Already widely used in the Far East, this antioxidant-rich, anti-pollution treatment could be set for big things here too. From what it does to what to buy, here are the essentials
There are a lot of parallels between the infamous 10-step Korean skincare routine and many of the GTG team’s current regimens –
Origins Original Skin Essence Lotion with Dual Ferment Complex, £22
This pick provides fast-absorbing hydration to a range of different skin types thanks to a clarity and glow-boosting and stress-relieving combo of Canadian willowherb, Persian silk tree, molasses, essential oils and chestnut seed.
B. Essence Lotion, £6.99
Great for skin and wallet, this purse-friendly option contains a calming cocktail of allantoin, naturally derived algae extract and hyaluronic acid to leave skin soothed and soft.
Paula’s Choice Resist Brightening Essence, £40
Leaving skin more radiant, this skin plumping pick enriched with barrier strengthening
Caudalie Vinoperfect Concentrated Brightening Essence, £30
With a fast-absorbing water-like texture that smooths and soothes (thanks to the brand’s signature grape water and the use of glycolic acid), this refreshing essence preps skin for whatever you pop on top of it.
Rituals The Ritual of Namasté Glow Essence, £24.50
“I love the fact that this product is all natural,” Abigail James tells us. “The texture is amazing and it absorbs so well into the skin. It is a great summer hydrator in this warmer weather and will really help anyone experiencing dryer skin without adding extra oil to their skincare routine.”