Heavy creams and balms, though effective, can leave your face feeling clogged and sticky post-shave. Harry’s post-shave mist is made from aloe, seaweed and Thai basil, and gently coats without smothering. Its extra-fine consistency immediately cools, refreshes and hydrates skin.
A limited edition collaboration between SFMOMA and method, the reusable crystalline Glass for Good Hand Wash features a copper-tone pump top. Accompanying the vessel, Method includes a plant-based, biodegradable violet noir fragrance soap, which they refer to as “a subtle medley of violet leaf, lavender, and cedarwood.” Most important, proceeds from sales will benefit SFMOMA’s educational initiatives.
Aptly named The Wanderer, this empty case is made to fill with the PHLUR scent you already own. Super-simple to use, simply pump the larger bottle into the travel-sized spray—no need to buy separate mini fragrances. Made from aircraft-grade aluminum, it’s super-sturdy and TSA-approved.
Traveling can leave skin dry, the body dehydrated and the mind a bit foggy. But, Ursa Major’s 4-in-1 face tonic battles all three, with a couple quick spritzes. The multi-purpose product cleanses, exfoliates, moisturizers and soothes. With notes of lavender, fir and orange, this spray will awaken the eyes, sooth the skin and reset the mind.
When lathered in Oar + Alps’ Peppermint Charcoal Soap, one feels both clean and refreshed. This is thanks to their 100% natural, proprietary peppermint fragrance, as well as Witch Hazel and organic, fair trade Shea Butter. Activated charcoal pairs with spirulina for a deep cleanliness and the removal of dead skin cells, too. Made in the US, the soap also happens to be paraben-, phthalate-, sulfate- and gluten-free.
This glow potion is a super-light and gentle exfoliating serum that contains 5% natural fruit acid. Since it’s made by Herbivore Botanicals, there are no additives or dyes—plus many of the ingredients are certified organic. Creating a subtle tingling on the skin, this potion helps shed dead skin and clears pores—all the while offering a subtle rose fragrance. With no messy removal, the serum can be left on the skin all day and the result is a clearer, smoother complexion.
The first couple of days after getting a tattoo are make or break for the longterm healing of a new piece. While Aquaphor—the most common balm used to keep freshly inked skin protected, is a great option—SkinFix has a contender that adds nourishing ingredients to promote optimal healing. Tattoo Balm includes orange peel, shea butter, jojoba, coconut and sunflower oils in a paraben-free formula that’s both light and protective.
Intensely rich and thick, Aesop’s Rejuvenate Intensive Body Balm is made for parched skin. An application leaves skin feeling soft and supple, and ultimately nourished thanks to macadamia and sandalwood oils. The fragrance blends citrus and vanilla for a slightly creamsicle-like scent.
Made for people on the go, this facial can fit into any schedule. Simply apply to freshly clean and dry skin, massage, let sit for a minute, then wash off. The process couldn’t be easier, but the end result is luminous and nourished skin. Natural healers like coconut, orange flower oil and yeast extract make up the base of the facial’s formula, helping to refresh and revitalize.
To ease the jitters that come with flying, Aesop developed a pulse-point potion (with ginger root, lavender and geranium) that rolls on. The Ginger Flight Therapy is to be rolled directly onto the neck, temples, wrist and abdomen during times of stress or nausea. Its aroma and calming, herbal qualities will ease.
After releasing all-black and rose-colored brushes, Goby has just introduced an all-white (referred to as “Glacier White”) edition. The brush will come with all the same features: long-lasting battery, session timer, speed variations, and lifetime guarantee.
Made from plant-based cellulose acetate, this round comb from Poketo fits neatly into a pocket or small clutch, for all your on-the-move grooming needs. With sturdy, wide teeth, it can tame almost all tresses. Plus, the black and blue pattern is sophisticated enough to make pulling it out on the subway (or anywhere else) far from embarrassing.
With deep-conditioning and bond-sealing, this hair mask leaves follicles feeling soft and hydrated. It is ideal for balmy summer days as it aims to make tresses silky and smooth—combating the frizz that comes with humid climates. Replenished with botanicals and butters, hair can then tackle many weather-related challenges.
The fact that no two handles are exactly alike—thanks to a truly unique, celebratory and mystifying iridescent finish—is only a sliver of the allure emanating from the razor in Harry’s new Shave With Pride set. The handles are a clever take on the rainbow association, of course, but it’s really the fact that 100% of all profits get donated to LGBTQ charities including GLAAD, APLA Health, Self Evident Truths Project, True Colors Fund and more. And again, usefulness remains at the forefront, with three German-engineered blade cartridges and a foaming shave shave (though, cream is an alternative) also in the kit.
With silver, rainbow-flecked glitter gloss (made for lips and/or skin) and an equality temporary tattoo stamp, Milk’s Pride Pack is sheer celebration. All products included are vegan, cruelty- and talc-free. During June, the company is donating 50% of the packs’ sales to The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (aka The Center) which offers support, education and events for NYC’s LGBTQ communities.
Inspired by a walk through Redwoods, PHLUR’s new fragrance might be their freshest yet. Crisp, clean and summery, it’s a scent for all genders and contains notes of forest air, violet, timur pepper, sandalwood and more. Made without parabens, phthalates, BHT, phenoxyethanol, polycyclic or alicyclic musks, all PHLUR’s delightful perfumes are also hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, vegan, sustainably sourced and packaged using recycled materials—all reasons they’re one of our favorite fragrance brands.