With so many beauty products in the market ranging from body washes and sunscreens to lip balms , here are some of the best that you’ve selected for SHAPE Favourites 2017.
1. Best Post-Gym Body Wash
Judges’ Choice: Clarins Tonic Bath and Shower Concentrate (RM105)
This concentrated cleansing treatment activates with the heat of a warm bath or shower—releasing the invigorating, aromatic virtues of Rosemary, Mint and Geranium. Extracts of Gentian and Pine cleanse and refine. Lightweight lather is gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin.
Readers’ Choice: EUBOS Shower & Cream 2 in 1 Refreshing & Moisturising Cleanser for Rehydration for Daily & After Sports (RM30.50)
Ideal for dry and sensitive skin including for those who suffer from eczema or acne, this body wash gently cleanses and moisturizes the skin with active ingredients like provitamin B5, to make your skin look good and feel soft after a sweat sesh.
2. Best Sunscreen (Body)
Judges’ Choice: Dermalogica Protection 50 Sport SPF 50 (WM: RN222 and EM: RM229)
This sheer solar protection treatment defends your skin against prolonged skin damage from UV light and environmental assault. Oleosome microspheres help enhance SPF performance and counteract moisture loss triggered by extended daylight exposure. Its lightweight formula helps neutralize damage and bind moisture to skin without a greasy after-feel.
Readers’ Choice: Biore UV Perfect Spray 75g SPF 50 PA++++ (RM39.10)
A non-sticky, moisturizing and easy-to-use UV spray that protects you from harmful UV rays from head-to-toe, the Biore UV Perfect Spray 75g SPF 50 PA++++ is suitable for daily use and for outdoor activities. Perfect UV protection to keep hair shiny, scalp healthy & skin fairer.
3. Best Sunscreen (Face)
Judges’ Choice: Clarins UV Plus Anti-Pollution SPF50/PA+++ (RM150)
Thanks to its extremely fine and smooth oil-free texture, the Clarins UV Plus Anti-Pollution
SPF 50/PA++++ is easy to apply after your regular day care while preserving the effectiveness of its benefits. In the morning, apply UV Plus Anti-Pollution SPF 50/PA++++ to the face after day care and before make-up.
Readers’ Choice: Dermalogica Protection 50 Sport SPF 50; Super Sensitive Shield SPF 30 (WM: RM284 and EM: RM292)
Dermalogica Protection 50 Sport SPF 50; Super Sensitive Shield SPF 30 is ideal for sensitized, reactive and recently resurfaced skin. Natural mineral sunscreens help shield against photo-damage and UV exposure. It contains Ultra-CalmingTM Complex with Oat and botanical actives to help minimize discomfort, burning and itching. Its sheer formula provides optimal hydration and helps protect and reinforce barrier lipids, which are often compromised in sensitized skin conditions.
4. Best Post-Gym Face Wash
Judges’ Choice: Claire Organics Lavender Calming Soap (RM21)
Lavender is much more than just pretty and calming – it is one of the most powerful remedies in the plant world, offering both physical and emotional relief for problems as varied as burns, migraines, insomnia, insect bites, skin problems, infections, stress and nervous tension. The Claire Organics Lavender Calming Soap is packed with a whole amazing spectrum of healing powers, making it one of our favourites.
Readers’ Choice: Melvita Floral Bouquet Gentle Cleansing Jelly (RM115)
This gel cleanser gently removes impurities thanks to its delicate foaming texture. The combination of the moisturizing rose floral water and the skin-softening orange blossom floral water makes your skin soft and comfortable. The narcissus extract also brightens and cleanses the skin. Formulated with a prebiotic, which protects the skin’s ecosystem, its gentle cleansing action leaves skin soft, clean and delicately scented.
5. Best Lip Balm
Judges’ Choice: Erborian Doudoune for Lips (RM94)
A lightweight protective balm to repair dry lips, the Erborian Doudoune For Lips is a rich, melting balm that helps soothe damaged lips and dry skin. Enriched with vitamin E, it offers extreme comfort and subtle shine for beautiful and soft lips day after day.
Readers’ Choice: Claire Organics Yummy Lip Intensive Lip Treatment with Rose Geranium (RM16)
Geranium essential oil is very beneficial in the treatment of acne, dermatitis and other skin diseases. Rose Geranium essential oil can also prevent muscles and skin from sagging, as well as the untimely loosening and loss of teeth by tightening up the gums. Finally, it can reduce the presence of wrinkles by tightening the facial skin, thereby delaying some of the effects of premature aging, need we say more?