Countermatch Intense Moisture Serum
They say: A serum infused with two forms of hyaluronic acid to help boost moisture levels of skin immediately, as well as promote long-term hydration. This serum also includes vitamins C and E for antioxidant protection.
We say: This soothing serum leaves skin feeling — and looking — hydrated and smooth. Our tester subbed it out for her usual serum and was pleased with the noticeable results. The fast-absorbing formula noticeably boosts moisture, without being heavy or greasy.
$58 | beautycounter.com
Agave Lip Mask Lavender
They say: The popular Agave Lip Mask gets a sleep-friendly update thanks to a soothing lavender scent. As always, the Canadian company’s lip product is created using natural and organic ingredients, is free of sulfates, petrochemicals, phthalates and parabens, and is cruelty-free.
We say: This thick lip mask is like the ultimate overnight treatment for your pout. Our tester, who was battling cold-weather chapped lips was pleased with the immediate hydration provided by this product. The lavender smell is soft and not overwhelming, and it absorbs well, so it doesn’t leave a gooey mess on our pillow.
$30 | Sephora; bitebeauty.com
Smokey Eye Pencil and Eye Contour Pencil duo
They say: Two eye-colour products from the luxe beauty and skin-care brand Sothys Paris that can be used together or alone to create various looks. Ophthalmologically tested.
We say: Our tester enjoyed this shadow and liner duo. The formulas were smooth to apply and didn’t require any damaging pulling or tugging of the eye area in order to apply without any skipping. Blended with a finger or a brush, the wash of colour was pretty and perfect for day or night glam.
$48.50 | Select boutiques; sothys.ca
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