The Spa Insider's October Picks


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 hair treatments and more, check out our picks for the month of October:

Nude Envie Farrah Lipstick ($38)


In collaboration with Patrick Foley, the late Farrah Fawcett’s makeup artist, Nude Envie has released a limited edition, pink-nude shade that the actress loved to wear. The super moisturizing lipstick is paraben-free, cruelty-free, vegan and gluten-free. Proceeds from sales benefit the Farrah Fawcett Foundation.

Aquis Prime Haircare System ($99)


The Aquis Prime System provides a holistic approach to haircare that supports hair’s natural integrity and strengthens strands. The system is comprised of four steps, starting with the unique Water Defense Pre-Wash: a pH-balance restoring spray formulated with coconut oil and an amino acid complex that protects strands before water gets to them.

Sweet+Single Bonblissity Candy Scrubs ($20)


Hydrate and exfoliate skin with a silky blend of natural butters and oils combined into a sugary, salty scrub. Each is individually wrapped so you can exfoliate and moisturize hands or any small areas on-the-go.

Sara Happ Perfect Pout in a Box ($62)

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This amazing lip trio contains a scrub, hydrator and mask. Exfoliate lips with the Brown Sugar Scrub, then apply The Lip Slip either before lipstick or before bed to hydrate and heal. Slather the Sweet Clay Lip Mask onto lips when in need of extra moisture, and leave on for as long as needed.

Cinq Mondes Aromatic Soap Collection ($48)

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Discover this incredible collection of three natural formula soaps inspired by the emblematic fragrances of Cinq Mondes’ Fresh Aromatic Sprays created by renowned perfume designers. The soaps are palm oil-free and contain 100-percent botanical ingredients enriched with olive and coconut oils that cleanse and nourish even the most sensitive skin.

Fragrances: Aromatic Soap from Siam; Aromatic Soap from Bangalore, India; Aromatic Soap from Luxor, Egypt

Dermalogica Skin Smoothing Cream ($69)

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Featuring state-of-the-art HydraMesh Technology to infuse skin with 48 hours of continuous hydration and to help protect against environmental stress, this moisturizer works on a molecular level to help reduce Trans-Epidermal Water Loss and helps shield skin’s natural micro-biome from environmental stress.

Whish Nourishing Dew Mask Rose Hip + Lotus ($54)

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This rich mask provides intense hydration and reduces the appearance of fine lines and inflammation, giving skin a more dewy, luminous and moisturized appearance. Formulated with mimosa flower extract, green tea leaf extract, organic safflower oil, mango butter, and more.

SkinOwl Beauty Steam ($48)

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Detox and renew skin with an intoxicating blend of organic, radiance-boosting flora that opens skin’s pores for deep cleansing, decongestion and hydration. Formulated to bring vitality to skin, ridding pores of dirt and dead skin while imparting healing, softening and cell-renewing goodness.

Minnie by Olika ($6.49)

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This unique hand sanitizer comes in four stylist colors (Robin’s Egg, Charcoal, Eggshell and Thistle), and comes with 500+ sprays (250 uses). The formulation is proven to improve skin hydration for up to 24 hours, and contains alcohol, water, aloe vera and high-grade essential oils (lemon, spearmint and bergamot). Also contains a locking mechanism to prevent accidental sprays in transit. Also available at Target.

glo Skin Beauty Runway Lip Duo ($36)

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Intensify any look with a full-size, creamy long-wear Lipstick and a companion Precision Lip Pencil in deep berry hues that pair seamlessly. Part of the limited-edition Mosaic Collection, which celebrates individuality with a variety of interchangeable color assortments that deliver singular accents to modern pairings.

drybar Brush Crush ($145)


Combining the heat of a flat iron with the structure of a paddle brush to create a smooth, frizz-free look in one easy step, this electric brush features Ionic Technology to seal the cuticle while digital temperature control allows for custom styling on all hair types. Great for all hair types with 60-minute automatic safety shut-off.

HiMirror Mini ($119)


The ultimate one-stop shop for all your beauty needs, this special mirror comes on a table-stand with a USB charging outlet at the base, making it portable and easy to set up. Capable of assessing skin’s condition including wrinkles, fine lines, complexion, dark circles, dark spots, red spots and pores, it also features a Skin Analysis Engine that can detect weather conditions to help you prepare your look, and provides a skin care tip of the day. Other special features include brand-new touchscreen capabilities, a camera cover, advanced LED lights, and Amazon Alexa-enabled skills.

Evolve Eyewear “Graham” in Tortoise ($149)

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These stylish readers offer gals and guys a sophisticated sporty look that is perfect for any occasion. Comes in a variety of color combinations with lens power ranging from 0 to 3.00, and includes a free case.

Arcona Four O’Clock Flower Hydrator ($68)

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Calm, hydrate and strengthen skin with this daily moisturizer that is derived from the Four O’Clock Flower (mirabilis jalapa). Especially good for sensitive or reactive skin, a complex of botanical lipids improves texture and elasticity while restoring skin’s protective barrier. Green tea and chamomile extracts neutralize free radicals while probiotic lactobacillus and D-beta Fructan soothe and support skin.

Lakur Enhanced Colour in “Lady Luck” ($16)


The perfect fall color, this deep burgundy creme shade takes color to the next level with Florium Complex-infused Lakur. Features enriching botanicals that deliver long-lasting, high-shine wear that hydrates and strengthens with every application.