If I had to list down my life struggles, trusting a skincare product before trying it would top the list. C’mon, it’s tougher than picking out an outfit for work every morning — I have a WhatsApp group for that (you have too, don’t you?). Thank God for dermo-cosmetic brands that have made my life easier. From cleansers to body lotions, there are a plethora of products in the market that are backed by the best dermatologists, science and technology in the business. What makes them even better? They cater to all our skin woes — anti-aging, dryness, blemishes, dullness, blackheads… you get the gist. And, they work for all skin types. No, I am not kidding.
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Skin Lab is the brainchild of one of the most renowned dermatologists in our country, Dr. Jamuna Pai. So, there is no doubt that you can trust the Skin Lab Exfoliating Facial Scrub without blinking an eye. Loaded with ingredients like Apricot Kernel Oil, Almond Oil, Walnut and Apricot extracts, this scrub will weed out the dirt and pollution from your pores and exfoliate your skin just right. Hello, nourished, glowing skin!
Dry skin is a big bad bummer, isn’t it? So, if there is any hydrating lotion that can save us from all the unwanted itchiness and flakiness, we would be thankful for life. With Vitamin E, Shea Butter and a Moisturizing complex formula, Sebamed Anti-Dry Hydrating Body Lotion promises to boost hydration by a whopping 26% in just three weeks. Moreover, its active ingredient Phytosterol works as an effective anti-inflammatory agent with absolutely zero side effects.
A sleeping mask designed for Indian skin? Sign us up! Dr. Sheth's Haldi & Hyaluronic Acid Sleeping Mask is loaded with unique ingredients such as Haldi, Hyaluronic Acid, Lavender Oil and Centialla Asiatic extracts that will get to work as soon as you close your eyes and start snoozing. Together they will restore glow, make your skin plump and save it from the harmful effects of pollution. You won’t even feel guilty by indulging in this one — it’s vegan and cruelty-free!
We can’t even count the number of times we’ve recommended Cetaphil Oily Skin Cleanser to friends reeling from shine attacks. And why wouldn’t we? It’s THAT effective — doesn’t clog pores, controls acne and fights blackheads all at once, while maintaining your skin’s pH balance. In simple words, it will remove excess oil from your face without stripping it of moisture. Add it to your shopping bag already!
Your search for the most skin-friendly sunscreen ends here, at Bioderma Photoderm Spot SPF 50+. It goes without saying that it will protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun by offering the best UVA/UVB balance. In addition to that, this sunscreen slows down melanin production that prevents pigmentation marks and hyperpigmentation of scars. It’s safe to say that this product is committed to your skin health above everything!
Ladies, we all are familiar with the benefits of Vitamin C, especially when it comes to anti-aging — the powerful antioxidant single-handedly brightens, firms and gives your skin a radiant glow. No wonder dermats swear by the Dermalogica Biolumin-C Serum Brightening Vitamin C Serum, that also boasts of Lactic Acid, Chia Seed Oil and Sophora Japonica Flower Extract. All these ingredients combat stress, keep your skin hydrated and prevent radical damage.
Whatever your skin issue might be, you will find the solution in Avene Thermal Spring Water. Moreover, if you have sensitive, hypersensitive or irritated skin, you should add this to your cleansing routine this instant. You can use it to soothe redness, irritation, sunburns and even, your baby’s diaper rash (really!). It also works as a makeup remover and calms your skin down after a strenuous workout. Seriously, this water has some intense magical powers!