#BeatTheHeat: Stay refreshed with these beauty essentials

Keeping cool


By Wei Yeen Loh

#BeatTheHeat: Stay refreshed with these beauty essentials

As much as we might love the heat (some of us, at least), the blazing temperatures that we’re getting these days can wreak havoc to your skin. For those who suffer from itchy or red splotchy skin when it’s hot out, here are a few ways to keep your cool and your complexion in check:

Before you pooh-pooh the potentially positive effects of a face mist/spray, try on Melvita Organic Rose Beauty Mist for a quick and easy way to cool your complexion. Water actually is the best way to hydrate your skin in a split second (just a spritz, really) as it’s suitable for all skin types. This particular mist has antioxidants (wild rose fruit) to prevent signs of ageing, while cynorrhodon protects and keeps your makeup in place.


So you absolutely detest the heat and your skin knows it too—the moment you start getting that dank feeling, you get stressed up and red splotches appear over your face. Fret not, Lancôme Hydra Zen NeuroCalm Eye Contour Gel Cream is made for heat-haters like you, thanks to its NeuroCalm Anti-Stress Complex that helps neutralise effects of environmental stress. Throw in ceramides, Sea Fennel, and hyaluronic acid, and we’ve got a soothing eye contour cream to reduce puffiness and signs of fatigue.


No one likes feeling sweaty and sticky after a long humid day out. Rejuvenate your senses with minty-fresh body wash (Korres Mint Tea Shower Gel) that leaves a protective moisturising film on your skin. Its unique active ingredients of wheat protein and aloe vera will provide you with vitamins and minerals you need for super soft, regenerated skin. 

One should always make time for slapping on a face mask on hot days as such. If you have got plenty of time to kick back and relax at home this long weekend, replenish your skin with Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask. Its blend of rose stem cells and rose extracts help counteract visible signs of aging and will leave your skin silky soft and radiant.


Related stories:

K-beauty secrets: How to really ace the dewy look
Smell divine: Hair fragrances for your beauty box
Travel kit beauty essentials we all need 

Explore More