“I am in critical want of some R&R.” Odds are it is a phrase you have in all probability mentioned no less than as soon as — however in all probability greater than that — in your lifetime. (And when you, like me, are a twentysomething-year-old dwelling in New York Metropolis, then you definately’ve positively mentioned it.) R&R means various things for various folks — a glass bottle of Pinot Noir for some, a visit to the good outdoor for others — however most often, there’s some type of skin-pampering or normal beautification factor concerned. With that in thoughts, it is unsurprising that Summer time Fridays selected to aptly identify its newest product R+R; in spite of everything, it is a magnificence model that nearly runs on good vibes.

“Your pores and skin deserves some R&R,” Marianna Hewitt and Lauren Gores Eire, co-founders of Summer time Fridays, solely share with Attract. The masks (spelled R+R — word the plus signal), is a two-in-one brightening formulation that contains a potent mixture of oils and vitamin C — plus finely floor wild rose powder that resemble suspended petals in a crystal-clear gel. “Consider it like your favourite face oils and face masks mixed,” says Hewitt and Gores Eire. “The face oils are actually nourishing, which can depart your pores and skin deeply hydrated to offer you that glow.”

Particular elements that determine closely within the dreamy concoction are argan, safflower, sesame, avocado, and grape seed oils, chosen for his or her anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, along with vitamin C, sucrose (a pure alpha hydroxy acid), and powdered rose petals for mild exfoliation.

“After launching, we heard from our followers on-line prime concern for them was brightening, darkish spots, and hydration,” the duo write through e mail. “So many individuals had been in search of that glow, so we knew we had been in a position to handle skin-care considerations that they had been hoping to repair [with the R+R mask].”

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Based on the co-founders, R+R ought to be used two to 3 instances per week, adopted up by the model’s Jet Lag Masks (or another wealthy face cream you’re keen on) in case your pores and skin is in want of further hydration. “You may discover that while you rinse, you will [still] really feel the oils in your pores and skin — however you need that!” they clarify, including that any extra oil may be patted into the pores and skin for additional softening and brightening advantages.

As for that rosy pink tube? Nicely, along with being extraordinarily Instagrammable (similar to the sky blue- and peach-colored tubes which have preceded it), the hue was deliberately chosen to mirror the contents inside.

“Packaging design is all the time prime of thoughts for us, so with every launch we need to take into consideration what is sensible for that product,” Hewitt and Gores Eire clarify. “We wished [the color] to coincide with the product. R+R is a rose masks, so it was the precise match.”

Shakespeare (through a teenage Juliet Capulet, that’s) could have mentioned that “a rose by another identify would scent as candy,” however little did they know that 422 years later, the bloom would even be probably the most coveted skin-care elements round. Candy, certainly.

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Summer time Fridays R+R Masks launches January 30 at SummerFridays.com and on the Sephora app, January 31 at Sephora.com, and in Sephora shops February 2019.


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