Womom December 2014

For the woman behind the mom.

Samantha Chan

Perfective Ceuticals

If your skin struggles with moisture absorption, try out Fast-Acting Moisture Serum from Perfective Ceuticals. Molecularly smaller than most creams and lotions, the serum is quickly absorbed and helps to repair and rejuvenate your skin. www.perfectiveceuticals.com

Rooted Beauty

Rooted Beauty products leave your skin feeling healthy and fresh. The company was founded with a vision to change the lives of women around the world, freeing them from poverty and more through the Woman2Woman Project. www.rootedbeauty.com


Redefine luxury at home with Svelta's Luxe Coffee and Raw Sugar Body Scrub. The balanced blend of almond oil, cardamom seed oil, coffee, olive oil, and organic raw sugar provides luxurious exfoliation, leaving your skin looking and feeling younger after the first use. www.sveltatan.com


Keep your finger on the pulse of beauty trends with BoxyCharm, a monthly beauty box subscription service that provides subscribers with a box of high-end beauty products. Brands include Nars, Elizabeth Mott, and Essie. www.boxycharm.com


The BioElixia New Mommy Essentials Kit includes Stretch Mark Diminishing Creme, Firming and Toning Body Lotion, Multi-Purpose Rescue Balm, and a Pure Cactus Bristle Dry Brush. All products seek to improve the texture and tone of a new mommy's skin. www.bioelixia.com

Organic Revitalizing Body Serum No. 1

Looking for a lightweight, effective product that is ethical, too? Organic Revitalizing Body Serum No. 1 comprises sustainably harvested organic essential and plant oils. Its formula is light and quickly absorbed for clean moisture that keeps your skin looking younger and clear. Available at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide. www.eoproducts.com

Paul Mitchell

Lock in color with Paul Mitchell's threepart Ultimate Color Repair kit that extends the life of your color for up to nine weeks. Add moisture and cut fading with shampoo, conditioner, and serum. www.paulmitchell.com

Shea Moisture

Keep locks lovely this winter with various hair masques from Shea Moisture. The Tahitian Noni & Monoi Smooth & Repair Nourishing Masque helps smooth your hair's cuticles and control frizz. The African Black Soap Purification Masque conditions hair while relieving a dry scalp. www.sheamoisture.com


While it's important to keep skin hydrated, you can't discount exfoliation. Bioelements provides products and beauty information to keep you radiant. Its Measured Micrograins offers soothing relief from dry skin without irritation, restoring healthy, bright skin. www.bioelements.com


Look picture perfect with a clear complexion when you use Sebamed's Liquid Face and Body Wash followed by the Clear Face Deep Cleansing Facial Toner. The face and body wash is mild and soap free, providing a gentle cleansing. The toner helps with oil control and tightening pores, while sealing in hydration and sealing out environmental irritants. www.sebamedusa.com

This column appeared in the December 2014 issue.