When we use the best skin products our makeup goes on smoother, we glow effortlessly without it and confidence levels are at an all-time high. Let me guess— you're turning 27 this year and need that all important mid-twenties skincare routine advice, or maybe with the new year simply calls for a new 2021 skincare regime.
Either way, taking care of your skin is an investment, never an expense. Whatever the reason to refresh your beauty routine, can we all agree that showing love for our pretty faces starts by ditching those terrible face wipes? Yeah, we said it.
We're in it for the long-run with you anti-ageing queens, and whether you are early- to mid-late twenties or 30, flirty and thriving — there's never been a better time to take good care of your skin because good skin is everything.
Below our beauty editor has put together 10 best skincare products in 2021 to help you achieve healthy, glowing skin, inspired by our favourite beauty-bloggers skincare trends and best affordable skincare brands out there.
Get ready to pick up some healthy, skin-loving habits and live in the gorgeous skin you’ve always dreamt of!
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#1 / Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar Water
Stop sleeping in your makeup! Clean your face before dozing off with Sensibio H2O. It’s excellent at removing all traces of impurities whilst soothing your skin. Formulated with pure ingredients, this dermatologist-approved micellar water is compatible with every skin type.
#2 / Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel
Mild and soap-free, Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel is the perfect addition to your cleansing routine. It gently cleanses your skin, leaving it clear and fresh. Featuring Lavender and Lemon Balm extracts, this cleanser also soothes and maintains your skin’s pH level.
#3 / The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%
The Ordinary has long been the go-to brand for countless beauty bloggers. The Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% serum is popular for its ability to reduce the appearance of blemishes and promote brighter and smoother skin. Try it and get ready to be surprised by the results!
#4 / The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid
Here’s another cult-favorite from The Ordinary. Hyaluronic acid (HA) AKA the holy grail for skin hydration; it can bind up to 1,000 times its weight in water. This serum contains three varying sizes of HA molecules to increase hydration, leaving your skin feeling plump and soft.
#5 / The Ordinary Rosehip Seed Oil
In case you don’t notice, we’re obsessed with The Ordinary. Their Rosehip Seed Oil is another beauty-guru favourite you simply can’t miss. It’s packed with linoleic acid, linolenic acid, vitamins, and antioxidants. It effectively treats scars, reduces redness, and regenerates damaged skin tissue.
6# / Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen
Protect your skin from damaging UV light with Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen. Unlike conventional sunscreens, this product is scentless, invisible, and lightweight. It also blends seamlessly under makeup, making it a favourite among beauty bloggers.
#7 / Isle of Paradise Self Tanning Drops
Everyone dreams of getting a healthy-looking glow without the need to damage your skin in the sun. That’s why beauty influencers can’t get enough of the Tanning Drops from Isle of Paradise. This magical product is somehow universally flattering, no matter your skin tone. Don’t believe us? Try it yourself!
#8 / The Inkey List Retinol
Fight off signs of premature aging with The Inkey List’s Retinol serum. Its stabilized retinol and retinoid are effective in reducing wrinkles and promoting a brighter, more youthful complexion. Paired with squalene, this age-defying serum is also super hydrating.
#9 / Simple Hydrating Light Moisturiser
Moisturiser is a must-have in any skincare regime. Can’t stand heavy and sticky moisturisers? Want to find one with no added chemicals? Try the Hydrating Light Moisturiser from Simple. It’s lightweight and fast-absorbing, yet it can last for up to 12 hours. This vegan moisturizer is also, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic, making it suitable for all skin types.
#10 / Bali Body BB Cream SPF15
Bali Body's BB cream is the perfect balance of skincare and makeup, combining sunscreen, moisturiser and foundation all in one! It offers sheer light coverage while also maintaining your skin’s hydration level. We could go on and on about reasons to ditch your foundation and replace it with Bali Body. Infused with nourishing ingredients and SPF 15, this influencer-favourite BB cream will keep your skin healthy and refreshed all day long.
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