H2O Plus Beauty has introduced new Oasis L-Balms and Lip Gels just in time for you to pucker up for Valentine’s Day. The Oasis L-Balms feature natural beeswax to help smooth dry skin while also adding a tinted sheen to lips. The Oasis Lips Gels and Teak Rose Lip Gel have a touch of waterlily and sea grass extracts. The gel formula spreads smoothly and leaves lips with a glossy watercolor finish. Layer it to deepen the color on lips. It comes in six shades including red, wine, coral and clear. The balms and gels cost $12 each at H2Oplus.com.
MAKE IT MATTE
Skin in need of serious hydration without the shine will benefit from Estee Lauder’s new DayWear Matte Oil-Control Anti-Oxidant Moisture Gel Crème. Smooth it on the face, morning and night, to deeply moisturize skin. Skin is immediately transformed with a silky, matte finish that lasts up to 10 hours. The moisturizer is light and non-greasy with oil-targeting powders and marine algae that help reduce pore size and control oil. Get it now at EsteeLauder.com for $54 or at Estee Lauder counters nationwide.
HANDBAGS WITH HEART
Support an environmentally-friendly cause when you buy handbags from Songa Designs. The bags are crafted by artisans in Rwanda who are paid a fair wage. Songa Designs employs more than 150 women, enabling them to provide for their families and send their children to school. The handbags they create feature eco-friendly materials such as banana leaf fibers and repurposed cow horn. The Jacqueline, $89, was one of the first Songa Designs created entirely by the artisan for which it is named. Purchase the Jacqueline and view other handbag designs at Songadesign.com.