May beauty and skincare favourites

Each month we’re hand-picking and sharing with you a few our favorite merchandise that we’ve got tried, examined and fallen in love with. Ready for a bit retail remedy?

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Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Vitamin C Serum (HK$530)

Recently launched solely in Sephora HK, beauty mogul, Ole Henriksen’s next-gen merchandise has earned itself a loyal following within the aggressive world of skincare. Bursting with Vitamin C, exfoliating acids and banana powder-inspired pigments, the Banana Bright Vitamin C Serum is lightweight, hydrating and smells scrumptious. My each day go-to for drained mornings, I used to be actually shocked on the instantaneous glow upon software – and consequently, am hooked on the remainder of the vary. – Lexi Davey, Managing Editor


NET-A-PORTER Summer Refresh Beauty Kit (HK$850)

A equipment bursting with summer season favourites, NET-A-PORTER has launched a Refresh Beauty Kit that covers all bases in relation to sizzling, humid and sticky climate. Inclusive of 10 hand-picked merchandise the edit provides you the prospect strive check out a variety of skincare and make-up favourites that I see beauty fanataics rave about time and once more. I used to be extraordinarily completely happy to see Sunday Riley’s cult ‘C.E.O. Glow Oil’ as a part of the equipment, in addition to Tata Harper’s ‘Concentrated Brightening Serum’. – Lexi Davey, Managing Editor


Sarah Chapman SKINESIS Overnight Facial (HK$639)

I like the thought of a doing a weekly face masks on a Sunday, however in actuality, I both overlook or get impatient ready for a sheet masks to soak in to my pores and skin lengthy sufficient. An in a single day facial product is ingenious in my books. Applied simply earlier than going to mattress this award-winning serum-oil method refreshes, rejuvenates and brightens drained, boring and burdened pores and skin, actually in a single day. No extra awkward eye and mouth holes right here, Sarah Chapman’s collaborations with SKINESIS seems like cashmere on the pores and skin, working its magic whilst you catch just a few zzz’s. – Lexi Davey, Managing Editor


Maison Francis Kurkdijan Aqua Universalis (HK$1,680)

When it involves that ultimate final touch to any outfit — a routine spritz of fragrance — everybody has a scent of their very own. Or perhaps you’re extra like me; a combined concoction of candy scents and contemporary florals upon a scattered vainness of ornate carafes. Choosing, and frankly, remaining loyal to a singular scent is hard — all of it is determined by the temper, the actual ensemble, the occasion. Which is why, when it comes right down to discovering a go-to, gentle, delicate and all the time assured contemporary ‘clear laundry’ can do no flawed.

Maison Francis Kurkdijan’s Aqua Universalis is the newest addition to my assortment for ‘clear laundry’ scents. Part of the perfumer’s ‘Cologne forte’ trio — three colognes that replicate three totally different ‘window-opening’ experiences — the clear-bottled Aqua Universalis is evocative of the purity in contemporary, clear air that immediately washes over because the window latch unlocks. A refreshing first inhale after months of being cooped up indoors. Sweet Calabria bergamot lingers over white musky florals, with lemon and candy pea rounding out the radiant accord. A pleasant scent, particularly for decent and balmy summer season days like immediately. – Lorria Sahmet, Style Editor


Penhaligon’s Racquets Eau de Parfum (HK$1,388)

My vainness operates amid a land of rampant uncertainty; suffering from samples and travel-sizes and one-shot sachets — spoils of the battle I’ve misplaced and misplaced once more in opposition to the Sephora check-out aisle. Commitment is difficult! As you possibly can think about, it takes lots for me to contemplate full-sized something, however Penhaligon’s Racquets Eau de Parfum is a right away exception. It’s zingy, with lemony notes tethered to woody leathers which can be good enhances to tennis-white sneakers, pressed-and-pleated skirts and Sunday afternoons spent whiling time away on the nation membership. Or, downing just a few limoncellos earlier than serving throughout the web. Or, actually, simply an on a regular basis perfume that’s brilliant, summery and works throughout the board — no gendered scents with this serve. — Joey Wong, Editor


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