It’s a New Year and a fresh opportunity to make a resolution to take care of yourself and look your best. To help you be your gorgeous self in 2015, here are some skincare and cosmetic products that will enhance and promote your beauty, for the New Year and beyond.
Kat Burki’s Power Trio Radiance Oil (1 fl. Oz., $125), part of Kat Burki’s “Naturally Balanced Skincare” system, features a high-powered formula combining the benefits of cold pressed oils, natural salicylic acid from cold-pressed raspberry oil. Applied morning and night, it prevents inflammation and balances skin complexion while softening and repairing dry skin with its bio compatible dry-oil formulation that dissolves easily into skin without an oily residue. Follow the treatment with Kat Burki Rose Hip Revitalizing Serum (1 fl. Oz., $165), a dynamic antioxidant formula that combines the benefits of RAW ingredients, vitamins and herbs to strengthen and support skin elasticity, brighten skin tone and shield skin from environmental damage. Available at Nordstrom or www.katburki.com.
Bright and Clear
All skin can develop discolored spots and uneven tones. Equitance Brightening Serum + Spot Corrector (1.0 fl. Oz, $125) is clinically proven to improve the appearance of discoloration and uneven skin tone. This spot-targeting serum uses a patented technology to continuously deliver a brightening ingredient formula featuring linoleic acid that zeroes in on hyperpigmentation and dark discoloration to clarify and brighten skin. Available at equitance-us.com.
Calm and Collected
Life can be full of stressors, but don’t let your skin show it. Aubrey Calming Skin Therapy Hydrating Mask firms ($14.95) soothes and restores skin’s natural moisture balance while calming sensitive areas. Organic aloe vera and prickly pear hydrate and firm skin while sea aster extract soothes stressed skin. As a companion treatment, the Aubrey Age-Defying Therapy Toner ($14.95) instantly softens skin and boosts its natural moisture, using beet extract and sea buckthorn extract for replenishing skin, and AHA fruit acids to refine skin texture, for up to eight hours of soothing hydration. Aubrey cruelty-free products are available at health food stores nationwide or AubreyOrganics.com.
Your eyes say a lot about you, and your eyebrows can express it all. Play up this powerful feature with IT Cosmetics Brow Power Waterproof Perfector ($24). This convenient five-in-one tool features an automatic brow pencil, brow fill-in powder, taming brow gel, brow enhancing treatment conditioner and brow brush. Its anti-aging and highly pigmented formula, utilizing a blend of ingredients such as Biotin, Lecithin, Saw Palmetto, Nettle Leaf, and Horsetail Flower Extract was developed by plastic surgeons to be safe for sensitive skin and to glide on smoothly and mimick the look of real brow hair for a natural brow look that lasts all day. Available in 4 shades: Blonde, Universal Taupe, Auburn and Dark Brown. Available at ITCosmetics.com, ULTA Beauty stores nationwide, ULTA.com and QVC.com.
Let it Gel
Keep nails looking healthy and stunning for longer with the Bio Seaweed Gel line of polishes that last for up to two weeks without chipping. This specially formulated gel provides an alternative to gels with harmful chemicals that can damage nails and be near-to-impossible to remove. Bio Seaweed Gel has over 114 rich and vibrant hues that do not contain Formaldehyde, Toluene, DBP, BHA or solvents. Amazingly, the gels are odor-free, and they require no sanding, drilling, primers or binders. Their smooth and self-leveling formulas adhere naturally to dry, clean nails with no shrinkage; and they do not require special lamps to cure — just sunlight. Available at salons, or purchase a starter kid for $120 at bioseaweedgel.com.