The Best New Beauty Products
Hundreds of products make their way across our beauty editor's desk each month (it's a tough job, but somebody has to do it). Here, standouts that made us ooh and ahh.
A new cult favorite among makeup artists, this powder highlighter delivers a subtle rose gold sheen (not a cheesy sparkle) that looks especially stunning in photographs. Sweep it along the tops of your cheekbones and dot it in the inner corners of your eyes for a natural, lit-from-within glow.
To buy: $3, eyeslipsface.com.
When it's time to update your closet for fall, do the same with your beauty products. Reach for a thicker face moisturizer and swap that tropical-scented body wash for a cozier, exfoliating formula to help fend off dry, flaky skin. This fragrance has notes of apple and vanilla that fills the shower and lingers on skin. The gentle beads slough off dead cells so legs feel silky smooth going in and out of tights.
To buy: $4, target.com.
If you generally stick to neutrals, make your foray back to color with this earthy terracotta shade that's reminiscent of pumpkins, foliage, and all things fall.
To buy: $8, walmart.com.
This blush (complete with its cutesy packaging) is worth keeping in steady rotation. The sponge-tipped applicator is fun to use, and dispenses just the right amount of color onto cheeks every time. Available in three shades.
To buy: $23, sephora.com.
Creating a dramatic eye no longer requires multiple products and brushes (or a ton of time and patience). Simply trace this creamy pencil along your top and bottom lash lines, and then smudge with your finger. Or, try a smoky eye by swiping the color all over your lids, into your crease, and then blending. It’s available in eight shades, but use the online guide to find the one customized for your eye color.
To buy: $27, nordstrom.com.
Meet the one product that will help your skin transition from sunny summer days to brisk fall nights without so much as a clogged pore—or flaky patch. Packed with ceramides and aloe vera, this soothing salve feels refreshingly light on skin, but delivers just as much hydration as its creamier counterparts. Not convinced? It’s also the moisturizer responsible for giving many models that dewy radiance during Fashion Week.
To buy: $49, sephora.com.
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