Whites are everywhere this winter, from runways to vanities. Some of the latest and greatest in the world of beauty conjure the image of a snow-dusted landscape. Brand new from Bliss, blisslabs active 99.0 Refining Powder Cleanser is a unique formula that delivers sulfate-free exfoliation with a creamy, gentle texture.
We can’t face the holiday cocktail party season without pearly white teeth. GO SMiLE TRULY Whitening Toothpaste System doesn’t scrub away stains but, rather, penetrates teeth for a whiter smile without irritating sensitive gums and enamel. Just apply to your toothbrush and brush as usual. We learned this summer that there is nothing more chic than a white manicure. Nails Inc. Snowflake Effect Polish ups the winter inspiration for your nails. This textured polish marries silver foil and creamy ivory that can be worn alone or over another nail color.
From budget-friendly Flower Beauty, Color Play Crème Eyeshadow in Rest On Your Laurel works beautifully in the corner of your eyes to brighten a normal eye shadow routine. Or go for something more dramatic with this buildable formula all over the lid. The water-infused, nourishing cream shadow feels just like more expensive luxury options.
The H2O Plus Milk collection smells crisp but not too overpowering. H2O’s body care is packed with ingredients like milk proteins, aloe and provitamin B that work to improve the look of skin. The H2O Plus Milk collection also makes a great gift.
This time of year brings kits, sets and palettes that offer amazing value and limited edition shades from great brands. For the lipstick junkie, BiTE Beauty offers The Lip Kit with four lipstick duos that can be worn either alone or layered. These eight shades have a creamy, hydrating formula. The Pomegranate makes for the perfect holiday red lip. bareMinerals READY Face & Body Luminizer comes with a plush over-sized brush. This luxurious, giant version of the popular mineral powder has three powders that blend into a perfect bronze for winter skin. Too Faced’s Be Merry Be Bright is a clever package of two palettes to create two different holiday-inspired looks.
Oil up for Winter
‘Tis the season for static and flyaways. There is nothing worse than rogue hair after the perfect blow-out. For a quick fix, use a dryer sheet to smooth strands. Throw one in your clutch should you catch frizz on the go. At home, give your hairbrush a spritz of hairspray and brush through the top layers of hair. Or check out a multi-tasking hair oil. Hair oils have come a long way since the days of greasy serums. Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Moroccan Argan Styling Oil is lightweight and adds a dose of shine. Kérastase’s new Touche Finale Supershine Polishing Serum is earning rave reviews from stylists. This great smelling product adds softness and controls frizz.