We're over halfway through summer, and doesn't my hair and skin know it.
After a few weeks away in the harsh Queensland elements, I'm feeling pretty tapped out when it comes to hydration levels – skin texture, split ends, and dry limbs are to show for it.
So, if you're anything like me, and need some inspiration when it comes to bringing the glow and moisture back for the last few weeks of the warmer weather, keep these must-haves front of mind.
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etat pur Aloe Vera has been working wonders on my dehydrated skin, soothing and regenerating from the outside in. This treatment is ideal to use three times a week whenever your skin needs some TLC (think after travel and post sun exposure), in the morning and evening before moistuirser.
BIODERMA Atoderm Ultra-Nourishing Shower Oil Cleanser has been a staple in my shower over the last month. It soothes and protects skin, immediately hydrating from the moment you step out of the shower. Formulated with vegetal biolipids from coconut and sunflower esters, the oil cleanser soothes the feeling of skin tightness and increases the resistance of the skin by recreating a protective film.
WetBrush Go Green Speed Dry Hair Brush has been my go-to hair brush this summer. The vented design speeds up drying time by allowing moisture to escape faster. HeatFlex heat resistant bristles gently detangle during blow-drying, while the brush design contours to the scalp for comfort.
JERGENS Natural Glow + Firming Daily Moisturiser always brings glow back to my body when I'm feeling a little flat. The lotion gradually tans, and also helps to reduce the signs of cellulite. I love the fair to medium shade for a subtle finish on my fair complexion.
OPI Repair Mode™ Bond Building Nail Serum has been working wonders on my dry and damaged nails, after too many months of salon gels. After starting a self-imposed ban on gel manicures, I have been giving my nails a much-needed break, restoring them back to health with this new treatment from OPI. The bond-building nail serum with Patented Ulti-Plex Technology™ penetrates the nail surface to build new bonds from within.
Dermalogica Daily Glycolic Cleanser brightens and conditions my skin, while renewing dull, uneven skin tone. Glycolic Acid brightens by ungluing dulling dead skin cells for radiant, healthy-looking skin. A blend of soothing calendula extract and nourishing jojoba seed oil helps condition and replenish while maintaining the skin’s lipid barrier.
Clarins Natural Lip Perfector can always be found in my handbag, and on my lips, for those days I want to add shine and natural colour to a no-makeup makeup look. The lip-enhancing creamy gel texture makes my lips appear fuller, and vitamins A and E repair and protect.
Weleda Revitalising Hair Tonic has been saving my scalp and roots after sun damage this season. Formulated with rosemary oil and extracts of stonecrop and horseradish leaves, it helps to strength and repair. Use regularly to improve the condition of permed, bleached or damaged hair.