Get in Holiday Mode With These Beauty Products
Transport yourself to warmer climes with these beauties
L'Occitane Terre de Lumiere 50ml eau de parfum $125
This glowing globe encapsulates a sunny, happy scent. It also marks a significant step in the French brand’s fragrant history, moving beyond simple florals, to a more complex construction. It remains earthed in L’Occitane’s home of Provence, however, with an appealing lavender honey heart and a name that pays homage to a golden landscape. In L’Occitane boutiques from Monday, visit nz.loccitane.com
Michael Kors Turquoise 50ml eau de parfum $138
Sea, sky and shafts of sunlight are all conjured up by the latest limited edition splash from Michael Kors. Refreshing as a summer breeze, notes of waterlily, cucumber and lime waft atop jasmine and orchid, a pinch of sea salt and a cedar and musky drydown. From selected departments stores and pharmacies.
Tom Ford Private Blend Sole di Positano 50ml eau de parfum $370
Ford’s fascination with the Italian coast and all it evokes is explored further in this seventh iteration of his private blend collection, all housed in shades of aqua glass. This one takes on a tourmaline tone for the sensual green citrus floral within. In Smith & Caughey’s Queen St and David Jones, Wellington from May.
Kiehl's Butterstick Lip Treatment SPF25 in Naturally Nude $38
A slick of barely there colour in a protective lip coating is an everyday and holiday essential. Kiehl’s new balms have a hydrating coconut oil base. From Britomart flagship store and Smith & Caughey’s.
Aesop Marrakech Intense 10ml Parfum rollerball $117
Aesop’s first fragrance is reinterpreted in this sophisticated version of the woody oriental. It blends fresh florals with earthier notes, deliberately redolent of Morocco’s spice-filled souks. Both men and women will enjoy following this scent trail. From Aesop, Newmarket, visit aesop.com
This Works Stress Check Face Oil $79
Sensitive, irritated or dehydrated skins will especially lap up this gentle and light plant oil hydrator. The aromatherapeutic blend will also help the wearer relax and unwind. From Mecca Cosmetica and meccabeauty.co.nz
Benefit Hoola Bronzing and Contouring Brush $42
Rustle up a healthy complexion by applying a sweep of bronzer to your face, with this plush domed brush. Benefit from Smith & Caughey’s and Ponsonby standalone store.
Inika Baked Mineral Illuminisor $74
Get glow on the go in a skin-friendly talc-free formula. Wear alone or over your makeup. From Smith & Caughey’s, health stores and selected salons. Visit inikaorganic.co.nz
Little Honey Bronzing Mist $45
A new locally made tanner to cheat the sun year round, this dries quickly and won’t leave you smelling like a stale biscuit. We like that it also comes in a kit for $55 with a velvet applicator mitt for a smooth=skin finish. From Life and Unichem pharmacies, Smith & Caughey’s. Visit littlehoney.co.nz
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