The Best Beauty Products to Buy in July, According to Our Beauty Director
Hand sanitizer that makes skin happy (not dry), plus seven other beauty buys to save your sanity
Touchland Power Mist Hand Sanitizers
Wave goodbye to harsh, goopy sanitizers and hello to these fast-evaporating, nonsticky, lightly scented (lavender! watermelon!) mists. You get 500 spritzes in one handbag-friendly bottle.
To buy: $12 each; touchland.com.
Dior Backstage Eye Palette
Even makeup newbies will ace their eyes with this palette. It has a primer (upper left), plus lid, crease, and liner shades. The four shimmers and four mattes come in warm, coppery hues.
To buy: $49; sephora.com.
The Right to Shower Bar Soaps
These look cool, and the sulfate-free, vegan formula cleanses nicely. The best news: Unilever is donating 100 (!) percent of proceeds to help people living on the streets get access to showers.
To buy: $8 each; amazon.com.
Indie Lee I-Recover Mind & Body Gel
Massage this lightweight gel, with arnica, pepper, and menthol (created by the founder or her rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups), into tight shoulders or a stiff back to feel relief (and a soothing warm-cool sensation).
To buy: $48; sephora.com.
Sol de Janeiro My Sol Stick SPF 50
This 80-minute water-resistant sunscreen stick makes application easy and smells like dessert (you’ll want to reapply!). Swipe where you need extra love: face, lips, ears, hands and feet—and tattoos.
To buy: $26; sephora.com.
Magicstripes Eyelid Lifting Strips
A painless, temporary fix for droopy or hooded eyelids—place the sticky side above your crease for an invisible lift. You can even wear shadow over them.
To buy: $26 for 64 strips; amazon.com.
Aveeno Almond Oil Blend Hair Mist
Got thick, coarse, or curly hair? Spray this oil onto damp or dry hair to tamp down frizz.
To buy: $9; amazon.com.
NYX Professional Makeup Fill & Fluff Eyebrow Pomade Pencil
In eight matte shades, this teardrop liner creates natural-looking strokes to fill in sparse spots. The tiny paddle brush blends seamlessly.
To buy: $11; ulta.com.