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  • Bag Balm

    Bag Balm

    Still produced with the same formula as in 1899 when the company started, Bag Balm is a secret weapon for those suffering from dry and chapped hands, feet or lips. Although proven beneficial for many uses—including chapped cow udders, horse hooves and puppy paws—the antiseptic ointment is unparalleled for softening and soothing even the most callused of body parts. $8.99

  • Caudalie Divine Legs

    Caudalie Divine Legs

    Nourish legs with while adding a touch of color with this new lightweight body lotion from the vinotherapie-focused brand Caudalie. Not the typical self-tanner, Divine Legs comes in a universal tint that dries almost immediately, leaving behind a sunkissed glow which works with all skin tones and adds an extra touch of radiance to already tanned legs. Expect a beautiful bronzed finish from the paraben-, sulfate- and phthalate-free formula, plus it smells heavenly. $38
  • Clarins Delectable Self Tanning Mousse

    Clarins Delectable Self Tanning Mousse SPF 15

    This lightweight mousse-like cream manages to subtly, gradually tan skin without leaving unsightly orange streaks—and it even boasts an SPF of 15. Since it’s full of Clarins’ special Mirabelle oil it’s super hydrating, while safflower extract helps encourage melanin production so skin will begin to glow more on its own. $42

  • Deborah Lippmann Did I Shave My Legs for This? Ayurvedic Shave Cream

    Deborah Lippmann Did I Shave My Legs for This? Ayurvedic Shave Cream

    For the ultimate smooth-leg shave, Deborah Lippmann’s invigorating and soothing shave cream rehydrates, nourishes hair follicles and brightens sun-damaged skin with a blend of aromatherapeutic botanical oils (lavender, lemon, mint, cypress), green coconut water, withania root extract from India and fatty acid-packed exotic acai oil. $24

  • LaROCCA Cashmere and Black Truffle Body Emulsion

    LaROCCA Cashmere and Black Truffle Emulsion

    Made for men (but don’t be surprised if your lady steals this rich and nourishing body butter from you), LaROCCA‘s fragrance- and paraben-free Cashmere and Black Truffle Emulsion is infused with arnica and black cumin, which help soothe sore muscles and aid in bruising all while the blend of shea and argan butters hydrate thirsty skin. $37.50

  • Margaret Dabbs Intensive Treatment Foot Oil

    Margaret Dabbs Intensive Treatment Foot Oil

    Relieve dehydrated and cracked nails and skin with the superbly moisturizing power of emu oil, the central ingredient in Margaret Dabbs’ foot-focused skincare line. With a faint scent of lemongrass, the oil not only absorbs quickly but leaves skin with instant results that last all day. Recommended by $33

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  • Philosophy Bath, Shampoo & Shower Gel

    Philosophy Amazing Grace Bath, Shampoo & Shower Gel

    For busy days or times you only want to throw one bottle in your gym bag, Philosophy’s multitasking gel is the perfect go-to. Scented with the brand’s popular floral-with-a-bit-of-musk Amazing Grace fragrance, the lush formula delivers the ultimate lather hair to toe. $22

  • Rodial Stretch MX

    Rodial Stretch MX

    While it may seem like a stretch, the wondrous abilities of Rodial’s stretch mark-reducing gel are actually proven by science—with consistent use, of course. It’s most powerful when used twice-daily on new marks or recently stretched areas; fruit acids exfoliate and encourage cell renewal to firm, smooth and help prohibit the formation of further stretch marks. $75