 at www,feelunique.com
Vitamin C is key to fighting dark spots and getting skin to its radiant best, so we love these handy serums that are loaded up with the stuff. Each individual capsule takes vitamin C and blends it with peptides and antioxidants to resurface and lift the skin. Apply a capsule before bed and let it do the hard work while you sleep.
Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Serum, 30ml, £37, www.cultbeauty.co.uk
We’re obsessed with this glow-inducing serum. Packed with hyaluronic acid, vegan collagen and Kakadu plum, it plumps and hydrates skin. Use daily for a complexion that’s super soft, bouncy and radiant.
111SKIN Celestial Black Diamond Eye Mask (set of 6), £75, www.selfridges.com
Containing black diamond particles to help the skin absorb ingredients, this eye mask is a luxe, potent blend for ageing skin. Enriched with retinol, vitamins and peptides, it works deep into skin, seriously nourishing and repairing it. Fine lines, wrinkles and dehydration will all be a thing of the past.
Yves Saint Laurent Pure Shots Serum – Light Up, £59, www.yslbeauty.co.uk
Revive dull skin with this hard-working serum. Lightweight, it’s combo of micro-pearls and vitamin C leaves skin super bright and radiant after just one application. The perfect pick-me-up for tired complexions!
Lacura Caviar Illumination Luxury Anti Ageing Sheet Mask, 3 masks, £2.95, www.aldi.co.uk
Pamper yourself with these stunning caviar-enriched sheet masks. Made to stop the dreaded signs of ageing, they nourish and soften skin, working away dead cells to reveal a complexion that’s healthy, glowing and super smooth.