Lifestyle Travel

Summer Travel Skincare Essentials

Whether you are planning to jet-set around Europe, enjoy cool coconut water by the beaches of Seychelles or will be living up the Dubai summer, one thing that you can’t give a miss is to take care of your skin. Here are the best travel-ready beauty products that you can toss straight into your carry-on, so looking fabulous will be on your itinerary, no matter your destination.


AQ Active Serum (AED594, 30ml)
Available at: Alliance Medical Centre (Jumeirah); Charme Polyclinic (Al Wasl)


AQ Skin Solutions Active Serum contains a concentrated blend of the same Growth Factor proteins found in healthy, young skin that make our skin smoother, brighter, firmer, and more radiant.


AQ Skin Solutions Active Serum is designed to erase the signs of aging and repair the environmental damage that can cause wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin, and hyperpigmentation. The anti-ageing facial serum is formulated with stem-cell-derived Growth Factors to promote healthy skill cell regeneration and renew your complexion, as well as a mix of potent antioxidants to stimulate collagen production, fade dark spots, and fight free radical damage.


This multiple award-winning anti-ageing serum is more than just a skincare product. It is like having your therapist in your bag. Most skin experts who reviewed it have just one thing to say about it …..”It works. It really works”


Mesoestetic Hydra-vital factor k ultra-moisturising cream (AED270, 50ml)
Available at: Canadian Medical Centre (Umm Suqeim 1); Clinica Joelle (Jumeira2)


A hydro-nutritive facial, neck and neckline cream, which keeps the skin in fantastic firmness and elasticity conditions. Its formula can restore the hydrolipidic film and neutralize the free radicals responsible for premature aging.


Works perfect as make-up base, immediately on application feel a pleasant sensation of freshness and well-being.


Nimue Sun-C Tinted SPF40 (AED170, 60ml)
Available at: Jumeirah Ladies Club; Dermalase Clinic (Jumeirah Beach Road)


The perfect fusion SPF with the added benefit of light coverage, skin moisturisation and free radical protection, i In three skin-perfecting shades – light, medium and dark. It not only moisturize but also erases wrinkles and creates a dewy complexion – thanks to the light reflecting particles found within and that it’s tinted.


Nimue Active SPF 30 (AED174, 150ml) and Sport SPF 50 Water Resistant (AED177, 150ml)
Available at: De La Mer (Jumeirah Beach Road); Aesthetica Clinic


Disperse a light textured mist of sunscreen to provide broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection. The non-oily formula also helps the skin resist and absorb pro-ageing solar radiations (UV and IR) and pro-ageing thermal shock (heat and cold). The sprays can be used on children over two and sensitive adult skin too. Super easy-application, the body sprays cater for both our daily activities that expose us to the sun (driving, walking etc) while the SPF 50 Sport can be used whilst being active, perfect for any kind of holiday or activity.


Mesoestetic ultimate W+ whitening antiperspirant roll-on (AED136, 50ml)
Available at: Le Mode Salon (RAK); Aesthetica Clinic (Dubai)


Get a whiff of this: If you’re cursed with bad body odour, you’re not alone. Also the bigger problem is that the stench tends to worsen during the summertime and when you are out-and-about you are more likely to sweat.


The good news? The mesoestetic ultimate W+ whitening antiperspirant roll-on with long-acting (48h) antibacterial and antiperspirant agents controls and reduces excess sweating. The added benefit is that its whitening, antioxidant complex provides skin with effective protection from everyday aggression (UV rays, etc.) and inhibits tyrosinase and α-MSH, both involved in the melanin synthesis process. ultimate W+ whitening antiperspirant roll-on helps to lighten skin tone in the underarm area, preventing the appearance of dark spots. It gentle fragrance and light texture guarantees high tolerance and protects from the risks of irritation, caring for and soothing underarm skin, even after hair removal.


Nimue Anti-Ageing Leave-On Mask (AED142, 60ml)
Available at: Point Zero Flotation Center (DIFC Dubai and Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi); Aesthetica Clinic


A nourishing overnight face mask treatment with a complex of actives to re-charge the skin, resulting in a plump, moisturised and radiant skin.


Reduces appearance of fine lines, enhances luminosity and radiance, hydrates, calms and nourishes skin. Skin feels smoother, softer and suppler. It the perfect rescue for skin that has been out and about.