CREATED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CAUDALIE
Fortunately, the experts at Caudalie have summer skin covered – championing a holistic, natural approach that really delivers results, these cult French products come highly rated by SL’s Beauty Editor. From warm weather-ready hydration heroes to anti-ageing powerhouses, these are the skincare saviours Tor Cardona can’t be without when the temperatures soar…
BEST FOR: Reviving tired skin
WHY WE RATE IT: The ally of backstage teams and favoured by make-up artists worldwide, this cult facial mist is worth its gold star status. Brimming with extracts of grape, rosemary, orange blossom and organic balm mint, it’s our 4pm go-to for a brighter, more youthful complexion.
BEST FOR: Nourishing sun exposed skin & hair
WHY WE RATE IT: A veritable beauty multitasker, this plant-based oil will soften skin and hair alike, making it ideal for your holiday beauty stash. The summer-ready fragrance (think white musk, neroli flower and ginger) will immediately whisk you to sunnier climes too.
BEST FOR: Reducing redness and dry skin
WHY WE RATE IT: With antioxidant-rich polyphenols, this cult gel-cream moisturiser helps to strengthen and nourish skin from the inside out. It also makes light work of redness and dry patches, making it ideal for sun-parched skin. Your skin will thank you later.
BEST FOR: Preventing sun pigmentation
WHY WE RATE IT: If you’re at all concerned with pigmentation over the summer months, stock up on this supercharged anti-dark spot serum – a genius oil-free formula that’ll even out skin tone and prevent dark spots from appearing. Expect a more radiant, glowing complexion within just a few weeks. Try applying underneath your SPF to prevent sun pigmentation and to promote a more even tan.
BEST FOR: Rehydrating and soothing skin
WHY WE RATE IT: Made from 100% organic ingredients, this gentle plant-based mist is a god-send for sensitive skin – use it to soothe, refresh and moisturise delicate skin anytime, anywhere. What’s more, in clinical trials this genius formula has been proven to decrease skin sensitivity by an impressive 61% and increase hydration levels by 127%.
BEST FOR: Rehydrating & strengthening sun exposed skin
WHY WE RATE IT: The ultimate antidote to dehydration, this French pharmacy favourite is packed with Vinolevure® to soothe and strengthen, grape seed oil to nourish and hyaluronic acid to attract and retain moisture. Our top tip? Keep in the fridge and apply to dehydrated skin for an instant soothing effect.