These are the unexpected products from Bondi Sands we return to time and time again

29 May 2023
By Fashion Quarterly

The quality of active ingredients in Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare give luxury brands a run for their money making them a preferable choice to fall back on in our skincare regimens.

These are the unexpected products from Bondi Sands we return to time and time again

Using high-quality actives in your skincare regimen is crucial for achieving optimal skin health and improving the appearance of your skin. Actives are the ingredients that are responsible for the specific benefits of a skincare product which can range from antioxidants that protect against environmental stressors to exfoliants that smooth and brighten the skin.

One of the most significant benefits of using high-quality actives is that they can help to address specific skin concerns, such as fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and acne. Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare uses high-quality actives that are formulated in a way that maximises their effectiveness and minimises the potential for irritation or other negative side effects. This means that you can achieve the desired results without compromising the health of your skin. And better still, the quality of active ingredients in their products rival that of luxury brands at much more affordable prices making them a preferable choice to fall back on in our skincare regimens.

As Gen Z and millennials seek out ‘dupes’ in response to a lightning-fast trend cycle and a tough economic climate, alternatives like Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare are an exciting and savvy way to see results. Not to mention the cute, 100% recyclable packaging made from post-consumer plastics makes us immediately feel more youthful and bright.

Below, we unpack which Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare products we turn to time and time again for consistent, dermatologically-tested and scientifically-proven results based on what our skin is crying out for.

These are the unexpected products from Bondi Sands we return to time and time again
Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare Collection

The high-performing Everyday Skincare essentials:

The cleanser…

Every routine, irrespective of age or skin type, will benefit from cleansing morning and evening. Enriched with natural botanicals including calendula extract, chamomile and aloe vera, the Bondi Sands Fresh’n Up Gel Cleanser cleanses the skin, removes makeup and sunscreen, removes excess oil and impurities and works to soothe irritation, reduce the appearance of redness and leave your skin clean and nourished.

The vitamin C…

As we age or subject ourselves to more environmental aggressors, our skin can become dull. Enriched with 10% vitamin C, kakadu plum and licorice root extract, not only does the Bondi Sands Gold’n Hour Vitamin C Serum brighten uneven, dull skin for a luminous complexion, but it also protects the skin and boosts collagen production. 

The hyaluronic acid…

Hydration is a priority for all skin types. The Bondi Sands Thirsty Skin Hyaluronic Acid Serum is a tonic for skin that never seems to get enough hydration for whatever reason. Widely used for its ability to hydrate, plump, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, active hyaluronic acid is paramount for achieving plump, perky skin. In the Thirsty Skin Hyaluronic Acid Serum, you also have the benefits of hibiscus flower and blue algae extract at play for deep moisturisation. We recommend following it up with the Face Glaze Cream Mask once or twice weekly to achieve that lit-from-within dewy glow.

The moisturiser…

The Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare Daydream Whipped Moisturiser instantly absorbs into skin and provides up to 72 hours of hydration thanks to its powerhouse ingredients: sunflower seed oil, desert lime extract and rosehip oil to leave you with hydrated, nourished and rejuvenated skin. You only need a pea-sized amount and it layers beautifully on top of your favourite serums and oils. And at night, switch out for the Sweet Dreams Night Moisturiser for even more nourishment.  

Fresh'n Up Gel Cleanser 150ml, $14.95
Gold'n Hour Vitamin C Serum 30ml, $17.95
Thirsty Skin Hyaluronic Acid Serum 30ml, $15.95

The Everyday Skincare anti-ageing favourites:

If you have sensitive or acne-prone skin showing signs of ageing…

When targeting the signs of ageing, retinol is typically prescribed to address fine lines and target wrinkles but for many it can cause irritation and/or unwanted side effects. Enter bakuchiol, the natural vitamin A alternative that works hard to improve skin texture and firmness. Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare Fountain of Youth Bakuchiol Serum is enriched with bakuchiol, sunflower seed and rosella extract to hydrate, fade pigmentation and soften your skin. It also helps with breakouts, skin redness and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Gentle enough for daily use, we like to apply a few drops after cleansing with the Fresh’n Up Gel Cleanser before layering with other serums and finishing with moisturiser.

If you need to reverse the signs of ageing and prevent future ones…

Enriched with high-level actives including matrixyl, collagen and copper peptide, the Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare Plump It Up Peptide Serum works to increase skin elasticity, firm skin and assist with anti-ageing for a youthful, hydrated complexion. Peptides are short chains of amino acids that act as building blocks for proteins in the skin, such as collagen and elastin. When applied topically, peptides can help to stimulate collagen production, improve skin elasticity and firmness, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and improve overall skin texture. Peptides can also help to strengthen the skin barrier, protecting it from environmental stressors and preventing moisture loss.

Fountain Of Youth Bakuchiol Serum 30ml, $17.95
Plump It Up Peptide Serum 30ml, $21.95

The Everyday Skincare exfoliation favourites:

The chemical exfoliant…

The face of exfoliation has changed drastically over the decades, making way for more gentle and far more effective means of removing dead skin cells and unclogging pores. Chemical exfoliants, like the Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare Buff’n Polish Gentle Chemical Exfoliant enriched with cherry blossom, AHA and PHA, uses acids and enzymes to dissolve dead skin cells to reveal smoother, brighter, and more refined skin underneath. Regular gentle exfoliation (two-three times weekly) can also go a long way in terms of reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation. 

The powder exfoliant…

Another type of exfoliant popularised by professional grade skincare is an exfoliating powder which, when combined with a small amount of water, turns into a gentle paste that buffs away dead skin cells combining the efficacy of a physical and chemical exfoliant. 

For those who enjoy the benefits of a tactile exfoliant will enjoy the transformative effects of the Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare Glow Dust Gentle Exfoliating Powder enriched with a blend of active ingredients and natural botanicals including salicylic acid, papaya enzymes and pineapple to reveal a brighter, clearer complexion.

Buff’n Polish Gentle Chemical Exfoliant 30ml, $17.95
Glow Dust Gentle Exfoliating Powder 30g, $17.95

The Everyday Skincare instant pick-me-ups:

The eye cream …

When you want to witness an improvement in an instant, you’ll want to reach for the Bondi Sands Eye Spy Vitamin C Eye Cream. Illuminating particles brighten and diminish dark circles immediately while also working overtime to improve the skin in the delicate eye area. Enriched with vitamin C, green coffee bean and carrot oil, your tired eyes will be soothed, hydrated, and brighter than ever.

The miracle oil …

The Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare Wonder Potion Hero Oil has amassed quite the following on social media – and for good reason. This all-in-one oil works to soothe irritation, decongest your skin and assist with the signs of ageing, to make all your wishes come true. Enriched with sea buckthorn, calendula extract and rosehip oil, Wonder Potion leaves you with bright and hydrated skin. Simply blend a few drops into your moisturiser for instant nourishment. 

The sunscreen …

And last, but not least, no skincare regime is complete without SPF protection. Featuring a subtle universal tint that melts into the skin, the Bondi Sands Everyday Skincare Sunny Daze SPF 50 Moisturiser  provides up to 72 hours of hydration whilst protecting your skin against harmful UVA & UVB sun exposure. Enriched with vitamin E, wild hibiscus extract, and zinc oxide, this mineral moisturiser adds seamless protection while keeping your complexion plump and protected. 

Eye Spy Vitamin C Eye Cream 15ml, $17.95
Wonder Potion Hero Oil 30ml, $17.95
Sunny Daze SPF 50 Moisturiser 50g, $22.95

Discover the full Everyday Skincare range by Bondi Sands here

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