You know it’s that time of the month again when your boobs feel sore, tummy starts to bloat and ALL you can think about is diving into a tub of chocolate ice cream! Trust us, we’ve all been down that road and we’re here to assure you that it’s absolutely normal and natural. There are some women who also experience a phenomenon known as a ‘period face’ What is it, you ask? Well, due to a hormonal imbalance, oil glands get stimulated and go into overdrive. When that happens, your pores may appear bigger than usual, skin begins to look dull and feel super greasy. What’s the solution? Trying these beauty products, of course! These babies will make your skin look prettier and happier instantly. Whatcha waiting for? Check them out now!
Garnier Skin Naturals Micellar Oil-Infused Cleansing Water
One of the most important reasons your skin gets damaged is because you did not pay enough attention to it. Leaving make-up residue on the skin can clog your pores and cause breakouts. During your period, your skin can get super sensitive, and if certain make-up product ingredients irritate the skin, you must cleanse your face ASAP! This oil-infused cleansing water will not only remove make-up like a pro but will also keep skin nourished and refreshed.
Forest Essentials Light Hydrating Hydra Eye Gel
Did you know that exhaustion first shows up on the skin around your eyes? Which is why you need to look after them with a hydrating eye gel. This one from Forest Essentials is great, simply because of its revitalising formula and the fact that it is enriched with potent herbs and extracts from cucumber, aloe vera and katak. Dab the gel gently around the eye area to soothe it and also avoid signs of ageing.
The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil
The tea tree oil from The Body Shop is an iconic beauty product. Known for its powerful skin purifying properties, it helps cleanse your skin from dirt, oil and bacteria. You've got to try it to believe it!
Colorbar Spotlight Illuminating Lotion
When you’re on your period, your skin is bound to look dull and drab. To bring the glow back, we recommend that you try an illuminating lotion. This rockstar will help brighten your skin without making it oily or adding extra shine to your face. Since it's enriched with hyaluronic acid, it keeps your skin look plumped, supple and hydrated all day long. Without clogging your pores, it gives your skin the moisture it craves for! Feel free to mix the lotion with your foundation or moisturiser for a smooth, radiant finish.
Clinique Pep-Start HydroBlur Moisturizer
On days when you want to give make-up a miss, join forces with this oil-free moisturiser from Clinique. It provides your skin with moisture and gives it a lovely matte finish. It is also known to mildly blur out fine lines and blemishes. If you can’t do without make-up, you can use this product as a primer too. It works fantastically well when blended with foundations, powders and tinted moisturisers.
Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Concealer
You can now tackle dark circles like a pro using this fab serum concealer from Bobbi Brown. Formulated with a cordycep mushroom, bamboo grass, Indian tree root, your skin is going to be in for a treat! Use it to boost your skin’s moisture levels and treat discolouration over time. From warm beige to deep peach, we bet you’ll find the perfect concealer shade that matches your skin tone from this range.
Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Foundation
A foundation’s main job is to even out skin tone and cover flaws. That’s where this product comes into the picture. It’s amazing because the variety will have you spoiled for choice. Rich shades of honey, beige and olive will deliver full matte coverage to your skin and give it an airbrushed finish.
M.A.C Extra Dimension Blush
We think a blush is an underrated beauty product. Trust us ladies, adding this product to your make-up routine will be a boon! Wear it with minimal make-up and it will give your skin a natural, pinkish fresh-faced finish. Even though your skin tends to look puffy and red during your period, applying a little bit of blush will counteract that tired, dull look. You should totally give blush a chance!