If your skin needs more than hydration, use an essence lotion that can also address other concerns like acne, anti-ageing and brightening. Try these, which come with extra perks:
Made with 90 per cent pitera, a yeastderived extract of vitamins, minerals, organic acids and amino acids, SK-II Facial Treatment Essence
(150ml), $191, helps to firm and brighten skin.
La Mer The Treatment Lotion (150ml), $165, contains the brand’s exclusive marine ingredient-based miracle broth, an algae extract and sea minerals to boost skin regeneration.
Shu Uemura Whitefcient Whitening Concentrate Essence Lotion (150ml),
$76 , lightens pigmentation and slows down melanin production. It also gently exfoliates to remove dead skin cells.
Garnier Sakura White Pinkish Radiance Softening Lotion
(120ml), $17.90, contains sakura flower extract to inhibit darkspot production and brighten your complexion.
Shiseido Future Solution LX Concentrated Balancing Softener (150ml), $150, feels like a lightweight serum that soaks skin in deep nourishment. It micro-exfoliates and strengthens the skin’s protective barrier against free radicals.
Ettusais Skin Version Up Super (100ml), $37, is suitable for acne-prone skin, quenching it with five moisturising ingredients to optimise hydration levels.
Dior Hydra Life Youth Essential Hydrating Essence-in-lotion (200ml), $78, helps to stimulate collagen production and strengthen skin against premature ageing.