As we are getting closer to 2014, we are thinking about resolutions and how to start fresh. Here are some of your favorite ways to make 2014 the year thats REALLY different whether its as simple as getting out of your hair and makeup rut, or as big as totally transforming your skin. Here are some of our favorite new products to help you with your beauty change in as little as an hour, a week or a month.
A NEW YOU in a hour
NEW Alexa Chung for Eyeko Limited Edition Eye Do Liquid Eyeliner
Create a whole new look this year by channeling it girl Alexa Chungs infamous cat eye. Designed by Chung herself, this premium pen liner glides on evenly over eye shadow and stays on all day. The fine tip allows for optimum control during application and dries to a finish that does not move, flake or fade. Price: $19, available at Sephora and Sephora.com in January 2014.
PRIME TIME SMILE Active Blue Teeth Whitening Kit
Brush and shine your way to a whiter smile in the new year with the new PRIME TIME SMILE Active Blue Teeth Whitening Kit. This easy, two-step brush-on + LED light system whitens teeth in less than one 30 minute treatment without messy trays, strips or expensive trips to the dentist. First, brush on the powerful whitening gel contained inside of the white pen and then, follow up with the dentist-inspired active blue LED light for 10 minutes to activate and accelerate the whitening gel. Repeat the first step, then rinse for whiter teeth.
Price: $46, available at Ulta and Drugstore.com
LOréal Paris Féria Coloured Ombré
Start the new year with a fresh and edgy new twist on ombré - the first-to-market at-home hair color kit designed to create a red ombré effect. Inspired by the hottest fashion trends, this innovative kit makes it possible for consumers to add red gradation and contrast to hair for an ultra high-fashion look. The patented Expert Brush, first introduced with the original Féria Wild Ombré, makes it easy for women to apply the cream formula and customize their ombré look where desired. Available in one intense red hue, Féria Coloured Ombré is designed for use on medium to dark brown hair and will create a vibrant, customized result that blends beautifully.
Price: $12.99; Available at www.lorealparisusa.com and at mass, food and drug retailers nationwide
Avalon Organics® Lavender LuminosityTM Exfoliating Enzyme Scrub
NSF/ANSI 305 Certified: made with at least 70% organic ingredients. Free of Parabens, Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate, Petrolatum, Artificial Colors and Phthalates
This scrub will help you put your most luminous face forward in 2014, without subjecting your skin to harsh chemicals, preservatives and artificial ingredients . Its powerful formula utilizes fruit enzymes, finely ground Walnut Shell and soothing botanical extracts such as Pumpkin Seed to create a gentle yet effective exfoliation that wont irritate skin. One quick scrub the morning after will slough away dull, flakey, rough dead surface cells to uncover skin that is soft, smooth and vibrant.
Price: $16.95, available at natural food stores, Whole Foods Market and www.avalonorganics.com
LOréal Paris Youth Code Pore Vanisher
The LOréal Paris Youth Code Pore Vanisher takes a breakthrough approach to fighting pores. For flawless skin for the new year, it helps to reduce pores on three dimensions: number, size and depth. Airlite powders within the formula give the skin a soft-focus finish on the surface of the pore. The LHA micro-exfoliates help to smooth skins surface, while the innovative Perlite absorbs excess oil instantly for an all-day shine-free finish around the pore. Formulated with the highest concentration Perline-P, it will also strengthen and tighten to shrink the appearance of pore size over time.
Price: $24.99 Available at www.lorealparisusa.com and at mass, food and drug retailers nationwide
A NEW YOU in a week
bliss micro magic microdermabrasion treatment
Scrub off last year with bliss new at-home microdermabrasion treatment. Formulated with fine volcanic pumice, refreshing peppermint to energize, vitamin E and soothing aloe, this twice-a-week spa-powered microdermabrasion treatment super-boosts your cleansing routine by powerfully, yet gently, exfoliating dead skin cells and pore-polluting impurities that your regular face wash may leave behind. The result is cleaner, healthier, smoother skin. With just one week of use, significant skin buildup is eliminated, pores look smaller and skin feels dramatically smoother and brighter.
Price: $48 for 3oz, available at bliss spas, blissworld.com and Sephora in January
Alba Botanica® Hawaiian Deep Conditioning So Smooth Gardenia Minute Mask
Free of Parabens, Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate, Petrolatum, Artificial Colors and Phthalate
Say goodbye to your excuses for not having time to deep condition your hair in The New Year. This natural mask penetrates every strand with weightless moisture in just one minute, leaving your dry and brittle winter hair gorgeously silky and smooth. Mango, Papaya and other tropical extracts nourish hair for a healthy boost and beautiful bounce.
Price: $8.99 each, available at natural food stores, Whole Foods Market and www.albabotanica.com
Caudalie Premier Cru Riche
A one-stop shop for healthier, rejuvenated skin in 2014, this rich facial cream combines three Caudalie patentsResveratrol, Viniferine, and grape Polyphenolswith a trio of nutritive plant waxes and an arsenal powerful anti-aging ingredients to counteract wrinkles, loss of firmness, dark spots, dullness, and dehydration.
Price: $155 available in January at US.Caudalie.com, Caudalie NYC Boutiques (315 Bleecker St. and 1031 Lexington Avenue), the Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa at The Plaza Hotel, and Sephora stores
A NEW YOU in a month
GO SMiLE TRULY Whitening Toothpaste System
Start the new year off right with a bright, white smile.Clinically tested and proven: Whitens as well as the leading whitening strip and better than the leading toothpaste that claims to whiten! It doesnt just scrub away superficial stains - penetrates teeth to whiten inside and out, for TRULY whiter teeth. Just brush your teeth twice a day - what youre doing anyway - for a brighter whiter smile.
Price: $50.00, available at GOSMiLE.com
Elemis Pro-Intense Lift Effect Super System
Use the first month of the New Year to really reinvent your skin. Experience visible results after just 30 days with the Pro-Intense Lift Effect Super System, designed to shape, firm and lift facial contours. It combines cutting-edge plant stem cells, nutrient-rich lipids and lifting plant actives to stimulate the skins biological energy cycle and deliver the ultimate lift effect and comes complete with a unique stretch fibre mask that lifts up over the ears to firm and tighten the jawline and chin.
Price: $248, Available at Nordstrom and TimeToSpa.com
Peter Thomas Roth Lashes To Die For Turbo
Get the long, luscious, gorgeous eyelashes youve always wanted in 2014. This groundbreaking formula helps to improve the appearance of natural lash length, thickness and fullness. Results appear in as little as two weeks, with 66% percent increase in lash length seen at the end of 4 weeks. Light eyed girls never fear it wont discolor eyes or eyelids. The result is long, full, beautiful and dramatic lashes.
Price: $85, Available at PeterThomasRoth.com
SkinCeuticals Advanced Pigment Corrector
In 2014, resolve to stop covering your skin to hide discoloration get rid of it once and for all. Advanced Pigment Corrector clears and brightens skin by exfoliating existing spots at the surface, inhibiting melanin transfer at the epidermis and blocking excess melanin production at the basal layer. The first hyperpigmentation product to include an ingredient which helps prevent the formation of new spots, its proven as effective as 4% hydroquinone + 0.025% tretinoin combined. Price: $90, Available at SkinCeuticals.com
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