Gilded’s patented handmade marble brush (available in black or white) features natural fiber bristles intended for dry brushing your skin. Dry brushing removes dead cells, enhances blood flow and smoothes skin effectively. This elegant brush should be used once or twice weekly to help with radiance and suppleness. Gilded founder Blair Armstrong started the company in order to provide products for the body that are just as effective, clean and luxurious as those made for the face.
Plant People’s new Advanced Immune Power capsules form the foundation of a comprehensive health and wellness routine. Taking two to three capsules twice daily (there are 60 in the bottle) improves energy, provides support for your immune system, and makes your body more capable of absorbing helpful elements. Inside each capsule is a 1000mg combination of fungi, roots, vitamins, and trace minerals.
Made with no added scents, the Featherweight hydrating body gloss from Oui The People comprises various oils—squalane (from olives), rosehip and avocado oil—but doesn’t feel heavy or greasy. Providing the nourishment and hydration not offered by water-based lotions, this body oil seals in moisture, leaving skin soft and smooth, while also creating a subtle sheen. Oui The People founder Karen Young says their mission is to buck the antiquated messaging around women’s grooming and beauty, rejecting words like “perfecting” and “anti-aging,” in order to make “efficacious products, designed thoughtfully, that help you feel great in the skin you’re already in.”
Concocted from premium ingredients (and free of sulfates, parabens, silicones, phthalates, talc, dyes, aluminum and BHA), Hawthorne’s new hand care kit includes two products designed to work in tandem. First, their vegetable-derived cleanser features all-natural notes of bergamot, cedar wood and mandarin. Second, their non-greasy hand cream owes its hydration capabilities to almond and coconut oils. The former comes in a 10-ounce container, the latter is 2-ounce. Each set can be tailored, as well. Additionally all proceeds from sales of these new products until 7 June will be donated to NYC’s The Bowery Mission Shelter.
Comprising 300mg of high-quality hemp-derived CBD, menthol, arnica and methyl salicylate, Asystem’s Gel Roll-On efficiently addresses lingering aches and pains. The bottle’s cooling stainless steel cryosphere ensures even distribution of the solution, and gentle pressure results in the formula properly penetrating the skin. Unlike lotions, which can be applied unevenly, the roll-on relieves pain more effectively. Plus, Asystem’s recipe—which contains 25% active ingredients—provides relief quickly.
Given an otherworldly glow by the antioxidant Marine Luciferin (which happens to be worth five times more than gold), baths taken with Bath Diamond’s bioluminescent bombs replenish the skin, while providing the bather with a magical experience. The lab-synthesized bioluminescent protein that causes the glow has been removed through sterilization, ridding the bomb and its light crystals of bacteria, while ensuring the glow still activates. This lavender-scented iteration adds an element of aromatherapy to the list of benefits, which range from upping collagen production to smoothing the skin’s surface.
Housed in a refillable matte glass bottle, Plainly’s rich Uplifting Hand Cream absorbs into skin quickly. The potion’s 97% naturally derived and vegan-certified ingredients center around sustainably grown organic cacay oil. With orange peel oil and a hint of rosemary mint, the mild fragrance is refreshing and zesty. Price is in Euros.
Providing a sense of calm clarity, Prismatic Plants’ Good Day tincture combines adaptogens with cannabidiol to combat stress and anxiety. Eucalyptol improves brain function and alertness, while various other essential oils and terpenes provide benefits from improved focus to elevated moods. Prismatic Plants also donates proceeds to various initiatives including The Hood Incubator, Women’s Voices and the Weil Foundation.
Clean skincare brand Ghost Democracy’s pillars include accessibility, transparency and a commitment to the highest concentration of premium active ingredients. Their lightweight, moisture-boosting Floodgate Hyaluronic Acid Serum embodies this; it’s silicone- and fragrance-free, contains no sulfates, drying alcohols, phthalates, parabens or other irritants. Instead, skin draw hydration from linden flower extract, white tea leaf extract, niacinamide (B3) and hyaluronic acid. It’s gentle enough for daily use.
Highborn formulates all of their sublime small-batch products with the utmost care. Using ingredients sourced directly from organic farmers, the brand (founded and helmed by Lauren Gannes) is firmly rooted in nature, science and ritual. Their exquisite Salome Aromatic CBD Anointing Oil is made with essential oils derived from rose otto, holy basil, sweet orange, and sandalwood—along with 420mg of full-spectrum cannabidiol from certified organic and ethically farmed cannabis plants. The slightly herbaceous aroma balances upon rose’s delicate floral scent and holy basil’s spice. A reiki-charged quartz, intended to protect and promote positivity, sits inside. Currently Highborn donates 10% of all sales to various NYC food banks to help those facing food insecurity.
Super-silky and lush, Nama Fiji’s face cream feels refreshing but rich upon application. The incredibly absorbent moisturizer leaves skin feeling smooth and hydrated, with no greasy or slimy residue. This is thanks in part to the use of 100% wild nama (also known as sea grapes), a seaweed native to Fiji’s Yasawa Island region. Nama is higher in ionic mineral salts than most seaweeds, making it extra hydrating. Its B vitamins combat rosacea and inflammation, and the omega fatty acids help to smooth skin. Since the ingredients are all-natural and all-vegan, the slight fragrance is subtly herbaceous.
To limit single-use plastic, the brand by Humankind delivers their rich, concentrated hand soap—which comes in tea tree, grapefruit or lavender—with an accompanying bacteria- and mold-resistant dish. Your first order will arrive with both products, but those that follow include just the soap. by Humankind’s cold-processed and cured cubes contain a higher amount of glycerin (the moisturizing agent in soap) and boast a greater density, making them longer lasting.
Duke Cannon Supply Co’s oversized Big American Bourbon Soap bar incorporates Buffalo Trace Distillery’s award-winning (and delicious) Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The liquor lends this American-made soap a sweet and oaky scent—much like that of a whiskey barrel. At 10 ounces, it lasts longer than any average bar.
Working with Spanish perfumer Jordi Fernandez, Parisian fragrance brand EX NIHILO created their sublime “EXPLICITE” scent. Top notes of pink pepper and nutmeg are balanced by florals including peony and lily of the valley, while sandalwood and amber add a rich weightiness to the fragrance. Fernandez took inspiration from Spanish landscapes for the perfume, and the result is summery and sultry. Price is in Euros.
Available in three skin tones, Nuditone bandages offer more diversity in hue than the widely available versions. Rooted in the belief that “nude is a conceptual color that should suit all skin tones,” the Swedish brand makes light, medium and dark adhesive matte-finish bandages that come in packages of 20—with two sizes inside. There’s also a multipack edition that accounts for all three tones currently available.
Crafted by Marfa, Texas-based Marfa Brands for Joshua Tree, California-based Wonder Valley, the Two Deserts Soap honors two high deserts—a distinction made for dry terrain at or above 2,000 feet elevation. Wonder Valley’s lush olive oil acts as the foundation for the soap composed of palo santo, juniper, cedar, eucalyptus, ginger and a natural smoke tinge. Free from synthetic dyes and foaming agents, this all-purpose and all-natural cleanser comes in packaging designed by LA-based artist John Zabawa.