The winter chill can wreak havoc on your skin and leave hair a little lacklustre. Enter these winter beauty wonders that will brighten, primp and preen every inch of your body to beat any cooler climate blunders.


An antioxidant-rich sunkissed serum that speaks for itself and will quickly become your daily winter go-to. It will add a radiant bronze glow to even the dullest complexions – just mix it in with your moisturiser and voila! Enriched with omega-rich virgin marula and black currant seed oil, as well as vitamin F – this is the best of sophisticated skincare meets beauty powerhouse. A concentrated mix of protective antioxidants will boost skin’s defence against pollution and environmental stressors, as well as containing raw cocoa powder which adds good-for-skin polyphenols. This amazing liquid-gel formula has no nasties and is 100% fragrance, silicone and essential oil free.



This hydration sensation is a winter staple, leaving skin smooth and supple by softening and strengthening the skin’s protective barrier. Lather this rich cream everywhere! With its combination of skin-identical ceramides including hyaluronic acid and glycerin, you’ll experience 24 hours of all the soft feels. Developed with dermatologists, this non-greasy salve means business for dry and dehydated skin. It’s oil-free, paraben free and fragrance-free, so perfect for even the most sensitive skin types.



The perfectly subtle bronzer that will add a warm glow to the skin without ever overdoing it. A lightweight and long-wearing silky powder which is completely buildable, achieving an effortless bronze effect that looks absolutely natural. The matte finish adds depth and dimension to the face and is formulated with botanical oils and extracts that moisturise the skin to feel comfortable all day long. This multi-tasking powder can be used as an overall warm veil for skin, as well as for contouring and definining the spots where the sun would naturally hit. Available in three seamless shades, this is the ultimate winter skin livener.

Lightweight, sheer and ultra-moisturising, these pretty lip tints will glide and melt seamlessly onto the lips. They have all the benefits of your go-to balm, plus a just-bitten stain that will brighten and add a pop of colour to your pout. Featuring seven barely there shades that will  blend with your natural lip colour – these hues are universally flattering on everybody. Making for the perfect handbag companions, they’ll soften and sooth lips instantly, and over time you’ll see fewer fine lines, fuller lips and zero flakes.




This light-weight skin perfector is a dream on days where you don’t want to wear makeup. Its unique coloured microspheres adapt to your own skin tone, creating a flawless, natural glow. It boasts light-reflecting extract of porcelain flower to boost radiance, tone down redness and make light work of dark circles. Featuring SPF 30, it’ll also protect skin from UV even when you’re indoors – think harmful light that contributes to ageing from our phones and computer screens. Wear it alone or under foundation for subtly radiant and smooth skin.



As the name implies…this is body in a bottle! Created using eyelash thickening and lengthening technology, this mane saviour helps strengthen the hair, giving it a fullness and thickness that creates beautiful body and bounce. Richly formulated with Oleanolic Acid, this leave-in plumping treatment helps fortify and strengthen at the roots to help prevent hair ageing. It also works as the perfect heat protectant, beating 216°C of heat. Best of all you know you’re in good hands with Kevin Murphy as all their products are Sulphate, paraben and cruelty-free.

LOVING TAN, $29.95 – $59.95 

The best tanning products ever! The range boasts the most incredible natural colour and flawless glow to the skin, that’ll have friends genuinely thinking you’ve been on a mid-winter vacay. The salon inspired formula provides an immediate colour, while developing into a deeper, darker tan in as little as 2-hours. The full collection includes Deluxe Bronzing Mousses, 2HR Express Self Tanning Mousse, Deluxe Gradual Tan, Bronze Shimmer Luminous Cream, Deluxe Body Makeup and Deluxe Face Tan (now breathe). Every tanning need is covered and every shade for that matter. Light, Medium, Dark and Ultra make up the full spectrum and mits, back tanners and tan remover ensure seamless application and removal every time. Best of all, they contain naturally derived ingredients with no paraben or alcohol and are completely cruelty free.




This delectable smelling treat for your tresses is the perfect combination of protein and moisture to strengthen and nourish dry, damaged and dull winter locks. The blend of shea butter and hydrolysed wheat proteins treat while smoothing and repairing your mane in, you guessed it – as little as 3 minutes. Teaming natural ingredients to condition and repair, this treatment suits all hair types – from those looking for a quick boost to hair on the brink of a breakdown. You’ll notice the difference after your first wash. Pop it on after shampooing in the shower, wash out, and you’re just a few minutes away from hair heaven.


This is the ultimate treat to revitalise and regain smooth and supple mits after the copious amounts of hand-sanitiser they’re being lathered with. The natural combination of Jojoba and Shea will melt straight into the skin, providing instant powerful hydration for the most sensitive and dry skin. Just massage the rich balm on the hands and pop the gloves on to seal-in all that goodness. Leave on overnight, and you’ll wake up with baby soft paws in the morning. The best part is you can customise this to your favourite QED scent and even those with extremely dry skin conditions can use this ultra gentle yet powerful treatment.

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Sasha Tsibulya
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