Look and feel your best for an instant happiness and confidence boost. We’ve chosen some of our favourite products…
1) Nearly Nude
If you prefer more of the natural sun-kissed look, then the Nude Perfection collection from Designer Brands (DB) is proof that your skin can enjoy a natural glow – without a big price tag. Designed to have you glowing from the inside out, the collection includes the Glow Get Em Bronzer, Enlighten Me Pressed Illuminator and luscious nail and lip colours. Not only is the entire collection refreshingly affordable, it is also certified vegan and cruelty free. Available from pharmacies nationwide.
2) Luscious Locks
For healthy happy hair, treat your tresses to pure Kiwi-made goodness this summer. The Ashley & Co hair care range is packed with essential oils and delicious ingredients like crushed mint, lemongrass and blackcurrant buds. It’s also Ecocert approved, so there’s nothing but natural for your hair and scalp. Ashleyandco.co.nz
3) Skin deep
If you’ve ever admired the unblemished porcelain skin many English women possess, you’re most likely be enamoured of the Katherine Daniels skincare collection. Recently launched into New Zealand, it has been developed by sisters in England with more than 60 years of beauty therapy experience between them. Inspired to create a range of products for the most common skin types and conditions, the sisters wanted to de-mystify the skin and ensure outstanding results without complicated products or confusing regimes. All products are result-driven and use active ingredients extracted from plant, marine, collagen and biotechnology sources.
4) Make up with love
There’s something extra gratifying about using makeup which is 100% natural. Inika is the most Certified Organic makeup brand in the world and we’ve long been a fan, especially since it developed the world’s first certified organic vegan lipstick. Now added to the range is an impressive Baked Mineral Foundation, Bronzer and Illuminisor using a completely natural method; all are baked in Italy on terracotta tiles – without talc or harmful chemical fillers which are often used in pressed cosmetic products. How’s that for ingenious? Treat your skin with respect and love – and Inika. Inikaorganic.com
5) Brush on sun protection
Protecting your skin from the sun has never been easier, thanks to this Brush On Block. The cleverly compact mineral sunscreen (SPF30) is perfect for a quick flick of sun protection. The mineral translucent powder can be worn under or on top of makeup – and won’t leave you with that white or sticky residue of many sunblocks. Plus it’s water resistant for up to 80 minutes and ideal for teenagers who play sports. And best of all, Brush On Block is vegan and contains no parabens or other nasties. Houseofcamille.co.nz
6) Natural skin care
Take good care of your body naturally – with the Swisse range of natural skincare products. This iconic brand recently added a swag of goodies to its collection, including an Echinacea moisturiser and sea salt body polish. Like the entire Swisse Skincare range, the new formulas luxuriously combine vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and sustainably sourced botanical extracts that are friendly to your body and the environment. All new products are also fragrance-free. facebook.com/SwisseSkincare