March 2011 Archives
Mario Badescu Seaweed Cleansing Lotion
We love every cleansing lotion (AKA toner) MB puts out — this one, which contains witch hazel, deep cleans even the most stubborn of pores.
$15-$45 at mariobadescu.com
SUPER by Dr. Nicholas Perricone Detox Elixir
Want a refreshing mist of goodness throughout the day? This spritz — formulated with nourishing watercress — minimizes pores and keeps skin looking super glowy.
$30 at sephora.com
Kiehl’s Cucumber Herbal Alcohol-Free Toner
Cucumbers may just be the most refreshing ingredient on the planet. Kiehl’s has certainly used that to their advantage with this toner that’s good for every type of skin imaginable.
$11-$27 at kiehls.com
La Prairie Cellular Energizing Body Spray
Part fragrance, part skincare, this luxurious spray smells amazing and leaves behind a radiant glow.
$115 at shoplaprairie.com
The Body Shop Tea Tree Cleansing Wipes
We’re a sucker for a good cleansing wipe — and, since these not only make our skin tingly clean but contain fresh-smelling tea tree oil, they’re a winner in our book.
$12 at thebodyshop.com
Clark’s Botanicals Ultra Rich Lip Balm
Ultra rich is right. We feel as though our lips have been bathed in silk every time we slick this sweet-tasting balm across our pout!
$19 at clarksbotanicals.com
Freeman Avocado & Oatmeal Facial Clay Mask
We’ve been told practically since birth that avocados and oatmeal form the best mask ever for the skin. Well, Freeman sure did us a favor by combining the two ingredients into this super-luxe mask!
$3.99 at freemanbeauty.com
David Yurman Fresh Essence Eau de Toilette
This fruity floral — notes of apple, cassis and juicy red fruits combine with rose, peony, water lily and crisp greens — brings a welcome note of spring.
$85 at davidyurman.com
St. Ives Naturally Clear Green Tea Cleanser
You’d be surprised at how far one pump can go! Expect to lather up with the best of them.
$6.59 at drugstore.com
Kiss My Face Grassy Mint Peace Soap
Olive and coconut oils moisturize, grassy spearmint energizes, castile cleanses gently … and this soap, quite literally, cleans EVERYTHING.
$15.99 at kissmyfacewebstore.com
Tata Harper Restorative Eye Cream
Diminish fine lines and wrinkles, get rid of dark shadows and make skin appear brighter and younger? Um, sign us up.
$90 at tataharperskincare.com
Herbal Essences Drama Clean Refreshing Shampoo
We’ve continued to be impressed with the amazing scents that come forth from every Herbal Essences product. This one — formulated with berry tea and orange flower — is no different.
$3.99 at drugstore.com
Organix Hydrating Teatree Mint Shampoo
If you want your tresses to shine, this is the shampoo for you. It hydrates, it nourishes, it conditions … after two shampoos, we didn’t even need conditioner!
$6.99 at drugstore.com
Demeter Fragrance Library Clover Pick-Me-Up Cologne Spray
We’ll say this for Demeter — they have a knack for making every fragrance smell exactly like its namesake. And this holiday-appropriate scent is no different! We prefer it as a room spray, but if you want to smell like the four-petaled plant, you sure will!
$20 at demeterfragrance.com
help I’ve cut myself Bandages
Seriously, have you ever seen more adorable bandage packaging? This little box contains 2 sizes of bandages — 16 total — and is so discreet, it even fits in your tiny clutch.
$4 at helpineedhelp.com
Bodycology Coconut Lime Shower Gel & Foaming Bath
If you want a shower gel that lathers and foams in no time, this is the one for you. It’s a bonus that it smells so delectable.
$5.29 at drugstore.com
Davines Momo Conditioner
Moisturizing. Revitalizing. Just a couple of the words you’ll come across with this rich conditioner, guaranteed to bring life back to even the most lifeless of locks.
$25 at barneys.com
Kerastase Masque Age Recharge
We have yet to meet a Kerastase product we didn’t love. And this mask — which transforms fine, brittle hair into lustrous, Rumpelstiltskin-worthy tresses — has most certainly joined the ranks.
$60 at kerastase-usa.com
H20+ Sea Marine Revitalizing Shampoo
Marine collagen, natural aloe leaf and wheat protein volumize and promote shine. It’s the best of both worlds!
$4-$20 at h20plus.com
Shu Uemura Art of Hair Yokan Craft Texturizing Melt
We beg you not to be scared of the green jelly lying within this little green tub. Once applied to the hair, it creates the most amazing piecey texture!
$33 at shuuemuraartofhair-usa.com
New York Streets Condition Mist Leave-In
We’re suckers for cute packaging, and this leave-in conditioner — complete with an interesting NYC-esque photo at the front — most certainly doesn’t disappoint. It’s a bonus that our hair is super-soft after each use.
$18 at newyork-streets.com
Weleda Skin Food
If you want your hands to be super soft and silky, this hand cream is the way to go. It’s a bit greasy upon application, but once it skins into skin, voila! Say goodbye to dryness and chapping.
$18 at weleda.com
Cures by Avance Algae Loofah Bar
We love this product for its interesting look alone! The nubby texture exfoliates and cleanses amazingly well to boot.
$11.50 at dermstore.com
Crabtree & Evelyn Aloe Vera Conditioning Hand Wash
Soothing aloe vera extract, harvested from the plant’s innermost leaves, ensures your hands will be softer than ever before — so go ahead and wash up!
$18 at crabtree-evelyn.com
Lush Avobath Bath Bomb
We just never get sick of bath bombs — and this one, created with moisturizing avocados, sure makes us unbelievably happy.
$6.25 at lushusa.com
Dove Go Fresh Cool Moisture Beauty Bar
Truth be told, Dove soap was the first beauty product we remember using. And throughout the years, it’s remained one of our go-to standbys — least of all for the refreshingly cool scent of cucumber permeating through the bar.
$4.29 for 2 bars at drugstore.com
Tweezerman Slant Tweezer in Green Apple
If you don’t own a pair of Tweezerman tweezers, you simply aren’t living. We have more pairs than we can count — but this bright green pair has definitely moved to the front of the pack. (Bonus: they grab every. single. hair.)
$20 at tweezerman.com
Clarins Gentle Beauty Soap
Not only is this soap certified organic, but it’s gentle enough for use on the face and body. Can you say that for most of the cleansers in your beauty cabinet?
$15 at clarins.com
Okay, this is one of the coolest products we’ve ever seen! The tangy scent of pear, tea and amber is actually contained within this luxurious-looking tassel — perfect for hanging on your bedroom door, n’est-ce pas?
$40 at neimanmarcus.com
D.L. & Co. Essence of Green Rare Botanic Candle
Treat yourself to a 40-hour burn time with this three-wick delight — a mix of basil, geranium leaf and clove — presented in a beautiful satin box and tied with a white silk bow.
$80 at dlcompany.com
Paddywax New Mown Hay Candle
The best way to welcome in spring? The scent of fresh-cut grass, thyme and verbena!
$24 at paddywax.com
Anthousa Cucumber & Green Grass Candle
A gorgeous blend of cucumber, casaba melon, violet leaf, green grass accord and muguet makes this candle the perfect accent to a spring garden party.
$30 at saks.com
Bluewick Lemon Rosemary Vanilla Triple Scented Candle
As soon as we unscrewed the cap, we were transported to our grandma’s kitchen. The scent is sweet, homey and reminds us of a simpler time.
$24.50 at bluewick.com