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World-class skincare; Looking for something more 'worldly' from your skincare? Check out these products from around the globe says TAYLOR HEYMAN.


T'S easy to get stuck in the same old routine with skincare, especially if you've found products that work for you.

IBut if you fancy branching out, here are five globally-inspired products you may want to consider.

1 SWITZERLAND: Weleda Skin Food SKIN Food is perfect for when your skin needs some serious TLC. It's specially formulated for dry and rough skin, using all natural ingredients, including rosemary, pansy, chamomile and calendula extracts.

Weleda Skin Food PS10.95, This beauty favourite is loved by make-up artists and models alike (they slather it on in-flight to ward off dry skin) and it's been around for 90 years - you can't get a better endorsement than that, can you? 2 NEW ZEALAND: Manuka Doctor Honey Eye Oil THIS New Zealand favourite is made with manuka honey and nourishing plant oils, including marula, inchi and kukui.

The cool roller applicator feels like placing cool cucumbers under your eyes, and the product itself wakens tired eyes and reduces bag by providing much-needed moisture.

3 AUSTRALIA: What Skin Needs Hydrating Facial Serum THIS facial serum is a saviour for stressed-out skin. Incredibly light What Skin Needs Hydrating Facial Serum PS16.19 (currently reduced from PS17.99), shipley and scented with a fresh lemony fragrance, it sinks in easily, leaving skin dewy, rather than greasy.

According to its makers, the secret is an ingredient derived from the centipeda cunninghamii plant (otherwise known as old man weed), called plantolin.

Aboriginal people have used this ingredient for centuries to soothe skin and promote healing and repair.

4 SOUTH KOREA: Skinfood Black Sugar Honey Mask KOREAN beauty products are so hot right now, so who better to trust than a brand that's been around for more than 60 years? The honey mask smells divine, Skinfood Black Sugar Honey Mask PS13, Boots and its syrupy texture is easy to spread onto skin. The result is fresh, hydrated skin, which smells of honey for a long while after the mask is washed off.

5 UNITED KINGDOM: Olverum Bath Oil IF YOU'RE looking for a cult product that hails from a bit closer to home, you need to try Olverum Bath Oil.

Created by the founder of the company in the 1930s, the formulation remains almost completely Olverum Bath Oil PS29, unchanged. This natural oil gives you baby soft skin, without leaving your bath looking like the scene of an oil slick. An added bonus is the combination of ten essential oils - including lavender, lemon peel and Siberian fir needle - which help aid a good night's sleep.


Manuka Doctor 24K Gold & Manuka Honey Eye Oil PS15.99,

Weleda Skin Food PS10.95,

What Skin Needs Hydrating Facial Serum PS16.19 (currently reduced from PS17.99), shipley

Skinfood Black Sugar Honey Mask PS13, Boots

Olverum Bath Oil PS29,

Add something new to your beauty regime

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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Nov 29, 2017
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