The cool weather brought by rainy season has affected my sensitive skin. It’s extra dry and prone to skin asthma attacks – ugh. I’m sure some of you are also suffering from some kind of allergies during this climate change. ‘Tis the season for extra moisturizing yet light on the skin products!
If you need products for your sensitive skin and barely there makeup below are some of the essentials that are currently invading my beauty counter at home that I’ve been using and loving:
Pierre Fabre Dexeryl Créme – Dexeryl ® is a product (to be applied on intact skin) indicated in all cases of persistent dryness of the skin, is of a nature that pathological physiological in nature. My BFF Tess gave me this créme for my skin asthma. It keeps my skin moisturized (without the greasy feel) and helps lessen the itchiness caused by dry skin. It also accelerates healing of small fissures. Unfortunately, you can only buy this in Paris and the UK so ask friends and relatives to get it for you or buy Pierre Fabre Dexeryl Créme here.
Clinique Long Last Lipstick in “Honeymoon” – Longest-wearing formula. Keeps its just-applied look for hours. Won’t feather, creep, stain or dry out. It has medium coverage perfect for daily wear!
Perricone MD No Lipgloss Lipgloss – This revolutionary antiaging lip serum is designed to mimic the natural shine and color of the area inside the lips. The elegant, non-tacky texture of No Lipgloss Lipgloss revives lip color and luster while promoting suppleness and nourishment—instantly smoothing and conditioning lips. Featuring a sheer buildable tint. The universally flattering rosy hue adapts to individual skin chemistry for the perfect finish. It feels weightless and has a non-chemical mineral-based SPF 15 with zinc oxide helps protect lips from harmful UVA/UVB rays. Available in Rustan’s The Beauty Source
Happy Skin Face The World Air Serum SPF 20 PA++ – Undetectable and weightless, this oil-free universal foundation color-corrects skin imperfections, minimizes pores, and mattifies skin, giving your makeup look a shine-free, flawless finish! This skin-caring base also acts as a featherweight serum with heavy-duty skin benefits (I’m not sure if this is still available since it’s limited edition but you can inquire here.) Use the Happy Skin Air Touch Cushion to blend.
Clinique Forevermore Compact Pressed Powder – Touch-ups are easy and elegant with this sleek, luxe keepsake compact. Invisible, lightweight blotting powder instantly absorbs oil and shine, so skin stays matte and looks fresh. Add this to your next beauty haul!
Perricone MD No Bronzer Bronzer – I just love 2 in 1 products! This particular bronzer is a unique, multi-tasking serum designed to deliver a warm, elegant glow, mimicking healthy skin pigment with one universally flattering shade while protecting the skin. I just use my fingers to blend it. So easy!
Perricone MD No Eyeshadow Eyeshadow – This liquid eyeshadow brightens and awakens the eyes! If you’re lazy to put on any makeup, using this is easy and the result is amaze! I use this for early morning meetings or events. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source.
UV Expert CC Cover – I’m all about face sunscreens. A major discovery by Lancôme: blue light (Blue light from visible light spectrum) plays one of the key roles in skin pigmentation. Lancôme’s 3 C’s: Combat daily XL UVA, UVB, dust pollution, blue light* hyperpigmentation; Conceal skin imperfections and dryness; Cover irregular complexion with two shades adapted to different skin tones. Comes in two shades: Natural Nude and Fresh Rosy, available in Rustan’s The Beauty Source
L’Occitane Sublime Repairing Oil – A treatment that helps nourish, repair and protect dry and damaged hair. I put a small portion on my palm then I run it through my hair while my hair is damp for insta-shine! Smells good too! Available in Rustan’s The Beauty Source.
L’Occitane Pivoine Sublime Perfecting Toner – This perfecting toner helps to moisturize and refresh the skin. Enriched with a skin-perfecting peony extract, it helps to soften and tone the skin. My skin’s texture seems smoother, pores appear less visible. I this to before moisturizing and switch it with my other toners. Available in Rustan’s The Beauty Source.
The Cleansing Micellar Water – This is my new favorite beauty product! The powerful sea cleanser sweeps away makeup, impurities and pollutants. What I love about this particular makeup remover is that it hydrates my skin and has a soothing effect. So easy to use: Moisten cotton pad and gently sweep over face, neck and eyes without rubbing. Repeat until cotton pad comes away clean. No need to rinse. Honestly, this product has simplified my life!