The Spa Insider's December Picks

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At The Spa Insider, we're constantly on the lookout for the latest and greatest things that are new in the world of beauty and wellness. But with all of the different products lining the shelves out there, how do you know which ones are really the best? From skincare and makeup to accessories and more, check out our picks for the month of December:

Rael Acne Healing Patch ($4.50)

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This healing patch not only gets rid of surfaced pimples but it also keeps emerging ones at bay. By combining high-grade hydrocolloid with beveled technology, this simple yet effective spot treatment heals unwanted blemishes without the use of toxins or harsh chemicals. A single pack includes 24 total patches in two different sizes (10mm and 12mm).

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This petite, powerful styler features ceramic plates that reach a temperature of 400°F/204°C—perfect for bangs, touch-ups on the fly, and styles that go anywhere. The Mighty Mini Styler comes in a cool, limited-edition design featuring Venus, the goddess of love, and comes in an adorable travel pouch for added convenience.

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Featuring the delectable fragrances notes of coconut, toasted praline and warm vanilla latte, this moisturizing body cream is enriched with the CoCoSugar blend of coconut oil and fermented sugar, pampering and helping protect against the elements, as well as all seasons and conditions. Comforting and clinically proven to soothe irritated skin and redness, this should be used for at least three days for serious body love and the deepest benefits.

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This limited-edition, fast-drying light oil helps hydrate skin, tame frizz and leave both hair and body soft, shimmering and scented with the Cuvee fragrance. Features Cuvee’s blend of rare extracts, luxurious oils, and restorative ceramides to enhance the appearance and health of hair and skin.


Protect your skin during your next gel manicure with these UPF 50+ UV Protective Compression Tricot gloves! You can enjoy beautiful gel manicures for the holidays without risking your skin’s health. The gloves block over 98 percent of all UV rays.

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The Aura Cacia Discover Essential Oils Kit helps new users discover four popular and versatile oils in one convenient package. The kit includes lavender, eucalyptus, peppermint and tea tree essential oils and comes with learning guide that includes quick tips, recipes, dilution and safety guidelines.

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This tea tree oil foot soak contains a blend of pure essential oils to help wash away stubborn fungus and bacteria, leaving feet feeling refreshed. Includes peppermint, eucalyptus, rosemary and lavender, while Epsom salts and sea salts help to soothe tired and aching feet.


Formulated with argan oil, silk amino acids and Provitamin B5, this defrizzing balm helps you achieve smooth and sleek hair in no time by sealing hair’s surface, providing a sleek finish while acting as a heat protectant.

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Establish effective habits that can lead to better skin with the La Roche-Posay My Skin Track wearable UV sensor and its companion app. The sensor measures and tracks your personal UV exposure and provides pollution, pollen and humidity information based on your location. Using that information, the app offers personalized tips and skincare recommendations that can help improve your healthy skin regimen. Battery-free and waterproof, this versatile sensor conveniently clips to clothing, accessories, even sunglasses!

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This unique, comprehensive concentrate is recommended to aid a spectrum of issues: from occasional flakiness, premature wrinkles, and acne to more concerning inflammation, and dry skin conditions. It is especially beneficial during changes of seasons, for urban-dwellers, frequent travelers, those with sensitivities to oil-based products, and those prone to acne. The smooth, gel-like serum features pure botanical extracts of hibiscus and green tea, with a light aroma of tart hibiscus, gentle floral jasmine and earthy sandalwood.

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YouTube sensation and makeup artist James Charles has teamed up with Morphe to create an iconic eyeshadow palette. This full-spectrum palette features 39 deeply pigmented shades, with four rows of stunning color combos and one row of super-sized shades. Mixing an array of matte, metallic and shimmer finishes, you can create any look you desire.

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This Special Edition box features a stunning display of key ingredients found in the Everything Serum formula, which contains a potent blend of over 17 vegan and cruelty-free ingredients that deliver astonishing results. The silky smooth formula absorbs instantly into the skin, leaving behind zero residue. It combats skin fatigue, hyper-pigmentation and wrinkles, and improves elasticity, brightness and cellular rejuvenation while reducing pore size.

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In honor of the brand’s tenth anniversary, this special-edition bottle was designed to evoke festive feelings and a decade of memories. The high-performing formula builds in incredible volume and sexy texture, while patented polymers absorb oil at the roots, leaving you with just-styled hair for days (and nights).

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This head-to-toe hydrator acts as a smoothing hair oil, hydrating moisturizer, and intoxicating fragrance. A fusion of absinthium, shea and rosehip oils nourish and protect strands, lock in moisture and impart a radiant glow on skin and hair. Features the dreamy signature blend of rose, bergamot, lychee and white musk.

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Make hair sparkle with this lightweight finishing mist that restores dull hair and adds noticeable shine with light reflecting technology. Ideal for those with dry or dull hair, this treats lackluster locks, tames static and frizz, and blocks humidity without leaving behind any greasy residue.

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Featuring a combination of coconut oil, rose petal oil, and Marula oil separated by color in packaging that looks like a miniature martini shaker, this hair cocktail is designed to be shaken. combining the oils together to protect against heat damage, nourish the hair, and repair damage.

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This exceptionally moisturizing and luscious lip scrub exfoliates lips with organic brown sugar, raspberry seed and bamboo powder, while organic shea butter, raspberry butter and aloe moisturize. Vitamin E extract and organic avocado oil add the finishing touch by renewing skin. Also available in yummy Vanilla.

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This scrub with two sugars turns into milk when in contact with water, and the exquisite texture gently exfoliates the skin, leaving subtle floral fragrances for a relaxing moment. Contains essential ingredients of sunflower oil, and brown and white sugar.