It's easy to get lost in a sea of products and potions, all promising eternal youth and a free pony (well, almost!) Behold, our tried and trusted skin heroes. These go-to goodies will help you nail your wed-prep skincare, leaving you with flawless wedding-ready skin!
1. The moisturiser
A forever fave, Clarins HydraQuench is hard to beat when it comes to moisturiser. It’s light and fresh-textured, leaving the skin soft and moisturised, but never greasy. It also comes in a night cream and with or without an inbuilt SPF.
Clarins HydraQuench Cream SPF15, €47, boots.ie
2. The oil
On nights when you're not using a mask, it's no bad idea to add an oil after moisturiser to really seal the moisture deal. This cult fave from Nuxe - Huile Prodigieuse - is a beauty cupboard staple and smells heavenly while locking in moisture.
Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Multi-Usage Dry Oil, €33, boots.ie
3. The cleanser
We love an oil cleanser, and Absolute Cleansing Oil by Kinvara is an absolute fave. The Irish-made hot cloth cleanser is made with 100% plant oils and contains no harsh chemicals. But that’s not why we love it – it strips away makeup in seconds and leaves the skin feeling baby soft and squeaky clean.
Kinvara Cleanser Absolute Cleansing Face Oil, €22.95, kinvaraskincare.com
4. The supplement
Image Skincare’s latest release, Yana is a highly concentrated blend of collagen peptides, antioxidants and vitamins which helps rebuild and strengthen skin by boosting collagen production from within. The daily shot tastes delish on its own, or can be added to your morning smoothie. After a month of taking it daily, your skin will feel plumper and noticeably brighter.
Image Yana Daily Collagen Shots €99, imageskincare.com
5. The mask
When it comes to masks, we want soothing and hydrating. We also don’t have a huge amount of spare time, so something we can lash on before we go to sleep is ideal. Enter Shiseido Ibuki Beauty Sleeping Mask. The gel mask features vitamin capsules that hydrate overnight, leaving your skin feeling fresh and plump when you wash it off in the morning.
Shiseido Ibuki Beauty Sleeping Mask 80ml, €45, sammccauley.com
6. The serum
It can be easy to want to skip the serum step, if you dislike the feeling of sticky, tightening gloop. But this is different; Iluma Intense Lightening Serum is lightweight, oil-free serum is soothing and calming on my skin. It’s designed to treat skin discoloration and redness and you'll quickly notice a great improvement in longstanding discolouration around the nose and chin.
Iluma Intense Lightening Serum, €49, millies.ie
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