Metallic manis are definitely having a moment, as evidenced by new colors for fall from the likes of OPI Essie, and more, in creative colors like steel, emerald and amethyst. More eye-catching than your typical lacquer, these polishes are made with tiny glittering pieces that add dimension and depth to any manicure — and will add a particularly sexy pop to your fall ensembles. Click through the photo to see our favorites.
Sporty sneakers were once relegated only to the gym, but now they’re a cool-girl staple thanks to French designer Isabel Marant, who first introduced the wedge sneaker a few years back. And it’s not going anywhere this season, thanks to brands like Aldo, Nike, and Lacoste churning out their own variations, plus a plethora of celebrity fans, including Beyoncé and Kate Bosworth. Click to see eight styles we’re loving right now, including versions from L.A.M.B., Ash, and more.
Conquer spring’s irregular weather with a fun, bright scarf! Perfect for spring’s chillier moments, yet light enough to keep on all day, this spring accessory is a must-have layering piece. Click the photo to see our seven favorites, including picks from J.Crew, Kate Spade, Forever 21, and more.
Your old-school mud mask is getting some competition! There’s an influx of sheet mask launches this spring, and the products pack serious benefits. The ultra-thin sheets come pre-soaked with nutrients that battle signs of aging, sun spots, and blemishes, plus their compact size makes them perfect for travel. See our favorites below!
1. BEST FOR UNEVEN TONE
Mint extract, vitamin C, and salicylic acid in Giorgio Armani’s Bright Infusion Mask ($175 for six; giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com) tackle the stubborn spots left by the sun, aging, or acne.
2. BEST FOR DRY SKIN
Consider Dr. Jart’s Hydrogel Mask ($9; sephora.com) a tall glass of water for parched skin. The ample amount of hyaluronic acid gives tired winter complexions a boost in hydration.
3. BEST ALL-AROUND
Confused over which product to try? Go for SK-II’s Facial Treatment Mask ($90 for six; sk-ii.com), which imparts a more radiant finish, and is gentle enough for sensitive skin types.
4. BEST FOR ANTI-AGING
The collagen in Masque Bar’s Wrinkle Reducing Sheet Masks ($10 for three; target.com) works to diminish fine lines, and strenghthen the outer layers of your skin.
5. BEST BEFORE A BIG EVENT
Smooth on the When Essence Makeup Base Gel Mask ($28 for four; sephora.com), which is infused with grapefruit seed extract, before getting ready to give your makeup a budge-proof canvas.
Plus, click through to see spring’s latest skincare innovators.