2020 Must-Haves

We’re kicking off the new decade by reviewing our absolute favorite products of the year. Find out how to start off 2020 stress-free, relaxed, and cozy!

De-Stress

Pimple Solution

Pimples are a common sign of stress. If you have a pimple emergency, stop popping and pop on a Hero Cosmetic’s Mighty Patch to pull out the gunk trapped inside the pimple. If you need to heal and conceal during the day, reach for the Invisible+, or try the Surface Patch for bigger break out areas! The Variety Pack offers all three for all your needs.

Stop breakouts even before they even happen with Sunday Riley U.F.O Oil. This ultra-clarifying acne treatment is a quick-absorbing, medicated dry oil that will clear congested pores, treat and prevent acne, and smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for clearer, smoother skin. This oil won’t leave you greasy either, which is why it’s a staff favorite.

Keep your skin clear by treating yourself weekly to our C.O. Bigelow Purifying Cleansing Mask, made from an oil-absorbing clay formula for normal to oily skin. It gets deep down in your pores to thoroughly clean oil and blackheads by absorbing all the nasty stuff!

Stress-Relief

We all have different ideas of stress-relief. For some, it may be a glass of moscato and a babysitter. For others, it’s a therapeutic hot bath! We like to relax with the Jane Inc. Less Stress Bath Bomb (it’s right in the name)! Each bath cube is lovingly hand-crafted here in the U.S. with skin-nourishing natural ingredients like honey, sea salt, and essential oils.

Did you know for thousands of years, salt has been known as a source of health and beauty? German brand Kneipp offers an assortment of salts that help the body flush out toxins and boost the immune system. We love to chill out with Relaxing Lavender Mineral Bath Salt, rich in soothing lavender essential oil to keep you grounded when life gets a little too hectic.

After a relaxing bath, why not use EiR Savasana Body Oil as an alternative to daily lotion? This blend of oils is made to calm your nervous system. It contains olive oil to protect the skin from premature aging, coconut oil to soothe eczema/sunburn/psoriasis, arnica to relieve achy muscles, and essential oils to restore the skin’s complexion and help calm acne.

Sleep Solution

Make sure you’re getting the most out of your beauty sleep because your body rejuvenates itself overnight! Doze off with ease by massaging a drop of Dr. Kerklaan CBD Sleep Cream with melatonin into your temples and the insides of your wrists 20-30 minutes before bed.

Slip on a Branché Silk Eye Mask to enhance your beauty sleep. It will help block out light to achieve a deeper slumber, and protect the delicate skin surrounding your eyes to prevent wrinkles and dark circles. To soothe sinus pressure, relieve headaches, and rejuvenate the eyes and mind, try the Silk Weighted Eye Mask! The flax seed insert is made for both warm and cold use and can be heated in the microwave or cooled in the fridge.

We also love using The Lord Jones Royal Oil (1000mg of full-spectrum CBD) to help us calm anxiety and get ready for bed. Just take one full dropper of oil and hold it under your tongue for a few seconds, or add it to your herbal tea. It’s free of flavorings, colorings, and additives with only two ingredients: hemp-derived CBD oil and pure grapeseed oil.

If you want something tasty before retiring for the night, try Lord Jones Old Fashioned CBD Gumdrops. Each gumdrop contains 20mg of CBD and six natural ingredients. Every holiday, Lord Jones comes out with different limited edition flavors and, this season, they released Sugarplum and Mango Chili! You can also pop a gummy into a glass of champagne when toasting a special occasion!  

Relax

Bath Products

Restore balance, relax the body, and soothe your soul with Lord Jones High CBD Formula Bath Salts, fragrant with notes of evergreen and citrus. Created with pink Himalayan salts, arnica, magnesium-rich Epsom salts, essential oils, and approximately 20mg of CBD per scoop, each jar lasts for about 12 baths.

To breathe easier and help relieve cold symptoms, reach for our Cold and Flu Soak. Essential oils and extracts of eucalyptus, peppermint, and ginger make being sick easier by helping clear nasal passages and soothe body aches.

If you’re a shower person, embrace the essence of a cozy spa with our earthy Musk Body Wash from our Iconic Collection with hydrating coconut oil and aloe vera, or our use our Lemon Cream Body Wash for dry skin in need. This ultra moisturizing “soap-free” formula leaves your skin feeling soft and supple, with skin-brightening lemon extracts packed with vitamin C!

CBD Products

If you’re a fan of CBD like we are, try Cannuka. CBD Hydrating Lip Balm soothes and conditions delicate, cracked lips with Manuka honey, shea butter, minerals, and vitamins. It’s perfect us city folk who are constantly walking around in these freezing temperatures during the winter. You can try using it as a nighttime lip treatment or as a lipstick primer to prevent feathering all day long!

Craving a sweet treat that relaxes you at the same time? Try Lord Jones CBD Dark Chocolate Espresso Chews, which are handmade in small batches with high-quality dark chocolate and 20mg of CBD. Prefer a topical? Treat your skin to the High CBD Formula Body Lotion, designed to be penetrating and readily absorbed. 

If you’re running around all day or getting ready to slip on some fancy footwear, reach for the Lord Jones and Tamara Mellon Stiletto Cream. Gently massage a nickel-sized dollop of cream onto each foot and allow it to fully absorb prior to putting on shoes or after a long day in heels.

Winter Warming

There’s nothing more comforting than a hot bath on a cold winter night. Warm up and slip into bed with Dr. Singha’s Mustard Bath. Did you know that mustard is renowned for its stimulating, cleansing, and rejuvenating qualities? The warmth of mustard assists in opening up the pores to help sweat out impurities.

Experiencing cold feet in the winter time? Coming home a hot foot bath of Gehwol’s Warming Bath Concentrate. Its natural rosemary and paprika extracts, and combination of vitamin E & B-Group vitamins creates a long-lasting warming effect upon skin contact. 

Winter Healing

Sore and dry feet are a common concern come wintertime. If your feet need healing, Gehwol‘s Soft Feet Nourishing Bath does the job. The essence combines almond oil, vanilla, vitamin E, avocado and castor oils to soothe, moisturize, and soften calluses. You can use this in the shower or create a full-body bath soak to escape from a cold winter day!

Post-bath, we apply Trilipiderm’s All-Body Serum all over parched skin. This supercharged formula will help illuminate your natural glow with vitamins A, C, and E and enhance your skin’s elasticity for suppleness throughout the day. Follow application with the All-Body Moisture Retention Crème, created with molecules that mimic the natural composition of your skin cells to encourage the skin to produce moisture naturally.

For the hands, hair, body, and soul, try Jao’s Goe Oil, which combines 28 plant, fruit and flower oils and butters. This cult favorite penetrates the skin quickly and leaves it feeling incredibly smooth. It’s lighter than a typical body butter and longer lasting than a moisturizer. Technically not an oil, this liquid wax is similar to the glands that we have in our bodies to help lubricate and protect the skin and hair.

Get Cozy

Candles

Get cozy with a comforting winter scent! Made in Brooklyn, Apotheke’s Charcoal Candle marries cedar wood and sandalwood with smokey amber and oud to build a full-bodied fragrance. Apotheke’s candles are hand-poured with perfume-grade fragrance oils and a high quality soy wax blend for a long-lasting, clean burn.

In addition, Australia’s Lumira creates candles that are both unique and distinguished. Our favorites include exotic Arabian Oud and smokey Cuban Tobacco.

Diffusers

Maybe candles aren’t your thing, but if you love fragrances, try an oil diffuser! Soap and Paper Factory’s Roland Pine Oil Diffuser is a fan favorite because of its beautiful notes of Siberian fir, cilantro, and citrus, which will fill the room with a fresh cut scent of pine – fitting for the season.

Our new brand, Antica Farmacista has an array of rich scents, such as cozy Iron Wood. Warm, creamy notes of sandalwood and rye balance the cool dry notes of ironwood, making this an unforgettable fragrance.

Room Sprays

There’s no faster way to transform the scent of your home than with a room spray. Carrière Frères’ room sprays celebrate nature, and Sandalwood is our favorite! Sandalwood was often used in temples and, to this day, this scent brings meaning to your sacred space.

Last but not least, Shelley Kyle’s room sprays hold a special place on our list because of their feminine ten-scent combination that is light and delicate and, thus, always refreshing and sensual. 

If you’re just learning about these incredible products now, don’t worry. Start the decade off right by stopping by our store or visiting cobigelow.com!

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