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New Year's Eve Beauty Products
Beauty
Published Friday Dec 20, 2019 by Sara Lesher

Get a Gorgeous New Year's Look With These 6 Beauty Products

Beauty
Expert Advice
Salon

Don’t drop the ball on beauty this New Year’s Eve. We’re all about looking our best as we shift into 2020, so whether you want to rock perfectly dewy skin, a bold lip, or a sexy updo, here are six of our favorite beauty products to prepare for the countdown.

Goop G.Tox Himalayan Salt Scalp Scrub Shampoo 

 
Before you get your NYE blowout, start prepping with this scalp scrub shampoo. The Himalayan salt will help eliminate flaky winter skin and product buildup while moringa and rosehip oil will nourish your scalp so you can hair toss (and check your nails) into the New Year. 

 

Photo credit: goop.com

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Goop G.Tox Himalayan Salt Scalp Scrub Shampoo 

 
Before you get your NYE blowout, start prepping with this scalp scrub shampoo. The Himalayan salt will help eliminate flaky winter skin and product buildup while moringa and rosehip oil will nourish your scalp so you can hair toss (and check your nails) into the New Year. 

 

Photo credit: goop.com

Kopari Lip Glossy Bundle 

 
Nothing says New Year’s Kiss like a beautiful, glossy lip. This bundle comes with a Coconut Lip Scrubby to buff away dry skin and leave your lips especially smooch-able. Then, top it off with a clear or sheer, nude-pink non-sticky gloss to make your lips shine.

 

Photo credit: Koparibeauty.com

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Kopari Lip Glossy Bundle 

 
Nothing says New Year’s Kiss like a beautiful, glossy lip. This bundle comes with a Coconut Lip Scrubby to buff away dry skin and leave your lips especially smooch-able. Then, top it off with a clear or sheer, nude-pink non-sticky gloss to make your lips shine.

 

Photo credit: Koparibeauty.com

Among the Flowers Nourishing Face Mask 

 
December weather can leave your face looking dry and lackluster. This rhassoul clay face mask with chamomile and lavender will remove impurities and gently replenish your skin’s nutrients so you’ll be *glowing* under those disco lights.

 

Photo credit: Amongtheflowers.com

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Among the Flowers Nourishing Face Mask 

 
December weather can leave your face looking dry and lackluster. This rhassoul clay face mask with chamomile and lavender will remove impurities and gently replenish your skin’s nutrients so you’ll be *glowing* under those disco lights.

 

Photo credit: Amongtheflowers.com

Beauty by Earth Natural Self Tanner 

 
By the dead of winter, we’ve lost just about all the bronze from our summer vacation. This natural self-tanner will bring back the sun-kissed look without exposing you to harmful chemicals or UV rays. So, throw on that silky, sparkly dress and show off those gorgeous legs of yours. 

 

Photo credit: Beautybyearth.com

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Beauty by Earth Natural Self Tanner 

 
By the dead of winter, we’ve lost just about all the bronze from our summer vacation. This natural self-tanner will bring back the sun-kissed look without exposing you to harmful chemicals or UV rays. So, throw on that silky, sparkly dress and show off those gorgeous legs of yours. 

 

Photo credit: Beautybyearth.com

The Ordinary. High-Spreadability Fluid Primer 

 
Dance the night away without comprising your flawless New Year’s makeup. This all-natural, lightweight primer will keep your foundation intact so you can party ‘til the ball drops and be photo-ready all night long. 

 

Photo credit: Theordinary.com

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The Ordinary. High-Spreadability Fluid Primer 

 
Dance the night away without comprising your flawless New Year’s makeup. This all-natural, lightweight primer will keep your foundation intact so you can party ‘til the ball drops and be photo-ready all night long. 

 

Photo credit: Theordinary.com

RMS Beauty Eye Polish
 
To top it all off, you’ll need a sparkly eyeshadow, of course! RMS Beauty’s cream eye polish is all-natural, easy to apply, and light-reflective so you can shine bright on the dance floor. Hint: we love the aura and lunar shades for our New Year’s looks!

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RMS Beauty Eye Polish
 
To top it all off, you’ll need a sparkly eyeshadow, of course! RMS Beauty’s cream eye polish is all-natural, easy to apply, and light-reflective so you can shine bright on the dance floor. Hint: we love the aura and lunar shades for our New Year’s looks!

Sara Lesher
Written by
Sara Lesher
Marketing Content Associate
About the author
Spoiled by the San Diego sunshine, Sara’s hobbies include beaching, hiking, concert-going, and brewery-hopping. As Mindbody’s marketing content associate, she naturally loves reading and writing… so if you have any book recommendations, let her know. And just between us: she’s committed to health and wellness but loves a good taco (shoutout TJ Tacos in Escondido).
What Are the Benefits of an Online Gym Membership?
Fitness
Published Monday Sep 21, 2020 by Sara Lesher

What Are the Benefits of an Online Gym Membership?

That’s something I never expected to hear. Think about it: we join gyms and studios because of their equipment, instructors, space, community (and AC, of course). But who’s to say we can’t get all that—or at least most of it—with virtual and online classes, too? In this new wave of wellness, we’re all switching up our fitness routines as we switch up our everyday schedules and habits. It’s not just in-studio or at-home anymore. It’s in-studio, at-home, at the park, beach, parking lot, rooftop...virtual, hybrid, Instagram Live, online, on-demand, and so much more. As we’re adapting, adjusting, finding our groove, etc., online gym memberships enter the frayHas a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? 

So, why should we care about online gym memberships? 

There are tons of benefits to an online gym membership, especially right now.

Let’s break this down: 

1. Scheduling convenience 

A virtual/online gym fitness membership is a monthly subscription that gives you access to tons of live stream fitness classes you can take anywhere, from studios across the globe. These fitness studios offer tons of at-home workouts, group exercise, and one-on-one training sessions to choose from, no matter your exercise program or fitness level. With so many options, it’s easy to find one that fits your schedule. Whether you want to fit in a morning flow before work, combat that afternoon slump with some cardio, squeeze in some strength training before dinner, or wind down with an evening barre class, you can pick and choose classes to fit your fitness routine. 

2. Minimizing exposure to COVID-19 

And because they’re online, you can take these classes from the comfort of your home (or wherever you are), thus minimizing your exposure to COVID-19 and eliminating your commute to the gym or studio. By now, many of us have our designated “workout spot,” whether it’s an actual weight room, a quick scooch of the coffee table, or a grassy area in the backyard. Maybe you’re comfortable here... maybe you’ve even learned to love it.  

With an online gym membership, you can stay in your safe space/comfy workout spot. Or, you can go somewhere new (local park, beach spot, a different area of the house, you know). You can access these virtual, live stream fitness classes from any device, so you can prop up your phone, laptop, or tablet wherever you want to go, or roll out your mat in front of the big screen TV in your living room. 

3. Variety 

We all have our favorite, go-to workouts. But sometimes, it feels good to switch it up (especially right now). Working from home all day, many of us are craving some variety and excitement, and an online gym membership can definitely help with that. According to our recent poll about COVID’s effect on our fitness routines, 64% of you have tried new online workouts since the start of the pandemic—I know I have. Maybe it’s because trying new things is easier in the comfort of our homes, maybe we’re finally able to try some classes we normally can’t find locally, or maybe we’re all just bored out of our minds...I don’t know. But I’m excited about it.  

With an online gym membership, you can get that spice you’re looking for easily. Start out your Monday by hitting some HIIT, ease your sore muscles with some Restorative Yoga, and end the week with some dance cardio to pretend you’re at the club. The world is yours. 

What Are the Benefits of an Online Gym Membership?

 

4. Working out without a commute 

My favorite part? No commute. There are literally no more excuses when it comes to skipping workouts. No traffic, no schedule conflicts, no fear of returning to the studio. You don’t even have to worry about packing a gym bag with a change of clothes and shower supplies or prepping a snack or protein shake to bring to work. Just shut your computer, throw on some leggings, and get to work. 

5. Community 

Community—the element of online fitness memberships we don’t often think of. When we go into studios, we understand the beauty of a fitness community. We’re greeted by our instructors, we chat with others in the class, and we all sweat together and encourage each other throughout. But working out at home is different... or is it?  

We can do workouts on our own at home all we want, but we’re definitely going to miss out on the community aspect we all know and love. But, with live stream classes, we can create a different kind of community. The beauty of it? It’s not just your neighbors anymore. Anyone with an online fitness membership can join these classes, regardless of where they’re located in relation to the studio, so you can be working out alongside people from all over the world—now that’s something I can get behind. 

 
Interested yet?

Sara Lesher
Written by
Sara Lesher
Marketing Content Associate
About the author
Spoiled by the San Diego sunshine, Sara’s hobbies include beaching, hiking, concert-going, and brewery-hopping. As Mindbody’s marketing content associate, she naturally loves reading and writing… so if you have any book recommendations, let her know. And just between us: she’s committed to health and wellness but loves a good taco (shoutout TJ Tacos in Escondido).