This potion comes out of the bottle as a gel, transforms into an oil when it hits your face, and turns milky when you splash on water. I can’t get over how soft it makes my skin.
Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser, $40, sephora.com.
Light-diffusing polymers impart a soft-focus look, and naturally derived biosaccharide gum keeps skin hydrated all day.
Gucci Silk Priming Serum, $52, gucci.com.
This fluid, with its subtle coverage, is a good first step for the foundation-phobe.
Lancôme Nude Miracle Perfecting Fluid SPF 15, $42, sephora.com.
The secret ingredient here is a rare type of green tea that contains an ultrahigh concentration of antioxidants. Only 2,000 jars were made—500 earmarked for the U.S. market. So if you love a rich cream that sinks in fast and leaves skin supersmooth, nab yours now!
AmorePacific Prime Reserve Epidynamic Activating Creme, $750, neimanmarcus .com.
This suedelike shadow is easy to smudge into sheerness when dry; dab it with a wet brush and you’ve got an intense greige.
Clarins Ombré Matte Cream-to-Powder Eyeshadow in Taupe, $24, nordstrom.com.
I’m not sure if this spray actually cuts down my blow-dry time, but it does give my locks Holly Golightly oomph.
Color Wow Speed Dry Blow- Dry Spray, $24, colorwowhair .com.
Creative director Tomas Maier wanted his scent—a clementine, peony, musk, and tonka-bean blend— to conjure a meditative beach day. Breathe deep.
Bottega Veneta Knot, $125, neimanmarcus.com.
This gold is a fresh take on metallic—frosty without being shiny.
Giorgio Armani Nail Lacquer in Acid Velvet, $20, giorgio armanibeautyusa.com.