The Spa Insider's January Picks
Now that it’s the start of a new year, we all want to look and feel our best. As beauty and wellness editors, we’re always on the lookout for products that have that “wow” factor. From hydrating hair masks and innovative styling tools to relaxing bath soaks and healthy chocolate to nosh on, these are our top product picks for the month of January:
This intensive turnaround treatment repairs, restores and revitalizes weakened, damaged hair. Free of sulfates, parabens and artificial colors, it contains shea butter, which revitalizes and smoothes hair, and borage oil extracted from Starflower seeds, reinforcing hair to make it stronger and more manageable.
Enjoy the feeling of a bath without filling up a tub. Just drop these easy-to-use tablets on your shower floor, and relax while they disperse a relaxing scent while you scrub. Made without synthetic fragrances or colors, they are paraben and petroleum-free. Available in Peppermint, Eucalyptus and Lavender.
Available in six vibrant and fun shades with yummy scents, this cruelty-free mineral sunscreen blends Zinc Oxide with healthy, plant-derived antioxidants to nourish, hydrate and protect skin against harmful UVA and UVB rays. Made with shea butter, coconut oil, pomegranate seed oil, and vitamin E, skin is protected while the wearer can express his or her creativity.
Beachwaver S1 ($129)
Create gorgeous and effortless beach waves with this ceramic rotating curling iron that makes hair styling a breeze! You can achieve three different styles including defined curls, beachy waves and glam waves. The home button gives you the ability to reset the clamp at the start position for easy styling, while an arrow button and a fast/slow speed switch make it even easier to use.
ChocZero Keto Bark ($6.99)
This artisinal dark chocolate keto bark is low-carb and sugar-free, using sea salt, premium cocoa beans, and an exclusive monk fruit fiber blend to create a healthy sweet treat. Only 2-3g net carbs per ounce, and available in a variety of delicious flavors.
With an innovative serum-in-cream texture that melts into skin, leaving it velvety smooth, this exceptional patented anti-aging treatment contains organic Géto extract from Okinawa, Japan. Géto is highly effective in protecting the skin's youth and promoting cell regeneration. The skin's firmness, density and elasticity are restored, while radiating an infinite glow. 77% of users found skin to be plumper and firmer, in addition to a 53% increase in Type I Collagen after just one week of use.
The NEW Sally Hansen + Crayola Insta-Dri Collection transports you back to that care-free time of coloring with crayons and sketching out vibrant creations. Insta-Dri® fast-dry nail polish is formulated with a base and top coat for extended wear and stunning shine all in one coat! Features a unique brush that contours to the nail for a smooth, easy application. Available in 12 specially designed shades inspired directly by the Crayola crayon colors we all know and love.
This award-winning cleanser features the heavenly scent of delicate English Rose, and is infused with five different rose extracts from around the world. Works to dissolve makeup, daily grime and pollutants to reveal a soft, glowing complexion. Also includes Elderberry and Starflower oils, Mediterranean algae, and Padina Pavonica to nourish skin’s natal lipid barrier.
Reduce the appearance of dark circles with green tea and caffeine, as apple and mango extracts calm and soothe puffiness. Nourishing mango butter and phospholipids hydrate the delicate eye area for a youthful and fresh appearance. Pat generously around orbital eye area, leave on for at least three minutes before removing gently with a damp cloth.
hint kids variety pack ($39 for 3 variety packs)
Juice boxes evoke a sense of nostalgia in us, and we’re huge fans of this fun, delicious water that delivers refreshment without sugar, diet sweeteners, calories or preservatives. Non-GMO certified and WHOLE30-approved, these juices are infused with delicious hint fruit essences. Available in Apple, Blackberry, Cherry and Watermelon.
I DEW CARE Ice Cream Masks ($25 each)
Give skin a sweet treat with these wash-off masks that come in three delicious flavors: Cake My Day (hydrating sprinkle mask with hyaluronic acid, squalene, and glacier water to hydrate and nourish); Matcha Mood (green tea extract, aloe extract, and glacier water to calm and balance sensitive skin); and Berry Groovy (a gelato mask with gentle exfoliating seeds formulated with raspberry extract, glycolic acid, and glacier water to improve skin tone and texture).
This dry oil finishing spray for hair and body features an antioxidant-rich blend of oils, including avocado and Amla Oils, that nourish, soften and protect hair. The dry oil finish is never greasy or heavy. Use on dry hair to add shine, soften and reduce frizz; use on the body to hydrate and add shine.
This toothpaste works to naturally restore enamel, whiten teeth and freshen breath without harsh chemicals. The 100% natural coconut minty-flavored toothpaste is formulated with naturally antimicrobial coconut oil, which provides a non-abrasive full-mouth detox. Available in Mint and Charcoal.
Resembling a Pina Colada, this sheet-gel mask contains pineapple extract and coconut water, which effectively provide moisture to make skin look revitalized and bright. Made from 100% fermented coconut juice, sourced from Leaders’ coconut farm in Vietnam, the coconut gel mask has higher moisture lock-in capabilities compared to a traditional cotton mask and adheres very closely to the face, ensuring that skin receives every last drop of the serum.
The 1st FDA-cleared at-home microcurrent body device that helps tone and firm body skin while smoothing away the look of dimples. The NuBODY skin toning device is specially engineered with four treatment spheres that synergistically work together to deliver a powerful, yet gentle flow of targeted microcurrent to the larger, denser areas of the body, smoothing away the look of dimpled, uneven skin. Use 5 minutes a day per treatment area. For the first 60 days, use 5 days per week. After 60 days, use 2-3 days per week to maintain results.
Now in an easy-to-use tube, this restorative healing mask is formulated to repair damage in minutes, leaving strands incredibly soft and smooth after just one treatment. Made with artichoke leaf extract to seal the cuticle and protect hair from future damage, this hydrating treatment features the fragrance combination of rose, bergamot, lychee, cedar-wood, and white musk.
OWYN Vegan Plant-Based Protein Bar ($29.88/12-Pack)
These 100% plant-based protein bars are tasty, clean, and nutritious. They combine pumpkin seed, pea protein and chia, so you can benefit from a complete profile of all nine essential amino acids, which help in maintenance and development of muscle, hair, skin and nails. Bars range from 10 to 11 grams of protein, and are great for on-the-go, pre-workout, post-workout, at work, and more. Available in five yummy flavors.
Pinch Me Spa Therapy Dough ($24.99)
This best-selling putty was developed using the proven scientific methodology of color and scent as they relate to relaxation. The perfect stress reliever, with just a hint of soothing lavender, it enables you to squeeze your stress and worries away while at your desk, sitting in traffic, at the doctor’s office, or wherever you might be.
Indulge skin in the ultimate exfoliating experience with these delightful concoctions that are made with super fine, pure cane sugar whipped up with amble doses of moisturizing glycerin, a pinch of salt, and fragrance. Comes packaged in a bejeweled ice cream container with a gorgeous design. Available in 20 fun scents and designs.
Rebels Refinery Skull Lip Balm ($5.99)
Function meets design with the Capital Vices Collection Skull Lip Balm. The highest quality coconut and sweet almond oils moisten, nourish and protect while Vitamin E provides essential antioxidants. The bottom of each balm is also embossed w/ the quotation: “Be all my sins remember’d.” -Hamlet
Dealing with headaches? This LED device emits natural light energy in the Infrared and Red spectrum to treat pain relief, penetrating deep into the skin to ease and repair damaged tissue. To use, place over the eyes for 15-20 minutes to deliver comfortable, quick pain relief with infrared light therapy treatment.
A handmade object of art, this botanical wax curiosity is carefully filled with real botanicals and perfumed with fragrance. Looks stunning when displayed on a dresser, bathroom vanity, or placed in a drawer. Contains fragrance notes of sweet jasmine, Freesia petals, honeysuckle, Gardenia bloom, delicate lotus, white Tuberose, magnolia woods, incense cloud, and sheer musk.