It’s been a long time coming, but cult-favourite skincare brand Drunk Elephant is finally available all across the Middle East, so gone are the days of having to plead with friends and family to bring back a piece of the clean-beauty action from across the pond.
An Instagram sensation and A-list favourite – Selena Gomez, Drew Barrymore, Constance Wu and Emma Roberts are all fans – Drunk Elephant is loved for its chic yet minimal packaging and laid-back approach to application which encourages you to mix and match as you see fit, for a personalised approach to your beauty routine. Whatever the reason, there’s no doubting the brand’s popularity – is the fastest-growing skincare brand in Sephora’s history and continues to be its best-selling skincare line.
So which products should you invest your money in if you’re new to the brand?
Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser
Crafted from coconut-based fatty acids and rich in virgin marula oil, Drunk Elephant’s luxe cleanser is great for those will dull skin that needs some extra moisture. Light to the touch and non-drying, it will leave skin glowing straight from application.
C-Firma Day Serum
A vitamin C day serum packed with a powerful antioxidant complex, essential nutrients and fruit enzymes, this lightweight serum works against environmental stressors to combat the damaging effects of free radicals, fighting fine lines and wrinkles to help turn back the clock.
D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops
One pump of Drunk Elephant’s D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops to any moisturiser will leave you with a soft and radiant glow without looking orange or fake. Not just that, but it also evens out skin to allow you to go foundation-free for more natural days, while adding a pretty subtle bronze effect.
F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial Masque Hydratant
Your skin’s equivalent to a big glass of water on a hot summer’s day, this cream-to-serum delight transforms into a refreshing liquid as soon as it touches your face. Infused with niacinamide, plant squalane, cermamides, and vitamin F, it can also be used as an overnight mask when your skin needs that extra boost.
Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense SPF30
Developed for daily use, this SPF-infused tinted moisturiser is formulated without any chemical suncreens making it great for sensitive skin, and delivers UVA/UVB protection against the harsh UAE sun. Offering a universal tint, it’s great for all skin tones, too.Drunk Elephant is now available at Sephora Middle East stores across Bahrain, KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, and the UAE.
- Words by Naomi Chadderton