Temporary colour, professional-grade peels, manicures and more – discover the DIY beauty hacks to delight in from the comfort of your home.
The art of DIY beauty is a learned one. Deeply personal, it’s a ritual we watched our mothers navigate; their tried and tested routines informing what our own beauty regimens would one day become. Like the rest of the beauty world, the at-home offering has evolved too. Think smart, sophisticated and easy-to-master products deserving of a place on even the most seasoned salon dwellers top shelves.
With uncertainty around when we’ll be able to truly slip back into spa days gone by, there’s never been a better time to take matters into your own hands. After all, there’s no place like home.
Keep your love of colour at bay with the nourishing staples that promise to keep things flawless.
A once-a-week treatment designed to restore highlights to their natural radiance, consider Christophe Robin’s Baby Blond your go-to for a colour pick-me-up. Perfect for when things get dull, this deeply nourishing formula promises to deliver purity and shine to natural and bleached blondes alike. For those on the darker side, look to Christophe Robin’s Regenerating Mask with Prickly Pear Oil.
A master of hair, Oribe’s Imperial Blowout Styling Crème will transform the way you blow-dry. Formulated with skincare technology, this innovative crème creates a full and flawless blowout that lasts for days. Ultra-nourishing and totally luxurious, runway-worthy hair is yours for the taking.
Say hello to your in between the salon secret. A short-term fix that works to fade gracefully and evenly in 5 to 7 washes, Christophe Robin’s Temporary Colouring Gel offers up an instant cover-up for greys and roots. Boasting a 92% natural-origin formula, expect a result that’s perfectly subtle without compromising on luminosity.
Exclusive to David Jones, Sisley’s Colour Perfecting Shampoo is the investment your hair deserves. Formulated with Hibiscus flower extract, the fluid pearly texture gently cleans and takes care of coloured and highlighted hair while prolonging shine and promoting softness.
Nourish The Skin You’re In
Reveal your natural radiance with the products that do the hard work for you.
Dermalogica’s Rapid Reveal Peel is a professional-grade at-home peel that works to reveal brighter, healthier skin in just minutes a week. Accelerating cell renewal, this maximum-strength exfoliant delivers on firmer skin, helping to reduce fine lines and wrinkles while removing dead skin cells.
Helping to renew, refresh and revitalise skin, look to La Prairie’s Cellular 3-Minute Peel for your weekly boost. A three-minute miracle, this potent peel is formulated with AHAs, BHAs, salicylic acid and mixed fruit acids that help to usher fresh, young cells to the surface.
A perfected concentrate of three naturally derived acids, Guerlain’s Skin Resurfacing Peel is formulated with radiance in mind. Each exfoliating acid works to complement one another, gently removing dead cells and brightening the complexion in the process. An easy way to achieve a post-facial glow from home.
Rising to fame on the skincare scene for their calming properties, investing in a skincare tool will instantly elevate any self-care routine. Hunter Lab’s Aura Facial Sculpting Tool delivers these moments of luxurious restoration in every sense. A high-performance 24k gold plated facial massage device, the gentle (solar charged) micro-currents energise facial muscles, enhancing cellular energy for smooth skin and a toned and youthful appearance.
Maximise Your Mani Pedi
Perfect your nail-care routine with these elegant at-home solutions designed to keep you always polished.
Comprising of four essential nail care prep tools, OPI’s Gel Removal Kit is a bathroom staple. Curated to help you remove gel polish when you’re without the salon, the kit includes the brands innovative Expert Touch Lacquer Remover alongside a buffer block, grit nail file and reusable cuticle stick.
Perfect for those on the go, this ultra-nourishing formula helps to protect, replenish, and strengthen nails with every application. Developed with superior nail care expertise, OPI’s Nail & Cuticle Oil is the extra step your hardworking hands deserve.
Innovative and effective, think of Dior’s Nail Glow as an instant (and at-home) French manicure. Equal parts a varnish and a treatment, Nail Glow enhances the nails natural colour while brightening them for a shine so good it glows.
A single coat of OPI’s Infinite Shine in Bubble Bath and you’ll understand why it’s one of the brands top selling shades of all time. Gorgeously neutral with a hint of bubble bath pink, this long-lasting polish provides a gel-like shine and 11 days of wear. Partner it with the Infinite Shine Primer and Infinite Shine Gloss to take your polish even further.
Get back your glow with the best-in-class tanning products that leave you with a summer sense of confidence.
An innovative ‘water’ concept, Vita Liberata’s Invisi Foaming Tan Water delivers a hydrating and healthy glow. Bursting with organic botanicals and supercharged by their Advoganic TM technology, this is a tanning routine that doubles as an anti-age skin treatment. Bonus points for zero transfer and a super-fast dry.
New to beauty at David Jones is Tantrixx. Praised as the ‘perfect winter tan’, their Self Tanning Mousse effortlessly glides onto the skin with a light, fluffy, and non-sticky formula. Packed with antioxidants, your skin will be left feeling nourished and silk-like while the glow speaks for itself.
A salon-inspired formula; Loving Tan’s 2 Hr Express Mousse delivers an immediate and natural tan. Colour guide technology ensures an effortless and streak-free application while depth develops over the course of two hours. The perfect option when you’re without a lot of time, consider it your tanning staple.
Master the art of application with Loving Tan’s Deluxe Applicator Mitt. Developed by tan lovers for tan lovers, the mitt’s unique velour surface offers up an added level of support, ensuring that you achieve a perfectly blended, salon-style finish every time you tan.
Lash & Brows
Said to be your most important facial features, keeping your lashes and brows on point is easy when you have cult products to guide you.
A sophisticated blend of nourishing botanicals, Dr Hauschka’s Brow and Lash Gel doubles as a caring treatment and make-up component. Designed to help add shape to your eyelashes and eyebrows, the organic formula provides an added level of care when worn on its own or as a base.
Meet the eye & lash formula that does it all. Formulated with probiotic fractions, Lancôme’s Light Pearl Youth Activating Eye & Lash Concentrate works with its flexible massage applicator to care for the entire eye contour. Its refreshing and lightweight textures make for the ideal support, smoothing fine lines and wrinkles while de-puffing and strengthening lashes in the process.
Amy Jean Brows
Trust trailblazer Amy Jean of Amy Jean Brows to come up with a first-of-its-kind formulation for brows. The Daily Brow Mask is designed to seal, nourish and hydrate your brows and promote brow health. Working as a leave-in treatment while you sleep, the oil blend stimulates hair growth and hydration for total dewy freshness.
Whether you’re zooming from home or hitting the streets, allow Napoleon Perdis’ Fixated Brow Styling Soap to take your brows to the next level. Smudge-proof by nature, the innovative styling soap creates a shape-shifting illusion of fuller, fluffier arches without the feeling of stiffness or stick. The ultimate brow lamination, it might just leave you skipping out on your brow appointment for good.