If you’re looking to streamline and simplify your skincare routine, what better way to do it than with stick skincare products? And by stick we mean skincare in solid twist-up stick form. Yes, like a giant lip balm. It’s easy to use, mess proof, leak-proof, spill-proof and no clean-up necessary. What’s not to love? This type of skincare also happens to be airline friendly, which is mighty handy if you’re one to travel a lot. This means that packing your skincare for your next flight will be ridiculously easy because you don’t have to worry about leaks and liquid limits. With just a few swipes of these magic sticks, your skincare woes are treated. Read on to discover our favourite stick moisturisers and sunblocks below.
1. Mamonde Everyday Sun Stick
Swipe this sunblock in the form of a stick on your face for UV protection up to PA 4+. Cotton extract protects the skin from fine dust, which can prematurely age skin, while calendula complex and madecasoide keeps skin that is exposed to UV rays healthy. It is easy to carry around and simple to be reapplied anytime, anywhere with a matte finish.
2. Pixi On-the-Glow
This travel-friendly solid moisturiser is formulated with skin-loving ingredients like vitamin D2, ginseng and glycolic acid to protect, treat and increase the skin’s moisture levels both immediately and in the long run. It is multipurpose and can be used on not only the face, but also on the body, lips and hair.
3. Supergoop! Glow Stick Sunscreen
This sunscreen stick not only has SPF50 protection, but also adds a beautiful glow to your skin. It is infused with an invisible glow-boosting and skin-friendly dry oil that is created from buruti oil, pracaxi oil and tamanu oil, which highlights without leaving any oily residue.
4. Decorte Whitelogist Stick Serum
For an ultra-luxurious option, this stick serum from Decorte will effectively treat dark spots with pinpoint accuracy. It is densely packed with active kojic acid that treats overactive melanocytes, thus preventing dark spots and freckles from appearing. The rich formula also adheres to the skin like a mask to continuously deliver the active ingredients.
5. Laneige Air Light Sun Stick
This sun stick feels as light as air when applied. With SPF 50 protection, rose hip seed oil and xylitol simultaneously hydrates and revitalises tired skin. It also contains selective oil balancing powder that dries to a matte finish and keeps overactive oil glands at bay. The asymmetrical shape of the stick is designed to easily fit in the tiniest contours of your face.
6. Burt’s Bees Hydrating Facial Stick with Aloe Water
With just a few swipes, your skin looks and feels instantly soft, supple, smooth and healthy. Made from 99% natural ingredients, this little stick harnesses the natural power of aloe water to provide instant moisture. The balm-like texture also glides on like butter and is instantly absorbed.