7 beauty products we’re coveting for May
A nourishing oil-free serum for your nails, a dreamy eyeshadow palette by NARS and Erdem and a super hydrating gel mask to know about this month. (This article originally appeared in the May 2018 issue of ELLE Canada.)
1/7© Swiss LineAcne products are hardly ever described as luxurious, but we feel comfortable applying the term to Swiss Line Force Vitale Aqua-Pure Clarifying Serum, an effective combo of exfoliating acids and anti-inflammatories. Swiss Line Force Vitale Aqua-Pure Clarifying Serum ($142), at beautysense.ca.
Clarins SOS Hydra Refreshing Hydration Mask© Clarins
Travelling? Consider Clarins SOS Hydra Refreshing Hydration Mask your express route to dewy skin without the need for clumsy sheet-masking. The gel-cream absorbs without a trace, and you won’t be left with a pile of empty beauty packaging. Clarins SOS Hydra Refreshing Hydration Mask ($34), at clarins.ca.
Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Nail + Cuticle Serum© Sally Hansen
Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Nail + Cuticle Serum gives your nails the same hydrated look as a cuticle oil without any of the actual oil. Excellent for daytime use when you’re worried about staining your new silk blouse or the file you have to hand-deliver. Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Nail + Cuticle Serum ($10), at shoppersdrugmart.ca.
NARS x Erdem Night Garden Eyeshadow Palette© Nars
The velvety-matte NARS x Erdem Night Garden Eyeshadow Palette is a standout—as is the floral packaging. NARS x Erdem Night Garden Eyeshadow Palette ($62), at thebay.com.
Chantecaille Philanthropy Cheek Shades© Chantecaille
Family-run beauty company Chantecaille is celebrating its 20th anniversary by bringing back six nearly-too-pretty-to-use Philanthropy Cheek Shades; each one is embossed with an animal, like the monarch butterfly, and a portion of the proceeds from sales will go toward its conservation. Chantecaille Philanthropy Cheek Shades ($54 each), at holtrenfrew.com.
Aerin Hibiscus Palm Eau de Parfum Spray© Aerin
A spritz of Aerin Hibiscus Palm Eau de Parfum Spray ($138 for 50 mL) is the next best thing to spending a week in Tulum. BYO guac. Aerin Hibiscus Palm Eau de Parfum Spray ($138 for 50 mL), at esteelauder.com.
NeoStrata AquaYouth Filling Anti-Wrinkle Cream© NeoStrata
NeoStrata has relaunched its top-selling AquaYouth Filling Anti-Wrinkle Cream with double the hyaluronic acid plus top-of-the-line anti-wrinkle peptide Matrixyl 3000. Slather it on with abandon. NeoStrata AquaYouth Filling Anti-Wrinkle Cream ($49), at shoppersdrugmart.ca.