THERE are just somethings that stands the test of time. It’s not often that these are beauty products. With so many new and exciting innovations in make-up and hair it can be difficult for a single product to remain timeless and stand out among the newbies. But the most worthy beauty products aren’t always the newest. Here’s our favourite beauty obsessions that have carried on throughout the years and are guaranteed to continue to impress and will most definitely become classics.
CREATED in 1930 by beauty pioneer Elizabeth Arden, this amazing cream calms redness, heals imperfections, smooths cuticles and hydrates and protects like no other. It can also put your unruly eyebrows back into place. The limited edition design celebrates Eight Hour’s versatility and wide array of adventure-ready uses, all around the world.
Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant Limited Edition: R295, Elizabeth Arden
Do you remember a time without bath bombs? Neither do we. The first was created by LUSH, and we believe they’re still the best in the business. With skin softening ingredients and a wide variety of scents to fit every mood, it’s definitely our bath time obsession.
Think Pink Bath Bomb: R69.95, LUSH
AN award-winning serum that instantly eliminates dry, unruly frizz and protects hair from humidity for glossy, silky-smooth locks. The answer to frizzy-haired cries of millions, this lifesaving serum has thermal protectant too. Slide it on to seal your cuticle and ensure a frizz free day. It’s genius!
ANYONE with sensitive skin knows this gentle skin cleanser is their BFF. Help remove surface dirt and oils while maintaining skin’s moisture balance. We love plenty of different cleansers, but we always come back to this soothing classic.
AVEENO has only recently landed on South African shores and we’re excited! Their moisturising lotion has always been the forerunner for the brand. It contains naturally active colloidal oatmeal to help moisturise, soothe and protect dry skin. The special formula relieves itchy and cracked skin, returning it to its natural pH balance
Daily Moisturising Lotion (200ml): R79.95, By Aveeno, Clicks
ONE red lipstick with a huge following has to be MAC’s famous Ruby Woo. This striking true blue red works beautifully on all complexions and lip shapes, delivering the perfect long-lasting red every time. Don’t believe it? Try it on as proof. We’re sure you’ll be going home with your own ruby red.
Retro Matte Lipstick In Ruby Woo: R240, MAC Cosmetics
CONTOURING has become a classic make-up look in its own right. This kit brings you 3 creamy shades expertly selected to help you sculpt your face to perfection. It is great for highlighting, contouring and illuminating features and will leave skin with a beautifully soft and smooth look. Plus, it’s enriched with skin-loving ingredients for added care.
Cream Highlight & Contour Palette: R285, NYX