Are you even considered a couple (or besties) if you don’t use each other’s products from time to time? Sure, your partner may not own up to reaching for your facial cleanser on a daily basis, but you can admit that his deodorant works way better than any formula you've tried, right? Let’s not even get started on the eye cream sitch – you know no one can resist using posh products found in the bathroom cabinet! Instead of sneaking around in your beau’s bathroom cabinet after they've fallen asleep, why not stock up on products both of you will love? Plus, it makes traveling and the coveted counter and cabinet real estate that much easier! Read on to discover five couple/family/friend-approved beauty buys to grab this season.
1. KEVIN.MURPHY EASY.RIDER
As more individuals embrace longer lengths and natural texture, frizz has become a number one issue for everyone. This flexible formula provides high shine and a firm hold, ideal for achieving a smooth pomp or a sleek low ponytail. Apply to wet or damp hair and be sure to blow dry hair into the shape you are wishing to achieve. This can also be great for defining waves or creating piecey texture ina pinch!
2. Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel
Let’s face it: Without women, most men would be washing their face with a bar of soap, don’t even try and lie about that. Kick your skincare routine up a notch this year; you’ll really be able to notice the difference with this quick switch. This powerful, fragrance-free cleanser is a must for every guy and gal’s skincare routine. It removes impurities and excess oil without over-drying. Then finish with a toner, eye cream, face lotion and SPF for daytime… if you dare!
3. Redken Invisible Dry Shampoo
Everyone wants to get the longest wear out of their style this season. Between early mornings and late nights, no one has time to completely re-do their look. This invisible dry shampoo will instantly absorb oil, refresh your style and cut down on product residue. The invisible formula is key to being able to use it for multiple hairstyles and hair colors as well as multiple days.
4. Sunday Riley C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum
A fan favorite, Vitamin C isn’t just to ward off the flu this season. Help you and your guy turn back the clock with this potent Vitamin C serum. Not only will it minimize wrinkles and fine lines, but it will also add brightness, increase firmness and provide protection against skin-damaging free radicals. Leaving you looking glowy and fresh, this is the best way to start the year off strong!
5. Sam Villa Signature Series .75” Thermal Styling Brush
If you or your man crave volume, look no further than this round brush. Featuring nylon and boar bristles, the barrel provides ionic and ceramic benefits for easy styling in a fraction of the time. If your man questions his need to blow dry his hair, prove him wrong instantly – the proof is in the pudding. Blow-dry his hair just once and he’ll instantly notice the difference.
Whether you’re traveling or simply reorganizing the bathroom, even just a few shared products can make your routine easier and your cabinets cleaner!