Are you a lipstick lover or face- cream fanatic? Then you’re in the right place. Every issue, we’ll give you the lowdown on fabulous fragrances, luxurious lotions, must- have makeup, and everything in between. Because whether you’re a laid- back surfer ba
Products to Help You Look Your Best
Caldrea believes that caring for the home and body should be a beautiful experience. The company’s new Aromatherapeutic Body collection ($ 10 to $ 28) carries on that mission. More than a decade in the making, the line features paraben-, sulfate-, and phthalate- free perfumes, body lotions, soaps, and other products in three light and wearable new scents— aloe water apricot, tea olive lime, and coconut fig leaf. Botanically derived ingredients like linden flower extract and chia seed oil help soothe, hydrate, and protect the skin and offer a healthy way to indulge the senses. Find items from the new collection at Lulu’s Gift Emporium in Fort Myers ( 239- 418- 0060).
IN A LUXURIOUS LATHER
Looking for a pretty hostess gift or just a little something special for yourself? Pick up a bar or two of Greenwich Bay Trading Co.’ s shea butter soaps ($ 4.95). The pretty paper- wrapped packages hold squares of French- milled vegetable soap enriched with essential oils and natural extracts. Available in scents like lavender chamomile, pineapple cocoa butter, and pomegranate shea butter, they help turn an ordinary shower into a spa- like indulgence. Sniff out your favorite fragrance at the Fresh Produce stores at Periwinkle Place on Sanibel ( 239- 3951839, freshproduceclothes.com) and in Boca Grande ( 941- 964- 0800).
SEE YOURSELF IN A NEW LIGHT
Your eyes can give a lot of things away; don’t let them give away your age. Instead, pamper your peepers with the new Glow by Dr. Brandt Revitalizing Retinol Eye Cream ($ 55). Time- released retinol works to increase cell renewal and improve skin texture, while micronized ruby crystals help skin better reflect light for an even, healthy glow. The hydrating formula decreases dryness, redness, and irritation as well as the look of lines and wrinkles around the eyes. So now when you look in the mirror, you might find a brighter, more youthful appearance looking back at you. Want to turn back the clock? Visit Sephora at Coconut Point in Estero ( 239- 390- 9889, sephora. com) or the Sephora inside jcpenney location at Edison Mall in Fort Myers ( 239- 936- 8101).
GIVE SUNBURNED LIPS THE KISS OFF
Sunscreen? Check. Hat? Check. Umbrella? Check. Now protect your pucker when you’re hitting the beach or heading outdoors with Sun Bum’s Sunscreen Lip Balms ($ 3.99). The Cocoa Beach– based company’s original banana- flavored balm proved so popular that it’s now come out with new key lime, coconut, mango, pink guava, and pomegranate flavors. Offering broad- spectrum UVA/ UVB SPF 30+ protection, the petrochemical- and PABA- free balms feature moisturizing cocoa butter and anti- aging vitamin E and aloe. And the addictive scents mean you won’t have to remind yourself to reapply. Find Sun Bum products locally at retailers like YOLO Watersports on Captiva ( 239- 4729656, yolowatersports.com), Butterfly Beach on Sanibel ( 239- 579- 0172, butterflybeachclothing.com), and Ron Jon Surf Shop at Gulf Coast Town Center inFort Myers ( 239- 482- 8888, ronjonsurfshop.com).
AN EVERYDAY ESCAPE
Who wouldn’t want life to feel like one long vacation? Guys who dream of running off to an island paradise ( or who already have) can add a tropical vibe to their personal- grooming routine with the help of the new Tommy Bahama for Him collection. The line’s shower gel ($ 24), after- shave balm ($ 30), deodorant ($ 18), and eau de cologne ($ 54–$ 69) feature a blend of watermelon, tangerine, and crisp pear scents with a dash of ginger. Touches of spicy coriander, sensual amber, and Australian sandalwood help conjure up images of weekends spent in the sand or at sea. Ready for your own escape? Head to the Tommy Bahama stores at Coconut Point in Estero ( 239947- 2203, tommybahama.com) and on Third Street South in Naples ( 239- 643- 7920).