With the pandemic shifting our priorities left-right-centre, it's only important that we remain calm and practise self-care.
The wellness industry is booming with an influx of beauty tools and wellness products that you can use in the comforts of your home. These tools are an added 'boost' to your skincare routine and some of them are even dermatologist-approved so you know you'll be getting big bangs for your buck.
While these tech-based options don't come cheap because of the years of technology research put into them; we're here to help you find the best options, by rounding up some of the best tools out there that are also editor-approved.
Fine lines, be bygones!
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1. Dr Dennis Gross DRx Spectralite Bodyware Pro
This FDA-cleared light-therapy body device targets wrinkles, age spots and even fine lines, while addressing mild muscle pain. Its flexible and adjustable design easily contours to all body shapes, zones and sizes. Dr Dennis Gross DRx Spectralite Bodyware Pro contains three treatments: 148 red LED lights to address collagen production; 68 blue LED lights to reduce signs of fine lines and discolouration; and lastly, a combination of both to reduce dark spots and acne.
The brand claims that in just 10 weeks, users will notice that the appearance of deep wrinkles are less obvious while collagen is boosted within.
2. Braun FaceSpa Pro SE 912 Epilator
The Braun FaceSpa Pro is a 3-in-1 facial, epilation, cleansing and skin toning device. The sensitive facial cleansing brush gently removes impurities from sensitive skin with its MicroVibration head that works well with your serum or cream for skin-toning effects.
The facial massager is great for reducing puffiness, and it's best used with a face oil like argan oil. And if you are looking to do the same for your eye area, use a suitable eye cream as well.
With over 1,900+ ratings giving the product a 4.3-star ranking, this product deserves to be on your beauty shelf.
3. Osim uGlow Beauty Series
This 4-in-1 Osim uGlow bundle is a steal! The bundle comes with four important tools: the uGlow Cleanse, a facial cleansing brush that helps remove impurities and doubles as a face massager; uGlow IonCare, a galvanic facial device that emits positive ions and comes with pulsing micro-vibrations to help better skincare absorption; uGlow Eye Massager, a beauty eye tool that comes with LED therapy to help reduce and soothe fine lines; uGlow Mist, a portable facial humidifier that delivers a fine, cool mist even when you're working hard at your desk.
If you're looking to 'glow on the go', this bundle is just for you!
4. PMD Kiss Lip Plumping System
Looking for smooth lips?
PMD's 'Plumping System' is what you're looking for, in terms of fuller, more youthful-looking lips. It includes an innovative volumising device with detachable tips to exfoliate and smoothen, plus two nourishing products for enhanced benefits. The brand recommends using it daily to maintain results.
5. Foreo Iris Illuminating Massager
The Iris eye massager has two modes to suit the needs and comfort requirements of all ages: Pure Mode replicates the feeling of a gentle manual massage and is best suited to skin beginning to show the signs of ageing. Spa Mode recreates a professional beauty treatment by combining tapping with delicate pulsations – perfect for skin with more pronounced signs of ageing.
We could also think of other functions this massager could double up as so don't just let us talk you into making a purchase; a happy customer also shared, "Love that I can choose the strength of the vibration and the different modes. it does help in my application of eye cream! Did notice that my lines get lesser!"
6. Skin Gym Ultrasonic Lumiscrub Facial Skin Spatula
This ultrasonic device delivers up to 24,000 ultrasonic vibrations per second to help deep clean pores, provide an invigorating massage, and give skin a fresh, youthful appearance. It features three modes to fit your skin’s specific needs, ensuring that you’re always feeling beautiful.
If you're looking to invest in a tool, why not pick this Skin Gym? One Sephora customer said, "This exceeded my expectations a whole lot! The amount of build-up and congestion cleaned off my skin."
7. Skin Inc Tri-Light Body Sculpt Fit LED Body Treatment
This micro-current therapy utilises safe and low voltage electricity that travels down to the muscle layer deep in the skin. The device operates by self-administering heated Red, Blue and Green light chromotherapy with micro-vibration and micro-current technology to treat a myriad of skin concerns such as backne, acne and more.
Inspired by Japanese hot stone massage, bedrock bathing, it heats up to 42°C to aid in releasing toxins, tension and relax muscles.