3 Of The Best Summer Skincare Essentials

3 Of The Best Summer Skincare Essentials

If you're always looking to add some moisture back into your skin, it's worth having ESPA’s new Active Nutrients range on your radar. Combining the hydrating powers of essential oils, vitamins and plumping omegas in three powerhouse products, this is the launch to see you through the summer. Here’s what you need to know…


If you’re a fan of ESPA’s skincare – specifically their renowed Optimal range – you’ll know just how effective and nourishing the formulas are. Now, they’ve expanded the cult line by giving it a refresh – just in time for summer. Now known as the ‘Active Nutrients’ range, it encompasses all the same benefits as before, but with more products and slicker packaging. In the line-up you’ll find six new products designed to suit all skin types and ages, all of which are lightweight and nourishing – perfect for this time of year. Their new Fruit Water Cleansing Gel gently removes dirt and make-up without any irritation, while their Overnight Glow Enzyme Peel quickly boosts radiance and glow.

Plus, SheerLuxe readers can get get 15% OFF ESPA’s Active Nutrients range using the code ACTIVE15 when they checkout online*.


Keen to give one of their new launches a go? Here we break down our favourites, how they work and the easiest way to use them….

Isotonic Hydration Mask, £40

BEST FOR: Boosting Dry, Dull SkinWHY WE LOVE IT: If your skin is feeling thirsty, look no further than this ultra-quenching mask. Full of minerals, electrolytes and active ingredients, it’s like a drink for the skin. It provides instant relief, while leaving behind a dewy sheen that’s both luminous and healthy-looking. Extra points for the lightweight, gel texture that absorbs fast and has a cooling effect that’s perfect for this time of year. Use it daily if your skin is extra dry, or stick to twice a week for an extra hit of hydration.KEY BENEFITS: Protects against dehydration; leaves skin looking dewy, refreshes any dullness; keeps your complexion feeling coolAvailable here

Overnight Glow Enzyme Peel, £45

BEST FOR: Gentle ExfoliationWHY WE LOVE IT: If you want to exfoliate your skin gently, this enzyme peel is for you. Full of softening nutrients, it never strips the skin, while pineapple and pumpkin enzymes gently boost cell turnover to get rid of dead cells and dryness. The result? Better glow and more radiance from the first use. Extra points go to the added spirulina, which has a cooling and depuffing effect on the skin. 

KEY BENEFITS: Resurfaces skin; supports skin’s barrier function; depuffs and cools.Available here

Fruit Water Cleansing Gel, £32

BEST FOR: A Thorough But Gentle CleanseWHY WE LOVE IT: A great everyday staple, this gentle cleanser is great for all skin types – even if you suffer with sensitivities. It has a satisfying foam to it that sweeps away all traces of dirt and make-up seamlessly – no need for a double cleanse with this one. The added bergamot and grapefruit waters leave skin looking brighter too and more refined – you can expect skin tone to look more even and smooth. You’ll love the added pineapple and pumpkin enzymes, too, which swiftly exfoliate the skin as you cleanse.KEY BENEFITS: Gently cleanses; tackles dullness; is pH balanced to keep skin in check; exfoliates with fruit enzymesAvailable here

Visit ESPA.co.uk to shop the full range.

*Exclusions Apply - (products out of stock are the Optimal Skin Pro Moisturiser, Clean and Green Detox Mask and Yuzu and Ginger Cleansing Sorbet). Offer expires 31st August 2021. 

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