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3 great moisturisers for HK’s climate

Hong Kong’s changing weather conditions and pollutants in the air can play havoc with our skin. If you are on the hunt for a moisturiser that’s best for this climate, we’ve done the work for you! Read on for the lowdown on three great new moisturisers tried and tested by the EL team.

Tarte Baba Bomb Moisturizer, $125

“I’ve always had a hard time finding a moisturiser that showed results without my skin breaking out. But with this cream, I may have just found the one! The pump dispenses the perfect amount for each use. I love how it doesn’t have much of a scent to it and only a thin layer is sufficient. When I use it at night, I wake up with glowy and plump skin in the morning. I’m guessing it’s the green tea, avocado and babassu ingredients working their magic! Within a week of use, my skin feels more hydrated. I’m also pleased that it has helped to even out my skin tone a little. I’ll definitely be repurchasing it!”

– Siti Shahirah

Tarte Baba Boom

Marc Jacobs Beauty Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturizing Gel Crème, $490

“Recently, I’ve made a conscious effort to add more fruit to my daily routine: half a grapefruit with breakfast for a healthy gut, and for my skin, this new product from Marc Jacobs Beauty. Packed with antioxidant-rich extracts of pineapple, starfruit and dragonfruit, this tropical cocktail not only smells great but keeps my skin hydrated and healthy. The consistency is light and airy for morning and night use, and the encapsulated sodium hyaluronate also helps smoothen my skin for that perfect pre-makeup base.”

– Leanda Rathmell

Marc Jacobs Youthquake

Saturday Skin Waterfall Glacier Water Cream, $295

“This lightweight gel moisturiser contains Iceland moss, which hydrates while reducing redness – exactly what I need for my oily, sensitive skin. I apply it every morning, and only a small amount is needed for the entire face. After a month of using it, I find that it hydrates and refreshes my skin without clogging the pores. I no longer need a mattifying lotion to counteract my oily skin, too. I’m hoping to grab this again once it’s finished!”

– Hana Kamal

Saturday skin

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