Seoul-based natural cosmetics brand Aprilskin has finally hit our shores. Founded in 2014, the cult beauty brand is all over social media and raved about by industry insiders and beauty bloggers alike. It’s loved for its naturally derived ingredients (charcoal for purifying, Jeju cherry blossoms for smoothing and maple tree sap for nourishing, just to name a few), and gentle products that won’t irritate sensitive skin, all at affordable prices. Here, we highlight five of their must-have products.
#1: Magic Snow Sun Stick SPF50+/PA+++, $25
One of the brand’s most popular products, this refreshing sun stick blends effortlessly over skin and can even be applied over makeup and on-the-go. It is infused with Centella Asiatica and aloe vera leaf extract to soothe, hydrate and nourish skin, and even helps to prevent and oily appearance on the complexion.
#2: Perfect Magic Snow Cream, $40
This quick absorbing cream contains Himalaya glacier milk and helps to instantly brighten and even out skin tone. Made with 70 per cent glacier water and botanical extracts, this nourishes, hydrates and smooths the complexion, leaving no sticky residue.
#3: Signature Soap Original, $20
Great for deep cleansing and pore care, this 100 per cent natural and organic soap is made with olive oil, shea butter, lavender oil and tourmaline to remove impurities without stripping skin of essential moisture. Suitable for all skin type, when lather with water it froths to a rich bubbly foam.
#4: Mummy Mud Mask, $7
This easy to use peel-off mud mask has clay from Hawaii and Spain to tighten skin, as well as remove impurities and dead skin cells. It’ll give you a softer, more even tones complexion in just 30 minutes.
#5: Magic Snow Pad, $40
This gives you softer, smoother skin fast. A gentle double sided exfoliating pad, you first use the white cotton pad side to gently exfoliate, followed by the microfibre sky blue side to cleanse of dead skin cells and waste.
Aprilskin is currently available at Guardian.
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