A dozen covetable luxuries for the times you need retail therapy!
The intoxicating evening flower jasmine blends with patchouli and musk in the new Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Night Bloom, EDP, 50ml, $159. Sensual, mysterious and alluring, you’re bound to arouse those in your wake.
For natural-looking brushed up brows, Jane Iredale’s classic GreatShape Eyebrow Kit, $79, adds depth, dimension and colour with ease and finesse.
Developed with naturally-sourced ingredients housed in sustainable packaging, Aleph Beauty Cheek/Lip Tints, $55 each, make for lightweight cream pigments that are uber versatile.
In the Blue Box
Tiffany & Co introduces Sheer, EDT, 50ml, $160; a sparkling sensation of blackcurrant, vert de mandarine and ylang ylang floats on an iris base – it’s the scent of elegance.\
Cool, Calm and Collected
A blend of 19 potent antioxidants acts as a shield against oxidative stressors in Skinbetter Science Alto Defense Serum, $210.11, dramatically evening out skin tone and redness.
For those committed to organic skincare, NATRUE certified Trilogy have released an intensive two-week brightening treatment – Vitamin C Booster Treatment, $44.99 works in conjunction with the Moisturising Lotion, $52.99, to improve the appearance dull, tired skin.
Going beyond treating pigmentation which weakens the skin, Dior focuses on protecting the skin from sensitization and repairing the skin barrier to bring true healthy radiance in the skin.
Prestige White-in-Light La Solution Lumiere, $648; Mineral UV Protector Fluid, $200; Mineral UV Protector Tension Compact, $182.
Back to Matte
Turn your signature IT-shade, $61, into an accessory statement with Guerlain’s latest offering of Lorenz Bäumer -designed Rouge G cases, $38. Enriched with hyaluronic acid and black seed oil, comfort mattes have returned for the cool season.
Elizabeth Arden have released a powerful four-week at-home peel system, Prevage Progressive Renewal Treatment, $299, to exfoliate and resurface the skin to visibly reduce the signs of aging.
Water-, fade-, flake-, bleed-, smudge- and drag- proof, Benefit Roller Liner in Brown, $41, ensures a perfect matte flick for a soft and sophisticated daily look.
For those who love to be spoilt in lavishness, La Prairie have recently opened their one exclusive luxury treatment suite in New Zealand. Located on the 1st floor of Smith & Caughey’s Auckland, bespoke facials start at $180, and are redeemable in product.
Serving as a powerful hydrator that promotes our skin’s own production of hyaluronic acid, Medik8 Hydra B5 Intense, $129, forms a protective film to ensure all-day moisture for supple, plump skin.