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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, love is in the air—but are your lips and hands ready for the potential extra action? Nothing gets in the way of amor like rough, dry skin, and these skincare saviors are just what you need to pucker up and hold hands with sublime smoothness and softness that can lead to other things (wink, wink).
Replenix Plumping Lip Treatment with SPF 30
Offering plumping, lip-smoothing, sun protection and come-hither shine in one swipe, this multitasker has you covered for Valentine’s Day and beyond. With a combination of collagen-boosting peptides, moisturizing hyaluronic acid and ceramides to help hydration stay put, it delivers instant improvement in v
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Chocolate is synonymous with Valentine’s Day (or any day for that matter), but indulging doesn’t have to impact your waistline. More than a sweet treat, the cocoa used to make chocolate is a natural source of potent antioxidants when eaten—and applied to the skin. Here, a few products that will satisfy your cravings without the guilt or extra calories.
Farmhouse Fresh Sundae Best Chocolate Softening Mask
This delicious blend of cocoa, coconut milk and honey may sound good enough to eat, but it’s actually formulated to soften, soothe and protect the skin from free-radical damage. It gets its antioxidant boost from the addition of vitamin E and coenzyme Q10, and this 98% natural ma
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It happens every year right around this time. I start to look a bit wan. When it comes to my skin, pale, peaked and pasty is never a look I pine for. A healthy-looking, radiant, glowing face and bod is more my speed, and luckily it’s as close as a little self-tanner. There are a number of reasons why you might want to do the same:
SELF-TANNER CAN HELP HIDE YOUR FLAWS Tanning minimizes imperfections like spider veins and uneven skin tone or texture. It can even make you look a little more toned (ie. slimmer) which is ideal this time of year when you might find yourself dipping into the cookie jar a little more than usual.
SELF-TANNER CAN MAKE YOU LOOK HEALTHIER Tanned skin can gi
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Some of my favorite beauty products of all time are Tocca’s perfumes, and they come with a wise saying on each bottle: Love Yourself. Of course, Tocca didn’t come up with that saying, but it rings true to both beauty and Valentine’s Day.
For this year’s gift guide, I focused on innovative products that make you look and feel good about yourself. These could be gifts that you present to yourself—or your loved one—and they’re clever, beautiful, and smart enough to make anyone feel truly special.
Aedes de Venustas Purse Spray ($195)
This elegant million dollar looking purse spray is all about the bling: so much so, that people will think you’re part of the Shahs of Sunset cast. But
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