The Spa Insider's November 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 November:

I Dew Care Disco Kitten Mask ($18.40)

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Reveal your brightest, clearest complexion with this shimmering, peel-off mask that pampers skin with pearl powder, diamond powder, rice bran extract and oat. A super complex of lily, jasmine, orange flower, elder flower and magnolia replenishes skin with rich vitamin content.

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This ultra-hydrating, instantly renewing serum features organic California figs, cocoa and Texas wildflower honey. In addition to live fruit cells, it has a plethora of additional vitamins C, E and B5 for a glowing, radiant appearance.

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This natural body balm is a pure blend of organic coconut oil, rich cocoa butter and antioxidant-rich Camellia Seed Oil. Deeply nourishing, restorative and protective, it absorbs quickly and leaves skin nourished and soft.


The Wanderlust Travel Makeup Brush set from MOTD Cosmetics has all the necessities you need to stay compact. The four face and eye makeup brushes are hypoallergenic, anti-bacterial and PETA-certified, cruelty-free vegan.

Sol de Janeiro Biggie Biggie Bum Bum Cream ($75)

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This limited-edition offering of the cult fave and award-winning Brazilian Bum Bum Cream in a super-sized container helps tighten and smooth skin while adding a hint of glow. Infused with all-powerful, caffeine-rich Guarana Extract and a skin-loving cocktail of Cupuacu butter, acai and coconut oil, this luxurious cream is scented with Cheirosa ‘62 notes of pistacio and salted caramel.

L’Elixir des Glaciers Limited-Edition Blue Dragon ($775)

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Limited to 100 pieces globally, this limited-edition coffret houses a jar of Valmont’s most exclusive and luxurious anti-aging face cream, l’Elixir des Glaciers Votre Visage. Didier Guillon, President and Artistic Director of Valmont Group, designed an imperial blue dragon to represent his wife, Sophie Guillon, CEO of Valmont Group. To celebrate this symbol of fire, Didier chose Murano glass and collaborated with Master Glassmaker Leonardo Cimolin.

Available November 2018 at Spa Valmont at Hôtel Plaza Athénée NYC. To order, call 212-606-4675.

Everyone Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffuser ($34.99)

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This diffuser uses ultrasonic diffusion to scent any room in your home or office with your favorite essential oils. BPA-free plastic works with 100-percent pure essential oils, and a whisper quiet operation makes this perfect for nurseries, bedrooms, office, and more. Easily scent any space with pure essential oils and enjoy concentrated feel-good in every drop.


This luxurious gel-serum tones and sculpts the neck and décolleté using a revolutionary epigenetic blend of anti-gravity, anti-wrinkle and collagen-boosting peptides. It instantly hydrates the thinner, more delicate neck area while working to beautifully firm, tighten and lift. Powerful antioxidants brighten and fade sun damage while protecting against free radicals that cause skin aging.

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This natural botanical primer minimizes pores and evens skin tone, also leaving skin feeling moisturized and dewy looking. It has a gentle all-natural retinol replacement, and adds radiance and moisture to your complexion.

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This FDA-cleared facial toning device helps to improve facial contour, facial tone and reduce wrinkles in as little as five minutes a day. The NuFace Trinity delivers professional results in the comfort of your own home. Ergonomically designed, this device stimulates the larger surface areas of your face and neck with gentle microcurrent to improve facial contour, facial tone and the appearance of lines and wrinkles.


Protect and nourish from roots to tips, including sensitive skin on the scalp, with a lightweight yet powerful blend of plant-based antioxidants and sunscreen actives that work to lock-in color, diminish dullness, and strengthen environmentally damaged hair. Exotic monoi oil and gotu kola extract, along with a natural blend of ProVitamin B5, further promote healthy hair and scalp against the rigors of the sun.

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Mother Nature and modern science unite to reduce the appearance of skin discoloration and wrinkles in this exfoliating serum, formulated with alpha hydroxyl acids, apple stem cells and gigawhite. Helps shed dull, damaged skin to reveal a brighter, smoother complexion.

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Made with a luxe blend of natural oils and waxes, this lipstick moisturizes and saturates lips with rich, hydrating color, leaving a comfortable semi-matte finish. Performs like a lipstick, but feels like a balm, and contains sea buckthorn, avocado oil and squalane to keep lips soft and supple.

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This serum-oil provides immediate organic replenishment from essential fatty acids and botanical nutrients that optimize skin’s moisture balance and help protect from environmental stressors. Contains snow lotus to balance, moringa to repair, and sea buckthorn to improve hydration of skin.

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This heat-protecting cream helps inflate blow-dried hair to luscious new heights. Spiked with strand-swelling Emblica technology, the formula infuses hair with major volume.

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Revitalizing a 2,000 year-old Korean beauty staple, this special formulation of rice water, mugwort and ginseng is the nourishing base for a vitamin and mineral-rich elixir. In addition to improving complexion, firmness and anti-aging properties, this also works synergistically with your skin to develop a moisture reservoir to deeply hydrate, while immediately helping to soften skin.