Skin needs water to keep hydrated and healthy, but the silly season elevates this desire to new heights. The request for this year’s Christmas beauty gifts? Dewy, fresh skin, all day, every day – plumped and primed, not parched. Not too much to ask, is it? Fortunately, we have a cool glass of water on standby, in the form of our hydration heroes.

 

Aura Manuka Honey Mask 75ml

Renew the dew with this luscious face mask that leaves skin soothed and targets dehydration in skin. Manuka honey is a natural humectant, drawing moisture to the skin, while Pohutukawa is a bioactive extract that conditions and deeply moisturises. The result: a dewy, refreshed complexion.

The perfect gift for: Most skin types, especially when skin is dull or dehydrated.

 

Ananda Antioxidant-Rich Gentle Toner 100ml

A daily spritz of this soothing toner delivers a burst of hydration whenever skin calls. The water-based formula helps balance moisture levels in the epidermis as soothing extracts of aloe vera and anti-inflammatory marsh mallow calm irritated skin.

The perfect gift for: All skin types, even those with sensitive skin – as this formula is dermatologically approved.

 

Hosanna H2O Intensive Skin-Plumping Serum 30ml

Water-based serums like Hosanna penetrate the skin easily, granting skin an immediate water boost and helping to smooth, soften, and plump the skin contour over time. Vinanza® Grape antioxidant extracts help prevent and address free radical damage, as bioactive mamaku black fern addresses cell turnover for healthy, fresh skin.

The perfect gift for: All skin types, especially dehydrated skin.

 

Glow Ritual Vitamin C Serum with Plant Hyaluronic Acid 30ml

Hyaluronic acid skin care is the gold standard in hydration, and it makes an appearance in this Vitamin C-enriched serum that helps cultivate a luminous, dewy appearance, with or without makeup. Hyaluronic acid holds up to 1000 times its weight in water to hydrate cells from the inside out. The light-wear gel serum gets even more moisture-boosting abilities from brightening antioxidant compound Vinanza® Grape & Kiwi, clinically shown to reduce moisture loss (New Zealand Extracts, 2012).

The perfect gift for: All skin types, especially dull and lacklustre skin.

 

Baptise H2O Ultra-Hydrating Water Gel 60ml

A weightless, intensive formula that immerses thirsty skin in natural moisture. Thirst-quenching without heaviness or oiliness, Baptise contains plant-originated hyaluronic acid, which works with New Zealand manuka honey and harakeke gel to intensely hydrate skin. South Pacific hibiscus flower gently exfoliates deadened skin cells to freshen the complexion. Clinically shown to increase skin hydration by up to 52% (Dermatest Australia, 2019).

The perfect gift for: Oily, combination, and normal skin, or dehydrated skin.

 

Culture Probiotic Night Recovery Water Cream 60ml

Delivers a lifeline to tired skin by helping to boost water levels, thanks to this hyaluronic acid moisturiser with native New Zealand mamaku black fern. The addition of meadowfoam, a nourishing oil coveted for its intense moisturising and rejuvenating benefits, helps to lock in skin’s natural moisture. Mamaku black fern, an iconic New Zealand native plant, contains glycosides, or natural sugars, that help to balance and renew the skin’s surface.

The perfect gift for: All skin types.

 

Superior Skincare, Responsible Earthcare™: Antipodes formulations and skincare gifts come in premium recyclable glass or aluminium packaging, and fully biodegradable, FSC-approved cardboard. Our superior packaging not only preserves the quality of the formulation, it helps protect the planet - and helps you gift sustainably.

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