LET'S GET READY TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL:
Alba Botanica® Fast Fix Collection
Free of Parabens, Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate, Petrolatum, Artificial Colors and Phthalates
For everyone trying to look their best for the new school year, these pocket-sized products will fix your beauty dilemmas – quickly! From puffy eyes, to blemishes, thin lips or under-eye circles, the Alba Botanica® Fast Fix treatments pack a powerful, instant antidote for the busy naturalista. Formulated with 95% natural ingredients, each of the four pocket-sized remedies provides an immediate aesthetic fix, while also treating and correcting the underlying cause of the problem. Range includes: Fast Fix for a Pimple; Fast Fix for Puffy Eyes; Fast Fix for Undereye Circles; and Fast Fix for Thin Lips.
Price: $5.99 each; Available at Target, Walmart, Whole Foods Market, natural food stores, grocery stores, drugstores and online at AlbaBotanica.com
GO SMiLE Sonic Blue Teeth Whitening System Colors – VIOLET
GO SMiLE Sonic Blue Teeth Whitening System is the first LED sonic, rechargeable toothbrush that harnesses the power of blue light technology tuned to wavelengths shown to kill bacteria, increase whitening efficiency, and reduce plaque just in time for back to school pictures. The brush is used in conjunction with the new GO SMiLE Teeth Whitening Gel and your toothpaste of choice to whiten your smile in an easy process that replaces your usual brushing, rather than adding an extra step.
Faster results - 2 days = 2+, 1 week = 4+, 2 weeks = 5+ and 30 days = 7+ shades
No extra steps - Simply pair the Teeth Whitening Gel with your favorite toothpaste to whiten and gently lift stains with virtually zero sensitivity
Kills bacteria - Emits specific light wavelengths that are shown to safely kill bad oral bacteria that cause gingivitis, gum disease and plaque
Price: $129, Available GOSMiLE.com. Contains 1 Sonic Blue LED 2 speed toothbrush with Blue Light, 1 3.5oz Teeth Whitening Gel (sold individually for $29), 2 replacement brush heads and 1 charging station.
L’Oréal Paris Summer Lights Hair Lightening Gelée
Nothing is more beautiful than natural, just-back-from-vacation hair that seems to emit a certain glow. Whether you were able to lighten your locks or not over your summer, now you can ensure that you have that perfect sun-kissed hair before you make your first walk down the hall. L’Oréal Paris introduces Summer Lights – a progressive lightening hair color gelée formulated to create a variety of special effect hues for endless possibilities requiring nothing more than the heat from a blow dryer. The nourishing formula, enhanced with camellia oil and built-in conditioners, leaves hair satin-soft and gives a permanent healthy, beachy look.
Price: $6.99, Available at mass, food and drug retailers nationwide
Skin Laundry Clarifying Medicated Foaming Facial Wash
Everyone wants clear, even skin, and Skin Laundry will help clear your skin in more ways than one. This medicated facial wash gently exfoliates while providing anti-inflammatory and antibacterial benefits to calm skin and protect it from future breakouts.
Key ingredients include:
· Salicylic Acid – A beta-hydroxy acid that effectively and gently exfoliates dead skin cells to open up the pores and remove dirt and excess oil.
· Willow Bark Extract – An extract that contains salicylic acid, which helps skin shed dead cells and clear pores. This ingredient also encourages skin rejuvenation and has soothing and conditioning properties.
· Lilac Stem Cells – These stem cells help minimize excess sebum production. Lilac stem cells also have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Price: $25, Available at SkinLaundry.com
X Out, by the Makers of Proactiv®.
Make a great first impression on your first day by having clear skin. With 8.5% Benzoyl Peroxide, this one-step Wash-In Treatment washes a powerful breakout fighting formula into pores to help kill the bacteria that causes pimples. Smooth beads exfoliate dead skin cells and a unique moisturizing complex protects and soothes skin. X Out™ is paraben and sulfate-free, non-comedogenic and dermatologist tested, making it’s suitable for all skin types.
Price: $24.95, Available at Xout.com or (888) 524-7952.
LET'S START THE FIRST DAY IN STYLE:
CIRCA Color Treatment Tinted Lip Butter
This nourishing lip balm has a hint of color and a soft shine finish that can be easily applied in the halls while walking to the next class. The subtle hint of color gives a fresh face and natural look. It is enriched with a blend of natural oils and butters that conditions, soothes and deeply hydrates. This never-sticky tinted lip butter is available in six sheer shades and helps improve dry and chapped lips.
Price: $10, Available at Walgreens
CIRCA Color Balance BB Cream
For a quick get up and go in the morning, a multifunctional beauty balm that hydrates, primes and camouflages for brightened and even-toned skin is key. The lightweight, velvety and oil-free formula provides the line’s fullest coverage and features an optical pearl pigment for a naturally luminous glow. The four shades prevent shine without a chalky, matte finish.
Price: $14; Available at Walgreens
L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche La Lacque & Le Matte Lip Pens
For the girl looking to add an extra pop of color to her pencil case, this super-pigmented lip pen delivers color in a sleek, easy-to-use application. With maximum color pay-off and comfortable, non-drying wear, these first-to-mass lip pens offer a precise application in 2 prestige-inspired, varying finishes: smooth lacquer & creamy matte.
Price: $9.99, Available at lorealparisusa.com
L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Nutri-Gloss 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner
Say goodbye to dull, lackluster hair and hello to the power of shiny, soft hair to make an impact on your first day back. L’Oréal Paris introduces the NEW Advanced Haircare Nutri-Gloss 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner to help cut down the time spent getting ready on the first day. The high-shine formula with unique protein pearl technology acts as a professional glossing treatment laminating hair with intense shine and nutrition for sealed-in shine and a silky, flowing touch.
Price: $7.49, Available at lorealparisusa.com
Nails inc. Flash Pack Nail Tattoos
This school season, rock the hottest trend with Nails inc Nail Tattoos. The exclusive tattoos have been designed to fit perfectly on your nails to crease salon-inspired nail art in seconds. Wear over bright shades or muted pastels, and mix and match to create your own, unique nail look (I am officially obsessed).
Price: $12, Available at Nailsinc.com
Peter Thomas Roth Acne-Clear Invisible Dots
Yes – invisible, you heard right! Don’t let those blemishes get in the way on the first day of school; these innovative clear acne patches will help eliminate acne, treating the affected area to minimize the spread of bacteria. Two custom* sizes allow for complete coverage as concentrated 0.5% Salicylic Acid works overnight and throughout the day to effectively reduce and heal. Tea Tree Oil, a natural astringent that helps clarify and refresh skin, helps prevent the spread of blemish-causing bacteria. Hyaluronic Acid is a natural humectant that helps hydrate skin to prevent excessive drying and irritation.
Price: $30 (6 sheets of 12 clear patches), Available in September at PeterThomasRoth.com
Proactiv+ Repairing Concealer
This concealer instantly helps treat blemishes with salicylic acid while also hiding imperfections. Look great and fight acne while sitting in class with these four shades that work together and allow for quick customization to ensure an exact skin tone match, providing natural-looking coverage. The formula boasts allatoin to increase skin smoothness, jojoba to help lock in skin’s moisture and salicylic acid, a medicine that penetrates the follicle and encourages the shedding of dead skin cells. The formula’s salycilic acid also helps keep the pores clear of cellular debris, reduce acne blemishes and helps keep new ones from forming.
Price: $24.95 for regular shipment members, Retail Price (Non-Member): $32.00, Available at www.proactivcatalog.com or by calling 1-888-710-2161