INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT: OILS
Take care of dry skin, dry lips, dry cuticles with one simple ingredient: oils.
Avon, Rituals, PUR and Lauren B. Beauty have products enriched with good-for-you essential oils to help get you and your skin ready for Spring.
ARGAN, COCONUT AND JOJOBA OILS
NEW! Avon True Color SuperExtend Nourishing Mascara and True Color Nourishing Lipstick ($8, avon.com)
True Color Nourishing Lipstick offers full coverage, lasting color and conditioning care in one nourishing lipstick. Infused with jojoba oil, vitamin E, collagen and lanolin. Keeps lips feeling conditioned & moisturized even after you take it off. True Color Nourishing Mascara makes lashes look longer, feel healthier and conditioned without clumping, smudging or flaking with argan and coconut oils.
SWEET ALMOND, JOJOBA AND ROSEHIP OILS
NEW! Rituals Pure Face Oil ($49, March 13th at rituals.com and Rituals stores in NYC)
This brand new 100% natural face oil contains a nourishing mix of sweet almond oil, pure jojoba oil and restorative rosehip oil. It provides intense moisturization, softens visible lines and improves skin’s elasticity. Apply 3-5 drops to cleansed and dry skin and massage in gently, spreading the oil evenly. The oil can also be used to supplement your day or night care. Mix 2-3 drops of oil in the palm of your hand with your day or night care and then apply to your face.
COCONUT, OLIVE AND SHEA OILS
NEW! PUR No Filter Blurring Photography Primer ($33, purcosmetics.com)
Moisturize, color balance, prime and illuminate the skin in one step. This unique primer with prismatic blurring micro-pearls helps to color correct while age-defying skin care ingredients nourishes the skin and a vitamin-rich Energy Complex with moisturizing agave and essential fatty acids prep the skin for makeup application. Loaded with essential oils like Coconut, Olive, and Shea a drop of this into your foundation will result in a dewy yet shine-free finish that boosts radiance and masks imperfections for a picture-perfect complexion.
12 PURE PLANT, NUT AND FLOWER OILS
Lauren B. Beauty Cuticle Oil ($20, laurenbbeauty.com)
Massage in this luxuriously light oil at the start of your manicure, or anytime your cuticles need a little extra moisture. Custom-blended from 12 pure plant, nut and flower oils, it’s packed with amino acids to promote healing, and comes with a little brush so you can take as little or as much as you need – no mess
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