6 Beauty Buys to Help You Through Cold Season
Pretty (and potent) pick-me-ups that help fend off sickness—or give you a boost if you've already fallen prey.
Keeping your hands clean is one of the best ways to stay healthy, but a sink isn't always accessible. This portable spray is formulated with an antiseptic blend of essential oils that kills up to 99.9 percent of cold-causing bacteria without drying skin. Just spray directly onto hands and rub in whenever you need a refresh.
To buy: $10.50, us.nyorganic.com.
Looking a bit pale? Swirl a fluffy brush across this quad of pinks and shimmers, and then brush onto cheeks for an instant lift and a flush of color that reads healthy—not ruddy.
To buy: $13, amazon.com.
If you feel a cold coming on—or have succumbed to one despite your best efforts—soak your aching body in a warm tub filled with this trio of healing ingredients. Sea salts and warming ginger root help stimulate circulation and clear sinuses, while French clay helps remove any toxins.
To buy: $34, thedetoxmarket.com.
Whether you have a lingering cough or aching feet, rub this natural salve wherever you need instant relief. Lavender and eucalyptus oils calm the senses and soothe away any pain without the overwhelmingly medicinal scent you'd expect from traditional rubs.
To buy: $25, farmaesthetics.com.
Get the skincare benefits of a serum and the hydration of a moisturizer in one step—and product. Packed with chaga mushroom extract and argan oils, this potent pick leaves your face brighter and softer with every use.
To buy: $49, sephora.com.