Editor Essentials

Don’t leave home without these winter must-haves.


“I usually keep two shades of this ultra moisturizing lip butter in my bag at all times—pomegranate and wild rose. The former performs double duty as both a lip color and a cream blush, while the latter is the perfect day-to-night tint.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

Korres Lip Butter, $12,


“I constantly coat my lips with this balm for an effective long-lasting hydration, but I also dab it on my eyelids and cheekbones for a hint of fresh, dewy sheen.” – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor

By Terry Baume de Rose, $60,


“I’ve always been a staunch lover of the Burts Bees classic balm (with the matching yellow cap), but I really like the coconut and pear flavor in the hydrating formula, so now my stash is half yellow-capped and half white-capped.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Burts Bees Hydrating Lip Balm, $4,


“The Remedy Concealer Pen in Bright Idea is a universal brightener that soothes skin on contact, thanks to the patented palladium tip.” – Mia Adorante, Associate to the Fashion and Style Director

Marc Jacobs Beauty Remedy Concealer Pen in Bright Idea, $39,


“Part aromatherapy boost, part disinfectant, this perfumey hand sanitizer is my kind of weapon for cold and flu season.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Jao Refresher, $10,


“Chantecaille’s Lip Chic is the perfect pop of plum, and it keeps my lips soft and hydrated. It’s just the touch up I need.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

Chantecaille Lip Chic in Violetta, $35,


“When my complexion looks dull, this tingly formula adds a light flush.” – Kat Herriman, Digital Editorial Assistant

Eve Lom’s Kiss Mix Lip Treatment, $22,


“I always keep this concealer on hand—it keeps my skin looking fresh!” – Karla Martinez de Salas, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

Chanel Correcteur Perfection Concealer, $40,


“I have this in both the untinted variety and in shades like Passion and Honey. The texture is spot-on: hydrating, leaving the slightest sheen, but not so slippery that you can’t apply lipstick on top. The smell is soothing and I love that it has SPF.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15, $23,


“I feel lost when I leave my apartment without Lipstick Queen’s Chinatown Lipgloss Pencil in Thriller. The glossy red takes three seconds to apply and gives my face an instant brightening.“ – Ryann Foulke, Assistant Fashion Editor

Lipstick Queen Chinatown Lipgloss Pencil, $22,


“After a bad sunburn as a child, I’ve truly committed myself to protecting my skin from the sun—even in the winter. I always keep this sunblock in my bag, especially on crisp winter weekends when I’m out and about in the bright sun.” – Caroline Grosso, Fashion Market Editor

Sunday Riley Cashmere SPF 30+, $125,


“I keep this in my bag at all times for a quick pop of color on the lips. I also swipe it on my cheeks and blend to brighten my whole complexion.” – Kristin Auble, Research Editor

Tarte Lipsurgence Lip Tint in Enchanted, $24,