By Becca Newell
There’s always something exciting showing up on What’s Up? Media’s doorstep—from the latest hair and skin care products to the best cosmetics on the market. Here, we present items tried and tested by staff and readers alike so you know What’s Up? in the world of beauty and beyond.
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Nail Oil 24:45 by Uka
This unique nail oil is filled with all-natural ingredients and essential oils to hydrate nails and cuticles all day. The combination of lavender, vanilla, and orange gives off a relaxing scent that can also be used as perfume or for aromatherapy.
“This product exceeded my expectations. My nails tend to split, crack, and chip. After about three weeks, I realized I had to actually trim my nails!” —Beauty Buzz Member Linda Hannigan, 56, Arnold
imPRESS Gel Manicure in Next Wave by KISS Salon Secrets
No salon needed for these glue-free press-on nails! The nails require no drying time and peel-off in seconds without damaging your natural nail. Each pack comes with 24 color nails and six accent nails to give your mani added flare.
“The combination of pink with white chevron and silver glitter is stunning. It’s perfect for a weekend event! I immediately went to the store to purchase a few extra sets!”—Beauty Buzz Member Kami Todd, 33, Millersville
Terracotta Sunless Tinted Self-Tanning Gel by Guerlain
This tinted gel combines Docosahexaenoic acid (a beneficial omega-3 fatty acid) and organic Argan oil, to give your skin a natural, radiant, streak-free tan that shows instantly and lasts up to four days. The Tiare flower fragrance is an added bonus.
“Kissed by the gods! This self-tanning gel does a fantastic job providing an even, natural bronze color while moisturizing and hydrating. I liked this product better than other high-end self-tanners and will keep it on hand as a fall/winter bronzer.” —Beauty Buzz Member Lorna Leone, 67, Stevensville