Winter is here, but your skin need not fear as we have the lowdown on the latest and most innovative skincare finds that will keep your skin from wreaking havoc throughout the chilly months.


Shu Uemura Ultimate8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil – from $65

Cleansing oils are where it’s at for winter, with make-up artists and gurus raving about the benefits of these wonder potions, to dissolve dirt and makeup for a squeaky clean complexion. Shu Uemura was one of few to start the cleansing oil movement and with this velvety cleansing oil, you’ll be left with a smoother, cleaner and moisturised face which creates a perfect canvas for applying makeup. Ultime8 cleansing oil is infused with 8 exquisite oils from botanical origin whilst being non-comodogenic, so your skin won’t get any nasty break outs. The best part is the Kool bottle that’s been designed in collaboration with Korean high-end street fashion designer Kathleen Kye, as part of its limited edition 2016 collection. Snap it up stat!




SK-II Genoptics Aura Essence – from $200

This is the latest and greatest product from SK-II’s GenOptics brightening series, designed to clear and brighten your complexion and leave your skin with an iridescent aura-like glow. Winter is the perfect time to reset your skin and nurture it from any sun damage; this lightweight, milky essence spreads easily and absorbs seamlessly into the skin to target darkening caused by UV exposure accrued over the summer months. Infused with SK-II’s signature Pitera formula, this liquid gold makes it the ideal insurance policy for your skin – preventing future spots to bring out the radiance within.


Genoptics Aura Essence 75ml-A (WH16) Aug'15


Ultraceuticals Ultra Red-Action Moisturiser – $79

This is the ultimate product for targeting irritated and red winter skin. This nourishing, yet light cream is the perfect consistency to targets the visible appearance of facial redness and rosacea. Facial redness is one of the most common visible signs of photoageing and something that usually goes un-noticed as we cake on the makeup. Winter tends to bring out flushed faces and the active ingredients and vital hydrators of this clap-worthy cream work to minimise visible redness and blotchy skin tones too. It’s also paraben and fragrance free making it suitable for all skin types – so go forth and lather.

Ultra Red-Action Moisturiser 75ml


This cult eye-cream fights all of the unwanted signs of ageing without any irritation and heaviness – fine lines, crows feet, dark circles, puffiness, dryness and uneven texture don’t stand a chance with this potent little pot, which boasts Estee Lauder’s iconic and exclusive formula. It’s silky serum-gel texture will work to brighten and beat dull winter skin around the eyes and revive tired peepers to bring out that luminous twinkle.



La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Sleep Mask – $395

Together at last – an overnight moisture firming mask that’s also a transformative night cream. This is the ultimate night-time skincare saviour. Infused with caviar extracts that nourish along with advanced nutrients that boost skin’s long-term firmness, this luxuriously textured formula brushes on and simply melts into skin to work its overnight magic. The natural exfoliation enzyme technology smooths, softens and improves the skin in as little as one application. You’ll wake up on the right side of the bed every morning with this miracle moisturiser.



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Sasha Tsibulya
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