Teen beauty – healthy and gorgeous


Be kind to yourself and the environment with these to-die-for products.

Girls just wanna have fun. Missguided Babe Heat fragrance has just launched … and you’re going to love it! R699, only from Foschini

Clean. Kind. Ethical. We’re all over Eco Diva, a local, brand that’s all 100% natural plant-based ingredients. If you’re prone to breakouts, try the Acne Mini Solution Set – a 30-day starter kit that targets acne, breakouts and scarring through plant-based skin superfood formulations designed to balance skin pH and hormones. The set includes a natural face wash, an exfoliant skin polish, an hydrating masque, their Liquid Vitamin Hydra Mist, and The Ultimate Face Cream. R895 from ecodiva.co.za

The Sh’zen Natural Essence range is perfect for teen skins. Try the Purifying Cleansing Wash foaming cleanser with a natural antibacterial action (R349), the Skin Life Oil, with 100 per cent natural plant and essentials oils works to purify, repair, restore and rebalance skin – use whenever skin needs extra comfort (R465), and Natural Essence Clearing Lotion spot-control treatment which works fast and is exceptional for acne-prone teenagers, drying up spots and helping prevent further eruptions. (R249). Happi Eau De Parfum – a clean sparkling fragrance, delicately fragranced with the floral notes of lilies, peonies, violet leaves and patchouli. R539. For stockists visit shzen.co.za

Gentle on your skin and kind to the environment. Win win. This Earthsap Tea Tree Face Wash is gentle and has pure natural tea tree which kills bacteria and helps to control breakouts, so a great choice for acne-prone or oily skin. Follow with Earthsap Tea Tree Face Toner, which has real tea tree and aloe oils to nourish and protect, without drying out your skin, plus it’s been enriched with vitamin E to combat free radical damage and slow the signs of ageing. R94 each from Wellness Warehouse, health shops, faithful-to-nature.co.za, and selected Spars and Pick n Pays.

Keep one of these Gatineau Clear & Perfect SOS Spot Sticks in your bag. A self-sterilising rollerball applicator, it’s soothing anti-inflammatory formula can be applied throughout the day to reduce redness, tighten pores and limit shine. R470 from orleanscosmetics.co.za. For Insta selfies and party confidence, try applying your foundation with this Bubble Makeup Sponge. Used wet, it’s mega soft and mimics skin pores to give you a natural, airbrushed look … no special skills or IG filters required. R370 from Woolworths.co.za

You’re a Gen Z … and you want some major success with your skin-care routine. You’d also like it to do it’s thing quickly (preferably right now – but a little patience and some dedication = results). Oh! And be super authentic! Hello RITES. An extensive range, including The Fresh Crusader pack of 20 toner face wipes, perfect for on-the-go cleansing for prob areas like that pesky T-zone. Great for after sport, these help unclog pores and give hydration with just one swipe. (R180) and Disappearing Act spot control gel … a targeted treatment for embarrassing breakouts of which it visibly reduces blemishes and prevents them coming back. R150. Apply a small tab of RITES Sweet Sidekick sugar lip scrub for smooth lips. R80. Details: rites.co.za