Freshen Up For Fall

These hand-picked hair, makeup, and skincare products are some of our favorites. Try them to smooth away wrinkles, brighten your eyes, and tame unruly hair just in time for fall.


Eve Organics Mineral Powder Foundation
// $26.95 // ROUGE Makeup & Nail Studio swears by this Michigan-based makeup brand, Eve Organics. A healthy alternative to traditional liquid foundation, this mineral powder blends into a creamy consistency and boasts to contain only four ingredients. "We use this foundation for all skin tones, and all occasions," says Rouge Makeup & Nail Studio owner, Cheryl Salinas-Tucker. ROUGE Makeup & Nail Studio, 23341 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, 248-439-6010;;
Natura Bisse Diamond White Brilliant Cream
// $215 // Hydrate your skin with this brightening moisturizing cream that has a clean, lavender scent and leaves skin feeling like silk. Perfect for all skin types, it noticeably smoothens and evens skin tone. This product is great for treating acne scars, age spots, and hyperpigmentation. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;;
Dr. Hauschka Facial Toner
// $34.95 // With the brand’s signature light and clean scent, this toner energizes, heals, and refines skin’s pores. At any local Whole Foods or Plum Market;
John Masters Organics Sea Mist
// $16.50 // You might not be heading to the beach
anytime soon, but you can keep that effortless, beach wavy look year round. Lavender scented and certified organic, this easy to use mist gives hair extra body and texture.
U Luxury Argan Oil
// $47.95 // Argan oil has been all the buzz for a while, but this particular product has the highest concentration of pure argan oil compared to competitors. With only a few drops, it works as a heat protectant that reduces blow-drying time and tames fly-aways.

1 Cleanse

Take the time each morning and before bedtime to cleanse your face thoroughly.

Dr. Hauschka Cleansing Milk
// $36.95 //  A very mild, daily cleanser for all skin types that uses bentonite clay to soothe and cool any irritation. At any local Whole Foods or Plum Market;
Kate Somerville DermalQuench Liquid Lift Advanced Wrinkle Treatment
// $95 // With a unique spray applicator, get noticeable results with this skin treatment ideal for both aging complexions and blemish-prone skin. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;
Clark's Botanicals Skin Clearing Face & Body Wash
// $46 // Containing the maximum percentage of salicylic acid allowed without a prescription, this algae-enriched exfoliator is especially great for dry skin.
La Mer Creme de la Mer, 2 oz.
// $285 // The rich, thick consistency of this coveted moisturizer is worth the hype. The smallest amount will smooth away any signs of aging. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;
Clairvoyant Beauty French Clay Cleanser with DMAE
// $32 // Pink and green clays from France pull toxins from the skin, while the powerful anti-aging nutrient DMAE extends life of cells.
Kate Somerville ExfoliKate, 2 oz.
// $85 // Fight off stubborn acne and blackheads with fruit enzymes that polish skin by removing dead cells and eliminating bacteria. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;

2 Nourish

As the air gets drier, it’s vital to moisturize and protect skin properly.

Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate
// $46 // If there's one product you need to try, it's this one. Use two drops before bedtime, and you'll wake up with noticeably smoother skin. At Kiehl's, Somerset Collection North, Troy; 248-643-4704;
Clairvoyant Beauty Blue Green Algae Body Polish
// $43 // A combination of sea salt and blue green algae, hydrate and exfoliate the skin for a healthy glow.
Revision Skincare Soothing Facial Rinse
// $22 // An alcohol-free toner that calms and refreshes skin to its optimum pH level.
Kiehl's Facial Fuel SPF 15
// $35 // This non-oily moisturizer won’t make the man in your life shiny, and it wakens fatigued skin. At Kiehl's, Somerset Collection North, Troy; 248-643-4704;
Radical Skincare Age-Defying Exfoliating Pads
// $95 // Accelerate cell turnover, and these pads are known to reduce crow’s feet by 50 percent in two weeks.
Natura Bisse Diamond Extreme Eye
// $202 // For eyes in desperate need of extreme repair, this energizing cream is a must. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;;

3 Makeup

Don’t be afraid to experiment with new colors on your nails or eyes this fall.

Guerlain Ecrin 2 Couleaurs Eyeshadow
// $44 // These exclusive, beautiful shadow duos are named "Two Gossip", "Two Spicy", and more shades too good to be true. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;
Kate Somerville CytoCell Dark Circle Corrective Eye Cream
// $75 // A must-have product made specifically for reducing fine lines, dark circles, and eye puffiness. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;
Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer
// $17 // The brand's newest Punk Rock collection highlights all the color trends from fall fashion week. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;
Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Milk
// $27 // This product's creamy consistency makes taking makeup and sunscreen off an easy process, instead of a dreaded one. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;

4 Hair

Voluminous, healthy hair is easier to achieve than you think.

Sedu Icon Prive
// $700 // If time is money, then let this ionic blow dryer speak for itself. It cuts drying time by more than 85 percent, and has a 6-year no questions asked warranty. At Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300;
Earth Therapeutics Plush Cushion Hairbrushes
// $7.99 // We brush our hair everyday, and this ergonomically designed hairbrush is an affordable option that’s gentle on your hair, and designed to prevent breakage and split ends.
John Masters Organics Bare Unscented Shampoo
// $14.50 // This is a great option for even the most sensitive of scalps, leaving hair soft and manageable.
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
// $39 // Whether you're looking for a tousled look or neglected to wash your hair, this spray will add volume and soak up excess oil. At Antonino Salon & Spa, 191 Townsend St., Birmingham; 248-258-5990;
Unite Moisturizing Shampoo
// $27.50 // Sulfate-free shampoo means less lather, but it also means less chemicals, and you won’t miss a thing with this hydrating shampoo.


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