Tuesday, 31 August 2021

Say, 'I Dew!': glowing skin for A/W wedding season

Written by Kate Sullivan
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Everyone wants to pronounce that memorable 'Yes, I do' with the brightest and happiest face of a whole life. However, if your wedding falls in the colder season, the weather is not going to help you glow from within. The right face cream can do the difference: making your skin glow with health and happiness.

Searches for the best face cream for women are up 300%, according to Google Trends. For those late summer to winter weddings, the weather cannot be relied on for giving our skin that au-naturel glow or all of the nourishment it needs.

For the unpredictable weather, pick a hydrating yet, lightweight cream formula for lasting hydration that doubles up with skin barrier protection. For the A/W wedding season, find your best match for glowing skin in this article.

Ubuna - Refresh Hydrating Water Cream

This cooling, oil-free gel-cream moisturiser is like a splash of cool water on your skin. The fast-absorbing texture leaves no residue. The Japanese Sakura Flower (Cherry Blossom) is known for its high antioxidant levels and moisturising properties. Rich in essential fatty acids, it provides deep, gentle hydration for all skin types. Japanese Rice Bran Oil, long cherished for its list of naturally-occurring vitamins, provides incredible moisture, protection and skin well-ageing benefits. (£180, available online)

Cosrx - Hydrium Moisture Power Enriched Cream

The COSRX Hydrium Moisture Power Enriched Cream is a moisturising cream that provides the skin with intense long-lasting hydration, without causing acne or clogged pores. Vitamin B5 (d-panthenol) hydrates and acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, while propolis helps your skin maintain an adequate level of oil and moisture balance in your skin. Ceramide protects and strengthens the skin barrier. (£25.99, available online

Embryolisse - Hydra-crème Light

Envelope your skin in comforting hydration thanks to the Embryolisse Hydra-Cream Light. This lightweight, ultra-nourishing moisturiser sinks into the skin in seconds to provide hydration that lasts all day long. The refreshing texture doesn’t feel heavy and protects the skin’s natural barrier against external aggressors. You need this for glowing, healthy skin. (£18, available online

Sos Serum Skincare - Sos H20 Day Cream Spf 30

SOS Serum Skincare's exceptional formulation blends a powerful combination of active plant stem cells and anti-ageing ingredients including White Truffle and Green Grape, shown to stimulate new skin cell production and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. (£15 for 50ml, available online