And don’t worry if you forget about primer – you can always apply these quick-absorbing creams to achieve a natural glow that will peak through your makeup to reveal healthy-looking skin. Soft, supple, mochi skin? Yes, please.
1. Glow Recipe Watermelon Pink Juice Oil-Free Moisturiser, $39 for 60ml
Glow Recipe has been an up-and-coming k-beauty brand that managed to catch the eye of many with their effective and beautifully packaged skincare products. This moisturiser, the brand’s best-seller, is infused with watermelon extract that contains anti-inflammatory properties to soothe irritation and redness.
It also contains antioxidants and hyaluronic acid that helps in intense hydration while ensuring smooth and prepped skin for fuss-free makeup application after.
Clinically proven to increase the skin’s moisture by 18 per cent, the cream is formulated to burst when in contact with skin, releasing a flood of moisture particles that promises to transform dry skin to soft and supple skin.
3. Dr. Jart+ Water Fuse Ultimate Hydro Gel, $39 for 50ml
This ultra lightweight gel-cream instantly cools your skin upon application and gives it a surge of moisture that makes your skin look energised all day. Formulated without any harmful ingredients such as parabens or sulphates, it targets uneven skin tones and dullness to reveal firm and radiant skin.
If you struggle with clogged pores, this is a must-have as it contains Belgium hot spring water and a natural barrier complex to expel impurities from pores to reveal smooth, supple skin.
5. Laneige Water Bank Moisture Cream, $35 for 50ml
If your skin is thirsty, this is the drink of water it needs. Perfect for dry to normal skin, this cream is infused with 6 different moisture-maximising minerals that penetrates into the skin to retain ideal hydration levels. Its refreshing scent gives your skin a quick wake-me-up in the morning and allows your skin to feel revitilised all day.
Extracted from 100% Organic Damask Rose, this gel cream effectively takes care of dead skin cells and uneven skin texture. It has a subtle and fresh rose scent that isn’t too overpowering, so it’s perfect to apply underneath makeup without having to worry that the scent might clash with your perfume.
Suitable for all skin types, this moisturiser ensures that your skin looks healthy and is refreshed throughout the day.
8. Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream EX, $298 for 60ml
The formula of this revamped moisturiser is said to be more concentrated than that of previous Sulwhasoo products so as to ensure that the skin feels extra mositurised and hydrated. It also helps to stimulate collagen production by suppressing skin-damaging elements, leaving skin looking healthy, plump and dewy.
The fresh scent of ginseng flowers is a bonus too as it gets you feeling more awake and your skin more revitalised.