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Must-have beauty products for winter

Dull, congested winter skin

Congested skin is characterised by clogged pores and rough texture. If left untreated, skin congestion can lead to persistent breakouts, stretched pores and uneven tone. To help brighten and clarify skin, make friends with antioxidants to protect against environmental damage and increase your cellular turnover to brighten, smooth and reduce build-up. Here are some of our top picks for winter

Skinstitut Even Blend Serum, RRP $49.

Brightening serum to target pigmentation and boost radiance, especially beneficial for pigmented and acne-prone skin.

Skinstitut Expert Reveal Retinol Face Oil, RRP $99.

Creates change deep within the skin to correct texture, tone and clarity. Kickstarts collagen production to soften those signs of the times.

Skinstitut Vitamin C 100%, RRP $49.

Concentrated Vitamin C powder to target uneven tone and texture and restore radiance and firmness.


Aesthetics Rx Bio Fermented Triple Action Scrub, RRP $69.

With three different exfoliating actions, each working at target sites and various epidermal depths, be prepared for a serious skin glow-up.


Aesthetics Rx Fruit Enzyme Mask, RRP $69.

A powerful combination of proteolytic fruit enzymes and botanical extracts gently erase dull, dead skin cells, minimising fine lines and removing other impurities.


Kiyomee blends Collagen Cleanse

The perfect nutrient-rich supplement to strengthen and support your immune system this winter. Formulated with the highest-grade hydrolysed collagen available and combined with a variety of extracts to assist the body to repair, heal and fight against ill health. Curcumin, green tea, rosehip extract and collagen are just some of the key immune-boosting ingredients. TRY: Kiyomee Blends Collagen Cleanse, RRP $79.

Available in watermelon, tropical, blueberry, pina colada and unflavoured.

Calming cleanser

Prato Botanico is a luxurious, pure, organic botanical skincare range from the Italian countryside that nourishes the skin and helps relax the mind. Prato brings highly efficacious, botanical-rich products with a spa-quality luxury to those who appreciate the hand-crafted, small batch approach Italy has been known to deliver for centuries. TRY: Prato Botanico Calming Cleanser, RRP $59.95. Visit: TVSN channel,

Deep Pore Cleansing Stick! (WE LOVE)

This deep pore cleansing stick is a new generation of clay mask formulated with volcanic soil and kaolin clay. This unique formula is rich in minerals and helps remove bacteria, toxins, excess oil and dead cells. It also helps deliver a gentle exfoliation, leaving skin looking smoother and visibly more refined. RRP $43. Visit:

B5 Immortelle

Enriched with hydrating vitamin B5, which replenishes nutrients the skin needs to feel smooth and appear younger. Formulated to reduce the intensity of muscle movement, visibly minimising the depth, size and appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Perfect for the winter months. TRY: B5 Immortelle Serum 30ml, RRP $54.95. Visit:

Davroe MCT Moisture Treatment

The ultimate moisture conditioning treatment for your hair! Deep, penetrating, moisture-rich treatment infusing each strand with a boost of hydration, leaving your hair soft and healthy. TRY: Davroe MCT, the ultimate moisture conditioning treatment, RRP $26.95. Visit:

Body Repair Exfoliate & Smooth (WE LOVE)

This invigorating gel features gentle yet powerful exfoliating beads that work to smooth away dead skin cells and rough areas such as knees and elbows, softening and refining skin and revealing its natural radiance. TRY: MONAT Body Care Exfoliate & Refine Body Polish, RRP $76. To complete the whole-body experience, try MONAT BODY CARE™ Smooth & Renew Body Lotion. This rich, luxurious lotion helps reduce the signs of ageing, leaving skin looking renewed and radiant. RRP $82. Visit: All Our Products – MONAT AUSTRALIA (

Pollen Nation Skin

Honey Shots Clearing Gel is a targeted treatment gel that helps to soothe, prevent and banish blemishes with a unique formulation of Australian Manuka honey, niacinamide and green tea extract. Designed to visibly reduce redness and inflammation, this fast-acting formula will fight zits without leaving your skin dry or irritated. It’s like a chill-pill for your complexion. TRY: Honey Shots Clearing Gel, RRP $56. Visit:

Ginger & Me Bath & Foot Soak

Bath & Foot Soak Salts encourage a daily ritual of washing away your worries and going to sleep with a peaceful mind. While there is nothing more relaxing than immersing your body in a bath before bed, a foot soak has been proven to not only relieve tired feet and muscles after a long day but also detoxify the body, relieve stress and enhance mood. Available in three emotions/fragrances: Be Brave, Happy and Grateful. TRY: Ginger & Me Bath & Foot Soak, RRP $50. Visit:

Ultimate Balance & Youth Recovery (Probiotic Skincare)

A complete balancing and youth recovery regime formulated to support a healthy skin microbiome and boost natural skin renewal for healthier, stronger and more youthful skin. Ideal for those looking to improve skin quality, this powerful routine helps to combat key skin concerns linked to an imbalanced microbiome such as dryness, breakouts, redness, inflammation and accelerated ageing. TRY: Skin Physics Prebiotic Ultimate Balance & Youth Recovery Prebiotic Multi Cleansing Oil, RRP $39.95; Probiotic Daily Moisturising Gel, RRP $59.95; Probiotic Overnight Repair Cream, RRP $59.95; Intensive Pro Renewal Serum, RRP $49.95. Visit:

Luk Beautifood Lipstick Crayons (MUST HAVE)

100 per cent natural, cruelty-free and vegan-friendly, the new range of Lipstick

Crayons by Lük Beautifood offers a full coverage, creamy and demi-matte

formula that hydrates, nourishes and provides long-lasting pigmented colour. RRP $24.95. Visit:

Nu Skin Celltrex Always Right Recovery

Give your skin the relaxation and recharge it craves with Celltrex Always Right Recovery Mask. Infused with bioadaptive botanicals, this luxurious mask helps your skin recover from, and increase resilience to, the effects of stress, pollution and your unique environment. Hydrated skin enhances the natural glow of your skin. TRY: Nu Skin Celltrex Always Right Recovery, RRP $50. Visit:

Wategos Facial Oil

An ultra-hydrating, lightweight face oil with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits to support, hydrate and revitalise skin in need of transformation. Suitable for all skin types, especially dehydrated, dry dull, and thirsty – and sensitive. Try Dr Roebuck’s Watego’s Facial Oil, RRP $79. Visit:

Winter Hair Removal

Jovs Venus Pro makes hair removal easier while also helping with other skin concerns and is exclusive to CurrentBody. The device is able to treat the whole body in just 10 minutes and includes six targeted treatment attachments, built-in skin-cooling ICE technology and a world-first, 180-degree rotating head for ultimate precision. CurrentBody Jovs Venus Pro,  RRP $590. Visit:

Enbacci-Vitis Vinifera 3-Step System (WE LOVE)

Formulated with cultured grape stem cells rich in antioxidants. Naturally occurring in grape stem cells, kinetin, a plant hormone, assists in stem cell regeneration and protection against UV-induced free radicals. This three-step system is designed for all skin types, concerns, ages, genders and cultures. TRY: Enbacci 3-Step System, RRP $200. Visit:

Ewe Care Night Cream

A rich, topical sheep milk moisturiser for overnight use. Contains a nourishing blend of moisturising butters and essential oils. Helps to replenish the skin and repair damage from day-to-day environmental factors. Presented in a beautifully crafted raku ceramic vessel. TRY: Ewe Care Night $180 Night cream, 60ml + Raku Ceramic Vessel, Refillable Night Cream sachet, 60ml, RRP $80. Visit:

Eco-Friendly with MODELROCK!

My Eco beauty kit is a collection of eco-friendly makeup tools for those looking for a sustainable alternative, stored in an equally eco-friendly tool box. WE LOVE: MODELROCK Wipe The Day Away Bamboo Thick Sponges, 1pk $10, or 3pk for $24. Visit:

#GETSNATCHED Modelrock x Krystal K Lashes

MODELROCK and makeup artist Krystal K come together to create six beautiful lash styles to ‘snatch’ your imagination and inspire with limitless creative possibilities. Girly yet fierce, flirty yet sophisticated, this lash collection is a must-have this winter season. RRP $15 each. Visit:

People Haircare (Australian-made)

People Haircare are on a mission to bring beautifully designed, high-performing products to supermarket shelves at an affordable price point. Hair care for all people with all types of hair. People Hydrate Shampoo and Conditioner, RRP $16 each. Available in Coles Supermarkets nationwide.

Elizabeth Grant Get into your Skin

Caviar Nutruriche is an innovative formulation of intelligent skincare that harnesses the benefits of caviar’s supercharged omega-3 fatty acid. Its deep, regenerative properties help rejuvenate and transform the appearance of the skin. The technology of caviar nutrients and Torricelumn™ target dry, rough skin and signs of ageing. TRY: Caviar Nutruriche Hand Cream, RRP $30; Caviar Cellular Recharge Super Cleansing Milk, RRP $30. Visit: