If you’re not already an Allure Beauty Box subscriber, allow us to let you in on a little secret: Each month, we lovingly pack our favorite beauty products into a shiny white-and-red box and deliver them to your doorstep. You, too, can get said shiny box sent straight to your door — filled with $165 of luxury beauty products for just $23 — if you become a member now.
Intrigued? Here’s what you’ll find in this month’s box, which is filled with products to revamp your seasonal skin-care routine — just in time for fall.
It starts with the Australian peel that everyone is talking about: Alpha-H Liquid Gold Exfoliating Tonic (full size) is so popular that two bottles sell every minute worldwide. This is not a typical peel (clearly!). It’s gentle enough to leave on overnight but effective enough (with 5 percent glycolic acid and licorice root extract) to dissolve dead skin cells, brighten, and act like a reset button for skin. One editor’s stubborn post-breakout dark spot finally faded after a week of using it. Lucky for you, you’ll find a full-size version in the box.
Next up, a clean beauty serum that (sensing a theme here?) isn’t like any average serum. Acure Radically Rejuvenating Dual Phase Bakuchiol Serum uses one of skin care’s buzziest ingredients, a retinol alternative called bakuchiol, to smooth, soften lines, and minimize breakouts. The bottle contains a dual-phase formula: blue essence (with soothing antioxidants like turmeric) and yellow serum (a moisturizing blend with jojoba oil). Shake them together until it turns green, and apply a few drops to clean skin.
Top it off with Belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb or Belif The True Cream Moisturizing Bomb, K-Beauty moisturizers that we love for giving skin a rush of hydration while helping it look smooth. (We are not the only ones: Aqua Bomb is a classic with a loyal following, while Moisturizing Bomb is the latest moisturizer from Belif.)
And no skin-care routine is complete without sunscreen, so finish yours off with a full-size bottle of one from a little brand you may have heard of, Sunday Riley. Sunday Riley Light Hearted Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen. The skin-care brand’s first sunscreen is pink and it is good, soothing skin (and one editors’ redness) with turmeric extract and safflower seed oil as it protects. And for a super-indulgent way to glow from the neck down, lavender-scented bath salts, Kneipp Lavender Mineral Bath Salt.