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The hard-working body products that will save your skin from holiday party debauchery

The hard-working body products that will save your skin from holiday party debauchery

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Text: Sinead Lee

Editor: Jolene Khor


Image: Instagram | @bareforbare

Nowadays, it seems as though we need to be cautious of just about everything. The blue light emanating from our devices, the potentially unecological ingredients in your sunscreen, leaving your sheet masks on for too long... the list is inexhaustible. Another area in beauty grappling our attention recently: holiday skin.

As we clear the decks for Christmas soirees and prep our feet to all-night dancing à la Selena Gomez in 'Taki Taki', we run the risk of neglecting our tried-and-tested daily skincare rituals. Even the most diligent amongst us may fall through the cracks. In other words, crash on our silk sheets before removing our makeupHow long can we keep up this streak before our skin catches up to our sins? We wonder aloud, as this brews up the perfect storm for dehydration, roughness, and signs of premature ageing on our face and body.

If you think we're just scaremongering, picture yourself checking your tagged photos on Facebook. What catches your eye is not how banging your body looks in that shiny number, but your dry, flaky patches, so glaringly obvious there's no point hoping people won't notice them. Party 1, complexion 0. But no worries, where maintaining healthy glowing skin is concerned, we'll let these body products perform their magic. 

body lotion

Crabtree & Evelyn 'Dream On' Beauty Sleep Box
If you're looking for a moisturising powerhouse, this Beauty Sleep Box from Crabtree & Evelyn is a solid nightstand staple. Curated with a lavender scented lifestyle mist, shower gel and body lotion, Sleep Box promises to help you obtain beauty sleep before, during and after the holiday season.

Available in stores and online.

body lotion

Bare for Bare Red Rose Lotion
Formulated with a combination of Damascus Red Rose essential oil and rose extract, Bare for Bare Red Rose Lotion is said provide 24-hour moisture lock to even your driest patches. Turn back the hands of time (and partying) with glowing, radiant skin.

Available in stores and online.

body scrub

Sabon Body Scrub Rose Tea
Transform your post-party ritual into a more relaxing experience with a dead sea salt scrub. Combined with a sweet array of Judean Desert plant and essential oils, this rose scented body scrub is designed to protect the skin against environmental damage, replenish moisturise and support skin elasticity. 

Available at the Sabon boutique at Takashimaya Shopping Centre and online

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