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As a graduate from the Fashion Institute of Technology with my B.S. in Advertising & Marketing Communications, I love researching what new trends and products are catching peoples attention! I am particularly interested in the beauty industry as it is evolving and becoming more inclusive and sustainable.
Ready to refresh your skin? Reviewed as one of the 10 best hydrating serums for dry skin by Vogue, this Pai serum will give you all the hydration you need without the irritation. Clinically tested for both sensitive and eczema prone skin, this serum is known to provide long lasting hydration that wakes up and revitalizes the skin. It includes key ingredients like Hyaluronic acid that hydrates from within and Tri-berry which supports the skin’s natural moisture barrier. Time to get hydrating!
Need the perfect mask to fight your skins imperfections? At $25, the Glamglow mask uses kaolin clay, activated-x charcoal, and the super six acid blend to treat the skin. These key ingredients unclog and minimize the look of pores by attracting any dirt or toxins from within. This mask is free of sulfates, parabens, triclosan, formaldehyde releasing agents, and is completely vegan. The clean ingredients of this mask are easy on the skin and deliver a smooth and clean feel when finished.
Looking for a way to experiment with different scents without having to commit to one fragrance right away? At just $14.95 a month, Scentbird has over 400 scents to choose from and once chosen they’ll send you an 8ml sample of your choices. If you find one you love you can place an order straight from your website. You can test out popular fragrances from Glossier, Gucci, Versace, Tom Ford, and so much more.
A lip gloss that not only has a beautiful sheen but hydrates your lips simultaneously is essential to any gloss lover. At $26 this new NARS gloss is known for its long lasting hydration and oil infused ingredients. Still including the “universally-flattering” orgasm shade they are known for, this new gloss also gives a plush look to the lips while protecting the skin against stressors. The gel oil feel of the gloss provides a smooth and clean application.
Great for dryness and uneven texture; this new $48 mask may be the solution you need! Created by well known influencers Marianna Hewitt and Lauren Gores Ireland, the Jet Lag Mask brings in a new take to on the go masking. The ingredients include a combination of kaolin clay, activated-x charcoal, and the super six acid blend that instantly gives the skin a refreshing and vibrant glow. Kelly Conaboy, writer for The Cut, said “It was a small miracle, and I cannot believe this mask worked so well".
A subscription box for the ultimate makeup lovers! At only $10 a month, Ipsy provides three to five full sized products in addition to their beauty bag. You’ll only receive items that are customized to your personal profile where you get to inform them of all your personal preferences when it comes to makeup. They make using the products super easy as they provide tutorials and makeup videos for all the products they give away right on their website.
A great solution for dryness and easily irritated skin, Supergoop’s Everyday Broad Spectrum SPF 50 sunscreen offers high performance protection for both the face and body. Not only is it water resistant and oil free, but it also provides great nourishing and anti-aging benefits that makes it great for everyday use. Protecting the skin from UVA, UVB, and IRA rays, at $19 this sunscreen helps fight dehydration our skin faces from being over exposed to the sun. A great makeup bag staple!
Live life to the fullest with this full coverage concealer by Fenty Beauty. With a sweat resistant and creamy formula, this retouch concealer easily brightens your under eyes while covering any unwanted blemishes and red spots. Although it’s both long wearing and crease proof, the consistency is still light and airy to put on leaving the face feeling fresh rather than all caked up in makeup! Great for all skin types, this $26 cruelty, and paraben free concealer may just be your new go to!
Want a box of 8-10 full sized products worth $200 for only $49.99? The FabFitFun subscription box provides a variety of premium products that allows you to indulge in the best of beauty, wellness, fitness, and even home! In an interview with Forbes the founder said “FabFitFun is truly for every woman - whether you are a millennial, a mom of three, or a fashion-forward 50 year old”. A huge perk to the membership is that it gives you access to their portal of fitness and beauty videos!
I was surprised to find out that in addition to an incredible in store selection, Sephora also offers a monthly subscription box! They give you a chance to try out all the trending products from buzzworthy brands all based on your individual “Play” profile. It also comes with some pretty cool features like their “Play Book” which provides tips, tricks, and how tos on each sample included in your box. Refinery 29 reviewed this box as the most reliable. For only $10 a month, who can pass that up?!