Today is World Water Day, and to celebrate we are sharing some of our favorite beauty essentials. Also, to help raise awareness about water conversation, the public is encouraged to not use running water (or use it as sparingly as possible) on World Water Day.
Check out this roundup of no-water products that will make the beauty junkie and philanthropist in all of us eek with excitement – from face refreshers, cleansing wipes and pads, to dry shampoos and hair stylers.
AHAVA All in 1 Toning Cleanser: This vitamin-rich cleanser, toning milk and makeup remover – all in one – removes impurities and softens skin texture. This low-maintenance, 3-in-1 performance product incorporates a botanical toner with Witch Hazel extract to minimize pores and rebalance the skin, while Dunaliella Algae and Date extract lend antioxidant properties. Apply to the face and either rinse or wipe away with a tissue to conserve water. Price: $30, Available at AhavaUS.com
H2O Plus face Oasis Mist: Turn to this philanthropically involved, marine-based skincare brand in support of World Water Day. H2O Plus takes saving our water planet very seriously, with charity partners including Earth Echo International, an environmental educational organization. This convenient, on-the-spot facial spray is ideal for conserving water on World Water Day, as it provides instant hydration and energy, antioxidant protection and even refreshes makeup. It’s an energizing mist of oil-free hydration enriched with natural vitamins and minerals to instantly impart a natural glow with moisturizing marine botanicals and Sea Mineral Complex. Pure, distilled water is infused with sea-sourced vitamins A, C, E and Provitamin B to instantly revive, soothe, and refresh skin with oil-free moisture. Price: $18, Available at H2O Plus retail locations, H2Oplus.com, Ulta.com and Ulta stores nationwide
Urban Decay B6 Complexion Prep Spray: Got shine? Trying to conserve for World Water Day? Here’s your savior. This scientifically advanced formula contains the first-ever stabilized, liquid form of vitamin B6, which absorbs oil, minimizes pores and reduces redness. Spritz it on any time of day to hydrate, prep and soften your skin. It’s versatile enough for people of all ages and skin types, and the more you use it, the better the results.Price: $33, Available at Sephora, ULTA, select Macy’s stores, Sephora.com, Ulta.com, Macys.com, Beauty.com, and UrbanDecay.com
CLEANSING FACE WIPES AND PADS
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bliss that’s incredi-‘peel’! glycolic resurfacing pads: Now you can peel and refresh your skin in one swoop, no water needed. bliss that’s incredi-‘peel’! glycolic resurfacing pads are the only spa-powered peel pads that use time-release technology to reduce wrinkles and dark spots in just one step.Price: $49 for 30 pads, Available at Sephora and BlissWorld.com
Elemis FreshSkin Make-Up Away Cleansing Wipes: Save water and use these wipes to wash away the day. Enriched with elderflower extract and chamomile to gently sweep away impurities whilst softening and conditioning the skin. This perfect, simple solution to removing your makeup contains a gentle formulation that acts as a purifying cleanser and is suitable for sensitive skin. Price: $16, Available at TimetoSpa.com
H2O Plus Aqualibrium Cleansing Face Wipes: These oil-free cleansing wipes remove all traces of makeup while refreshing skin with antioxidant-rich marine algae, lavender extract and Provitamin B. Pre-moistened cloths soften and smooth as they cleanse and the resealable pack is ideal for touch-ups and travel. Price: $18, Available at H2O Plus retail locations and H2Oplus.com
DRY HAIR CLEANSERS AND STYLERS
ALTERNA HAIRCARE Bamboo Style Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo – Mango Coconut: Help save the water planet (plus your hair) by conserving water and skipping the shampoo. This dry shampoo is not only Katie Holmes’ favorite but it is virtually translucent and designed to absorb oil, product build-up & impurities without leaving any powdery residue, leaving hair with a clean, touchable texture & a fresh scent. Free Of: Parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates, Synthetic Color, Paraffins, Gluten, DEA/TEA, Phthalates, Mineral Oil & Petrolatum Price: $22, Available at Sephora and Sephora.com
L’Oréal Paris EverStyle Texture Series Energizing Dry Shampoo: This 100% talc-free Energizing Dry Shampoo diffuses a formula with micronized minerals that instantly absorb excess oil and odor, ultimately extending the life of one’s hairstyle with a virtually undetected formula. The ultra-fine mist leaves a fresh, energizing scent without feeling heavy or greasy. Price: $6.99, Available at LorealParisUSA.com and chain drug, food and mass market retailers
Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Conditioner Spray: A dry cleansing regimen, just like that in the shower, should have two parts – cleanse and moisturize. Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Conditioner Spray is the perfect complement to any dry shampoo. Delivered in a weightless, ultra-fine mist, the spray features a combination of oils, emollients and vitamins that work synergistically to detangle, soften and polish the hair – no wash needed. Its creamy citrus fragrance neutralizes odors, while sunflower oil nourishes hair, hydrolyzed keratin seals the cuticle, and Vitamin B5 prevents future knots. Price: $25, Available at Sephora & Sephora.com
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