9 top picks of beauty buys to start your 2023

Skin Diligent Vitamin C Serum in Oil, £55

This rare serum-oil Vitamin C has been expertly formulated to combine the efficacy of a potent serum and the comfort and nourishment of botanical oils. This rare Vitamin C in lipid form is more stable and more easily absorbed than most water-based formulas. The carefully chosen botanical oils reduce the acidity of the active Vitamin, as a result, this next-generation natural formula is non-photosensitising and effective without causing irritation.

Available from www.skindiligent.com

Skin Laundry Hydrating Facial Sheet Mask – Box Of 8, £40

A biodegradable hydrating sheet mask formulated with sodium hyaluronate, vitamins, amino acids, and natural plant extracts. This mask saturates dry, tired skin to leave hydrated, replenished, relaxed and refreshed-looking skin. Sodium Hyaluronate acts as the key ingredient to provide ultimate hydration just after one application to help minimise pores and leave hydrated and replenished-looking skin!

Available from www.store-uk.skinlaundry.com

Thayers Rose Petal Facial Mist, £14.99

It’s all about how layering your skincare in the right way can increase its efficacy. Adding a mist like the new Thayers Facial Mist to your routine will not only give you added hydration but will also help your other products work more efficiently.

Available from www.lookfantastic.com

Maysama Green Rooibos Pressed Serum, £46

For those of us with an at-home Red Light Therapy tool, this is the hack for you. Skin educators and influencers have been jumping on the trend to supercharge their Red Light Therapy with this award-winning antioxidant serum, which is formulated with green rooibos extract and niacinamide. Extended product trials, using co-treatments of Maysama’s Green Rooibos Pressed Serum with LED, accelerated and amplified the anti-ageing process by an average of 260%! West London Living readers can get 10% off with the code WLL10!

Available from www.maysama.com

Maysama Bian Stone Gua Sha LED Facial Massager, £49.99

This 4-in-1 device combines Gua Sha, LED light, heat and vibration therapy to relax, re-energise and rejuvenate your skin. The Traditional Chinese Medicine practice of Gua Sha helps to relieve facial and muscular tension, increase microcirculation, reduce inflammation and improve lymphatic drainage. Heat and vibration increase microcirculation and LED wavelengths penetrate the skin to enhance cell metabolism and aid skincare product absorption. This combination is such a good idea, we can’t believe that no one has thought of it before! The device itself is easy to use and the massaging effect is immediately relaxing, leaving you feeling like you’ve just had a professional facial! Combine with the above serum for optimum results. West London Living readers can get 10% off with the code WLL10!

Available from www.maysama.com

Avea Life Collagen Activator, £62.10

Collagen naturally declines in our bodies as we age, leading to reduced skin elasticity, fine lines, wrinkles and even weaker muscles and joints. Avea Life’s Collagen Activator supplement aims to combat this, working to support natural collagen production for healthy skin and joints. Developed with scientists from ETH Zurich, Collagen Activator features a patent-pending compound that activates collagen synthesis and 3 other synergistic ingredients that further support collagen levels. This unique combination of Colgevity, acerola, and astaxanthin promotes rejuvenation from your cells to your skin.

Available from www.avea-life.com

Face Up Skin Filter Foundation, £38

That’so are have launched their brand new Face Up Beauty Filter – an innovative no-makeup makeup spray. With nude effect, high-performance pigments and beauty filter technology (a soft-focus power with a photo reflective action) the product naturally blends to your skin tone, leaving it looking clear and filtered. It reduces the visibility of small facial imperfections and thanks to the presence of CG-TGP2 peptide, promotes a brighter and more uniform look. The product has a light and silky texture and comes with a delicious scent of Almond, Cherry & Vanilla.

Available from www.thatsoskincare.com

Christophe Robin Hydrating Leave-In Cream with Aloe Vera, £32

A lightweight cream formulated to respond perfectly to the needs of dehydrated, frizzy, or dull hair by delivering an intense dose of daily hydration. The combination of Organic Aloe Vera, Fermented Agave Juice and Organic Cucumber Juice envelops strands with nurturing antioxidants to repair split ends while bonding moisture to the hair fibre, and protecting from heat damage up to 230°C. The nurturing leave-in cream is also enriched with Shea Butter and a powerful Sunflower emollient, loaded with Omega 3 and 6, to seal the visible appearance of split ends. Frizz and flyaways are instantly smoothed, to reveal healthy-looking, polished hair. Apply to dry or damp hair, dry and then style as usual.

Available from www.christopherobin.co.uk



Christophe Robin Regenerating Serum With Prickly Pear Oil, £40

If you’re more into oils than a leave-in cream then here is your answer to split ends and breakage. The silicone-free Regenerating Serum with Prickly Pear Oil offers a fast-absorbing hybrid texture to infuse hair with a soft, sumptuous feel. It enhances shine while protecting hair from artificial heat up to 230°C and helps improve the appearance of split ends and frizz.

Available from www.christopherobin.co.uk

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