Skincare heroes to get you through the festive season and beyond.

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Skincare heroes to get you through the festive season and beyond. 


Because great makeup starts with good skin.

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Peter Thomas Roth Hungarian Thermal Water Mineral-Rich Atomic Heat Mask, $110 

Modern technology meets all-natural ingredients like Hungarian mineral-rich water and botanicals to hydrate and smooth skin. A sprinkle of water activates a flash of heat that deep cleanses pores and leaves skin refreshed and rejuvenated. 

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Allies of Skin Bright Future Sleeping Facial, $169 

When you want all the benefits of a facial minus the time. It simultaneously exfoliates (thanks to alpha hydroxy acids and beta hydroxy acids) and hydrates skin so you wake up with brighter, even-toned, plump, and glowing skin.

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Skin Inc Mask-Have Matte & Glow Duo, $98

Think of it as your yin yang mask that takes care of both the flaky and shiny areas of your face. One half has ingredients that detox skin and control oil around the T-zone, while the other half hydrates and nourishes dry skin. 

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Starskin The Gold Mask, $24 

Make like a VIP and get your glow on with this mask infused with pure colloidal gold, naturally fermented coconut water, evening primrose oil, probiotics and ginko biloba. Makeup always looks better on smooth, hydrated skin. 


One too many late nights and alcohol? These will help soothe stressed skin. 

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Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon, $153 

Fake a full eight hours of sleep with this gel-cream. Its hydrating and nourishing ingredients negate any signs of fatigue from your skin. 

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Patchology Perfect Weekend Sheet Mask Kit, $31 

A mask a day keeps the zits away. Enjoy some much-needed me time while restoring and resetting your skin with this trio of exfoliating, hydrating and brightening sheet masks. 

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For Beloved One Crystal Radiant 

Bio-Cellulose Eye Mask, $48 for 4 pairs Tackle puffiness, dark circles and any stress from applying and removing makeup regularly with this eye mask—all in the time it takes to drink your coffee. 


Greet the New Year with happy, healthy skin. 

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Chantecaille Jasmine and Lilly Healing Mask, $149 

Ideal for skin stressed from long- haul flights. It also comes in handy if you’ve been hiking, surfing or spending a lot of time outdoors.  Macadamia and evening primrose oils calm, heal and revive dull complexions in 15 minutes. 

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Dr Jart+ Ceramidin Liquid, $61 

Hydrated skin is happy skin that is less prone to sensitivity, breakouts, fine lines and flakiness. This lightweight toner is easily absorbed to hydrate skin without feeling heavy or greasy. 

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Clinique Fresh PressedTM Daily + Overnight Boosters, $52 per set 

It’s so important to take your vitamins. The Daily Booster is packed with vitamin C to protect your skin from free radical damage. Before bed, apply the Night Booster to boost skin cell regeneration for brighter and smoother skin.