Winter Beauty Guide
Cold, dry winter weather can wreak havoc on skin and hair. Just as wardrobes change to reflect the weather, beauty routines should be updated from season to season. From cleansers, to moisturizers to slippers, the below products will help you warm up your beauty routine.
Miracle Skin Transformer Face SPF20 ($48)
Don’t skimp on the SPF in the winter – this 5-in-1 tinted skin enhancer hydrates, primes, enhances, mattifies and protects, providing skin with a hydrating based, primed smooth finish, weightless coverage and SPF 20. Instantly improve tone, luminosity and texture while smoothing out and minimizing the look of pores, fine lines and pigmentation imperfections. $48 / Available at Kohl’s, Nordstrom and ULTA stores and online via www.miracleskintransformer.com, www.kohls.com, www.nordstrom.com and www.ulta.com
Karin Herzog Oxygen Body ($55)
Karin Herzog Oxygen Body 1%
This dual action body moisturizer provides deep hydration and gentle exfoliation in one treatment. Containing 1% active oxygen and mild fruit acids, Oxygen Body effectively removes dull skin cells while hydrating, softening and toning the skin. www.karinherzog.com
Karin Herzog Oxygen Body 3%
An advanced skin renewal treatment, this multi-action fragrance-free body moisturizer and skin primer contains 3% oxygen to stimulate circulation, detoxify and restore optimal skin function. Its powerful formula is particularly effective for problem skin including scar tissue, breakouts and sun damage. www.karinherzog.com
Karin Herzog AHA Cream ($60)
Revive dull winter skin with this powerful, yet gentle overnight exfoliating treatment formulated with fruit acids, clarifying fruit extracts and nourishing vitamins. This buffered AHA formula removes dead cells and revitalizes dull skin to reduce the appearance of hyper pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles. The pH balanced formula is suited for all skin types and regular use helps to prime the skin for optimal product absorption and moisture balance. Available online via www.karinherzog.com
Topganic Treat Hair Masks ($11)
The Topganic Treat Hair Masks are available in three oil-infused variations – Baobab Oil from Africa for inflated hair and split ends; Obliphica Oil from Russia for thin, brittle & color treated hair; and Argan Oil from Morocco for dry & colored hair. The nurturing masks replenish hair’s moisture level, while nourishing the hair fiber with crucial vitamins. The Treat Hair Masks provide flexibility, shine and softness for hair. Available online via www.topganic.com
Spa Sonic Pro Skin Care System Professional Face and Body Polisher ($41.99)
The new Spa Sonic Pro Skin Care System Professional Face and Body Polisher is a 2 speed waterproof device which is ideal for use in the shower, bath and sink. It operates with 5 attachments: large brush for the body, small brush for the face, pumice for rough areas, facial sponge and pore minimizing silicone brush. It also includes a luxurious and convenient storage/travel tote. Available exclusively at Walgreens.com and Drugstore.com
emerginC grape stem cell, white tea + seaweed body butter ($45)
The grape stem cell, white tea + seaweed body butter nourishes and softens the skin to combat roughness, even skin tone and fight the appearance of aging skin. Available online via www.emerginc.com
emerginC phytocell cream ($87.50)
An intensive age-fighting and hydrating cream with concentrated grape stem cells designed to help revitalize, protect, brighten and renew skin. Helps fights free-radical damage, hydrates, protects, and improves tone and texture. Available online via www.emerginc.com
emerginC in lips we trust ($24)
This super antioxidant lip balm nourishes, soothes and protects with 100% natural plant oils, butters, waxes and Vitamin E. Fortified with the powerful antioxidantAstaxanthin, in lips we trust will repair and soften lips while you sleep. Available online via www.emerginc.com
Geluxury Slippers ($39.95)
During the winter, there’s nothing like slipping feet into a cozy pair of slippers. Featuring SmartGel® technology, the Geluxury Slippers provide comfort and skin repair at the same time. Infused with 7 botanical oils and ceramides, the dermatologist tested SmartGel® is formulated to restore, repair and rejuvenate distressed skin on the feet. With regular use, these moisture replenishing slippers will soften and smooth dry, rough skin and calluses, while repairing damaged cuticles and nail beds. The Geluxury Slippers are available in leopard and cow print and can be hand washed and reused, with the long-lasting SmartGel® proving hundreds of treatments. Available online via www.geluxury.com
Le Mieux Hyaluronic Serum ($60)
This hyaluronic-acid-based complex retains 1,000 times its own volume in moisture. Intensely hydrates without clogging pores, while smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. Features vitamin E (tocotrienol) and 4 botanical extracts for soothing, healing, and anti-aging benefits, with no greasy feel. Available online via www.myskincarebox.com
Le Mieux Eye & Lip Cream ($60)
Designed for use on the both the eyes and lips, this rich, peptide-infused concentrate increases firmness, improves elasticity and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The specialized formula has potent antioxidant properties that help reverse the effects of free radicals, while protecting from future damage. The Eye & Lip Cream also featured 3 ultra-hydrating lipids for intensive moisture. Available online via www.myskincarebox.com
Mad Hippie Cream Cleanser ($15.99)
The perfect winter cleanser, the Mad Hippie Cream Cleanser gently balances skin and removes free radicals and impurities, while moisturizing and healing. Free of harmful chemicals, parabens, synthetic color and fragrance, this gentle cleanser is formulated with 5 actives including jojoba, green tea, macadamia oil and orchid extract. Available online viawww.madhippie.com and select Whole Foods Markets.
Mad Hippie Exfoliating Serum ($34.99)
Formulated with alpha hydroxyl acids, apple stem cells and gingawhite, the Exfoliating Serumsheds dull, damaged skin and discoloration to reveal a brighter, smoother complexion. Available online via www.madhippie.com and select Whole Foods Markets.
Jan Marini Holiday Exfoliators ($85)
Just because the holidays are over, doesn’t mean you should stop treating your skin. Available in Sugar Cookie and Orange & Cranberry scents, JMSR’s popular, clinical-strength resurfacer immediately refines texture, leaving skin with a radiant, polished glow. This uniquely designed scrub eliminates harsh abrasives to gently and safely scrub and resurface the skin. Available online via www.janmarini.com now through the end of the winter season.
HairMax for den•si•ty SHAMPOO ($18)
This high performance, sulfate free shampoo cleanses, restores vitality, thickness and volume to hair. The lower pH formula gently exfoliates the scalp and removes the build-up of sebum, styling products and environmental pollutants leaving hair and scalp deeply cleansed and refreshed. Available online via www.hairmax.com
HairMax for den•si•ty CONDITIONER ($18)
This restorative, lightweight conditioner deeply hydrates your strands, retaining moisture to strengthen and protect your hair. A combination of argan oil, plant extracts and nutrients, restores vitality and leaves your hair full, silky, and more manageable. Available online via www.hairmax.com
Phyto-C Velvet Gel ($64)
Providing extraordinary nutrition for skin cell repair, this nourishing and hydrating gel combines pentapeptide with vitamins B3 and B12. The Velvet Gel maintains the health of skin, while reducing the appearance of fine line and wrinkles. Perfect as a makeup primer, the Velvet Gel will give skin a glowing appearance. Available online via www.myphyto-c.us
Phyto-C SUPERHEALTM O-Live Cream ($120)
The nourishing O-Live Cream is created with multi-vitamin and centella extract to reinforce natural skin hydration. The light-weight formula soothes and calms itchy skin, reducing adverse skin reactions, dryness, irritation and redness. Available online via www.myphyto-c.us
Scalisi Skincare Cleanser & Exfoliator ($25)
The Cleanser and Exfoliator thoroughly cleanses the skin without stripping away moisture. This 2-in-1 daily cleanser and exfoliator features tiny micro-beads to gently exfoliate dead skin cells, allowing new cells to surface. Jojoba, macadamia nut and sunflower oils to moisturize, while time released vitamins A,C, and E nourish skin and help provide antioxidant protection. www.scalisiskincare.com
Scalisi Skincare Eye Cream ($55)
Suitable for all skin types, the lightweight, non-irritating Eye Cream is scientifically proven to reduce the look of fine lines, crow’s feet and under eye puffiness. Jojoba, macadamia nut and avellana seed oils moisturize, while white team extract brightens and soy proteins regenerate. www.scalisiskincare.com
Trophy Skin ($199)
The new portable, DIY microdermabrasion system from Trophy Skin provides a spa treatment anywhere, anytime. Unlike other at-home microdermabrasion tools that use a crystal tip, the RejuvadermMD uses a diamond, which ensures users have affordable and convenient access to the kind of results typically derived from a doctor’s office or spa. Combined with the right skincare regime, it is possible to address all major skin concerns – from aging to uneven tone and texture, to ages spots and sun damage, easily and at-home or while traveling. Available online via www.trophyskin.com
Mia Beauty Brushes
Prevent further damage to already brittle winter hair with the right brushes. Available online via https://www.miabeauty.com/
Round Brush ($7) – Round brush design adds curl and volume, vented barrel maximizes air flow to minimize drying time, synthetic boar bristles distribute hair’s natural oils, Llightweight comfort grip handle.
Wet Comb ($5) – Wide teeth gently detangle hair, preventing damage, comfortable silicone no-slip grip, wide tooth-pick for adding volume.
Wet Brush ($7) – Flexible surface that moves to prevent hair breakage, ballpoint bristles massage scalp and gently detangle wet hair, lightweight comfort grip handle.
Violife Personal Misting Humidifier ($40)
As the humidity level drops in the winter, the amount of moisture in the air and your skin also drops. By adding moisture back into the air, humidifiers help skin stay hydrated. While traditional humidifiers are usually large, bulky and confined to one space, the Personal Misting Humidifier from Violife travels from room to room. Delivering the same ultra-fine mist found in large humidifiers, the Personal Misting Humidifier conveniently works with a standard size water bottle. Available in various colors and patterns, the Violife Personal Misting Humidifier uses ultrasonic vaporizing to moisturize the air, creating your own personal climate in almost any space. Available online via www.violife.com.
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