Big splash: Water-inspired beauty treats

Big splash: Water-inspired beauty treats

In a blue mood

Text: Renée Batchelor

Blue is the coolest colour. From liners to skincare to fragrances, these aquatic products are perfect for summer

1.Algenist Genius White Brightening Gentle Cleanser, $56

Start with a good cleanser. This one from Algenist has brightening properties for crystal clear skin.

Algenist Cleanser


2.Biotherm Life Plankton Essence, $105 (for jumbo 200ml bottle)

To boost and 'feed' skin, use an essence with treatment properties. This one from Biotherm contains life plankton essence (originally found in the hot springs in the Pyranees) and can even calm conditions like eczema.

Biotherm Life Essence


3.Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eyeliner Pencil in Blue Me Away!, $36

A great colour to liven up your usual makeup, just a swatch of blue liner is enough to amp up your look. 

Marc Jacobs Beauty Pencil


4.Chanel Le Vernis in Vibrato, $38

Don't neglect your nails. A pop of deep azure on your pedicure or your manicure is the hottest shade to sport right now. 

Chanel Le Vernis 5.Ralph Lauren Fresh, $56

While you can't technically smell blue, you can evoke the crisp freshness of the colour with a light, cocktail-inspired scent. 

Ralph Lauren Fresh