Grooming: A Fresh Start

Grooming: A Fresh Start

Over the summer your face accumulates a build-up of grime from suntan oil and sweat, so investing in a great cleanser is must. LISA PIDDINGTON, from Harvey Nichols Birmingham, reveals her essentials for squeaky clean skin.

Elemis deep cleanse facial wash, £22.50: The ultimate daily cleansing solution; this fast-acting gel formula contains spearmint, peppermint and oak bark in a milk protein base. It loosens and removes dirt and grime leaving skin squeaky clean and thoroughly refreshed.

FOREO Luna™ 2 For Men, £169: Love your gadgets? Then this beauty’s for you! Utilising an enhanced T-Sonic™ facial-cleansing and anti-ageing system it’s designed for an even more effective cleanse that preps your skin for the smoothest shave.

Skin Laundry Skin Purifying Cream Cleanser, £20: Containing a whole host of active ingredients – including aloe barbadensis leaf juice, meadowfoam seed oil and panthenol – it cleans and hydrates dry skin as it melts away dirt and impurities. This formula leaves skin clean, fresh and comfortable, but never dry.

House 99 Purefectly Clean Face Wash, £17: This daily face wash cleanses, purifies and helps clear clogged pores. Its ultra-fresh effect leaves you feeling fresh, smooth and revitalised while the charcoal-enriched gel with peppermint extract is your sure-fire route to clearer looking skin.

Pestle & Mortar Renew Cleanser, £34: Formulated with superoxide dismutase and papaya and mango enzymes, this lightweight cleansing gel leaves skin bright, hydrated and glowing. The fermented ingredients also ensure that it’s is effective for sensitive and dry skin too.

Estée Lauder Nutritious Micro-Algae Cleansing Bar, £20: Raise the bar on your daily cleansing routine; crafted in Japan with a cold-processed, nutrient-dense algae blend, it helps dissolve impurities and keep pores clear leaving you with a natural, healthy-looking glow.

All products featured are available from the Beauty Hall at Harvey Nichols Birmingham, The Mailbox.