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Women's Health (South Africa) - - ALL STAR BEAUTY -

“IF YOU WANT TO USE ANTI-AGE­ING IN­GRE­DI­ENTS LIKE RETINOL, BUT WORRY ABOUT IR­RI­TA­TION, SMOOTH A FACE OIL OVER YOUR NIGHTLY TREAT­MENT. A FEW DROPS WILL CALM THE SKIN.” Dr David Col­bert, der­ma­tol­o­gist Try Eucerin Anti-Age Elas­tic­ity Filler Fa­cial Oil ( R400)

“BRONZER WARMS UP PALE SKIN. A DEEPER SHADE OF BB CREAM OVER CHEEK­BONES HAS THE SAME EF­FECT ON DARKER SKIN.” Gucci West­man, US cos­met­ics leg­end Try Clar­ins BB Skin Detox Fluid SPF ( R480) “IF YOU SUF­FER FROM ANY PIG­MEN­TA­TION, EN­SURE YOU’RE WEAR­ING ENOUGH SUN­SCREEN ON YOUR FACE BY AP­PLY­ING TWO COATS. THE AMOUNT OF LO­TION PER COAT SHOULD BE EQUIV­A­LENT TO THE LENGTH OF YOUR IN­DEX FIN­GER.” The late Dr Fred­eric Brandt, der­ma­tol­o­gist Try Sk­inCeu­ti­cals Phys­i­cal Matte UV De­fense SPF ( R650)

“SPOT-PRONE SKIN? MIX A FEW DROPS OF AN­TI­IN­FLAM­MA­TORY TEA TREE OIL INTO YOUR MOIS­TURISER TO FIGHT BREAK­OUTS.” An­to­nia Bur­rell, fa­cial­ist and skin­care founder Try The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil ( R125)

“KEEP­ING YOUR EYE MAKE-UP NICE AND SIM­PLE IS IM­POR­TANT IF YOU WEAR GLASSES. STICK WITH NEU­TRAL SHADES – SAVE BOLD COLOURS FOR LIPS.” Bobbi Brown, make-up leg­end Try May­belline The Blushed Nudes Pal­ette Eye­shadow ( R250)

“DON’T DIS­COUNT THE DOU­BLE CLEANSE. CLEANS­ING OILS LIFT MAKE-UP AND IM­PU­RI­TIES AND A CLEANS­ING BAR CRE­ATES A DEEP CLEANSE TO LEAVE SKIN BAL­ANCED AND GLOW­ING WITH­OUT DRY­ING OUT.” Kristy Wat­son, Erno Laszio CMO Try Garnier Mi­cel­lar Oil-In Cleans­ing Wa­ter ( R90) “FOR OVERNIGHT VOL­UME, BRUSH DRY HAIR TO THE FRONT OF YOUR HEAD BE­FORE BED AND TIE WITH A SCRUNCHIE. RE­LEASE IN THE OTHER DI­REC­TION IN THE MORN­ING – IT LIFTS ROOTS BEAU­TI­FULLY.” Brad Ngata, celebrity hair­styl­ist Try Moroc­canoil Thick­en­ing Lo­tion Vol­ume ( R410)

“PRONE TO BREAK­OUTS? USE WIPES BE­FORE AP­PLY­ING SUN­SCREEN TO PRE­VENT YOUR PORES CLOG­GING.” Dr Ginny Hub­bard, der­ma­tol­o­gist Try African Ex­tracts Rooi­bos Pu­ri­fy­ing Fa­cial Wipes ( R49)

“Ap­ply a clay mask and, once dry, splash wa­ter to wet the clay. This re­ac­ti­vates the mask so it can draw out more im­pu­ri­ties.” Úna Bren­nan, fa­cial­ist Try L’Oréal Paris Pure Clay Detox Mask ( R150)

“Wait about two min­utes be­tween the ap­pli­ca­tion of a serum and a mois­turiser to al­low the serum to sink fully into your skin. Also re­mem­ber that a serum is not a mois­turiser. Most serums are high in ac­tive in­gre­di­ents, so a lit­tle re­ally does go a long way.” Sa­man­tha Palte, Brand Man­ager for La Prairie South Africa Try La Prairie White Caviar Il­lu­mi­nat­ing Pearl In­fu­sion (R8 200)

“A good lip balm is like good skin­care for your lips – it’s the per­fect base for your look and in­stantly re­stores mois­ture. Also, when prep­ping your face in­clude your lips. Lipstick doesn’t look good if lips aren’t prepped first.” Shah­naz Cola-Wren­sch, make-up artist Try GlamGlow PoutMud Wet Lip Balm Treat­ment ( R290)

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