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2020 Beauty Bag Buys

A new year, plus a new decade, surely calls for a more refreshed and renewed version of you – right? Yes! To help you get started, we thought the beauty bag was as good as any place to start. So, we reached out to the experts right here on James Street to find out the must-have beauty bag essentials for 2020.


  1. Aesop | Protective Facial Lotion SPF 25

Organic skincare haven, Aesop, recommend adding Protective Facial Lotion SPF 25 to your beauty bag. Dr Kate Forbes, Aesop’s General Manager, for Products and Development stated “when free radicals occur in greater number, oxidate stress results. Protective Facial Lotion SPF25 contains skin-fortifying antioxidants and UV protective ingredients to help the skin.” The product is compact, so it’s not only beauty bag sized but great for when you are on-the-go.


  1. consicous.kin | Edible Beauty Deep Sea Collagen Elixir

Keeping our attention on skin, the conscious.kin must-have product for 2020 is the Edible Beauty Deep Sea Collagen Elixir. It boosts hydration and slows down cellular ageing with a synergistic blend of sea botanical, anti-aging vitamin, amino acids, naturally occurring marine peptides and antioxidants.


  1. Twin Palms Barbershop | Twin Palms Matte Paste

Gents this is for you! Tim Persley co-owner of Twin Palms believes their Matte Paste is a necessity for the hot and humid Brisbane summer. “It leaves a natural look adding texture to all hair types without looking greasy and gives the flexibility to manoeuvre different styles throughout the day. A little goes a long way!” said Persley.


  1. MAC Pro | Fix + Spray

Set-it-in 2020, with the Fix + Spray from MAC. This cult-fave product has been around for a while, and for a good reason. It’s the multitasking mist that sets makeup and gives skin an instant boost of hydration.


  1. MECCA Cosmetica | Drunk Elephant F-Balm Electrolyte Water facial

Hot off the press, the Drunk Elephant F-Balm Electrolyte Water Facial is as new as you can get! Launching January 1, 2020, the cooling, quenching overnight mask plumps and restores with an electrolyte cocktail while strengthening the skin’s acid mantle. With a blend of barrier-replenishing ingredients it effectively rehydrates hungover, overly parched skin, making it soft and supple.


  1. David Jones | Slip Silk Hair Scrunchie

Hair ties no more, the Slip Silk Hair Scrunchie is gentle on delicate hair, prevents hair crease and tangling. The product has become a favourite for celebrity hairstylists, but also dermatologists and beauty experts and was founded here in Brisbane.



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December 18, 2019