Editor's picks: radiance boosters

Summer is the time to arm yourself with products to reverse the effects of sun exposure and rehydrate parched skin

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 30 April, 2014, 11:40pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 01 May, 2014, 12:32am

1.  Lancome Absolue Sublime Rejuvenating Essence Foundation, HK$830
Launched just in time for the summer, this foundation contains citrus oil Pro-Xylane to stimulate skin regeneration and prevent ageing. It comes with a handy kabuki brush to ensure evenness and precision.

2.  Clarins White Plus Night Cream, HK$560
Rich in texture and mild in scent, Clarins' latest night cream contains Indian kino tree extract and lemon extract, to accelerate skin regeneration. You can go to bed knowing you'll wake up with radiant, hydrated skin.

3.  Jurlique Purely White Skin Brightening Eye Correcting Cream, HK$420
Dehydrated skin is the biggest culprit behind eye wrinkles. Jurlique's eye cream formula, which features the Kakadu Plum, a fruit indigenous to Australia and loaded with vitamin C, provides hydration and tackles dark circles, eye bags and fine lines.

4.  Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, HK$460
Designed for the girl on the go, Tatcha's facial spray locks in moisture and leaves the skin glowing throughout the day. Inspired by the regimens of geishas, this product contains Okinawa red algae extract, green tea extract and Japanese rice bran extract.

5.  Chanel Le Blanc Serum, HK$940
The star ingredient behind the Le Blanc collection is the Akoya pearl. Found only on the western coast of Japan and cultivated specifically for Chanel, the pearl extract contains enzymes that are naturally present in skin cells, and aim to increase moisture and prevent and eliminate dark spots.

6.  Kiehl's Clearly Corrective White Hydrating & Clarifying Treatment Masque, HK$400
Designed to provide a rejuvenating treat for dull skin, Kiehl's mask delivers spa-like results at home. Contains key ingredient "activated C", for radiant skin.

7.  Rodial Super Acids X-treme Hangover Mask, HK$480
Perfect for covering the aftermath of a wild night out, this mask contains active fruit acids and glycolic acid, to restore hydration, clear fine lines and eliminate dead skin.

8.  Philosophy Expert Dark Spot and Pore Whitening Pen Peel, HK$400
Philosophy's latest pore-targeting product lets you get straight to the point with visible pores and uneven skin. With a new recipe, which includes glycolic acid, the pen promises to eliminate surface imperfections through a peeling procedure.