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Face mists have come a long way from the Evian Brumisateur, which set the bar years ago. Now, they not only give you a refreshing feeling but they also act as primers, hydrators, refreshers and anti-aging boosters. Here are five we love:
La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water ($12.99)
Rich in selenium, and other mineral salts and trace elements, this spray is loaded with antioxidant and softening properties. It’s ideal after a day outdoors but also soothing after aesthetic treatments like a peel. Formulated for sensitive skin (as with all La Roche-Posay products), this is a great summer buy.
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A brume d’eau face mist (it also comes in a high
No matter how many new skincare products hit store shelves, there will always be room for a new wrinkle fighter. In Asia, skincare is revered, practically to the point of worship and one of the exalted leaders is Korea’s brand, Sulwhasoo.
Even the name, Sulwhasoo, is emblematic of healthy skin. The Korean translation means “snowflower,” which is a flower that blooms even in the harshest of circumstances. Like the seabuckthorn that thrives in dry, desert-like conditions, the snowflower blooms even when severe winter hits, and is a traditional symbol of women’s inner strength and spring-like resilience.
The snowflower may have been the inspiration for the name, but
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Looking for the edgiest of the edgy beauty products – look eastward. Japan and Korea have been at the forefront of innovative beauty products for years. The BB and CC cream craze just hit the U.S. in the last couple of years, but has been a staple in Asia for eons. Western consumers in-the-know, who are looking for high quality and special formulations, have been buying up cult Asian products online and in specialty boutique stores in the U.S. and abroad. And since Asian beauty products are always changing, sometimes it’s hard to keep up-to-date. Read on for a list of our old and new faves.
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