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Summer Skincare Savers
The dog days of August are just around the corner. Helping with melting makeup, accidentally-too-long naps in the sun, overzealous air conditioning and more are these skincare savers we now can't imagine our daily routines (and Summer Fridays...
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Hemp Seed Body Lotion
With a seal of approval from the Bob Marley estate, Marley Natural offers "official Bob Marley" cannabis for those lucky people who live in California (and other legal states). The rest of us can enjoy the smoking accessories made from black walnut...
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Three-Pack Lip Balm
While some people's idea of kissable lips is glossy ones, Harry's understands that many of us just want an inconspicuous way to soothe chapped lips. Made with shea butter, their new lip balm relieves lips and also protects from the sun thanks to its...
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Mile High Gift Set
If you’re only smoking or consuming cannabis, you might not be unlocking all of its health-improving potential. Apothecanna’s Mile High Gift Set allows for direct-to-skin application of marijuana’s healing wonders through five different body lotions...
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An Editorial Daycathlon with Gillette
I do not grow facial hair like an average adult—and I'm not sure I ever will. Patches emerge over extended days, still leaving broad strips of hair-free skin. During a regular day of desk sides, edit meetings, gallery visits and after-work cocktails...
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Wearable Sun Protection
There’s no faster way to throw shade on a warm weather vacation (or the first few hot days of spring) than with sunburn. It takes only 15 minutes of direct sunlight exposure for skin damage to begin occurring, so protection is a must. While sunscreen...
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Morgans Toiletries Subscription
Launched in late 2015, the Morgans subscription service hopes to never have you wandering into a drugstore for a late-night toothpaste pick-up ever again—or for shampoo, conditioner, toilet paper or deodorant for that matter. Every two months...
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Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm
With a beautiful yet subtle scent, Aesop's Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm offers heavy-duty moisturizing without making hands greasy. The fragrance is suitable for all genders; its earthy but citrus scent (we love the touch of vetiver) is gently refreshing...
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Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen
While many sunscreens feel like heavy barriers, Suntegrity’s non-toxic sunscreen is super-smooth and nourishing—and certainly doesn't feel like you're wearing a mask. Not just protection against the sun, this cream is also a primer and boasts ingredients...
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El Cosmico Provision Co. Apothecary Line
Founded in 2006, El Cosmico is a communal oasis in the desert. Across 21 acres, the anti-hotel in Marfa, Texas offers refurbished trailers, yurts, Sioux-style teepees and a campground for pitching your own tent—sleep as close to the night sky...
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New Men's Skincare Products for Fall 2015
Prompted by the introduction of the Clarisonic Alpha Fit, we collected our favorite new men's skincare items, guaranteed to start your day off right. While some of these products bend gender classification, the guys on the Cool Hunting staff have grown...
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Hand Creams for Cold Weather
Winter is coming (in the northern hemisphere at least) and that not only means dryness outdoors and in, but more frequent hand-washing as cold and flu seasons start to creep in—leaving hands in a sorry, chapped state. Our advice is to start moisturizing...
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CONTEXT's No-Nonsense Gender Neutral Skincare Line
During the colorful, romantic and bold Spring 2016 presentations taking place at last week's NYFW, a new skincare brand with noticeably clean, straightforward packaging was being used on Public School's models to prep bright complexions for the...
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MAKE's Naxos Collection for All Genders
NYC-based MAKE launched in 2013 as a beauty line determined to be different. The high-quality, paraben-free products are made locally in NYC (with the savings passed on to customers through their e-commerce structure), unexpected collaborations...
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Objeckt Creative's FORM + MATTER Mobile Skincare Lab
There's a beautiful piece of design work housed within Californian skincare brand FORM + MATTER's partner stores: SocialStudies. It's a mobile testing laboratory—designed to engage customers, and envisioned by their Berkeley-based parent-company...
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Heyday: Facials for All Without the Fuss
The word "facial" contains layers of unnecessary trepidation and intimidation—especially as you never know exactly what to expect behind those closed doors. New Yorkers can finally experience a quality facial without hassle, guilt or generic New...
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Modern Apothecary by the Sea: Haeckels
The English seaside town of Margate—a historical retreat for Londoners fleeing the city smog—has chalk reefs and cliffs along its coast that nurture unique families of seaweed. Carefully hand-harvested, this seaweed becomes the base ingredient for...
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Green Beauty for Earth Day
With the 45th anniversary of Earth Day tomorrow, take this time to scrutinize your top shelf and bathroom cabinets, and reevaluate your current skincare routine. With the growing number of young skincare brands out there reigning in the potent power...
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Plant-Based Goldfaden MD Skincare
In the incredibly crowded skincare market, ingredients, formulation, packaging and brand story all carry significant weight when settling on a specific product. I've been using the Goldfaden MD line for over a month now and it hits top marks for...
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REN + Cereal Magazine Limited Edition Skincare
Along with Cereal magazine's predictably stunning ninth issue landing on our desk came their limited edition collaboration with British skincare brand REN. The minimally designed box houses a gift set comprised of an exclusive Revivo-Tonic hand and...
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DIY Tips with Adina Grigore's Skin Cleanse Book
Demystifying skincare is often overwhelming, frustrating and expensive—with new miracle formulas and elixirs constantly being added to the inifinite list of "must-haves." And considering that most of these proclaimed panaceas don't even contain the...
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Touchable From Top to Toe for Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is an invitation to touch somebody you care about—whether metaphorically or literally. No matter how the day is spent, celebrating it with flowers, cocktails, love notes or something more unconventional—the end game for many is about...
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Supermood: Holistic Skincare from Finland
The newest natural-focused skincare line on our radar is currently only sold only in Finland and Sweden, but that didn't stop us from digging deeper into Helsinki-based Supermood and getting a hold of a few products to test. With some meant to be...
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Winter Skincare: Foreign Imports
While our skin has put up a good fight thus far, after a few consecutive months of being pummeled by the cold, dry air outside, and even drier heat inside, it begs for a little more love. Featuring brands from outside the US that have taken extra care...
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Lip + Skin Balm
Just reading the ingredients in RMS Beauty's Lip and Skin Balm—each one is selected for healing and restorative properties—gives you an idea of just how creamy and wonderful it is for your winter salve. Organic vanilla gives a gentle scent when blended...
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