The hottest winter beauty buys for the season.
Gold Coaster Sonya Driver, owner of Eco Tan, has created an award-winning company with an exceptional healthier, organic, environmentally friendly eco range. ORM has picked our top four must-have products for the perfect winter skin.
ECO by Sonya Driver Super Fruit Hydrator RRP $39.95, Winter Skin Gradual Tan $29.95, Glory Oil (miraculous treatment oil) $49.95 and Face Tan Water $34.95
GOOD BACTERIA FOR PERFECT SKIN
This simple skincare regime delivers good bacteria to the skin. Active products include probiotic complex, glycolic acid and vitamins A, C and E. The beauty of this range is that it is suitable for even the most sensitive skin types. It promotes the appearance of fresh skin and prevents the signs of ageing.
AMPERNA Ultra Gentle Soothing Cleanser (125ml) RRP $40, Lightweight Soothing + Emulsion Moisturiser $50, 10% Pro+ Resurfacing Lotion $60, Pro+ Vitamin C Hyaluronic Serum $70, Probiotic+ DS Repair Complex $50 www.amperna.com
ESSENTIAL BATH AND SHOWER OILS
The ultimate collection of multi award-winning bath and shower oils has been incorporated in this sumptuous trio. Each 7.5ml bottle allows for up to three unique bath or shower experiences of Deep Relax, De-Stress Mind and Revive Morning to relax, de-stress and revive your spirits.
RRP $68 www.aromatherapyassociates.com.au
SEAWEED BODY SCRUB
A thick, granulated body scrub with nutrient-rich seaweed and Pacific sea salt submerged in a base of softening coconut and almond oils to exfoliate the skin, leaving it smooth, supple and glowing. The addition of green clay deeply purifies and clears the pores. This is a natural skincare product and therefore does not contain microbeads or microplastics, which are harmful to our environment and marine life.
Akuka Seaweed Body Scrub RRP $39 www.akukaskincare.com.au
‘NEW’ BRIGHTER SKIN FROM WITHIN
Must-have this season
Containing an ultra-stable Vitamin C complex with advanced biotechnology, Dermalogica’s BioLumin-C Serum works both on the skin’s surface and below it. It delivers advanced ingredients that enhance the skin’s natural defences to brighten, firm and defend against free-radical damage, and is the perfect boost your skin is looking for this winter.
RRP (30ml) $130 www.dermalogica.com.au
Resurface and correct skin tone and imperfections with Dr Lewinn’s Reversaderm Glycolic Cleanser. Containing 12 per cent glycolic and AHA, this deep micro-exfoliating cleanse will leave your skin refreshed and youthful. RRP (120ml) $34 www.drlewinns.com.au
BODY FIRMING LOTION
With the stem cells of the Saponaria pumila (dwarf soapwart) plant, Enbacci Skincare’s Complete Body Firming Lotion aims to hydrate and nourish the skin so as to promote the elasticity and firming of the skin.
RRP (280ml) $80 www.enbacci.com
PERFECT TRAVEL ESSENTIALS
Here’s the perfect trio of travel essentials to keep your skin protected from the sun, wind and cold weather this season. We Are Feel Good Inc. Signature Lotion 50+ RRP $24.95, Coco Milk $24.95 and Paw Paw Nectar $13.95 www.wearefeelgoodinc.com.au
BRIGHT, WHITE TEETH
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HiSmile’s LED Teeth-Whitening Kit is a must-have this season. Designed to whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home, the whitening process has been formulated to deliver maximum results in just six applications, taking up just 10 minutes of your time each day. The key ingredients ensure that there’s no pain or sensitivity caused throughout the process while delivering results of up to eight shades’ whiter teeth.
RRP $79.99 www.hismile.com
Tip: The Day and Night toothpastes are also a great way to keep your teeth white after your treatments. RRP $19.99
MAKE THE SWITCH TO NATURAL LIPSTICKS
It’s horrifying when you think about the nasties that go into synthetic lipsticks, considering that the average woman consumes a whooping two kilograms of lipstick every single year. Karen Murrell lipsticks are guaranteed free from coal tar, carmine, mineral oils, triclosan and parabens. This luxurious formula still achieves rich colour pigments with a selection of on-trend colours available. RRP $29.95 www.karenmurrell.com
SKINNY MATCHA ELIXIR
Made in Byron Bay, Skinny Green Co Matcha Elixir is a 100 per cent natural, premium, cold-blend tea, specifically formulated to boost energy, burn calories and detox the body. Naturopathically blended, Skinny Green is a powerful superfood drink that everyone will enjoy. Free from artificial colours and flavours, it’s available in two delicious flavours, Kiwi Fruit and Wild Berry. RRP $34.95 www.skinnygreenco.com
The pure golden8 complex is enriched with healing ingredients, including native Australian crocodile oil, which is also known as ‘miracle oil’ and has been used by ancient healers for centuries to speed up the wound healing process and treat serious skin complaints. Hydrate your skin this winter with the golden8 Body Lotion and the nourishing and smoothing Hand Cream. Body Lotion RRP (300ml) $24.95 and Hand Cream (125ml) $19.95 www.golden8skincare.com
It’s the perfect time of year to detox! The 14-Day Smart Cleanse is developed by naturopath Savannah Daisley and made with organic ingredients, combining science with tradition. The principles are to weed, seed and feed for successful detoxification. Reclaim your energy levels and manage your ideal weight and stress levels this season. 14-Day Smart Cleanse RRP $170 (Special price of $149 with discount code) www.smartcleanse.com.au
Get the winter glow with Obagi Professional-C Serum. This concentrated formula is suitable for most skin types. The serum delivers vitamin C to the skin to help minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and brighten the skin. So you can go fresh-faced this winter, with beautiful, glowing skin. Obagi Professional-C Serum 10% RRP $69.95 and 15% $79.95 www.obagi.net.au
CLOTH MASK TREATMENT
This two-step active cloth mask treatment from Skinvitals is the perfect quick (10-minute) pick-me-up for your skin. These affordable face masks are available in six skin prescriptions – Glow, Quench, Light, Firm, Control and Detox – filled with anti-ageing properties. RRP $12 each www.skinvitalsmasks.com