Expert Advice

Find the Best Hydrating Skincare for Your Skin Type

Hydrated skin is healthy skin. if your skin has ample hydration, it’s more able to protect itself against external aggressors, and more able to keep calm, clear, and blemish-free. It’s also softer, more supple, and looks more youthful.

The pure New Zealand bioactives in our water-boosting formulas help bring thirsty skin back to life, revealing a healthier, brighter, younger-looking visage. Our natural hydrating skincare products are targeted to your skin type or skin concern, ensuring you can find the best moisturiser, serum, or toner for you.

Best hydrating skincare for dehydrated skin

Certified organic and vegan, Hosanna H₂O Intensive Skin-Plumping Serum is bliss for dehydrated skin – the water serum absorbs instantly and gets to work plumping fine lines and boosting elasticity.

How does it work?

Antioxidant-rich Vinanza® Grape helps support healthy collagen levels to plump and protect, while New Zealand’s mamaku black fern encourages cell renewal to improve your skin’s appearance over time.

Hosanna is scientifically shown to stimulate Type I collagen production in human fibroblast skin cells by up to 72%*.

How to use

Gently press the water-charged formula onto your face, neck, and décolletage. For best results, let it dry before applying further products.

Best hydrating skincare for combination skin

Baptise H₂O Ultra-Hydrating Water Gel is a lightweight gel and the best moisturiser for combination skin. It provides a rejuvenating shot of moisture, with a pure plant fragrance of fresh rose. Skin feels fresher, plumper, and healthier.

How does it work?

New Zealand manuka honey and plant hyaluronic acid attract water to the skin’s surface and help retain it there, while Omega-rich harakeke flax promotes soft, supple skin.

How to use

Massage the cooling gel onto your face, neck, and décolletage each morning.

Best hydrating skincare for oily skin

Oily skin needs hydration too – otherwise it may over-compensate by producing more oil. Manuka Honey & Hyaluronic Acid Brightening Day Cream is a non-greasy facial moisturiser that helps to balance oil production.

How does it work?

Antibacterial manuka honey targets blemishes, while plant hyaluronic acid freshens the complexion, and the brightening antioxidant compound Vinanza® Grape & Kiwi helps to smooth the skin’s surface.

How to use

Massage the honey-scented cream into your face, neck, and décolletage each morning.

Best hydrating skincare for dry skin

Divine Face Oil is an ultra-rich oil that rejuvenates dry, tired, or sun-damaged skin. Certified organic, it supports the skin’s natural collagen levels, softening signs of ageing, and leaving skin dewy, not greasy.

How does it work?

Nutrient-dense rosehip oil and avocado oil unite to plump fine lines and defend against free radical damage that can lead to premature ageing.

Divine has been scientifically shown to stimulate Type I collagen production in human fibroblast skin cells by up to 51%*.

How to use

Apply a few drops to your face, neck, and décolletage, and massage in with upward strokes.

Best hydrating skincare for sensitive skin

New Zealand spring water is blended with botanic extracts and Bulgarian rose to provide the soothing dose of hydration in Ananda Antioxidant-Rich Gentle Toner. Dermatologically approved, Ananda was formulated with irritated, sensitive skin in mind.

How does it work?

Mamaku black fern and raspberry seed oil help to soften and revive, while aloe vera and marsh mallow soothe stressed complexions.

How to use

Spray generously across your face, neck, and décolletage. Ananda is an excellent primer for your serum, and can be misted over makeup throughout the day, whenever your skin needs relief.

Best hydrating skincare for blemished skin

Culture Probiotic Night Recovery Water Cream is a light but intensely hydrating face moisturiser, formulated to strengthen the skin barrier as you sleep for a calmer, clearer complexion.

How does it work?

Culture’s innovative formula features a good bacteria, Kalibiome AGE Probiotic, to help balance the skin’s microbiome, while plant hyaluronic acid provides moisture and mamaku black fern promotes cell turnover.

Scientific testing of Kalibiome AGE Probiotic shows it can help increase skin elasticity and firmness, reduce roughness and redness, and calm skin**.

How to use

Massage into your face, neck, and décolletage at night-time.


*Trinity Bioactives: Independent Blind Study In-Vitro Scientific Investigation into the Effects of Antipodes® Products on the Production of Type I Collagen in Human Skin Fibroblast Cells in Culture, Concentrations Between 0.02 and 0.20 mg/ml (2009).

**Kalibiome probiotics/postbiotics 600: clinically shown to revitalise extracellular matrix.



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