While it has nothing to do with the sweet alternative you roast over a fire, marshmallow root is a sugar high for the skin. The syrup-like ingredient (find it in many of Jurlique’s products) is not only soothing and hydrating, it supercharges the skin’s barrier to counteract moisture loss.
A sugar hit to feel good about: scrubbing with formulas infused with the sweet stuff is helpful for a number of reasons. Firstly, it’s a humectant, meaning it reduces moisture loss, and its gentle crystal formations (like those found in Dior Prestige Le Sucre De Gommage) serve as a neat polishing tool.
The seamless way to counteract a summer spent poolside? Spritz a formula spiked with raspberry vinegar – we love David Mallett Blush Spray Hydratant – from roots to ends to deposit moisture, dial up shine and counteract unsightly green-tinged strands from chlorinated pools. (A word of advice, though: the blood-red hue may turn platinum blondes a shade of crimson, so apply sparingly.)
DavidMallettDavidMallett BlushBlush Spray Hydratant,dratant, $72; Jurlique que Sweet Peony & Tangerine e Hydrating Mist, $49.
Dior Prestige Le Sucre De Gommage, $170.