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Body care can be pretty blase if you’re stuck in the same rut. Over the years I have turned to my creamy body butters, shower gels, and soaps out of a sense of duty, but never really putting my heart and soul into the routine. It wasn’t for the lack of good products either, but rather the feeling that many of the products were just one trick ponies or for the need for something a bit more refreshing.
Here are three new products that will truly transform your body care routine:
Aqua Spa Bath Oil ($9.99)
I firmly believe in a bath, over a shower, for that relaxing, muscle-calming state. Aqua Spa, a new bath and body line that is available on Amazon.com, offers three ranges of Bath Soa
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Do you have a skincare junkie on your list? Or know someone who deserves a little pampering, but rarely takes time for herself. Luxurious skincare can bring a touch of indulgence to a stressed and over scheduled life (are you listening moms, students, execs, and evolved men?). From simple 3-step solutions to cutting edge technology from Korea (market leaders in beauty innovation), the beautymakers have amped up their kit offerings for the holiday. Here are some worthy splurges and steals that will fit most budgets and lifestyles.
Clarisonic ARIA Glowing set with Josie Maran ($199)
For those who are big fans of the Clarisonic (and who isn’t?), this collaboration with argan-oil maven Jo
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Body lotions, the typically richer-than-dessert cosmetic cabinet staples, are shedding a few pounds thanks to compressed air technology. Dubbed “continuous sprays,” these new hydrating products emulate the more commonplace sunscreen delivery systems. The idea here is to make lotions easier to apply, and help them absorb faster and more evenly onto the skin. Vaseline’s “Spray & Go” that debuted earlier this year may have set a trend; here are a few new ones to try.
St. Ives Fresh Hydration Lotions ($5.99)
These spray lotions promise even, spreadable coverage, and the result is hydrated skin within seconds, not minutes, thanks to natural moisturizers gylcerin and shea butte