The Ultra Lightweight Moisturisers Perfect For Our Humid Weather
#1: Algenist Splash Absolute Hydration Replenishing Gel Moisturizer, $91, Sephora
A revitalising moisturiser that uses alguronic acid and algalyte complex to intensely hydrate skin, while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
#2: Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Light Cream, $25.90
Formulated with the brand’s signature High Performance Penetrating & Deep Moisturising technology, this cream delivers moisture to where it’s needed, and locks it in to keep skin smooth and supple.
#3: Porcelain Balance Hydraclear Gel, $128
A gel that hydrates while keeping blemishes at bay, the botanical cocktail of willow bark, witch hazel extracts, cupuacu seed butter and tea tree oil promises to re-balance skin’s sebum and moisture levels.
#4: Innisfree Jeju Sparkling Oil-free Gel Cream, $43
Formulated with sparkling mineral water from Jeju Island and micro sebum-absorbing fibre made of ceylon moss, this oil-free gel cream keeps skin matte all day long. Plus, it’s made without harmful oils, parabens, mineral oils, synthetic colourants and artificial fragrances.
#5: Clarins White Plus Pure Translucency Brightening Revive Night Mask, $115
Enriched with acerola fruit, sandspurry and red jania extracts, plus a vitamin C derivative, this overnight mask-cum-moisturiser hydrates, leaving a luminous complexion the morning after.
#6: Orbis Aquaforce Moisture M/L, $30
Using the brand’s Moisture Magnet AQ technology to form a protective layer on skin’s surface, this water-based formula
prevents moisture loss while ensuring that skin remains hydrated. Available in two variants: M for normal to dry skin, and L for oily/combination skin.
#7: Philosophy Take A Deep Breath Oil-free Oxygenating Gel Cream, $52
Inspired by the process of photosynthesis, this gel cream uses the brand’s exclusive “Clean Air technology” to supposedly enhance the natural oxygen production of its key ingredient, barley. Together with a blend of natural antioxidants and anti-pollutants, the cream detoxes and protects skin from environmental toxins to keep it looking healthy and radiant.
This story first appeared in Female’s August 2017 issue.