A lot of us turn into compulsive cosmetic hoarders when we travel, with beauty purchases cluttering our vanities. Like you, we stockpile SK-II essences and Clarisonic brushes, but what other beauty finds overseas are worth the purchase? Here are some
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SUNDAY RILEY LUNA SLEEPING NIGHT OIL
We love organic oils for our face, but this one is made more powerful with the infusion of retinoids, the holy grail of anti-aging and wrinkles’ number one enemy. It’s the perfect solution for when we’re choosing between an oil or an anti-aging cream because it works like both. Its essential oils like avocado, chamomile, and grape seed calm and moisturize the skin, while its retinol complex firms, corrects sun damage, and reduces wrinkles as we sleep. Definitely an oil-in-one.
BEAUTY BLENDER THE ORIGINAL
Apply your foundation as evenly as a sponge or airbrush would but with the practicality of using your fingers with this egg-shaped sponge applicator. While it looks and feels like a sponge, its exclusive material doesn’t absorb product, ensuring minimal makeup waste. Our bottle of foundation lasted three times longer with the Beauty Blender. Because it is edgeless, it also makes application perfect and even, regardless of the foundation brand. Washable and re-usable, it quickly dries and may be used for powders and creams too.
TARTE AMAZONIAN CLAY MOUSSE WATERPROOF BROW MOUSSE
The airy mousse allows us to draw and fill in our eyebrows precisely and evenly without smudging, transferring, or smearing, using its drawing brush and
CHA LING L'ESPRIT DU THE
With ingredients from China and formulated in France, Cha Ling L’Esprit Du The is one of LVMH’s newest eco-beauty brand. Launched last year in Paris, it recently opened its flagship in Hong Kong. The skincare label banks on the “spirit of tea” or the healing benefits of a rare variety of the