New Year, New Me: The Beauty Edit

Show your skin some love in the year 2021 with these 10 beauty-boosting products, from V to you.

If you are a true beauty and skincare geek, you probably had quite a few (dozen) self-care-related products and gift sets on your wishlist. Now that you’ve treated yourself and your loved ones to some gift-ready yummy goodies, it’s time to ring in the new year and mix in some new & innovative beuty products into your existing beauty routine. No better time to up your self- and skincare game, am I right?

To help you along in this admittedly not-so-easy endeavor, V have rounded up 10 of our favorite products currently available on the beauty & skincare market. From soothing essential oils and nourishing face masks to game-changing lip scrubs, check out our 2021 Beauty Edit below:

Skincare Sundae Marc Jacobs Beauty

Consider it your 2021 skincare starter pack — this four-piece set is all you really need to achieve smoother-looking skin in the year to come. Prep skin to glow get ‘em with the new Youthquake Coconut Crème Glycolic Facial — a 2-in-1 mask exclusive to this set — for deep hydration and two types of exfoliation. Follow it up with pampering Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturizing Gel Crème moisturizer and Re(cover) Hydrating Coconut Lip Oil, and finishing it off with the Under(cover) Blurring Coconut Face Primer for a truly flawless look.

Black Tea Instant Perfecting MaskFresh ($92)

This ultra-hydrating face mask gained recognition in the beauty world for its cloud-like whipped texture that leaves skin nourished, smooth and dewy long after you rinse it off. Melting onto skin and instantly softening it with a cooling sensation, this product will give you a surprise reveal of a luminous complexion powered by fresh’s potent black tea complex, skin-smoothing polysaccharides and moisturizing hyaluronic acid spheres.

Velvet Cleansing MilkClarins ($30)

Formulated with gentle, purifying Alpine herbs, this new cleansing milk from this French luxury skincare brand will melt away lightweight makeup, impurities, and pollutants while preserving the skin’s microbiota to leave skin feeling soft, clean, hydrated, and incredibly comfortable. You can rinse off the gentle formula with water or simply wipe it away with a tissue, soothing and softening your skin with the luxe, responsibly-sourced natural beauty formula. Perfect for that extra hydration and nourishments your skin always needs during the winter months!

L’Or de Vie La CrèmeDior Beauty ($495)

Coming in an environmentally friendly refillable bottle, this new formula from Dior Skincare promises to reduce signs of aging and promote exceptional skin longevity. A formulation masterpiece, L’Or de Vie La Crème is the perfect combination of comfort and age-defying efficacy in a generous, hydrating emulsion that will reveal its anti-aging and radiance-boosting powers over time.

Sleep Well Essential Oil Roll-OnSaje ($28)

With this essential oil blend designed to help your body relax into a deep and blissful sleep, you will have no trouble catching those much-needed z’s in the new year. Give the year a restful, soothing start by applying this roll-on essence under your jawline or on wrists, throat, temples, soles of your feet and pulse points at bedtime. You can also apply a few drops to a tissue and insert it into your pillowcase for some extra sleepytime relaxation.

Neo Nude FoundationArmani Beauty ($40)

This ultra-lightweight, skincare-infused foundation will ring in the new year with a natural, healthy-looking glow and all-day hydration for your skin. Perfect for the barely-there fakeup look, this new product offers light-buildable coverage with a breathable texture and is infused with hydrating benefits.

GLASSY – Blush by the glassEspressOh ($29)

Clean, vegan and cruelty-free, this highlighting blush features a revolutionary pH reagent formula that reacts with the pH of your skin, giving it the personalized natural, dewy, blushing boost. Intensity and color vary depending on your skin tone and pH, ensuring that one transparent shade ‘flushes’ all skin tones. Bonus points for a dose of caffeine that is found in all EspressOh products, giving an extra boost and hydration for your skin.

Hydro Grip Set + Refresh Spray, Milk Makeup ($36)

Clean, alcohol-free, dual-phase setting and refreshing spray will set your makeup for up to 12 hours, hydrate your skin skin and provide a breathable, glassy glow all at the same time. The blue agave extract will grip and set the makeup while hemp-derived cannabis seed extract, hyaluronic acid, aloe and niacinamide (vitamin B3) hydrate, refresh and help provide antioxidant benefits throughout the day to give your skin the 2021 blissed-out state of mind.

Pro Kiss’r Lip-Loving ScrubstickFENTY BEAUTY by Rihanna ($16)

Smooth your way into the new year with this innovative lip scrub in form of a twist-up stick, packed with apricot-seed scrubbers to gently exfoliate and nurture for smooth, soft, kissable lips with every swipe. Secure those soft, kissable lips without the mess of an old-school lip scrub, pampering and prepping your lips for the ultimate love they deserve.

GinZing Oil-Free Energy Boosting Gel MoisturizerOrigins ($31)

This long-time best-seller from Origins is specifically formulated to help wake up dull, tired & lackluster skin with long-lasting hydration. Delivering 72 hours of oil- and silicone-free nourishment for your skin, the product revs up its natural radiance for a wide-awake look — thanks to the energy-boosting caffeine and the exclusive Hydra-Hug™ Technology.

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