It’s voting time and no, it’s not mandatory to look good, but if you do, it will put you in the right spirits to carry out your nationalistic duty on May 9. Wilting under our tropical heat and sweating bricks is a surefire way to put you in the gloomiest of moods – and looks!
To get you ready as you travel home or when you’re queueing up under the blistering sun to vote, check out some of the beauty products that work with the least fuss.
These skincare, haircare and makeup products are portable and protective of your skin and hair. These can be easily packed in your overnight bag or brought along while waiting in line.
All Over Protection
The ZA True White EX Power Block UV SPF50+ PA++++ in 50ml works for face and body, and is perfectly lightweight for travelling. This water resistant UV sunscreen protects your skin from UV rays for 12 hours, offers a smooth finish and hydrates skin.
Refresh And Hydrate
The Shu Uemura Skin Perfector Sakura Makeup Refresher Mist in 50ml that is lightweight and easily portable instantly perfects skin for retouching makeup and provides refreshing hydration.
Seal Your Lips
The Laneige Lip Glowy Balm makes your lips look shiny, smooth, and supple as if having coated the lips with a moisturising film, and it comes in berry, grapefruit, pear and peach flavours.
Be Nice, Smell Nice
The Fresh Hesperides Grapefruit Eau de Parfum Rollerball in 10ml features a medley of intoxicating citruses surrounding a crisp grapefruit accord and its rollerball applicator makes it perfect for travel and mid-day pick-me-ups.
The Bliss Spa travel size pack includes lemon and sage soap, fabulous foaming face wash, supershine shampoo, conditioning rinse, soap slab, and body butter, all bundled in a re-sealable tote.
SPF For Hair
The IGK Expensive Amla Oil Hi-Shine Topcoat for hair is a UV protecting conditioner. It creates a transparent, weightless shield that works as a colour enhancer and dimension for prism-like shine.
The Biotherm Aquasource Rich Cream Dry Skin is a deeply hydrating replenishing cream for dry skin with a refreshing minty and citrusy scent. It instantly quenches dry skin with intense moisturisation for 48 hours, non-stop.