GIVE MOTHER NATURE A HELPING HAND
We’ve got your wardrobe perfected, but do you need a busy mum pick-me-up? These hard-working must-haves will rejuvenate, revitalise and restore radiance quicker than it takes to tidy a teenager’s bedroom. With a treatment to target even the most specific concern, we asked the beauty team at HARVEY NICHOLS for their fast track tips to help tired mummies achieve that flawless complexion.
Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix, £49: Every tired mum’s must-have, this strengthening formula helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, puffiness and dark circles – perfect after a disturbed night’s sleep. It intensely nourishes for 24 hours with a concentrated infusion of hyaluronic acid.
NARS’ Instant Line & Pore Perfector (£20): Using microspheres and hyaluronic acid to plump and smooth wrinkles and reduce the size of pores, the angular stick provides precision and convenience whilst the non-greasy formula – enriched with vitamins A, C and E to add extra antioxidant protection – absorbs oil and mattes out shine without drying the skin.
Starskin 7-Second Morning Mask, £27: No time to yourself in the mornings? This all-in-one beauty innovation combines your seven-step skincare routine into one easy-to-use mask pad. It’s soaked in a powerhouse serum infused with potent skin-brightening actives, fermented ingredients and probiotics to refresh and brighten. You’re welcome.
Stila One Stop Correct, £24: This innovative serum instantly colour corrects, brightens and covers skin imperfections for a flawless face without the fuss. A primer, colour corrector, brightener and anti-aging skincare serum in one.
Mario Badescu Healing & Soothing Mask, £17: Designed to control irritation and redness, this mask contains a soothing, natural, anti-inflammatory ingredient making it an effective treatment for very sensitive, dry or acne-prone skin. Apply a thin layer, leave for 20 minutes and rinse off.
Pixi Glow Tonic, £10: This makeup bag essential works to exfoliate, smooth and brighten the complexion for a healthy glow – no one will know you slotted in a sneaky nap before nursery pick-up. Aloe vera, ginseng, and botanical extracts work together to nourish and treat, revealing an improved complexion. Alcohol-free, it’s gentle on all skin types.