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Products to help you look your best
Dry winter skin got you down? Try Fango Essenziali’s Moisturize version of its Mud Mask ($32.50) to help balance and hydrate dull skin in as few as five minutes. Mineral-rich mud exfoliates and purifies pores, while olive oil hydrates and balances the skin’s pH and blood orange oil nourishes and improves skin texture. Just sit back, relax and let the mask work its magic. Find it and other Fango Essenziali products at Macy’s at the Edison Mall in Fort Myers (239-477-3300, macys.com).
MORE THAN JUST LIP SERVICE
Want to kiss icky chemicals goodbye? Check out Ecco Bella’s FlowerColor lip products. The cruelty-free, all-natural cosmetics include options such as FlowerColor Lipstick ($19.95), which incorporates vegetable waxes, oils and mineral pigments to create a creamy formula that helps moisturize lips. For even more hydration, try FlowerColor Vitamin E Lip Smoothers ($19.95), available in four shades that can be used alone or under or over lipstick. Finish off your look with FlowerColor Good for You Gloss ($19.95), which includes an applicator tube with a built-in mirror. Pick up these and other Ecco Bella products at local retailers such as Ada’s Natural Market in Fort Myers (239-939-9600, adasmarket.com) and For Goodness Sake in Bonita Springs (239-992-5838, fgsorganicmarkets.com).
SUN PROTECTION THAT SOOTHES
Aloe Up sunscreens don’t contain things like oxybenzone, parabens and alcohol. Instead, they use ingredients like vitamin E, green tea, cocoa seed butter and aloe vera to help moisturize while protecting the skin. The water-resistant, nongreasy formulations have long been popular with LPGA golfers and are now available at Market Earth in downtown Fort Myers (239-226-0006, marketearth.net). The shop stocks choices such as the SPF 30 Pro Formula Continuous Spray ($12.95) and the SPF 30 White Collection Lotion ($11.95). And if you forgot to reapply, grab a tube of the White Collection Aloe Ice Sunburn Relief Jelly ($7.95), which features the topical anesthetic lidocaine and can also be used to soothe cuts, scrapes, bites and jellyfish stings.