Words: Heather Spencer
Whether you’re planning on a romantic getaway with your significant other, spending some quality time with your nearest and dearest, or maybe even a cosy date-night in for one, self-love is the only relationship status that matters this Valentine’s Day. Make self-care your priority during this season of love by taking some time out to celebrate you, and fall head-over-heals with our top Valentines beauty buys that are guaranteed to make you glow from the inside out.
Advanced Nutrition Skin Clear Biome 60 Capsules Food – £58 –advancednutritionprogramme.com
Treat stressed skin at the source with these innovative capsule-based supplements, containing an impressive 5 billion active cultures to improve gut health, which is intrinsically linked to healthy, balanced skin.
Nails.Inc Thirsty Hands Super Hydrating Hand Mask – £5 – www.nailsinc.com
The perfect hand quenching remedy during the harsh winter months, these handy treatment gloves from Nails Inc infuse thirsty hands with a potent blend of plant extracts, Shea Butter and Vitamin E.
Evolve Organic Beauty Rose Quartz Gua Sha Facial Massage Tool – £18 – =www.evolvebeauty.co.uk
Upgrade your skincare routine and harness the harmonising benefits of Rose Quartz by incorporating Evolves Gua Sha into your regime, designed to support skin circulation and lymphatic drainage.
Rose Organic Beauty Rose Quartz Facial Polish – £22 – www.evolvebeauty.co.uk
A multi-purpose facial scrub packed full of natural ingredients, including Organic Rosehip Oil and Organic Hibiscus extract, which gently break down dead skin cells and encourage cellular turnover.
Biossance Squalane Vitamin C Rose Oil – £55 – www.cultbeauty.co.uk
This antioxidant rich Vegan and cruelty-free powerhouse cultivates all the key brightening and firming ingredients your skin will love, such as an oil soluble form of Vitamin C, and ethically sourced Squalane.
Ilia Bright Start Activated Eye Cream – £47 – www.sephora.co.uk
The clean beauty brand Ilia pride themselves on creating safe, potent formulas, and their Activated Eye cream is no exception. This plant-based Retinol alternative boasts a cooling ceramic tip, with impressive clinically proven results.
Clinique smart Clinical Repair Wrinkle Correcting Serum, £47, www.lookfantastic.com
This innovative 3-in-1 formula from Clinique is powered by a potent blend of Retinoid, Hyaluronic Acid, and a Peptide rich complex, which work together to visibly smooth and plump up the skin, while targeting common signs of aging.
Dr Jart+ Ceramidin Ectoin Infused Cream – £50 –www.spacenk.com
Fresh from the cult favourite Korean skincare brand, this high performing cream combines their popular ceramide rich formula with Ectoin, which instantly boosts moisture by an impressive 139%, for ultimate skin barrier protection.
Nails.Inc Glow And Grow Nail Growth Treatment – £9 – www.nailsinc.com
An intense growth treatment from Nails.Inc, formulated with Hyaluronic Acid and Castor Oil for a boost of moisture and glossy shine. Use twice a week to aid bond repair and optimise growing potential.
Thayers Facial Mist Rose Petal – £10.49 – www.lookfantastic.com
This handy travel-friendly facial mist will fast become your go-to formula to refresh and hydrate your skin. Apply a gentle mist anytime throughout the day, for an instantly revived and nourished complexion.
HydroPeptide Optimist Radiance Serum Mist – £58 – www.dermacaredirect.co.uk
A 4-in-1 multitasker which cultivates a holistic restorative experience for body and mind, thanks to its aromatic blend. Spritz gently over your face when required to reveal rebalanced, hydrated skin.
Phillip Kingsley Elasticizer – £16.56 – www.sephora.co.uk
An iconic pre-shampoo conditioning treatment, renowned for its transformative results. For maximum impact, the award-winning formula can be used as an overnight treatment prior to shampooing, and can even be used as a styling cream on coiled curly hair types.
Vida Glow Hairology, £45, www.facethefuture.co.uk
A daily ingestible formulation designed to support healthy hair growth from within, Vida Glow’s Hairology capsules contains active Anagain to reduce hair loss and thinning, while promoting strengthening, lengthening and repairing results.
CV Age Defy+Hydra Glow Sleep Mask, £37 www.greenpeople.co.uk
Boasting 35 active ingredients specially tailored to rejuvenate skin overnight, this concentrated, deeply moisturising formula also encourages a restful night’s sleep, thanks to its dreamy warm citrus aroma.
Clinique Even Better Clinical Serum Foundation SPF20 WN16 Buff – £35 – www.johnlewis.com
An innovative Serum/Foundation hybrid designed for combination oily and oily skin types, combining the skin perfecting coverage of a Foundation for a Satin Matt finish, with the powerful skin nourishing benefits of a Serum.
Clinique high impact Mascara Black 01 – £23 – www.boots.com
Create your most impactful lashes yet, with maximum volume, definition and length. The expertly designed brush captures each and every lash from root to tip, creating the ultimate envy inducing wide-eyed look.