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Urban Wonders

Skincare, hair solutions and makeup products that work as hard as you do.


Superpowered Skin

For any city slicker worth their salt, you already know your number one problem. It's pollution. Here are three skin survival products that you need now to cleanse deeply, nurture and provide protection against the sun's harmful rays.

A decent cleanser will take the day off without drying the skin. Try Estée Lauder Perfectly Clean Foam Cleanser it eliminates traces of pollution and make up while moisturising.

Clinique's Super City Block SPF40, is a sheer tinted formula that you can wear alone or layer over your favourite foundation. Skin stays protected come rain or shine.

Caudalie Overnight Detox Oil contains anti-oxidant grape seed and promotes toxin elimination and cell renewal while you sleep, so you're thoroughly prepped to face it again the next day.

City Slickers

Work stress, pollution and dirt in the air means hair can become lank, greasy and frizzy, fast. Here are the three best products to tame, tease and de-frizz and get you through the day without the need for professional help.

Bumble and Bumble Prêt-à-powder, the perfect pick-me-up as it saves you from sporting greasy roots, lacklustre ends, and even extends your blow dry for days.

John Masters Organics, Dry Hair Nourishment and Defrizzer contains essential oils to fragrance and tame frizz after another hot city day.

Living Proof Full Thickening Mousse It is as hardworking as you are – it offers an incredible 48-hour hold but with a natural feel.

Metro Make-Up

The no-brainer makeup solutions that take you from office to after hours with minimum fuss. They are portable, practical and have staying power.

Estée Lauder Double Wear Makeup To Go lasts for 8-hours, has a buildable liquid coverage (meaning you can't OD on product) and comes in a non-spill click-of-a-button case.

Don't sweat it - Eyeko's Sport Waterproof Mascara manages to condition, and volumise thanks to the fibre-enhanced formula and doesn't smudge or budge for a good 24-hours.

Lipstick Queen Saint & Sinner Tint provides lasting colour with hours of hydration too, while the matte handle is easy-grip and perfect for applying on the go.

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“Any city slicker worth their salt knows their number one problem is pollution”