Blah to Blue: Blue Beauties to Shoo Away Your Beauty Blues

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We’ve got a collective case of the Monday blues – in the best way possible.

Once in a blue moon we all go a bit gaga, but this season’s wave of topaz-toned beauty gems to soothe, balance and illuminate our skin and hair has got everyone buzzing. Check out our current cerulean favourites to sort out summer’s commonest beauty blues.

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SOLVES AGEING: SUNDAY RILEY LUNA SLEEPING OIL

 

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The night is young – literally – with Sunday Riley’s Luna Sleeping Night Oil. Step up your anti-ageing regime with next-generation trans-retinoid acid derivative which minimizes the appearance of pores, boosts skin elasticity and resists development of wrinkles, while nourishing cold-pressed Avocado, Chia and Grape Seed oils conditions skin intensively for maximum radiance. Its standout ingredient is the inky blue tansy that packs antibacterial, antihistamine and anti-inflammatory properties keep the complexion calm and clear. Apply this treatment every night for visibly firmer and touchably smoother by morning.

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SOLVES BREAKOUTS: SLOANE INC. CLARITY WATER

 

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If blemishes and grease are clouding your fresh-faced glow, splash on this doctor-approved deep purifying aqua to restore radiant clarity like the azure summer skies. This bathroom version of professional peels has a beautifying blend of pore-plunging BHA, brightening lactic acid and clarifying anti-acne actives to simultaneously bust breakouts, blackheads and blemishing marks, oust open pores and pigment spots, and soak up unflattering oily shine, so you can maintain the I-have-my-derm-on-speed-dial vibrant freshness while on the go. Use once a week, or nightly if sebum levels soar as the mercury rises.

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 SOLVES DULLNESS: OMOROVICZA BLUE DIAMOND RESURFACING PEEL

 

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Omorovicza’s luxuriant exfoliant is the answer to a dull, lackluster complexion. This home treatment simultaneously lightens, brightens and polishes with an impressive fusion of effective albeit gentle lactobionic and tropical fruit acids to promote healthy cell renewal and plump skin, arabinogalactans (a watercress-derived polysaccharide) enhances cellular oxygenation to energise the complexion, innovative diamond peptides supports DNA repair to combat stress and prolong cellular longevity, along with an amino acid and copper compound (which accounts for its blue hue) that helps maintain youthful tone. Use it twice a week for a fresh out-of-the-shower glow.

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SOLVES SENSITIVITY: TATCHA INDIGO SOOTHING TRIPLE RECOVERY CREAM

 

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Say ‘OM’ with this silky sapphire salve. Tatcha’s Recovery Cream has the seal of approval by the National Eczema Association for its unique botanical blend that soothes sensitivities and restores the resilience of easily irritated skin. Formulated with 3 percent colloidal oatmeal (the highest percentage available in a product of this kind on the market), touchy skin is left comforted, supple, and replenished. Japanese indigo plant extract – long used in Chinese medicine to treat redness and pain – has powerful anti-inflammatory properties, and work to heal injuries and relieve irritations. Hadasei-3 bioactive complex is a proprietary antioxidant, age-preventing complex of green tea, Okinawa red algae, and Japanese rice bran extracts to enhance the natural beauty of tranquil, youthful skin.

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SOLVES OILY, FLAT HAIR: SHU UEMURA CLEANSING OIL SHAMPOO ANTI-OIL ASTRINGENT

 

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Excessive sebum that weighs strands down is perhaps the biggest nemesis of summer’s carefree, undone hair. Try Shu Uemura’s aquatic wash to restore natural body and movement to oily hair. This refreshing oil-to-foam formula has Japanese yuzu citrus extract to deep cleanse the scalp and hair, prevent product buildup, and rebalance overactive glands to slow down future oil production, leaving the scalp tingling clean, locks lightly moisturised, and tresses naturally tousled and airy. Safe on colour-treated hair.

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SOLVES BEAUTY BOREDOM: LIPSTICK QUEEN “HELLO SAILOR”

 

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Things are seldom as it seems – as demonstrated by this denim diva. Lipstick Queen’s iconic (and super friendly) navy lip tint is making waves as it transforms puckers from plain into a chic sheer plum, while making teeth appear whiter with its blue undertones. Adaptive, universally flattering, and nourishing (thanks to natural oils and vitamin E), anyone can now turn nautical to “naughty cool” summer beauty in a quick swipe with this skincare-infused lip phenomenon.

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– By Claudia Lin