Written by: Romy Rose Reyes
Everyone deserves a little luxury in their lives. As the holiday season approaches, treat yourselves or your loved ones to our most luxurious collection yet.
Our Sunday Times – The Luxury Beauty Edit offers the ultimate collection of premium beauty featuring truly cult brands as well as newer brands that are making waves in the beauty industry. This luxurious lineup (worth over £400) showcases 13 of the most respected brands and features a range of beauty products that tick all the boxes. They’re results-focused, indulgent, high-performing and innovative.
Now the question is, are these luxury beauty products worth it? We think so. Read on to find out everything you need to know about the premium brands in this edit and what makes each product unique and worth the investment.
Prebiotic 3-In-1 MultiMist
Murad is globally known for uniting science with high-performing formulas that help you achieve a healthy complexion.
Rich in skin-loving peptides and balancing prebiotics, this MultiMist replenishes your skin with moisture right after cleansing. The best part? You can incorporate it into your daily skincare routine to instantly hydrate skin or add it to your makeup routine to prime and set your makeup. It’s the ultimate multitasker.
Best for: All skin types that are in need of a hydration boost or a quick refresher
No-Rinse Intensive Pore Minimising Toner
Perricone MD is globally recognized for being one of the leading authorities on skincare and creates a range of products that are backed by powerful ingredients and cutting-edge research.
Those with oily or acne-prone skin would benefit from this pore minimising toner. Combining a cocktail of salicylic acid and copper complex, this toner works to hydrate and firm skin while also gently exfoliating skin and getting rid of dead skin cell buildup.
Best for: Oily skin types that are looking to get rid of excess sebum and minimise the appearance of pores
Platinum Night Caviar Firm & Lift Serum
PRAI Beauty offers a range of skincare products that are formulated with clinically proven ingredients to deliver real and visible results. With a strong focus on creating natural and effective products, PRAI Beauty is also a brand that caters to those with sensitive skin.
If you’re searching for a product to boost your skin’s collagen production, then this serum is worth adding to your routine. Featuring an innovative anti-gravity technology and skin-lifting ingredients such as caviar and peptides, you’ll see a visible improvement in your skin’s firmness.
Best for: Mature skin types or anyone looking to nourish skin and treat early signs of ageing
Pure Vitamin C Powder Cream
Hard-hitting formulas that revitalise and rejuvenate your skin is what Dr Sebagh is all about. Incorporating a vitamin C product into your morning skincare routine, like this Pure Vitamin C Powder Cream, is important as vitamin C contains antioxidant properties that protects your skin from free radical damage or the negative effects of urban pollution. This vitamin C treatment leaves you with a naturally glowing and radiant complexion, plus it’s packed in a unique vial packaging, which preserves its potent formula.
Pro tip: mix a sufficient amount of the powder with a hydrating serum or moisturiser for an instant radiant boost.
Best for: All skin types, especially dull or lacklustre skin, to defend skin from daily aggressors
Super Eye Serum
Established in Stockholm, Sweden, Verso is a brand that offers essential skincare that targets your skin’s daily needs while promoting long-term skin health. You’ll find that all of Verso’s products are formulated with their unique Vitamin A complex called ‘Retinol 8’, which helps improve the appearance of an uneven skin tone, texture as well as fine lines and wrinkles.
You can count on this eye serum to improve the appearance of dark circles or help to de-puff the eye area. It features a lightweight texture that absorbs instantly and works well under makeup too.
Best for: Brightening, nourishing and visibly firming the delicate eye area
Skin Doctors is powered by their research-led and cutting-edge formulas that provide a solution to any of your skincare concerns.
While most skincare products can’t promise instant results, you can expect to see results by using this skin-plumping treatment for only 7 days. With consistent use, you can begin to notice an improvement in your skin’s texture and your skin would appear firmer and wrinkles would start to look less visible.
Best for: Improving skin elasticity and stimulating the skin’s collagen production
Skin Transformation Cream
Clean skincare formulas, skin-nourishing ingredients and soul-nurturing rituals are some things to expect from Keys Soulcare. Founded by Alicia Keys and created in partnership with a board-certified dermatologist, Keys Soulcare features a range of products that are safe and effective.
This skin-plumping and ultra-nourishing cream is a must-have for your winter skincare routine. Whether you use it in your morning or evening routine, you can always expect an indulgent skincare and self-care experience with this beautifully formulated moisturiser.
Best for: All skin types, especially dry skin, or those looking to improve an uneven skin tone and texture
Hydra Aura™ Éclat de Soie Sleeping Mask
Gatineau combines natural ingredients with cutting-edge biotechnology to create an advanced range of anti-aging skincare that provide both immediate and long-lasting results.
This sleeping mask is the perfect addition to your routine if you want to wake up to smoother and glowing skin. This gel-cream mask is perfect for those dealing with dull, uneven or dehydrated skin as it works to replenish skin when it needs it the most.
Best for: Those with dull or dehydrated skin looking to rejuvenate and hydrate skin
Sleep Dharma Pillow Mist
Mauli Rituals is an award-winning Ayurvedic beauty brand that’s worth adding to your radar. You’ll want to keep this pillow mist by your bedside table and make it a part of your nighttime ritual to help you feel extra relaxed. Featuring a combination of luxurious and soothing essential oils including lavender, bergamot, chamomile and geranium, this pillow mist guarantees to help you drift off to sleep.
Best for: Helping you unwind for a harmonious beauty sleep
Restructuring Nourishing Balm for Hair Lengths and Ends
Treat your hair to this pre-shampoo balm from the true luxury experts at Sisley. If your hair feels dry or brittle, whether it’s due to bleaching, colouring or excessive use of heat styling tools, then this nourishing balm can change that. Enriched with a combination of botanical oils, this silky balm intensely nourishes, restores and restructures your hair. Apply it from the mid-lengths to ends of your hair and leave it on for at least half an hour before shampooing.
Best for: Treating dry, brittle or damaged tresses
Botanical Repair™ Strengthening Leave-In Treatment
Aveda is popularly known as one of the leading high-performance, plant-powered hair care brands that formulates effective and safe products for both your hair and the planet.
This leave-in treatment is designed to instantly strengthen, revive and repair damaged hair after just one use. From taming frizz to detangling your tresses, use this treatment to prevent breakage, revealing healthier-looking, softer and shinier hair. It also works great as a heat protectant for those who want to protect their hair when using heat styling tools.
Best for: Nourishing and strengthening dry and damaged hair
Super Lustrous Glass Shine Lipstick in Dazzle Me Pink
Revlon are true trendsetters when it comes to the world of beauty and continue to offer both innovative and trendy beauty products.
This luscious lipstick infuses your lips with moisture, thanks to its formula containing hyaluronic acid and aloe. This ultra moisturising lipstick will instantly melt onto your lips and provide you with a warm-toned, medium-dark pink with a glossy finish.
Best for: Makeup enthusiasts searching for an all-in-one lipstick that gives you glossy, plump and healthy lips
30 Day Online Class Pass
Looking for a one-of-a-kind facial fitness experience? FaceGym has got you covered. Combining the power of facial massage with innovative tools, cutting-edge technology and high-performance skincare, FaceGym works to improve your skin from within.
If you’re looking to improve your facial muscles, then this online class pass is for you. After just one FaceGym workout session, you can expect your face to look and feel toned, tightened and lifted.
Best for: Anyone looking to tone, lift and sculpt their facial muscles
Whatever your beauty concern may be, every product from Our Sunday Times – The Luxury Beauty Edit has something unique to offer, which makes this luxury edit of the season 100% worth it. Get it while stocks last!