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    11 Aussie Beauty Buys To Help Your Skin Survive The Transition To Summer

    Because lord knows we all need a little help fighting sweat-induced acne.

    1. Ultra Violette Skinscreen from $42.

    Ultra Violette

    If you're wondering whether you need to wear sunscreen everyday, Ultra Violette has a fun and ~quirky~ quiz for ya. It goes something like this:

    Are you alive? Quiz over. The answer is yes.

    If you've been reluctant to slap on the SPF everyday, this brand might actually help you jump on board.

    Ultra Violette 'skinscreens' are made to slot right into your daily morning ritual — after moisturiser and before foundation. Australian made and slayed, they won’t pill, ball or shine. And they come with a bonus dose of powerful native antioxidants that fight free radical damage.

    2. Dermalist Radiance Skincare from $69.


    Dermalist is a new Aussie beauty venture that's making serious waves in the skincare industry. The science-backed brand is at the forefront of the 'clean-clinical' movement — which means the whole range is vegan and cruelty-free, suphate, paraben and PEGS-free, as well as free from silicone, mineral oil and synthetic fragrances.

    The premium range of products are oh-so-divine and are available to purchase individually, or as part of a Radiance Essentials Kit for $79.

    3. Sand & Sky Australian Emu Apple Mask and Serum for $168.80.


    If you want plump, even and glowing skin ­­fast, you've come to the right place. Sand & Sky's latest beauty drop combines the power of Aussie botanicals to provide megawatt glow and major moisture.

    The Emu Apple range contains vitamin C-rich Kakadu plum to brighten skin tone and fight pigmentation; glow berries to boost hydration levels; and five types of hyaluronic acid to reduce the signs of ageing.

    Their O.G. face mask is a cult favourite and also an absolute life-saver when it comes to de-clogging your pores and brightening skin tone.

    4. Minenssey Skincare from $49.


    This Sydney-born beauty company offers seriously premium products at a price point that won't traumatise you. Born from the rich Aussie terrain, the Minenssey range harnesses everything from moonstone and snow-flower, to pomegranate and pink clay, to soothe and repair your complexion.

    And honestly, their Snake Vine Absolute Serum is witchcraft in a bottle — I apply a few drops nightly and when I wake up, my skin has never looked smoother, firmer or more ~glowy~.

    5. Frank Body Iddy Biddy Face Party Kit for $49.95.


    Because if summer doesn't mean late-night slumber parties with face masks galore, you're doing it wrong.

    This party pack contains five mini versions of Frank's Charcoal Face Cleanser, Original Face Scrub, Caffeinated Face Moisturiser, Glow Mask and Anti-Drama Face Mask.

    Made with detoxifying ingredients, these fab products work together to exfoliate, hydrate and soothe the skin — for a blemish-free, even complexion. Good for travel, parties and gifts, because 'TIS THE SEASON, MY FRIENDS.

    6. Caim & Able Australian Pink Clay Face Mask for $24.95.


    Proudly Aussie made and owned, Caim & Able's skincare range heroes Australian botanicals and health-promoting minerals to leave you feeling nurtured, nourished, polished and protected inside and out.

    This clay mask will not only help your skin look and feel brighter, but with finely ground hibiscus (a POWERHOUSE anti-ageing botanical) this bad boy will help to regenerate new skin cells.

    This dynamite brand is also committed to supporting women and children escaping domestic violence — with 25% of all profits going towards Women’s Community Shelters.

    7. Thankyou Coffee Body Scrub for $12.49.


    Wake up and smell the coffee this summer. The antioxidant rich coffee grounds and cold-pressed macadamia oil in this body scrub go together like birds of a feather on smooth, soft skin!

    Gentle exfoliation combined with amazingly hydrating natural oils help to make dry skin a thing of the past. The best part? This humble jar helps get safe water and toilets to empower people in need.

    8. Sukin Revitalising Facial Scrub for $5.75.


    Sukin's Revitalising Facial Scrub uses bamboo extract and walnut shell powder to lightly exfoliate the skin, while removing unwanted dirt and impurities.

    A refreshing combination of aloe vera and chamomile soothes the skin, while jojoba, sesame and rosehip oils lightly hydrate your complexion, leaving your skin feeling clean and smooth.

    9. Bondi Sands Self Tanning Foam for $17.33.

    Bondi Sands

    Just because summer has arrived, doesn't mean you have an excuse to lather yourself up in oil and bake in the unrelentingly hot sun.

    For good glow minus the risk of sun cancer, you should stock up on Bondi Sands' O.G. tanning foam. Enriched with aloe vera and infused with a fresh and zesty coconut scent, this lightweight, self-tanning foam will leave your skin glowing like a day on Bondi beach.

    10. Innoxa Pore Refining Finishing Spritz for $19.95.


    Yep, get ready for the season of sweating all your makeup off in under an hour!

    Fight the oil-slick with Innoxa's Pore-Refining, Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray.

    This spritzy goodness instantly sets and secures makeup for shine-free, long-lasting wear. It's also enriched with a combination of mushroom and lentil seed extracts to tighten and minimise the appearance of pores, while moisturising the skin. A win-win.

    11. And finally, Ankway Pedicure Hard Skin Remover for $18.59.


    Because if your heels look anything like mine, you're currently at risk of being mistaken for a victim of greyscale from Game of Thrones.

    This powerhouse pedicure set will get your feet ready for a season of backless, strappy sandals, without fearing the shame of your cracked and scabby heels on-show.

    You're welcome.