2017 Beauty Must-Haves: Skin

Samples received for testing are marked with an (*). All unmarked items were purchased by me. 

{Facial Cocktail Serum from Hard Night Good Morning, $75}

Facial Cocktail Serum lifts, smooths and tightens skin while priming it for makeup application. (Still a favorite from 2016!)


{Hydrating Facial Sheet Masks from Flora•py, $56 for 8}*

Hydrating Facial Sheet Masks are a great way instantly rejuvenate skin. These sheet masks are made of coconut and are infused with nutritious flower ingredients and powerful aromatherapy essential oils.


{Pep-Start 2-in-1 Exfoliating Cleanser from Clinique, $19.50}

Pep-Start 2-in-1 Exfoliating Cleanser is a great morning pick me up for the skin. Gentle enough for daily use, it cleanses away dead skin and oil, revealing smooth skin.  img_1005

{Eye Revive FlashPatch 5 Minute Hydrogels, $50 for 30}

Even after the most restful sleep, eyes can still benefit for a little TLC. Revive tired eyes with Hydrogels infused with caffeine and hydrolyzed collagen.


{Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash from Kiehl’s, $29}

The smooth gel Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash formula gently removes dirt and oil to reveal soft, refreshed skin, without drying it. (Still a favorite from 2016!)


{Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Serum from Peter Thomas Roth, $65}

Give dehydrated skin the drink it deserves. Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Serum helps to keep skin hydrated, attracting up to 1,000 times its weight in water from moisture in the atmosphere, while smoothing fine lines and rough texture.


 {Hyaluronic Marine Hydrating Modeling Mask from Dr. Dennis Gross, $46}*

Hyaluronic Marine Hydrating Modeling Mask is a gel and powder mask that, once mixed, cools and hydrated skin. Mix the hyaluronic cushion gel with the activating power, apply, wait and then peel it off to reveal radiant, moisturized skin.


{Rose Deep Hydrating Face Cream from Fresh, $40}

Rose Deep Hydrating Face Cream, a light-weight moisturizer, provides 24-hour nourishment to parched skin using a time-release technology to maintain hydration throughout the day.


{RetAsphere Micro Peel from Kate Somerville, $90}

Diminish the appearance of fine lines and speed up cell renewal while you sleep. RetAsphere Micro Peel is an leave-on peel that uses pure retinol, 10% glycolic acid, lactose, hyaluronic acid, licorice extract and arbutin to resurface, renew, plump and brighten skin by morning. (Still a favorite from 2016!)


{Intensive Blemish Serum from Evologie, $35}*

Intensive Blemish Serum quickly starts to heal visible blemishes and remove discoloration and surface scars without irritating or drying skin. A proprietary ingredient, YS3 COMPLEX, penetrates the skin to eliminate trapped bacteria, dirt, and oil, while delivering natural skin-repairing ingredients and hydrating properties.


{Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm from Clinique, $29}*

This lightweight, prewash balm quickly transforms into an oil upon application to quickly dissolve makeup, including waterproof eye makeup. Then Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm rinses away leaving skin ready for a deeper cleansing.


{Urban Defense Mask from Milk Makeup, $36}*

Urban Defense Mask contains vitamin E, jojoba and grape seed oils to nourish and hydrate skin. Apply, wait 5 minutes, then splash face with and rub skin gently in a circular motion. The mask melts into a milky lotion that leaves skin is detoxified and hydrated. 


{Purity Made Simple Foaming 3-in-1 Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover from Philosophy, $23}

Everyone knows about the original (creamy) Purity formula but, the gel version is a great option for those with oily skin. This Cleansing Gel & Eye Makeup Remover has a rich lather that removes all makeup and deeply cleans oily skin. After rinsing, skin is soft, refreshed and ready for serums and moisturizers.


{Midnight Recovery Eye from Kiehl’s, $37}

Revitalize the delicate skin around eyes. Midnight Recover Eye diminishes dark circles, reduces puffiness and smooths the look of fine lines.


{Multivitamin Power Serum from Dermalogica, $68}

Multivitamin Power Serum contains microencapsulated vitamin technology to treat aging, hyperpigmented skin, while stimulating the development of collagen to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles.


{GinZing Energy-Boosting Moisturizer from Origins, $27.50}

GinZing uses panax ginseng and coffee to hydrate and energize skin listless skin. The lightweight, oil-free formula leaves skin refreshed, with a healthy, vibrant glow.

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