Wednesday Selects

Monday seems more ancient than the Backstreet Boys' debut album yet the weekend is light-years away. To help you beat the mid-week blues, we’re spotlighting the beauty goods that are helping us get through the week with our skin, style, and sanity intact. Happy hump day!

CoTZ Face Natural Skin Tone SPF 40

We know, we know. It can be a total pain trying to fit in your daily dose of SPF. But dermatologists and beauty experts all agree that it’s one of the most crucial ascpects of any beauty regimen. It make it easy, turn to this tinted moisturizer-meets-UV blocker.

Caudalie Organic Grape Water - Travel Size

You’ve probably thrown them in your salads and set them out with cheese for cocktail parties without even pausing to think about how incredible these tiny fruits are. Turns out, grapes are full of phytonutrients (aka plant-based nutrients) and antioxidants. Get your daily quotient with Caudalie’s 100 percent organic grape water. Filled with moisturizing elements for a fresh, dewy complexion, it acts as a both a toner and hydrator to rejuvenate your skin any time it needs a pick-me-up.

Dr. Jart+ Water Fuse Beauty Balm SPF 25+

If your AM routine is anything like ours, you’re spending precious minutes layering on eye cream, concealer, illuminator, foundation, and sunscreen all before your morning cup of coffee. Ditch this marathon and for this innovative multitasker. It offers lightweight coverage, SPF protection, and oil control, all in one pretty bottle.

Atelier Cologne Candle

Thanks to over-the-top tropical notes, most scented candles make us feel like we booked a one-way trip to tutti-frutti island. But this elegantly scented candle uses a heady blend of concentrated fragrance oils (choose from: rose, vanilla, blood orange, or citrus), it makes even the most cramped (ahem, we mean cozy) apartment feel like a retreat.

theBalm® cosmetics Stainiac

Cheek tints can be tricky: Leave them on for just a second too long before blending, and you run the risk of unsightly red stripes streaking across your face like war paint. Which is why Stainiac is such a standout. The two-in-one lip and cheek tint leaves ample time to blend and keeps skin hydrated long after it sets. The secret? The lightweight gel base contains sodium hyaluronate and green tea extract, which dry slowly enough to let you move the color around for perfect placement.

stila #13 one step eyeliner brush

When it comes liner, the goal should be sleek and straight not Jackson Pollock-esque dribbles and splashes. And to get the job done right, you need the right tools. Enter: this precise, densely-bristled brush from the makeup pros at stila. It gives you control over where the pigment goes, and can be used with any powder shadows, gel liners, or liquid liner to get major definition.

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