Three products that will energise your skin in seconds.
Japanese and South Korean skincare technology is fuelling a global boom. Cosmetic waters, packed with antiinflammatory, anti-ageing and repair ingredients, instantly hydrate the skin fast-tracking a healthier, more supple look. They are also a layabout’s dream. Just a quick swipe with the fingers revitalises the skin on contact. Fast-absorbing with no greasy residue, they can be used alone or under a moisturiser.
1 LAB SERIES FOR MEN SOLID WATER ESSENCE
Looking knackered? In consumer testing, 86 per cent of men said their skin felt more energised and 94 per cent reported an instant burst of hydration after one application of this gel-to-liquid jumpstarter. Featuring ginseng, caffeine and bamboo-infused water, use as a pick-me-up any time you need to look a lot more wide awake. $67; Myer and David Jones stores.
2 LA MER GENAISSANCE THE INFUSED LOTION
Accelerated cell renewal is the promise of this oil-in-water formula that kickstarts a healthier, more vital look in seconds. Containing the prestige brand’s Probio Ferment, the intensely hydrating lotion comes in a big bottle that really lasts. Give it a shake before each use and use only a few drops to strengthen the skin’s resilience and make it look firmer. It’s a top choice for anyone who suffers from shaving irritation. $340; cremedelamer.com.au
3 JURLIQUE ACTIVATING WATER ESSENCE
Bio-dynamically grown marshmallow root extract powers this hydrating essence that reboots the skin. The effects are immediate but after two weeks of use the skin feels more supple around the clock. A few drops used before your moisturiser also boosts its performance. Use any time your face is feeling dry. $70; jurlique.com.au