Products to Help You Look Your Best
Every issue, we give you the lowdown on fabulous and luxurious products, beauty must-haves and everything in between
SHED YOUR SKIN
Is your skin in need of a little pick-me-up? Maybe it’s time to exfoliate. Taking that rejuvenating step tones and evens out your skin and helps your moisturizer absorb better. Treets Traditions has a variety of scrubs for whatever your needs might be. For dry skin desperate for some nourishment and moisturization, try the Relaxing Chakra’s Body Scrub ($20), which incorporates Asian coconut oil and rose, or the Nourishing Spirits Shea Butter Scrub ($25), which includes baobab oil. The Energising Secrets Body Sugar Scrub ($20) soothes skin with the help of Amazonian tamanu and sacha inchi oil. To give one of the Treets Traditions scrubs a try, head to the Ulta Beauty stores at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers (239-334-0659, ulta.com), Coconut Point in Estero (239-992-0361) and Coralwood Center in Cape Coral (239-458-3522).
NEXT- LEVEL MAKEUP
You don’t need to work with a makeup artist to get an Instagram-worthy look. Instead, just grab one of the many professional-quality products in Catrice Cosmetics’ fall/winter collection that are easy enough for even a beginner to use. Try the Light in a Box Highlighter Palette ($14.99) to create a radiant glow or the Prime and Fine Anti-Shine Fixing Spray ($7.99) to prep skin and set your makeup. The Prisma Lip Glaze ($6.99) comes in four prismatic and holographic shades, while the six Precious Pigments Loose Eyeshadow shades ($5.99 each) can be used on lids as shadow or eyeliner, as a mascara topcoat, lipstick, highlighter and even as a nail polish augmenter. Pick up these and other products in Catrice Cosmetics’ collection at the Ulta Beauty stores at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers (239-334-0659, ulta.com), Coconut Point in Estero (239-992-0361) and Coralwood Center in Cape Coral (239-458-3522).
I’LL DRINK TO THAT
In the mood for a beer? Add some suds to your shower with the new Bröö Craft Beer Bar Shampoos ($5.99). Infused with craft beer, they feature stress-reducing massage nubs and can be used to clean hair, body, face or beard. The energizing formulation includes caffeine to stimulate the skin and green coffee extract to “wake up” hair follicles. The hydrating bar moisturizes with the help of coconut oil, and neither bar contains any harmful chemicals. Also new from the line: Bröö Moods Aromatherapy Lotions ($7.49). Made with barley, hops and shea butter, they nourish and soothe dull, dry skin. There’s a lavender scent to encourage sleep, a sage fragrance to help you unplug and feel calm and an energizing bergamot scent. Find all of these ne w Bröö products at local Walmart stores.
Spending the day by the pool or at the beach doesn’t mean you have to skip your makeup routine. You just need makeup that won’t turn into a drippy mess. Cargo Cosmetics’ Swimmables collection features an array of waterproof blushes, bronzers, eye pencils, eyeshadow sticks, lip pencils, liquid lipsticks and even a mascara topcoat that can transform any mascara into a sweatproof, waterproof version. New additions to the collection include the Longwear Foundation ($34), a weightless formulation that melts into skin for buildable coverage; and the Longwear Brow Pencil ($20), which features a slanted tip on one end to create the perfect arch and a spoolie brush on the other end to comb product through for a natural look. Find the Swimmables collection at Kohl’s in Cape Coral (239-573-9037, kohls.com) and Port Charlotte (941-629-1287).