Why not add some of these hidden gems to your beauty routine?
FOR THE FACE
Piibu (“pee boo”), meaning “skin” in Korean, is a monthly subscription box for facial sheet masks. Each month, Piibu sends you a box of eight to 10 masks, offering you access to both popular and emerging brands. You’ll wonder how you ever lived without the Collagen Snail Mask Pack, the Pearl or the Sweet Melon. Piibu.com.
It’s one thing to put on some facial cream. It’s quite another to use cutting-edge technology and ultrasonic waves to improve application. The Arbonne Intelligence Genius Ultra requires only a minute of your time and a circular motion to amp up uniform application of your favorite moisturizer, which is much better than just using your fingertips. It also has three warmth levels for cozy comfort. Arbonne.com.
Try it in tandem with something spectacular, such as the JK7 24-Hour Night and Day Cream — $1,250 for 1.5 ounces — which is made in Hawaii with mangosteen, pomegranate and orange essential oil and is the signature brand of the posh Sullivan Estate Spa & Retreat on Oahu. Additionally, try the addictive JK7 lemon and lime facial cleanser, which is bursting with citrus oils and has the most intoxicating aroma I’ve ever experienced in a beauty product. JK7 was created by Dr. Jurgen Klein, who founded the cult beauty brand Jurlique. All of his products are natural, organic and in a luxurious league of their own. shop.jk7skincare.com.
Most women hate the look of thick, cakey foundation. I’ve uncovered a great new product — light and airy — that leaves my face dewy yet covered. It’s Sebastien Tardif’s Veil Sunset Skin Foundation, which has a soft-focus finish to reveal radiant results. It’s water-based and oil- and paraben-free and, after using it, you’ll look like you spent a week at a spa having nothing but facials. Veilcosmetics.com.
Wow your brows with Glossier’s Boy Brow. Inspired by hair pomade, Boy Brow thickens, fills in and grooms your eyebrows to give you back the bushy Brooke Shields brows you once had, in the color you want. Just use the tiny tapered brush, fill in and you’re out the door looking devastating. Glossier.com.
For the right kind of lip service, try Nudus’ Lip Euphoria, handcrafted in Australia in small batches in a certified organic environment using no machinery. The formula incorporates super foods, antioxidants, vitamins, essential fatty acids and antiaging ingredients. Even more, Lip Euphoria incorporates extracts made from organic flowers, fruits, herbs and minerals. Available in a rainbow of colors, with No. 27 the bestseller. nudus.com.au or thechoosychick.com.
FOR YOUR HAIR
The luxury brand label.m USA has opulent options for your hair, containing dust particles of the finest conflict-free, real diamonds sourced from Belgium. Try the Diamond Dust shampoo, conditioner, body lotion and leave-in crème, which also contain luscious and, delightfully fragranced, white rose petal oil. These products — the official products of London Fashion Week — are sulfate-free. labelmusa.com.
Long a Hollywood secret, Viviscal tablets have literally been on the tip of many a celebrity’s tongues. Fans of Viviscal include Jennifer Aniston, Debra Messing, Karlie Kloss, Reese Witherspoon, Miley Cyrus, Gwyneth Paltrow and Naomi Watts. Viviscal extra-strength hair-growth supplement is supported by 25 years of continuous research and contains a clinically proven marine complex, which is a patented formula to nourish thinning hair and promote existing hair growth. After taking Viviscal dietary supplements, my stressed blond strands — which are straightened, colored and bleached — have never looked or felt better, or stronger. Also available are Viviscal growth-densifying shampoo, conditioner and elixir that contain a complex of biotin, keratin and zinc to promote healthy-looking hair growth. viviscal.com.
And if you’re fighting frizz, try the Hair Remedie Frizz Eliminating Towel made of 100 percent cotton jersey knit to protect and dry your hair in the best way possible. hairremedie.com
These will keep you on the Best-Tressed List.