Need a Summer Skin Upgrade? Here’s How To Get The Glow - The Gloss Magazine
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Need a Summer Skin Upgrade? Here’s How To Get The Glow


Summer Beauty with Clinique …

As we head into summer, we’re looking for a glow-up. And we’re finding an essential skin drink in Clinique Moisture Surge™ 100H Auto-Replenishing Hydrator. This is an upgrade to Clinique’s bestselling gel-cream, Moisture Surge, a classic beauty staple for more than a decade; one of my formative beauty memories is visiting my glamorous aunt in London and finding that her fridge contained nothing but champagne and pots of Clinique. Moisture Surge 100H Auto-Replenishing Hydrator is not only a pleasure to use, with its super-lightweight, cool refreshing texture, but also provides a perfect base for make-up and long-lasting hydration. It encapsulates that glowy summer skin in a single pot.

Moisture Surge is a modern classic that features on the red carpet as well as on our own bathroom shelves. Several celebrity make-up artists chose Moisture Surge 100H at this year’s Oscars. Lilly Keys prepped director Emerald Fennell’s skin with Moisture Surge 100H “to plump skin, smooth out any flaky spots and add a dewy, glowy effect. It sinks in quickly and it’s oil-free, so there’s no greasy reside and makeup won’t slide around – it’s the perfect moisturiser to prepare skin for make-up!” Jorge Monroy used it for Halle Berry: “My favourite moisturiser to prep skin for make-up is Moisture Surge 100H … it creates such a unique glowy effect on skin, plus it plumps skin and leaves it feeling hydrated all night. It’s an oil-free gel-cream, so it works for all my clients, regardless of skin type – the perfect canvas.”

As part of a good skincare routine, Moisture Surge 100H is the key to your own summer glow-up. Here’s your six-step summer beauty upgrade, from treating and protecting your skin to finding a flawless finish:


Your first step: Clinique’s new and improved Even Better Clinical Radical Dark Spot Corrector + Interrupter serum (from €58) is known as the “damager eraser” – it helps visibly reduce dark spots, acne scars and discolouration, and evens skin tone, with double the dose of UP302, a unique brightening molecule. The Interrupter Complex delivers skin-soothing ingredients, helping to prevent new dark spots from forming, while salicylic acid exfoliates skin to speed up the departure of surface discolouration.

How to use it: Apply twice a day over face and neck and follow with moisturiser. Daily sunscreen is imperative for results.


Clinique’s classic refreshing gel-cream, first launched more than a decade ago, now has a new, improved formula: Moisture Surge™ 100H Auto-Replenishing Hydrator (from €34). This lightweight, oil-free cream sinks into your skin. And Auto-Replenishing Technology means that skin creates its own internal water source to continually rehydrate itself, then locks in moisture for a plump, healthy-looking glow. Nutrient-rich Aloe Bio-Ferment helps to infuse the skin with moisture. And results are immediately visible: in tests, 92 per cent of women said their skin felt deeply hydrated and more resilient. Now in sustainable packaging, with recyclable glass jars.

How to use it: Use morning and night on clean skin.


Moisture Surge Eye 96-hour hydro filler concentrate (€34.50) This lightweight water-gel delivers continuous hydration to the delicate eye area, while encapsulated lipid spheres help rebuild the thin, dry skin around the eyes. A blend of niacinamide, peptides, lipids, caffeine and green micro algae extract helps to smooth and plump. You’ll feel an immediate tightening sensation to the skin and look refreshed, like you had a good night’s sleep.

How to use it: Use a pea-sized amount twice daily, morning and night. Dispense on to ring finger and press fingertips together to break spheres before applying. Gently massage all around eye area. Use alone, under make-up or as a three-minute eye mask.


A broad-spectrum sunscreen is essential at this time of year, and Clinique Super City Block SPF40 (€24) provides high-level broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection to defend against environmental aggressors that can cause premature ageing. It’s an oil-free blend of antioxidants and anti-irritants, including vitamins E and C and licorice root extract to calm and soothe skin.

How to use it: Use fingertips to apply to entire face. It works perfectly as a make-up primer, too. Suitable for use around the eyes.


Moisture Surge Sheertint Hydrator SPF25 (€36) is a tinted hydrator that provides instant and lasting moisture plus high protection and a sheer tint. Mimetic-Shade™ Technology suspends pigments in essential lipids for buildable, skin-perfecting colour to suit a wide range of skin tones of. Powerful Moisture Surge hydrating ingredients work over time to keep skin hydrated and dewy for 12 hours. You’re also getting all-day antioxidant protection against aggressors such as UV, pollution and pollen.

How to use it: Apply to moisturised skin. Use a brush, sponge or fingers to blend outwards.


Even Better™ All-Over Concealer + Eraser is available in 30 shades that stay colour-true. It instantly corrects, conceals dark circles and blurs imperfections – and stays put for up to 12 hours without creasing or clogging, so is ideal for the under-eye area. Vitamin C brightens, hyaluronic acid smoothes and caffeine energises the skin.

How to use it: Use alone, or apply under/over foundation. Apply with wand, or using the inbuilt blurring sponge with a patting motion (stippling) to blend seamlessly.

Clinique is available at all Brown Thomas stores, BT2 Dundrum and online at BROWNTHOMAS.COM. Shop the full Clinique collection here.


Enjoy a free gift with ANY TWO Clinique purchases, one to be skincare or foundation.*

*Available for a limited time only while stocks last


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