Editor Essentials

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

By Terry Baume de Rose

“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,