Beauty 101: Summer skin prep

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about prepping skin for the warmer weather. As the jeans and coats get stored away and the dresses and bikinis make their way out of retirement, these 10 brands will have limbs looking smooth, sun-kissed and like winter was never here!

Schick Intuition f.a.b

This revolutionary bi-directional razor by Schick allows users to effortlessly shave both forwards and backwards without lifting the razor from the skin. The three top blades shave up, while the two bottom blades shave down and its razor cartridge has water activated gel built-in for an effortless glide.

TANNED Gradual Tanning Cream

TANNED Gradual Tanning Cream leaves skin glowing and delivers its best results when left overnight. Designed to be applied with the TANNED All Over Application Mitt, it can also be used in conjunction with one or two other TANNED products to top-up the glow factor.

LYCON Body Exfoliant

This body scrub buffs dry skin and dead cells, unblocks congested pores and helps uncover and dislodge ingrown hairs. The light and creamy oil-free formula contains grapefruit, lemon and bamboo fibres.

Clarisonic Mia 2

Clarisonic Mia 2 uses a sonic skin cleansing system to gently massage away impurities trapped within pores in just one minute. The patented micro-massage motion works with the skin’s natural elasticity to gently remove impurities leaving skin cleaner, softer and smoother. 

Key-Sun Tanne Zinke SPF 30+

Key-Sun Tanne Zinke with SPF30+ goes on smoothly and is water-resistant for up to four hours. The subtle shade of this zinc makes it the perfect companion when there is extreme exposure to the sun. It applies smoothly leaving a silky, natural look which protects and looks good at the same time.

Marzena Sensitive Hair Removal Lotion 

This hair removal lotion contains aloe vera and vitamin E and is designed especially for face, bikini line, and underarms. The easy to apply lotion gently removes unwanted hair and its unique growth inhibitor helps reduce the reappearance of hair.

Ella Baché Gentle Enzyme Smoothing Body Exfoliant

Keep skin silky smooth with this gentle body exfoliant that polishes and softens to stimulate cellular renewal, while leaving skin glowing. The perfect pre-tan, papain enzymes derived from papaya fruit gently and quickly soften and remove dull, rough skin cells, revealing a refined, smoother surface. 

Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster

Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster is a self-tanner designed to add radiance and a healthy glow. The unique formula can be mixed with different textures such as creams, gels and oils.

Skin Physics OXYGEN-C Brightening Bubble Mask

This deep-cleansing exfoliating foam mask leaves skin looking brighter and more luminous. It is infused with vitamin C from satsuma mandarin peel powder, plus essential amino acid arginine and moisturising sodium hyaluronate to help brighten, revitalise and hydrate dull looking skin. 

Bump eRaiser Exfoliating Mitt

This mitt is a must-have for keeping ingrown hairs at bay. The unique blend of fibres massage away dead skin cells, improve circulation and leave the skin feeling soft and smooth. Ideal for use prior to hair removal and self-tanning application.