This January, our beauty favourites are about protecting our skin from harsh UV rays that come with beach days and endless outdoor fun. Whether you're looking to glow without causing sun damage, or on the hunt for that new summer fragrance, we're here to recommend the best. We've also got some killer options to bring moisture into your life too. Here, we break down our January 2023 beauty favourites to prepare you for the warmer months to come.
Are you interested in getting the tools out this year? Why not start off with a simple pick? The Forea Bear microcurrent toning device offers a full face workout in just two minutes per day. The nifty tool reduces wrinkles and improves firmness in just one week. Easy!
Biobod's Barrier Restore Nutrient Oil is an all-rounder. Its blend of nourishing ingredients balances and hydrates skin to revive the skin's barrier function. It's perfect for these summer days when our skin is exposed to sun and salt and we need a bit of extra help in the moisture department. With bioactive ingredients like plant-derived squalene and potent antioxidants, your skin will feel more resilient after the first use.
Sometimes our bodies need a bit of extra hydration to get through the summer heat. This rich body butter may just be the ticket! Enriched with shea butter, rich in antioxidant vitamin E and amino acids this product can hydrate just about anything, leaving soft and supple skin to glide through summer days.
Always fans of what Ms Tilbury brings to the vanity, naturally we wanted to try her new Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray. Its weightless formula not only primes but also sets for up to 16 hours a day. It hydrates and blurs pores for a just-applied makeup look. Great for the sweaty season to keep from your makeup sliding around.
The Supernatural face cream is a luxurious moisture explosion. Its 72-hour hydration leaves the skin feeling moisture-rich and ready to take on the next day or two. This collagen boosting créme is packed with 32 ingredient sources of hydration. Try it out for the improvement of fine lines and a supernatural glow.
The new BDK eau de parfum in Villa Néroli is a light and summery scent to breeze through the summer wearing. If you know BDK fragrances, you love their complex yet irresistible notes that have people stopping you in the street. This new offering is all freshly cut flowers and heady bouquets. If you're looking for a fresh new approach to fragrance this year, this might just be your new signature scent.
If you've seen Jonathan Van Ness's bouncy brunette locks, you trust what the queer eye star has to say about hair. His complete blowout styling milk moisturizes your locks while adding that much-needed heat protection to fight the summer frizz. A great addition to your hair care routine. Especially if you're using heated styling products.
This self-tanner is your solution to UV rays and tan lines. It also moisturises the skin while it's at it! The finish is powdery soft and air dries in seconds. Get your glow on without the harmful rays.
GLASSHOUSE Triple Scented Soy Candle in Neon Rays
Scented candle fanatic? You're in luck. Glasshouse has come out with a juicy Mango and Peach, Rose Black Currant and Apricot candle. With base notes of Vanilla and Sandalwood, you'll have your dinner guests keen to get their hands on one too.
Chanel's lipstick offers an intense colour that sits on the lips like a second skin. The packaging is the gorgeous gold and black click case, a chic addition to any handbag. The wear is even and pigmented with a luminous-matte finish. A blend of shea butter and jojoba oil derivatives instantly leaves the lips moisturised.
Feeling the effects of the warm weather in the form of breakouts? Heal your skin faster with Votary's Blemish Rescue Oil. Instead of drying your spots out, this oil uses salicylic acid and natural healing oils to clear up your skin. A natural approach to clearer skin.
Sunday Riley has long been in our rotations and isn't going anywhere. This revitalising, brightening Vitamin C Cream sits on the skin without leaving a greasy residue offering a satin-skin finish. Packed with antioxidants and advanced vitamin c, you'll be left with a healthy-looking glow that fights signs of aging caused by UV exposure.
The Eye Love You mascara was created on Gucci Westman's quest to find a non-synthetic mascara option that didn't smudge or crumble. With 96% natural ingredients it uses waxes and black pigments that nourish and condition from the root to the tip. Made using 96% natural ingredients it volumises and defines curls in one sweep.
Mecca cosmetica's lightweight sunscreen combines broad spectrum 50+ UVA and UVB protection with 4% aloe vera and vitamin E. It leaves skin looking radiant and hydrated without too much shine. It also leaves behind a subtle but addictive scent while protecting your precious face.
The Benetint has been a fan favourite for years by now and for good reason too. It's long-lasting and the natural formula looks cute on the cheeks and lips, pretty much anywhere you want to put it. In the months when heavy makeup feels too much, tints could be your answer!
The pro-heal serum advance+ has many benefits. It provides antioxidant protection and helps improve the appearance of blemish-prone skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Innovative skincare in a chic and powerful bottle!
Envisioned by the creative nose Gian Luca Perris, L’Iris reinterprets the history of Florence, celebrating its many and multifaceted connections with the flower that stands as its symbol still today. With notes of Timur pepper, Neroli and Iris Musk, it's the perfect summer seduction scent.
The lip lacquer by Giorgio Armani offers a comfortable, velvety texture and radiant finish. Your lips will be left looking nothing short of plumped and full. This product comes with a high-impact warning.
If you're someone who likes to gloss your lips at the beach, or anywhere near the sun rays, this Ultra Violette lip balm is for you. Lanolin, shea butter and cacao seed butter will keep your lips soft and smooth while giving off a subtle tint. Wear for a bit of shine and a lot of protection.
If you're yet to enter the collagen game, now might be a good time to start. This collagen is unflavoured, dermatologist-developed, Australian made and MSC Sustainably sourced. Try it out for firm skin, thick hair and strong nails as we flit into summer.