TONIC15 x BEAUSSIMA / For the Love of Skin Kit


TONIC15 x BEAUSSIMA

FOR THE LOVE OF SKIN KIT


THE TIPS AND TRICKS FOR GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THIS SEASON’S MUST-HAVE SKINCARE KIT

Whether it’s battling blemishes, fighting fine lines or restoring much-needed radiance as the sun slopes off and winter sets in, it’s no secret that a consistent skincare regime is king.

Launched late last week, the TONIC15 x @beaussima For The Love Of Skin Kit is a perfectly curated, easy-to-use edit, designed to do just that – care for your complexion, get your glow back and guarantee a good skin day, making it the must-have for skincare aficionados and beauty beginners alike.

Worth a whopping £128.90, but retailing at just £64, it’s packed to the hilt with twelve brilliant beauty buys – some full sized, some perfectly proportioned and made for travelling and others in a single-use sachet, to help you find a new favourite.

Whether you’re considering shopping the set for a friend or already have your hands on one and want to know how to put it to good use, we’ve dissected the kit to give you the lowdown on everything from how to use it to the reasons why it was put together…


TIME EFFICIENT SKINCARE

Co-created by Nassima from The TONIC15, who’s a teacher and busy mum-of-one, every product in the kit works overtime ‘I needed a full routine that was suitable for all skin types – that was both gentle and effective,’ she explains.

‘When I was putting it together, I was focussed on everything being time-efficient. I was constantly sense-checking that all of the products would work for busy mums, full-time employees, hardworking young professionals and everyone in between.’

‘I like hybrid products that have multiple benefits and uses, which works for people who can’t always dedicate a lot of time to their skincare every day,’ she adds. ‘Stress seems to be an inevitability of modern life, so the products we picked all needed to have a sensory element to them – that’s why everything in the kit has an incredible scent as well as being highly efficacious,’ she adds.


NASSIMA’S FAVOURITE SKINCARE PRODUCTS

‘I love everything inside the kit, but my all-time favourite has to be the Aromatica Orange Cleansing Sherbet,’ says Nassima. ‘It’s effective, gentle and yet still smells delicious. Cleansing is my favourite skincare step, so this has to be my favourite product.’

‘SPF is also a non-negotiable for me. The KEEP COOL SPF is so light yet works so well under makeup, so it’s a win-win for me. One of the reasons why I didn’t grow up using SPF was because of it leaving a film on skin but this formula works for all skin tones and leaves no white cast behind,’ she explains.

The kit, which finally came to life six months after Jin and Nassima first floated the idea, was a timely affair, not just because the duo wanted to edit to be the best it could be, but also because of Covid. ‘Everything had to be arranged remotely, which was a challenge,’ explains Jin.

‘For creating the pouch, from selecting the colour to have it actually made to the final version, I had to communicate very closely with our supplier and Nassima to make sure that we the kit was created just how we wanted it,’ she adds.

‘We had to make several samples and made changes countless time – sometimes I was on the phone to the supplier five times a day! But we are so happy with what we’ve created.’

‘By sharing the products that our TONIC15 love and work for their skin tones and types, I believe that these kits can also help our customers build their skincare routine and find products to suit their needs,’ adds Jin.


HOW TO USE THE TONIC15 X @BEAUSSIMA FOR THE LOVE OF SKIN KIT

The kit has been carefully thought out with everything it cleverly considered to suit a wide range of skin types and tones. Wondering how to use it? We’ve asked Nassima and Jin to share their top skincare tips so you can create a mix-and-match regime based on giving your skin what it needs, when it needs it.

Step 1| Double cleanse

There are two brilliant cleansers in the kit, ‘it’s my favourite skincare step,’ says Nassima. And Like everything in this collection, both are adjustable, adaptable and can be used your way depending on what your skin needs that day.

While you might want to use a single cleanser in the morning – and we’d recommend the gentle Sioris Day by Day Cleansing Gel if so – we love the duo used to together as an end-of-day, double cleanse.

For your before-bed regime, start by using the Aromatica Cleansing Sherbet to melt away makeup, massaging it into skin, then whisking its unctuous formula away with a warm cloth.

‘Again, this is my absolute favourite product,’ adds Nassima. ‘There is nothing as buttery and as enjoyable as this on the market right now. The thick texture melts right into your skin, and takes off ALL of your make up, even my water-proof mascara.’

Then, use the kind-to-skin Sioris Day By Day Cleansing Gel to remove daily dirt and any leftover makeup residue. The perfect cleanser for oily, spot-prone skin, it effectively cleanses and purifies, while also maintaining the optimal water and oil balance of skin. Rinse your face and gently pat dry.

Step 2| Apply an essence

This kit includes two essences so you can switch them up depending on what your skin is crying out for. After cleansing, if your skin looks a little lacklustre or feels congested, turn to the I’m From Fig Boosting Essence. Incredibly lightweight and absorbed quickly into skin, it gently exfoliates and smooths using BHAs to get skin ready for the subsequent steps.

If you’ve noticed that you’re breaking out or perhaps are suffering from mask-induced acne, you might prefer the By Wishtrend Mandelic Acid 5%. Hydrating and non-irritating, it’s formulated with antibacterial Mandelic Acid and Beta-Glucan to help improve the appearance of pigmentation and gently decongest skin.

Step 3| Smooth on a serum

The Huxley Oil Essence; Essence-Like Oil Like is an oil-essence hybrid infused with antioxidant-rich prickly pear seed oil, quinoa and açai berry to energise and revitalise the skin.

Light and non-greasy, the oil-essence contains a protective complex to strengthen the dermis's defences against environmental stressors and pollution. Formulated to fight premature ageing, the oil-essence is quickly absorbed, leaving skin looking fresh and vibrant.  

Use a gua sha, jade roller or your finger tips to gently press and work the formula into skin – taking the time to apply it will really up the radiance factor.

Step 4| Lock in moisture

If skin feels particularly oily, you might just want to use an SPF but if you’re dry, dehydrated or in search of brighter, radiant, even skin, then reach for the nutrient-rich face cream from Dr Ceuracle.

Enriched with Propolis and Vitamins to restore radiance and vitality to skin, the Dr. Ceuracle Royal Vita Propolis 33 Cream has been formulated with 33% Propolis Extract and Royal Jelly Extract – two ingredients renowned for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect.

Acting as a flash of radiance for the face, Seabucktorn Tree – also known as Vitamin Tree – helps to brighten and even out skin to leaving the complexion lit-from-within, while the rich honey-like formula provides long lasting and deep hydration to help replenish dry skin and strength skin’s natural moisture barrier.  

Really take the time to press the formula into skin, rather than rubbing it in – skin acts like a sponge and this will take the formula deeper into the dermis.

Step 5| Pat on an eye cream

Went to bed a little later than anticipated and woken up to puffiness? Use your ring finger to gently pat on the Dear Klairs Fundamental Eye Awakening Gel. Containing caffeine and red bean extract, this gel moisturiser de-puffs and smooths the around the eye area while helping to improve dark circles. It's cooling and hydrating sensation provides a refreshing finish.

If it’s dark circles, fine lines and a lack of radiance you want to improve the Dear Klairs Fundamental Nourishing Eye Butter contains four different peptides, ingredients that are celebrated for their proven anti-aging abilities. It also contains Sunflower seed oil that is rich in vitamins A and E to help protect the delicate skin around your eyes from oxidising agents in the air.

Step 6| Smooth on SPF

No Korean beauty regime is complete without a sun shielding SPF so we put the brand new to TONIC15 formula from KEEP COOL in the kit - ‘it’s a non-negotiable for me,’ adds Nassima.

Ensure you use a generous amount to fully protect skin – yes, even in winter – and apply it on top of your serum or after your moisturiser as your final step.

An SPF that feels more like skincare, it has a non-sticky, fluid-like texture that’s quickly absorbed by skin. Gentle and deeply hydrating, it’s formulated with 40% Bamboo Water – an ingredient rich in essential amino acids and minerals – as well as 7-Layered Hyaluronic Acid for an effective moisture boost and plumping effect.

It's also been enriched with Centella Asiatica helps care for even the most sensitive of skin and 3% patented ingredient B-Circadin to shield from the blue light we’re exposed to in our daily lives that can interrupt our biorhythms and stress skin.

Boasting SPF50+ for triple functioning UV protection, brightening and wrinkle reduction with no white cast or residue, it’s a proven powerhouse.

Step 7| Spritz on a mist

K-skincare is all about hydration and treating skin as gently as possible, so of course we popped in the cult Sioris mist.

A smart oil-water mist that acts as a toner, mist and serum, the Sioris Time Is Running Out Mist offers an instant hit of hydration thanks to its nourishing formula made up of 78% Organic Fruit Water.

Packed with nutrients, vitamins and minerals derived from green plum or yuzu, picked when in season to revitalise skin, it’s also been enriched with Macadamia Seed Oil, Jojoba Seed Oil and Sunflower Seed Oil to lock in moisture and deeply nourish skin.

Apply onto bare skin when your complexion feels thirsty or on top of your base throughout the day – it leaves skin feeling soft, nourished and hydrated.

Step 8| Add a few extras

On the days that skin feels it needs a little love, after cleansing, reach for the nourishing Comfort Me Barrier Hole Mask from Make P:rem.

Not only has it been crafted from air-hole film for comfort and to perfectly fit the contours of the face, but it’s been soaked in 29ml of green-rated ingredients to keep skin looking and feeling happy. Vitamin E, Wheat Sprout Extract and Vitamin B5, work together to effectively moisturise, nourish and soften skin. Supremely kind and gentle, its formula also works its moisturising magic on even sensitive, easily irritated skin.

We’ve also included Huxley’s heavenly hand mask to care for over-washed hands. Infused with Prickly Pear Seed Oil, a skin nourishing Nut Complex, hydrating Shea Butter and skin barrier-preserving Ceramides, it boasts a lightweight yet cosseting formula that hydrates without leaving skin feeling sticky so you can apply it time and time again throughout the day.

On the days that skin feels it needs a little love, after cleansing, reach for the nourishing Comfort Me Barrier Hole Mask from Make P:rem.

Not only has it been crafted from air-hole film for comfort and to perfectly fit the contours of the face, but it’s been soaked in 29ml of green-rated ingredients to keep skin looking and feeling happy. Vitamin E, Wheat Sprout Extract and Vitamin B5, work together to effectively moisturise, nourish and soften skin. Supremely kind and gentle, its formula also works its moisturising magic on even sensitive, easily irritated skin.

We’ve also included Huxley’s heavenly hand mask to care for over-washed hands. Infused with Prickly Pear Seed Oil, a skin nourishing Nut Complex, hydrating Shea Butter and skin barrier-preserving Ceramides, it boasts a lightweight yet cosseting formula that hydrates without leaving skin feeling sticky so you can apply it time and time again throughout the day.

On the days that skin feels it needs a little love, after cleansing, reach for the nourishing Comfort Me Barrier Hole Mask from Make P:rem.

Not only has it been crafted from air-hole film for comfort and to perfectly fit the contours of the face, but it’s been soaked in 29ml of green-rated ingredients to keep skin looking and feeling happy. Vitamin E, Wheat Sprout Extract and Vitamin B5, work together to effectively moisturise, nourish and soften skin. Supremely kind and gentle, its formula also works its moisturising magic on even sensitive, easily irritated skin.

We’ve also included Huxley’s heavenly hand mask to care for over-washed hands. Infused with Prickly Pear Seed Oil, a skin nourishing Nut Complex, hydrating Shea Butter and skin barrier-preserving Ceramides, it boasts a lightweight yet cosseting formula that hydrates without leaving skin feeling sticky so you can apply it time and time again throughout the day.

As always, if you have any questions, comments or concerns – or just want to tell us how much you loved the kit – email Jin and her team at pamper@tonic15.com.

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