9 Products That Instantly Upgrade Any Beauty Routine
By Danielle Fontana, Digital Editor |
When we're using the same products day in and day out, it's easy to get stuck in a beauty rut. These nine products bring the fun, relaxation and results back into our daily routines. Even better, they're just as chic as they are effective and are available in the latest TestTube.
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This lavender-scented, sulfate-free foam is straight from Golden Door Resort spa and rinses away dirt, makeup and grime in one wash without drying out your complexion. Even better, it delivers a dose of serenity as it leaves your skin feeling soft, smooth and nourished.
Whether you have straight hair or tight coils, the three-minute treatment works for everyone and won’t leave your hair looking (or feeling) greasy. The main miracle-working ingredient that hydrates, repairs and brings the bounce back to your locks: pracaxi oil extract, known as Brazil’s “miracle oil” due to its reparative nutrients that nourish and seal the hair cuticle for smooth, healthy-looking strands.
No more lugging around a clunky bottle of serum. These capsules are travel-friendly and make using the cocktail five days a week (suggested) super easy. Inside each single-use capsule lives a powerful cocktail of anti-aging peptides and hyaluronic acid to flood skin with moisture and lessen the visible effects of aging.
Grace & Stella Anti-Wrinkle + Energizing Eye Masks ($21.95 for 12 pairs)
Fifteen minutes is all you need to totally restore your eye area thanks to these cooling patches that bring life back to exhausted eyes. With help from collagen and hyaluronic acid, you can expect smoother skin, less noticeable puffiness and fine lines, and brightened dark circles.
Wave goodbye to highlighters that leave behind a chalky cast. This creamy, oil-free illuminator melts into the skin for a natural glow and is super easy to use. Whether concentrating your glow in a single area or blending it out for a radiant complexion, it doesn’t get easier than this brighten-everything stick.
SMD Saromae Snail Serum Concentrate ($69.95)
Lightweight and decadently scented, this all-in-one, science-backed gel-serum is infused with potent snail serum extract (naturally abundant in nutrients like hyaluronic acid, glycoprotein enzymes and copper peptides) and licorice root to improve hydration, brightness, fine lines and texture.
Dense enough to precisely blend your favorite shadows and create the perfect cat’s-eye sans the mess, but soft enough to feel like a luxe addition to your makeup kit, creating a sultry eye look is officially foolproof with these sleek eye shadow brushes in your makeup kit.
Derma E Scar Gel ($19.95)
If you have scars you'd like to camouflage, this effective, nongreasy gel may be the answer you've been looking for. Made up of a blend of botanical extracts that works to soften, smooth and diminish the appearance of scars, it's clinically proven to break down stubborn scar tissue and encourage healthy tissue growth.