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6 Skincare & Makeup Musts For 2021

By Laura Eckstein Jones | February 11, 2021 | Style & Beauty Style & Beauty

Products to keep you glowing from head to toe.

1. Ilia Balmy Gloss Tinted Lip Oil

Everything Ilia does lately has been a slam dunk, and this supremely moisturizing tinted lip oil is no exception. Packed with active ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, salicornia herbacea extract and meadowfoam seed oil, the cushiony, plumping formula comes in six gorgeous shades (Tahiti, a rosy coral, and Saint, an orange-y red, are standouts) that are versatile and sheer enough to complement all skin tones. iliabeauty.com

Ilia’s Balmy Gloss tinted lip oil comes in six delicious shades PHOTO COURTESY OF BRANDS
Ilia’s Balmy Gloss tinted lip oil comes in six delicious shades

2. Kosas The Big Clean Mascara

With its safe-yet-effective formulations and spot-on shades, Kosas has been a leader in clean beauty since it first launched lipstick five years ago. This new mascara’s safe, body-building formula swaps out carbon black, acrylates, mineral oil, fragrance and silicones in exchange for safer alternatives like castor oil, vitamins, botanical waxes and shea butter. For a lush look, make sure to wiggle the brush from roots to ends. kosas.com

The Big Clean mascara by Kosas pumps up lashes without any harmful ingredients. PHOTO COURTESY OF BRANDS
The Big Clean mascara by Kosas pumps up lashes without any harmful ingredients.

3. Mara Sea Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C is essential for overall brightening, improving dark spots and evening out texture. Mara’s soothing formula does all this and more by incorporating powerful natural ingredients like moringa, squalane and passion fruit oils; a whopping 15% vitamin C active; Mara’s signature algae blend; and calming adaptogens reishi and ginseng. themarabeauty.com

Mara’s new Sea vitamin C serum promotes a smooth, even complexion PHOTO COURTESY OF BRANDS
Mara’s new Sea vitamin C serum promotes a smooth, even complexion

4. Odacité Crème de la Nuit

Packed with highly effective botanical ingredients—such as ashwagandha, pomegranate, bluegreen algae and kelp—and backed by clinical science, Odacité’s velvety night cream radiates luxury. A plethora of incredible results— think amazing hydration, less visible wrinkles, glow, texture and firmness—are evident after just one application. odacite.com

5. Retrouvé Dermal Defense Hand Cream

Increased hand washing due to COVID-19 safety practices has led to many dry palms these days. Luckily, Retrouvé’s luxurious new hand cream is available to soothe, nourish and brighten. Made from pure avocado extract from brand owners Jami and Klaus Heidegger’s Malibu farm, the nurturing, vitamin-infused formula— enriched with marine extracts, niacinamide, glycerin and more—has a salve-like texture that immediately sinks in. retrouve.com

6. Uma Ayurvedic Experience

Known for its incredible facial oils and body balms, Uma has created a comprehensive ayurvedic starter kit filled with the tools to begin a journey toward wellness. In addition to four supplements meant to help with digestion, brain power, liver cleansing and deeper sleep, the kit also includes a kansa wand and oil for self-massage, a tongue scraper, a body brush and more. Self-care Sunday, here we come. umaoils.com

Uma’s Ayurvedic Experience contains all the tools needed to begin a wellness journey PHOTO COURTESY OF BRANDS
Uma’s Ayurvedic Experience contains all the tools needed to begin a wellness journey



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