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
1 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.
2 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.
3 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.
4 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.
5 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.
6 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.
7 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.
8 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.