Keep Glowing: 10 Skincare Essentials For Hong Kong’s Summer
Maintaining radiant skin during summer can be challenging in Hong Kong. From pollution to the hot and humid weather, a flawless skincare routine is crucial to protect your skin from clogged pores, acne, and sunburn. Click on the gallery below to check out 10 skincare essentials you need this summer:
Dior Hydra Life 3-in-1 hydrating serum
Staying hydrated is always the first step to good skin, but with the high humidity in Hong Kong, a standard moisturiser can leave your skin feeling oily. This hydrating serum's light and cooling texture makes the skin feel plump, and offers a refreshing start to the day when applied first thing in the morning.
Available at dior.com
Natura Bissé diamond white cream SPF50/PA
This diamond-infused multi-functional cream by Spanish skincare line, Natura Bissé, is the ultimate solution for preventing premature ageing and hyperpigmentation to correct skin tone. Keeping your skin luminous while protecting your skin from UVA/UVB rays just got easier.
Available at lanecrawford.com
GlamGlow Supermud clearing treatment
While a gentle daily cleanse helps get rid of surface debris and pollution particles, a deep clean once a week can help clear residual impurities. Tested and loved by Hong Kong Tatler's beauty editors, the GlamGlow Supermud clearing treatment does a good job at cleansing the pores which results in radiant poreless skin.
Available at glamglow.com.hk
Fresh rose deep hydration facial toner
With its gentle formula that softens the skin and refines the appearance of pores, Fresh’s best-selling rose-infused facial toner is not only pleasant to the eyes and nose but also the secret to a glowing, healthy complexion.
Available at Fresh stores and Lane Crawford
Dr. Nigma Talib hydrating and plumping serum No.1
While we love a good sunbathing session, too much sun can cause serious damage to the skin. With ingredients like plant stem cells, hyaluronic acid and jellyfish collagen, Dr. Nigma Talib hydrating and plumping serum No. 1 should be a staple in your daily skincare routine as it is anti-oxidant and will protect your skin from any environmental damage caused by pollution and UV rays.
Available at net-a-porter.com
Tatcha Silken pore perfecting sunscreen SPF35
No summer skincare routine is complete without a good sunscreen. With powerful botanicals ingredients like Japanese wild rose and loquat leaf extract, Tatcha’s non-greasy and weightless Silken sunscreen does a great job at tightening pores and also serves well as a primer for make-up.
Available at Joyce Beauty stores.
Charlotte Tilbury multi-miracle glow cleanser, mask & balm
As the air in Hong Kong is often polluted, a good cleanser is essential for washing off all of that pore-clogging dirt. Calling it her “body-of-an-angel balm”, Charlotte Tilbury uses this all-in-one cleanser, mask and balm as her go-to emergency treatment for dry, cracked areas of skin.
Available at net-a-porter.com
Skin Design London C anti-oxidant glow serum
This tiny bottle of wonder by Skin Design London contains superior quality vitamin C and a potent antioxidant blend of seven super nutrients that help fight wrinkles and UVA/UVB damage. Apply two to three drops to clean, dry skin or mix with other serums, moisturisers or foundation for added protection and radiance.
Available at JOYCE Beauty stores
Caudalie beauty elixir
Want a quick way to refresh your skin from that 4pm lull of a scorching hot summer afternoon? Caudalie’s beauty elixir facial spray is the vitamin shot you need to give your skin an instant burst of radiance.
Available at Caudalie stores
Estēe Lauder Crescent White full cycle brightening UV protector SPF50
To prevent damage to the skin, you will need at least one trusty sunscreen in your handbag. With its new approach to luminous skin, the Crescent White full cycle brightening UV protector SPF50/PA from Estēe Lauder is designed to work with your skin’s circadian rhythm to prevent dark spots and discolouration.
Available at Estēe Lauder stores