If you’re stuck in a beauty rut, now is the time to step outside of your comfort zone and amp up your routine. You need to reevaluate what isn’t working for you and switch it with something that will make you look and feel better. So, from head to toe, here is a list of products that will help you create a new you in the new year.
New Year, New Hair
As the years go by, we pick up things like wrinkles, fine lines and sagging skin. These facts of life have created a huge focus on anti aging skin care products. But what most people don’t realize is that we also have to worry about our aging hair. Philosophy has created Crisis Intervention: Hair, Age-defying, Bio-peptide Haircare Kit ($35, philosophy.com). This three-step shear splendor system includes a shampoo, conditioning mask and restorative weekly hair marinade that will help restore health to your hair no matter what year it is.
Another great way to transform your dry, damaged hair from last year into healthy, strong and manageable hair is with ghd Indulgence Treatment Weekly Conditioning Mask ($35, ghdhairusa.com). This treatment also addresses aging hair with ginkgo biloba extract. It contains wheat protein to control static and improve sheen. The weekly conditioning mask will keep heat-styled hair in tip-top condition all throughout 2008.
New Year, New Skin
Take care of your hair and skin from inside out by eating right and taking vitamins. Start the year of right by taking N.V. Perricone MD Skin and Total Body Dietary Supplements ($130, nvperriconemd.com). This unique supplemental formula improves skin health and promotes a natural glow. It also helps promote healthy bones, teeth, joints, hair and nails. You can’t go wrong with this life changing kit of vitamins.
Peel of the dry dead skin from 2007 and start anew with Prescriptives Instant Gratification Skin Renewal Peel($45, prescriptives.com). This amazing peel will give you instant gratification when it transforms skin from tired, dry and lackluster to glowing, healthy and hydrated. An all-in-one dermabrasion peel treatment that renews tone gently, and immediately uncovers a radiant complexion. Not a bad way to start off the year.
New Year, New Makeup
Make your pout the focus of your makeup for 2008. There is no quicker way to get people to listen to you in the new year than to make your lips look stunning. Try using Lip Enhancing Gloss 35mm Lipgloss by Smashbox ($18, smashox.com) to create a dazzling look. This ultra sexy lipgloss imparts color and shine that leave lips looking healthier and sexier than they have in years.
Speaking of lips, you can’t ever go wrong with the world famous Lip Venom by DuWop. Now is your chance to get this and four other great DuWop products in the DuWop Discovery Kit ($38, sephora.com). Included in the set are Lip Venom, Amber Eyes, Blush Therapy, Lash Lacquer and Venom Gloss. Each product in the kit is designed to give you the ultimate DuWop look. And you also get a cute, sleek, chic baby pink train case. Use the case for travel or to keep your makeup together at home.