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Everything You Need For Your First Skincare Step Post-Cleansing

This story first appeared in Female’s April 2019 issue. 

Feel-Good Toners, Lotions and Essences
Chanel Le Blanc Essence Lotion
This milky brightening lotion is made with pearl-like pigments, a vitamin C derivative, as well as the oil and extract of antioxidant-rich ume flower to leave skin looking translucent and luminous. La Prairie Rare Cellular Life-Lotion
This silky lotion is said to enhance detoxification, flush skin with antioxidants, and strengthen cells against external aggressors to improve elasticity and clarity, while reducing the look of fine lines. Eve Lom Time Retreat Radiance Essence
With nine ingredients, including purified algae extract and encapsulated retinol, this helps fight signs of ageing, calm irritation caused by pollution, and improve radiance and hydration for a good 72 hours. Laneige Time Freeze Skin Refiner
With hyaluronic acid, healing musk mallow water and regenerative carob bean extract, this toner boosts elasticity and hydration to help fight signs of ageing. Cle de Peau Beaute Essential Refining Essence
A light rose- and orchid-scented essence, it visibly improves skin’s texture by dissolving stubborn impurities that cling to dead cells, while hydrating and tightening pores.