6 Summer-Proof Skincare Essentials You'll Love
It might be blazing hot outside, but you can feel fresh, effervescent, and oh-so-ready for your next tropical adventure, with your skin thoroughly protected from harmful UVA and UVB rays or pollution.
From cushion compacts to serums and refreshing face sprays, check out the beauty essentials we are swearing by this summer in this gallery
Diamond White Oil-Free Brilliant Sun Protection by Natura Bissé
If there’s one thing that every modern-day beauty junkie agrees on, it is that SPF should be adopted—religiously—into your summer beauty routine. This lightweight, oil-free formula boasts SPF 50 PA+++ to protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays, plus a subtle tint for coverage, and is infused with pomegranate extract for extra luminosity.
Available at net-a-porter.com.
Skin Caviar Essence-in-Foundation by La Prairie
For those busy summer days when less is more—when it comes to steps in your beauty routine, that is—why not simplify with this multi-tasking SPF 25 PA+++ compact foundation? Infused with La Prairie's signature cellular complex, this velvety formula lasts all day and gives a buildable, soft matte finish.
Available at laprairie.com.
Blanc Expert Cushion Compact by Lancôme
First launched in 2015, Lancôme’s popular cushion compact is now back in two dazzling limited edition rose gold cases, offering two types of coverage—high, with an SPF 50 PA+++, and light, with SPF 29 PA+++. It harnesses the brand's exclusive Polar Technology™ to provide more coverage than a traditional cushion.
Available at lancome.com.sg.
Equilibrium Day Fluid by Hourglass Cosmetics
Cruelty-free and vegan, this SPF 30 emulsion from the cult-favourite brand is formulated with phosphatidylglycerol, a plant-derived key ingredient responsible for promoting cell regeneration, plus a nourishing blend of four organic chemical compounds that work to shield your skin from the elements.
Available at hourglasscosmetics.com.
Top Secrets Makeup Setting Spray by YSL
Sick of your makeup (and sunscreen) melting off after mere seconds in the sun? Seal in in your look with this ultra-fine mist that comes with a handy diffuser application. A blend of jojoba oil, Moroccan walnut leaf extract, hyaluronic acid and glycerine provide a much-needed boost of moisture when applied throughout the day.
Available at yslbeauty.com.
Radiance Face Mist by Eve Lom
This water-light mist doesn’t just protect you from the sun—it also shields your skin from pollution and environmental aggressors thanks to a wild indigo extract that acts to calm skin and reduce visible signs of stress. Its key moisture ingredient complex and antioxidant-filled formula also work to promote firm, supple and healthy-looking skin.
Available at net-a-porter.com