Now that it’s officially summer, here are some of my new favorite products to help keep you refreshed and hydrated throughout the season and well into fall.
Kiehl’s Skin Rescuer Stress-Minimizing Daily Hydrator ($40) – Stress has terrible effects on our bodies, including our skin! From blotchiness to premature aging (to irritation, acne, dehydration, skin fatigue and redness), this product is lightweight and packed with efficacious ingredients (like Rosa Gallica Botanical Extract, Mannose, Camomile Extract, Shea Butter, and Glycerin) to help counteract these negative effects. Plus it’s fragrance and oil-free! I’ve been using it for about a month and see a noticeable difference in my skins health and complexion.
BECCA Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector ($36) – I’m not big on silicone based primers, especially in the summer. Instead opt for a water-based one like BECCA’s oil-control primer which feels so good on (it’s like giving your skin a drink of water). It smooths out pores and lasts all day. It’s great alone or used before or after your foundation application.
Olay Ultra Moisture With Shea Butter Body Wash ($3.99/12oz, $5.99/23.6oz) – In the last three weeks I’ve changed to this body wash and my skin is noticeably softer and more hydrated. It packs some serious lather but rinses off light, and offers a pleasant scent that isn’t heavy or overpowering. If you’re skin is on the dryer side, it’s a must try; especially in the summer time if you’re hoping to switch to a lighter post-shower moisturizer (or tend to forget/skip that process all together).
Murad Clarifying Wipes ($18) – Perfect for acne-prone skin, these wet wipes contain an oil-fighting formula that reduces shine, balances and tones skin by removing dirt, oil and bacteria that can clog pores. While it’s great for the face, I pack