The Body Shop Body Butter Duos ($16, thebodyshop.ca) immediately had us posing the question: why the eff didn’t someone think of this sooner? It’s two versions of the brand’s beloved cream under one lid: the original blend of shea and cocoa butter sits on one side and on the other, a richer formula with beeswax and babassu oil for extra-dry spots like elbows.
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By Rebecca Perrin
As soon as the holidays are gone and so is our fond affection for the fluffy white stuff. Cracked cuticles, bumpy-red thighs and phyllo pastry cheeks persuade us to fight winter’s ravage with these creamy defense mechanisms.
Gentle cleansing and soothing treatments are critical for allowing it to keep calm and carry on through to spring.
Before bed is a good time to give your face a deluge of hydrating nourishment. The almond and calendula oils in NIVEA Rich Regenerating Night Care Cream ($8 at mass beauty retailers across Canada) will drown the dry.
For wearing beneath your makeup, Sephora Instant Moisturizer ($24 at Sephora) is oil-free, paraben free, and a trustworthy go-to when you need a protective fortress for your face.
My fellow beauty-junkies: Behold Lush‘s Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes kit ($25, lush.ca). Filled with everything from lotions to massage and shampoo bars, this brilliant little box supplies you with nine product samples for a full-body treatment. Read more »