Kelly and I were thrilled to host last Friday’s event for Restorsea at Bergdorf Goodman! Brand ambassador Emmy Rossum, founder Patti Pao, and accessories designer Khirma Eliazov were all on hand at the city’s poshest department store to fete the release of Khirma’s exclusive pouch, filled to the brim with travel-size versions of Restorsea products.
Think about how many foundations come in just three shades – light, medium, and dark. You’re lucky if one of them truly matches your skin tone, which is just one of the many reasons why Jodie Patterson and Benjamin Bernet founded DOOBOP. The site is the first beauty e-tailer designed specifically for multi-ethnic women.
When I was in Thailand I had my first experiences with dry brushing at a spa. I was told it would help not only exfoliate, but stimulate circulation. Makes sense! That’s why I use “rough” scrubs on my body. In speaking with my therapist, however, she also said it was one of the most effective ways to fight cellulite.
Despite the rise in popularity of coconut water people often have bad associations with coconuts because they think they’re high cholesterol. It’s actually one of the healthiest oils to cook with because it’s high in immunity-boosting lauric acid and it can help with nutrient absorption, digestion, and more.
Forget liquid gold – in this weather you need gold cream. Chantecaille is the only thing that kept my skin from cracking during our week in Beaver, Colorado and a recent trip to NYC. I use it every night, but up in the mountains, 2–3 times a day. Next to SPF, it’s the most vital beauty product in dry, chilly temperatures.
Is the Polar Vortex causing you to have seriously dry skin? Celebrity esthetician Renée Rouleau has some tips to help you power through!
Packaging isn’t everything in the beauty world, but when a sumptuous product finds its way into equally delectable packaging, the must-have effect goes through the roof. That’s how I feel about everything from Texas-based Farmhouse Fresh beauty, especially their Sweet Cream body milk lotion.
I have an elaborate 13-step beauty routine, and while I consider all 13 of those products as personal essentials, a few stuck out from the pack as the top five of the year. So without further ado, here are the best beauty products of 2013 – the ones that I just couldn’t live without. What were yours?
La Prairie held a splashy event to launch two new products that are the result of major innovation. They’re coming out early next year, but I had the chance to check them both out now: the Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Cream and the Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Dry Oil, which can work separately or together.