14 products beauty insiders are obsessed with
Here's the verdict from the best in the beauty business
Professional beauty junkies test a veritable avalanche of new skincare, hair care, and makeup every month, but only a few end up in their permanent rotation. So of course, they’re the people to turn to when you’re feeling overwhelmed by the season’s latest colours, formulas, and innovations. Here, our favourite bloggers editors, and beauty obsessives played favourites to help you edit down your fall shopping list.
''Summer might be over, but a sun-kissed glow is achievable all year long. This Buildable highlighter is perfect for hitting the high point of the face to fake that just-back-from-vacation radiance.'' Shop now, Rs, 2,745
''Who doesn't love a multi-tasking product? I use this daily in the morning for a light glow, and in the evening to help even out my skin tone. Win-Win for real!'' Shop now, Rs, 2,941
Hickman began her career in public relations before transitioning to writer and editor at BET.COM. while she's healthily obsessed with skincare (and daily SPF application), she's slathered, swiped, and blended all types of products for the sake of her work that's appeared in both print and online publications like Elle, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Allure and Essence.
''Some cleansers leave your skin feeling parched, but I find this nourishing coconut oil works wonders at removing makeup, not moisture. Even my waterproof mascara slid off with ease!'' Shop now, Rs, 1,176
''I apply it on days where I may not want to apply makeup, or before the gym. It gives a very glow-y not-sure-why-her-skin-looks-so-beautiful sheen. It's perfect for days where you just don't want to give AF, but obviously still do!'' Shop now, Rs, 2156
''You can never go wrong with a Lancome mascara. I love that this one makes my lashes thicker, longer, and curled without looking clumpy. When it lasted through the humid months in New York City and Seoul, I knew this one was a keeper!'' Shop now, Rs, 1,764
''Anything that comes in the shape of a martini shaker, count me in! But in all seriousness, we've been looking for a natural lip tint that travels well and this one is exactly that. It's compact and fun to apply—don't forget to shake that bad boy. The colour is perfect hint of punchy peach!'' Shop now, Rs, 1,437
Though a wearer of proverbial hats, lifestyle consultant slash founder of blog Taste the Style recently recently added another hyphenate to her roster with the opening of cafe slash spa called chillhouse. The airy multipurpose space is just the thing for over-stressed, under-caffeinated, self-care obsessed New Yorkers.
''This makeup-removing pearl-infused cleanser is luxurious without the price tag to match. A pea-sized amount transforms into a cloud of foam to get your skin clean and fresh. I love how hydrating it is and that it doesn't strip your skin of natural oil like other foam cleansers typically do.'' Shop now, Rs, 1,960
A 15-year beauty industry veteran, Murphee did the rounds at top public relations before going in-house at Maybelline and NARS. Now she's using the knowledge she gained working for beauty brands at her own consulting firm where she focuses on communications, branding, and social media while also working as a contributing beauty editor at The Daily.
''These highlighters are so much fun to use and so versatile. I love them on the eyes and cheeks — everywhere! The shades are insanely amazing. 'Yatch Lyfe' and 'Starstruck' are my favourite. And i love that the packaging is magnetic. so fun!'' Shop now , Rs, 1,633
''I've discovered about a million uses for the beauty blender. It's hands down the best tool for applying foundation and concealer, but it's also great for removing excess makeup. I've used beauty blender to apply everything from skincare to self-tanner, and it's actually the best sponger for creating ombre nail art looks. What can't this thing do?'' Shop now, Rs, 1,307
''A high-quality powder is a must have for every girl. Tilbury's product always blows us away and this one is no exception. We don't leave the house without dusting this powder all over our our faces. And we take it with us wherever we go whether it's the gym, work, or just to go for a solo soft serve run on a Friday night.'' Shop now, Rs, 2,941
''I love trying new products but sometimes my skin can't keep up. This mask soothes and hydrates on contact, which really calms and helps reduce irritation. It has this cool refreshing feel so it's also great after a day in the sun .'' Shop now , Rs, 2,941
'' Vitamin C is the it skincare product of the moment and for good reason. It brightens the skin and works to reduce sun spots. Um, yes, we'll take that please. This product is one of the strongest C serums we've found and is in a stable formula- a rarity with this potent ingredient! so it's no wonder it's become our new go-to. Whenever we use it, we feel like our faces just chugged a gallon of orange juice. In, like, a cute way.''Shop now , Rs, 1,274
''This is the ultimate skin-friendly foundation, not only is the stick easy to use, but it's also packed with antioxidants like ginger extracts and Vitamin A, C and E. I love the buildable natural-looking coverage, and it stays crease-free all day long!'' Shop now, Rs, 2,941
Povitsky and Goldfarb are BFF'S and co-hosts of the new Feral Audio podcast Glowing up, a show that let's them obsess over all things beauty, wellness and fitness. When they are not taking a deep dive into aforementioned topics, Povitsky makes a living as a stand-up comic, writer and actress while Goldfarb runs the Instagram account of @OfficialSeanPenn (Hint: it's unauthorized) and she also writes for television.
''All GLAMGLOW products get us going', and this one is no exception. It's a luscious dewy, hyaluronic acid-packed hydrator that's essentially an instantaneous skin fixer. Get ready to look glowy, gorgeous, and IRL filtered beyond your wildest dreams''. Shop now, Rs, 3,202
Bringing her obsession with K-beauty stateside via her site Soko Glam, a skincare-centric blog called The Klog, and a brick-and-mortar shop within Bloomingdale's Shop in New York means Cho is always ahead of the curve. But while her expertise lies in Seoul exports, Cho's love of beauty extends beyond South Korea's borders.
From: ELLE UK