After a long day in the sun, there’s nothing better than getting back to your room and relaxing in the shade. So crank up the air con, crack open an ice cold beverage and slather your skin in one of these ultra-soothing, back-from-the-beach formulas to repair your sun-soaked skin.
SENSAI Silky Bronze Soothing After Sun Repair Mask – shop
Quickly cool, calm and combat sun damage while indulging your skin with this nourishing face mask. Aside from minimising visible inflammation and easing tightness, active ingredients work to plump and restore radiance to skin that has been dulled and dehydrated by the sun. Ten minutes is all it needs to get to work and remember to remove any remaining residue with cool water to further refresh the skin.
COOLA ER+ Radical Recovery After-Sun Lotion – shop
After sun isn’t just for the face, your body needs plenty of TLC after a sun-packed day, too. This specialist after sun contains a wealth of restorative and moisturising ingredients to help counteract the effects of UV rays on the skin. Agave Extract repairs damage and minimises redness, Aloe Vera cools and Lavender Oil prevents irritation and itching that can come with tight, sun damaged skin. Apply a generous amount every evening during your holiday for best results.
SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 – shop
If your skin still feels tight and dehydrated even after applying masks and after suns, apply a few drops of this concentrated hydrating serum before applying your moisturiser. It contains 0.5% Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin B5, two powerhouse ingredients that dramatically increase the moisture content of the skin. Ideal for all skin types thanks to its water-like texture, we’re sure your complexion will feel markedly better after using this. You can also apply it to dry areas of the body to for extra hydration.
iS Clinical Hydra Intensive Cooling Masque – shop
Overdone it a little at the beach? All that sun and sea water can seriously deplete the skin’s moisture reserves, so this mask is a must-have in your holiday routine. It contains Hyaluronic Acid to hydrate, Resveratrol to repair and Rosemary Leaf Oil to calm, sinking in quickly to make your face feel immediately healthier. Apply a thick layer and relax for ten minutes while this mask works its magic.
Skincity Essentials Cooling Moisture Toner Stick – shop
Even if you forgot to stash this in your mini fridge, our solid toner will still feel refreshingly cool after spending all day soaking up the sun’s rays. Massaged over the face, neck and chest, it reduces skin’s temperature to help curb redness and sensitivity, and contains calming ingredients to restore your complexion’s optimum pH.
Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Mask – shop
Gels are the perfect texture for parched skin as they comfort and hydrate without feeling heavy or suffocating the way thick creams can. This thirst-quenching, all natural formula is infused with 1,000 micro and macro molecular sizes of Hyaluronic Acid to deeply hydrate and plump the skin alongside a floral blend which quickly calms inflammation. Your skin will start to feel more supple in just 15 minutes.
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