August—the dog days of summer are nearly upon us. And if you live in the western US, temps really heat up in September. Keeping cool remains essential for weeks and months to come. Stay cool with these beauty essentials that will refresh your skin and raise your spirits.
Get ready for the stress and heat of the day with Skyn Iceland Antidote Daily Cooling Lotion ($45) . An anti-stress skincare range, Skyn Iceland draws minerals and healing properties from Icelandic glacial water. The Cooling Lotion will help keep soaring temperatures from irritating and reddening your skin with soothing white willow park and anti-inflammatory Icelandic kelp. Skyn Iceland Arctic Face Mist ($29) shares
Summer means a lot of things: weekend trips to the beach to lounge in the sun and play in the waves, then staying up late on warm nights with good friends and a bottle of wine. Unfortunately, these summer highlights are capable of taking their toll on our skin. This doesn’t mean that the best parts of summer have to disappear, just that the savvy beach bum should take steps to neutralize their effects.
Here Comes The Sun
The health and beauty dangers of too much sun exposure are well known, and it’s safe to say that anyone looking to get a serious natural tan is already aware of the risks they’re taking. On the other hand, a bit of sunburn sometimes seems like t
Earth Day is a great time to evaluate your carbon footprint, including how your beauty products impact the environment. Your skin and overall health will benefit from the green choices you make.
“You’ve made the switch to organic fruits and veggies. So if you don’t put toxic chemicals in your mouth, you shouldn’t slather them on your face and body either. My general rule: if you can’t pronounce the ingredients, don’t buy it,” says Madeline Breen, manager for The Nature Conservancy
It’s equally important to choose packaging that is kind to Mother Earth. “You can leave a lighter footprint on our landfills by looking for brands that choose recyclable materials in their
With all the stress, travel, partying and lack of sleep during the holidays, your eyes are crying for some remedial help. De-puff your eyes to start the New Year off right with our round-up of products that soothe, tone and smooth.
Send puffy eyes packing with Clinique All About Eyes Rich ($30). A moisturizing eye treatment, this brightening cream will minimize the look of dark circles, shadows, and puffiness, as well as fine lines and shadows. Formulated with botanical ingredients, the cream boosts natural collagen production while also strengthening your skin’s moisture