Its official, with the Movement Control Order in Malaysia extended, the nation will be staying in until the 14th of April. The future seems bleak and life feels meaningless. Or does it have to be?
If you are an opportunist, that doesn’t necessarily have to be the case. Because why wallow when you can work towards your long-awaited skin glow-up by channeling those extra free time and energy into switching up your daily beauty routine? Doesn’t sound too bad now, does it?
So brush off those pesky quarantine blues and instead, swipe on these top-rated essentials, which are all available in Sephora, that will have you stepping out of quarantine looking your best ever.
PIXI GLOW TONIC
A cult classic that needs no introduction. This holy grail exfoliating toner from Pixi is deserving of a spot in your vanity solely for its amazing gentle exfoliating properties that will have your reveling in healthier, brighter and clearer skin. The secret here lies in its hero ingredient, glycolic acid which is gentle enough for everyday use. Combine that with energizing ginseng along with soothing aloe vera and you have yourself a top performing product on Sephora.
STARSKIN ORGLAMIC™ PINK CACTUC VELVET EYE CREAM
Now that our social life is on hold, we can finally kiss those tired peepers goodbye by catching up on some much-needed sleep and caring our delicate eye area with Starskin’s new super concentrated eye cream.
Its velvety soft texture is rich in certified organic avocado oil, shea butter and candelilla wax working in perfect harmony to enhance radiance, smooth and minimalise fine lines and wrinkles. We are especially amazed at how quickly it absorbs upon application.
BIOSSANCE SQUALANE + VITAMIN C ROSE OIL
A relatively newcomer to the Sephora family, Biossance is already generating a ton of buzz for all the right reasons. Among its many vegan-friendly and cruelty-free skincare products, this exquisite face oil should definitely be used in the final step of your skincare routine.
It only takes two drops of its luxuriously lightweight liquid, infused with hydrating star ingredient squalane, brightening Vitamin C and soothing rose extract, to transform your complexion overnight.
TATCHA THE LIQUID SILK CANVAS
Just because you are not stepping out of the house any time soon doesn’t necessarily mean you have to skip makeup entirely. Not when you have Tatcha’s latest multitasking primer to beautify the outside and inside of your skin.
Think of it as a real-life beautifying filter with its silk extracts that instantly diminishes looks of imperfections and pink and gold pearl to even out skin tone. All these while also shielding you from pollutants and restoring youth. So for your next video call session, be sure to swipe some on.
ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS LOOSE SETTING POWDER
With the recent unforgiving heat and humidity, there is simply no escaping the greasy shine forming on our forehead and T-zone, even when indoors.
Our solution? Patting on Anastasia Beverly Hills’s Loose Setting Powder. Not only does its superfine powder formula perfectly set your makeup in place and extend its wear, it goes on smoothly to absorb excess oil and minimize shine, leaving you with a flawless matte finish all day.
MARC JACOBS BEAUTY RE(COVER) HYDRATING COCONUT LIP OIL
Trust Marc Jacobs’s ultra-nourishing lip oil to whip our pout into its best kissable shape possible. For starters, it is packed with five forms of coconut loaded with nutrients and vitamins to help improve appearance of the lips.
This is further complemented by Vitamin E to soothe and Aloe Vera to restore suppleness. Wear it alone for a healthy-looking sheen, and be amazed by the smoother and fuller end results after a few days of use.
JOON SAFFRON HAIR ELIXIR
Time to care for your hair the Persian way: by taking up their century old beauty ritual of using saffron pistachio and rose to boost your hair health. Lucky for you, US based haircare brand, Joon Haircare’s Saffron Hair Elixir which is infused with those three key ingredients using modern chemistry, is now available at Sephora.
Apart from strengthening, hydrating, smoothening and adding shine to your tresses, lightweight hair oil also protects them from harmful UV rays. Just warm up a few drops in your hands before evenly distributing the product onto towel dried hair.
COCO & EVE LIKE A VIRGIN SUPER NOURISHING COCONUT & FIGS
Another great way to shower your locks with some TLC? Slather on some Coco & Eve Like A Virgin hair masque! Supercharged with nourishing raw virgin coconuts and fig, this Internet famous delivers its five-in-one treatment of improving texture, deeply conditions, tames frizz, repairing the hair from the inside out and restoring damaged hair to its pure state…like a virgin again!
For proper application of the masque, use its tangle tamer to detangle hair and minimize breakage.