The perfect skin guide - Summer 2017

The perfect skin guide - Summer 2017

Botanic ingredients, nature's own wisdom and organic skincare; these picks are the most effective and natural beauty products around. 

SCIENCE AND NATURE


The Skin Renewal Day Cream with SPF 15, €295, Susanne Kaufmann;

The Skin Renewal Day Cream with SPF 15, €295, Susanne Kaufmann;

The Skin Renewal Day Cream with SPF 15, €295, Susanne Kaufmann;


Raised in the valley of the Austrian Alps, in a community with a shared appreciation of the healing properties of nature. Susanne Kaufmann skincare harnesses this centuries-old wisdom, passed down through generations. The Skin Renewal Day Cream with SPF 15, combines pigment correction and reliable UV-protection in one. Formulated with an impressive biotechnological sun filter – the only photo-organic UVA-1 absorber that covers the long UVA wavelength range.

BOTANICALLY BRIMMING


Active Botanical Serum, €200, Vintner’s Daughter;

Active Botanical Serum, €200, Vintner’s Daughter;

Active Botanical Serum, €200, Vintner’s Daughter;


Hailed as the ‘the face oil to end all face oils’. The Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum, is the result of two years of dedicated research by its founder April Garguilo. As she became increasingly concerned with the high levels of ineffective and potentially dangerous ‘fillers’ found in products. Instead, this serum is a cocktail of 22 of the world’s most active, organic botanicals that work in synergy to target almost every skin complaint sufferable.

BUFF WITH BONUS


Cleansing Sponges, €4.95, Kiss;

Cleansing Sponges, €4.95, Kiss;

Cleansing Sponges, €4.95, Kiss;


One hundred per cent organic and made from pure, Japanese konjac root, Kiss Cleansing Sponges, soften with warm water into a fibrous structure. The cleansing sponge gently removes makeup, exfoliates dead skin cells and improves blood circulation. Available in both Natural and Charcoal varieties, the pH-neutral sponges hydrate, balance and are ideal for cleansing oily or blemish-prone skin, thanks to the absorbent properties of the added carbon.

SUPERCHARGED SKINCARE


Light + Energy Serum Cleanser, €63, Romilly Wilde’s;

Light + Energy Serum Cleanser, €63, Romilly Wilde’s;

Light + Energy Serum Cleanser, €63, Romilly Wilde’s;


The concept behind superfood guru, Susie Willis’ range isn’t about ambiguous, token naturals but serious. The active ingredients will nourish your skin on a molecular level. Developed scientifically, but with nature at its heart. Romilly Wilde’s Light + Energy Serum Cleanser, is oil-centric and immediately improves skin radiance using plant extracts that stimulate cell regeneration. Scent too, is a vital part of the range, with every essential oil blend being chosen for its therapeutic qualities.

CLEAN, GREEN BEAUTY


Clarifying Mask, €81, Tata Harper;

Clarifying Mask, €81, Tata Harper;

Clarifying Mask, €81, Tata Harper;


With the majority of ingredients home grown and the formulations produced in small batches at her Vermont lab, there’s a zero-tolerance policy to synthetics for skincare guru Tata Harper. Obsessed with quality and freshness, Harper only incorporates product ingredients that have a specific purpose and for her Clarifying Mask, the green algae chlorella and AHA fruit-blend guarantee to get your skin back to looking healthy, balanced, and clear.