Summer Skincare Savers

Conquering the heat, sweats and tears with these gentle, effective products

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) without. Light, refreshing, and most importantly, suitable for even the most sensitive skin types, all of the below products do an effective job of keeping things in …

El Cosmico Provision Co. Apothecary Line

Three formulations created to protect and moisturize skin from the harsh climate in Marfa, Texas

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 as possible, at the level you’re comfortable with. At an altitude of 4800 ft, however, the region’s harsh climate isn’t very kind to the skin. …

Hand Creams for Cold Weather

Our favorite hardworking picks to keep dryness at bay

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 long before the knuckles show signs of distress by keeping them hydrated. Below are our favorite healing potions, all chosen for their …