The most adorable packaging and all natural ingredients conspire to make the Honest Company a new favorite. Jessica Alba’s baby, the products in this line, from the bubble bath to the lip salve keep me coming back for more.
What could be finer than honey for an all-natural and scrumptious ingredient? Repêchage’s Honey Body Polish buffs up your skin to a fine sheen while leaving behind the faintest whiff of summer.
Gold Sakura’s Natural Japanese Beauty Products make you feel like a cool international globetrotter even if the only airports in your life are on television. The Hanayuki Moisturizing Face Mask comes in a single sheet that is placed over your face for about 15 minutes and leaves you feeling like Angelina Jolie.
The awesomeness of glycolic acid cannot be overstated, and Malin + Goetz’s pads soaked in the stuff will completely transform your skin. As good as the more expensive resurfacing treatment, this small pot of 50 pads removes dirt and debris, leaving behind a shiny new you.
Early 20s skin maintains some of the oiliness of the teenage years, and Bellaboo’s products address this perfectly. The Sweet Sin Chocolate Face Mask, free of petrochemicals, draws out impurities leaving behind a fresh visage.
Good enough to eat, Doctor’s Scrub Ruby Crystal Microderm Exfoliator freshens up dull skin. The first skincare line to be both dermatologist-developed and natural, Goldfaden MD delivers the best of both worlds.
Two skin woes face the music with La Roche-Posay’s Effaclar Mat. This pore-refining cream and mattifying agent tackles both a too-shiny t-zone and enlarged pores, leaving behind beautiful skin.
All the scrubs, exfoliates and acid peels in the world pale beside the Spa Sonic Skin Care System. The brushes and buffers transform skin from head to toe by removing dead skin.
The ease and convenience of AcneFree 2-in-1 Wipes will keep your skin clear without hassle or fuss. The handy towelettes can be used anywhere, no water required.
By Terry’s terrific Hyaluronic Face Glow hides flaws without the heavy feel of a foundation. The genius lies within whipped molecules that smooth out skin, leaving it bare-looking yet gorgeous.
It turns out that hair is a perfect place to hold fragrance. GG Gatsby’s Flirt in a Bottle capitalizes on this phenomenon with a hair fragrance smelling of vanilla, blackberry and amber.
Having thrown out my brush altogether several years ago, I was delighted to discover the Goody TangleFix Brush. Without turning my hair into a frizz ball, this bristly sensation de-tangles and can be used on either wet or dry hair.
Dried out tresses can be revived with enough care and moisture. Got2b’s Oil-Licious Opulent Smooth Shampoo and Golden Shimmer Conditioner provide the love and then some with its keratin-powered formula.
Curly-topped girls face their own troubles in the world of hair that those with sleek tresses will never understand. DevaCurl feels your pain and comes in peace with an extraordinary line of frizz-busting delights that free of silicone, sulfates and parabens. From the One Condition, which restores moisture, to the No-Poo, a zero lather cleanser, DevaCurl will bring your wild mane to its knees.
The unexpected combination of skinnyskinny’s Black Pepper and Rose Organic Body Butter makes for a sophisticated fragrance. The all-over moisturizer is also vegan and cruelty-free.
Melding the scents of green apples, nectarines, violets, cyclamen and lily petals, among other things, Artemisia Eau de Parfum, provides a singular, fragrance experience. The mixture of soft, sweet and clean tickles the nose and your fancy.
Protecting yourself from the sun may just be the biggest beauty tip going. MDSolarSciences line of sunscreen cover all of your needs from the Mineral Tinted Crème – with just the right amount of color – to the Quick Dry Body Spray – which is so easy you have no excuse not to partake!
Refreshing to the extreme, Dr. Hauschka’s body washes moisturize while cleaning. The Soothing Almond and Nurturing Rose let you pick your poison, or in this case, ambrosia.
The sleek black case of Merle Norman’s Limited Edition Eyecolor Trios let you know they mean business. Down by the Sea combines the sultry Sophisticate with the sassy Just a Mint and work perfectly with the mellow Lazy Gray to inspire warm weather smoky eyes scenarios.
Work, homework and traffic take a toll, and a long day of toil deserves an evening of relaxation. To facilitate, c. Booth’s Original Bath & Body Oil, redolent of a spring day in the sun with its sesame and sunflower oil, transforms a wiped-out bod into a thoroughly happy one.
Relive your childhood with the classic fun of Mr. Bubbles and Sesame Street Bubble Baths. One scent of Mr. Bubbles and you will immediately regress to age 3 – in a good way.
Ease your guy into the wonder of grooming products with R. Cooper’s Muscle and Tension Relief Balm. This cream can be used for headaches and muscle pain, all of which could benefit from a hands-on approach.
Men have choices too, like modern or old school for unwanted facial hair? Van Der Hagen’s Premium Shave Set makes you want to embrace the classic with the 100 percent natural boar bristle brush and hand-dipped shaving bowl. Kind of Indiana Jones. On the other hand, Andis Professional’s Charm Clipper/Trimmer gives you the option of variant lengths of stubble with four options. Maybe you’re feeling more Bruce Willis or Jake Gyllenhaal. Either way, help him discover his inner bad boy.
Sneaking moisturizer into sunscreen is a great way for men to take care of themselves without being too fussy. MK Men’s sleek gray and blue packaging promises not to scare off even the manliest guy.