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insideKENT’s 17 beauty picks to get you ready to embrace winter

The cold weather is getting ready to take its toll on our skin and hair, so we’ve rounded up our top 14 beauty product picks to help you prepare for and embrace winter. From skin amplifiers that boost hydration, up your skin’s collagen, moisturise and give complexion a beautiful plumpness, to replenishing and moisturising haircare products, you’ll find it below.

 

Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré, £13, Boots

Lait-Crème Concentré is a rich moisturising lotion. A creamy lotion that is really three products in one: the make-up artists use it as a primer, moisturizer, and make-up remover. It also reduces irritation after shaving. A real beauty secret, favoured by dermatologists for decades, a combination of ingredients of natural origin, rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins. Provides the skin with all the nutrients and water needed for its balance and accelerates cell renewal. Moisturizes, nourishes and repairs, the skin becomes supple. It is plumped, smoothed, and incredibly soft. Signs of dryness and discomfort disappear. Its creamy milk texture leaves a satin film, even on dry skin.

 

Freeze Frame Wrinkle Block £45.00, www.freeze-frame.uk
The bounce back in a bottle, this not only slows down the visible expressions which create wrinkle creases, it simultaneously charges skin with the energy it needs to bounce back from expression trauma. Blocks expressions by up to 82% in 30 minutes, for up to 48 hours with a 40% wrinkle reduction in 7 days, with 60% less wrinkles in 28 days.

 

STYLPRO Fabulous Firmer Neck & Face Smoother, £29.99, stylepro.co.uk

Upgrade your skincare routine with the STYLPRO Fabulous Firmer, bringing the innovative technology of modern spa treatments straight to your home. Using a combination of heat, massage, and coloured light technology to stimulate collagen.

 

SBC Collagen, £30, sbcskincare.co.uk

For face and body this oil free gel moisturiser is formulated with Marine Collagen, to instantly hydrate your skin, reduce puffiness and smooth the appearance of fine lines. Based on a study of 52 people 100% of them confirmed the gel made their skin seem visibly less lined and appear more youthful.

 

Revitalise Your Hair Bundle, £37.80, REHAB

Provides the health-kick your hair needs. It detangles, smooths and strengthens ALL hair types.

Included in the bundle:

1. REHAB. Dose 1.0 Hair Oil
REHAB’s Dose 1.0 Hair Oil provides a treatment course of 30 capsuled doses. Each dose contains the optimal amount of hair oil to coat your mane with a rich blend of moroccan oil, jojoba oil, aloe vera oil, and vitamins A, C, E and B5.
Apply frequently to strengthen and repair your damaged hair, with a smooth, shiny and silky finish. For all hair types.

2. REHAB. Vital Hairbrush
Meet your new favourite detangler! The Vital Hairbrush is an eco-friendly, flexible,brush made from wheat-based straw that’s better for the planet.

 

Silk Heatless Curler, £36, REHAB

Skip the heat and style your hair using REHAB Silk Curlers. Made from the highest grade of mulberry silk fabric, this luxury heatless curler will give you a bouncy blow dry at home! Giving no damage to your hair after using ZERO heat, preventing breakage and eliminating frizz.

 

Dose 1.0 Hair Oil Capsules, £26, REHAB

One treatment course contains 30 biodegradable capsuled doses, each with an optimal amount of hair oil to coat your mane perfectly. Containing a rich blend of Moroccan oil, jojoba oil, aloe vera oil and vitamins A, C, E and B5, each dose of our vegan and cruelty-free hair oil is specifically designed to strengthen and repair your hair. This oil has been developed using natural, plant-based ingredients and long lasting nutrients that treat your hair. It contains 10 times more vitamins than standard hair oil and the optimal amount to spread generously through those locks.

 

Carmex Limited-edition Keyring Giftset, £12.99, CARMEX

Ideal for those who are always misplacing their lip balm. Containing not containing only the CARMEX Strawberry Tube with SPF15, but the keyring and wristband ensures your CARMEX is with you wherever you go. Pop your little yellow tube of goodness onto the metal cap and hook onto your keys, wallet, bag or jacket for easy access at all times. Once the tube is finished, simply replace with the next.

Carmex Lip Tin Duo, £9.99, CARMEX

This adorable giftset contains two full sized moisturising lip balms – the CARMEX Strawberry Classic Tube SPF15 and the CARMEX Classic Stick SPF15 – packed full of lip nourishing ingredients and that iconic CARMEX tingle. This best-selling combo come in a fun lip shaped keepsake tin and is the perfect choice for stocking fillers.

Winter Gift Pouch, £6.00, CARMEX

Whether you’re hitting the slopes or cosying up by the fire this festive season, battle the wild weather and grab a Winter Gift Pouch. Complete with two winter saviours – the CARMEX Classic Tube and the CARMEX Classic Strawberry Stick SPF15 – this wonderful little option makes for an ideal gift for Secret Santa’s… ageless and genderless, this pout protecting pouch is guaranteed to please everyone!

 

BPerfect X Ekin-Su Radiant Blush, £16.95, BPerfect

The Radiant Blush is both a shimmer blush & highlight combined into a lightweight, buildable formula, with light reflecting golden pigments. Infused with Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin E & Camellia Oil, the blush melts onto the skin for a sun kissed flush of colour.

This Vegan & Cruelty Free formula can be used on the cheeks, temples, forehead, and bridge of the nose for a sun kissed, radiant glow. The shade is rather fittingly named after Ekin’s name for herself: “Turkish Delight” – a peachy pink blush wish a golden shimmer, that can be used on all skin tones.

 

BPerfect Cosmetics Christmas Gift Sets, BPerfect

Mrs Glam Showstopper Deluxe Edit (£49.95) – including seven new and exclusive full sized products.

Mrs Glam Showstopper Tan Edit (£34.95) – including three new and exclusive products and the well loved Dark+ Tanning Mousse Peach Scented.

The Base Edit (£34.95 – worth a value of £72.80) – featuring four new and exclusive BPerfect products for the perfect glowing base.

The Eye Edit (£44.95 worth a value of £100.65) – including four new and exclusive Perfect products, as well as the classics; Brow Hold Wax, Kohl Pencil and Perfect Prime Eyeshadow Based.

The Tan Edit (£27.95 worth a value of £47.85) – including two new and exclusive 10 Second Tan products, and the Double Velvet Duo Tanning Mitt Set.

The Mega Edit (£54.95 worth £126.60) – including a mega mix of cosmetic and tanning products – as well as five new and exclusive BPerfect Cosmetic products.

 

Smokey Eye Duo Kajal, £20, iconiclondoninc.com

Designed with colour theory at its heart, this sultry new product is available in a shade to compliment every eye colour. Already a firm favourite with celebrities and MUA’s alike [including the Crowns Claire Foy, who recently wore it to the Vogue World Event], it’s very easy to see why this is set to be one of ICONIC London’s hero products. To apply, simply run the chunky end of this dual ended Kajal along both the top and bottom lash line and blend out with your finger or small brush for a diffused ‘worn all night’ finish. Next, with the precision end of the stick, apply to top and bottom water line for a hypnotic and mesmerising look that can take you from dawn till dusk. Available in seven spectacular shades.

 

 

 

Jerome Russell’s Blonde Intense Silver Conditioning Water, £9.99, Superdrug

Intense Silver™ Conditioning Water is a salon strength, sulphate free conditioning water that will transform your hair, making it smooth and silky and adding shine. This rinse out formula is enriched with Hydrolysed Wheat Protein for intense conditioning performance that you can instantly feel nourishing your hair, so it feels softer and more manageable as soon as you apply it. Apply after shampooing concentrating on mid-lengths and ends. Massage into the hair for 10 seconds and rinse out. Follow with conditioner if required. Recommended to be used no more than twice per week.
Howdy Curls Spring Back Gel Crème, £9.99, lovenoughty.co.uk
Wave hello to fuller, shiny, bouncy curls. Blended with sea kelp and wheat bran extract, this uniquely textured crème to gel gives curls structure and definition for added volume and bounce. Say howdy to curls that spring back with an easy finish and added shine.
Embryolisse Radiant Eye, £21, Cult Beauty

Moisturise, revive and perfect the delicate skin around your eyes with the Embryolisse Radiant Eye, a cooling stick for tired eyes. The skin of the eye contour is thinner and prone to dehydration, making eyes look fatigued. This portable stick immediately perks up lacklustre skin with an icy effect, which works to instantly revive and illuminate.

Plant-based moisturisers including aloe vera, Glycerin, and sugar derivatives (Xylitol and Pentylene Glycol) hydrate and smooth, while active ingredients (Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract) improve microcirculation. The massage action of this stick relaxes the eyes, relieving congestion and draining puffiness, and the smoothing texture blurs dark circles.

Use in the morning and evening, applying from the inner corner to the outer corner of the upper and lower lids. For extra cooling action, keep in the fridge.

 

Full Volume & Root-Lifting Spray, £27, www.livingproof.co.uk

An invisible volume spray with heat protection that delivers 2x more volume that lasts all day. Achieve all-day lift at the roots and all-over volume. Tip: thin, fine and low-density hair types that want root lift, body and fullness

 

Full Texturizing Foam, £27, www.livingproof.co.uk

A dry foam with heat protection that delivers 3x more textured hair on wet or dry hair. Use to style, restyle, or revive for an effortless look that lasts all day.  Tip: thin, fine and low-density hair types that want airy fullness and beachy texture

 

Full Thickening Blow-Dry Cream, £27, www.livingproof.co.uk

A high tech, lightweight styling cream with heat protection that delivers 30% thicker looking hair that lasts all day. Tip: thin, fine and low-density hair types that want full/denser-feeling hair

 

 

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