written and published by Nadia ten Hove

Embrace the spirit of the season with our carefully curated selection of this month’s beauty essentials.

From the perfect winter flush to luxurious lip hues and skincare wonders, these products are more than just makeup; they are your gateway to a radiant and refreshed you.

Glossier Mini Cloud Paint Duo: Seamless Cheek Color

Achieve the perfect winter flush with Glossier’s Mini Cloud Paint Duo featuring the shades Puff and the new limited-edition warm terracotta shade, Rise. This lightweight, gel-cream blush is formulated with sheer buildable pigments, ensuring the easiest blush application yet. The special blurring pigments create a soft, smooth look that doesn’t emphasize pores or texture. The bouncy formula blends over cheeks for a natural glow, whether you wear each shade alone or mix and blend for a custom look.

Clinique Limited Edition Pink Honey Lip Balm: Subtle Pink Radiance

TikTok fans can’t get enough of Clinique’s #1 lip phenomenon, Black Honey. This unique lip product isn’t quite lipstick, not quite gloss; its texture resembles a balm that you can layer effortlessly. The transparent pigment melds with your lips’ unique natural tint, creating a shade that’s exclusively yours. Pure and glossy, now available in the limited edition Pink Honey shade.

Glossier Skincare Set: Your Healthy Skin Essentials

Super Pure Serum – Niacinamide + Zinc Serum

Reset and balance your skin with this waterweight Niacinamide serum. A daily vitamin and mineral duo of Zinc PCA and 5% Niacinamide nourishes skin for visibly smoother texture, smaller-looking pores, and improved clarity. Dermatologist-tested, this serum is cruelty-free, vegan, and plays well with all skin types.

Priming Moisturizer Balance – Oil-Control Gel Cream

Specifically formulated for oily and combination skin, this fast-absorbing, lightweight gel-cream moisturizer balances oil without over-drying or leaving a powdery finish. Marine Extract and Niacinamide help pores appear smaller, shine is gone, and skin is hydrated and happy. This moisturizer is refining, moisturizing, cruelty-free, non-comedogenic, and vegan.

Balm Dotcom – Universal Salve

Glossier’s cult-favorite, do-everything lip balm now comes in various fun flavors and colors. From the original fragrance-free version to Wild Fig with a coral tint, Birthday with subtle shimmer, and Berry with a magenta tint, these balms are conditioning, moisturizing, soothing, cruelty-free, and vegan. Dermatologist-tested, they provide long-lasting moisture wherever you go.

Milky Jelly Cleanser – Conditioning Face Wash

Experience a super gentle cleansing experience with this nourishing and pH-balanced gel-cream cleanser. Suitable for all skin types, it leaves skin soft, smooth, and never stripped. This cleanser dissolves dirt, oil, and makeup effectively, leaving your skin refreshed and ready for the day. It’s nourishing, non-comedogenic, vegan, soothing, and cruelty-free. Plus, it’s suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Matte Lipstick: Timeless Elegance

Make a statement with Estee Lauder’s Pure Color Matte Lipstick, designed to flatter all skin tones. This long-lasting lipstick saturates lips with wearable color that stays true for 10 impactful hours. The plush powder complex delivers a smooth, velvety matte finish. It offers full coverage with plumping, nourishing, and conditioning benefits. The specially designed lipstick bullet sculpts the curves of your lips with effortless precision. The golden case with its magnetic cap adds a touch of luxury to your makeup routine.

Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray: For Those Effortless Beach Waves

Achieve matte, beachy waves with a bit of grit using Bumble and Bumble’s Surf Spray. This wavemaker adds texture and volume to fine to medium hair types. Apply it evenly onto damp or dry hair, then squeeze and twist strands to enhance texture. For a windswept look, simply style with your fingers and blow dry. For added volume, use Surf Foam Spray Blow Dry at the roots, and for a polished finish, use a brush to blow-dry the hair smooth.

As we conclude our exploration of these self-care must-haves, we hope you’ve found inspiration to indulge in the world of beauty. Remember, your skin deserves the best, and these products are designed to deliver just that—nourishment, radiance, and a touch of glamour. Treat yourself or a loved one to these exceptional beauty essentials, and revel in the joy of looking and feeling your best.