During this time of social distancing, many of us —including celebrities — have been sharing beauty tips and tricks for keeping our self-care routines in check. From Teri Hatcher's at-home hair treatment to Halle Berry's go-to facial scrub, the at-home solutions keep on coming.
Luckily, more of these beauty hacks are on their way. Style expert Bobbie Thomas joined TODAY to share some of her favorite at-home beauty products to help you feel your best between salon appointments. Thomas has it all covered — from a root-touch up spray to an exfoliating treatment, there's something for every part of your beauty routine.
This lightweight foundation is formulated with vitamin E to keep your skin moisturized and protected from pollutants. It dispenses as a moisturizer but is smooth enough to blend evenly for an even complexion. It's available in over 25 shades that provide a flawless finish every time.
An SPF-infused foundation is even part of a dermatologist's skin care routine, and this one is one of Thomas' favorites. Ilia's Super Serum comes in 18 different shades that will provide the coverage and protection that your skin needs thanks to its unique blend of hyaluronic acids, non-nano zinc oxide and other protective ingredients.
This lightweight formula is crafted with Kalanchoe extract, and a healthy glow booster to help protect the skin and give it that luminous glow. You can apply it with a brush or your fingertips to blend the formula for a fabulous complexion available in six different shades.
For a natural finish, Thomas loves this "multi-tasker." It primes, protects brightens and more for up to 12 hours in just one application. It is also formulated with SPF 30 and made with non-chemical sunscreens to best shield your skin from harmful UV rays. The non-comedogenic, vegan formula is available in four different shades.
This gel cream hydrates and protects the skin without any oils. With 20 different shades available, this cream provides a flawless finish every time. It is also crafted from mainly natural ingredients, so you can feel good using this vegan moisturizer for a natural, radiant finish with full coverage.
For a full coverage foundation, sunscreen and anti-aging serum, look no further. This bestselling CC cream boasts SPF 50+ in its formula and uses key ingredients such as collagen and hyaluronic acid to promote moisture and a youthful glow. All you need are 1-2 pumps to achieve an even and smooth complexion.
This tinted sunscreen is made to protect your skin from sun damage, aging and harmful free radicals. The lightweight formula hydrates and replenishes the skin while working to even the skin tone and brighten the skin's appearance.
BB creams are perfect for when you want all of the coverage that foundation provides, but with a lighter feel. This tinted moisturizer can help to even skin tone and conceal blemishes while also offering your skin protection from the sun thanks to the SPF 30 in its formula. Key ingredients such as chamomile and sugar maple help to give your skin a perfect glow in eight different shades.
This tinted sunscreen provides protection from the sun thanks to SPF 20 and is also water resistant for over an hour. Ingredients like coconut oil and cucumber extract are callouts that help keep your skin hydrated and nourished each time you apply.
To achieve that at home glow, Thomas uses this exfoliating treatment from Kate Somerville. The formula works to exfoliate and improve the appearance of the skin without any microbeads or harsh irritants. Instead, key ingredients such as silica naturally exfoliate the skin while other ingredients like aloe vera and papaya enzymes hydrate, smooth and restore. There's a reason it's dubbed "Hollywood's two-minute facial!"
This two-step peel is gentle enough for daily use day or night. The no-rinse formula is crafted to reduce the appearance of dark spots and pores while also helping to minimize fine lines and wrinkles. Thomas recommends this mini pack of five treatments for anyone looking to upgrade their at-home skin care routine.
For an easy way to exfoliate, this peel does it all overnight. Simply apply the peel to clean skin and follow up with a night cream and then rinse it off in the morning. Key ingredients such as Peptide4 and lactic acid work to strengthen the skin and exfoliate overnight so you can wake up feeling refreshed.
This peeling solution is TODAY tried-and-true. It works to exfoliate the skin in just 10 minutes, targeting dullness and uneven texture to reduce the appearance of fine lines and reveal radiant skin. Though the formula is vegan, it may not be best for sensitive skin due to the high concentration of the exfoliating acids.
Another Thomas-approved overnight fix, this facial peel uses a blend of acids to exfoliate and repair the skin before you wake up in the morning. If you're looking to brighten your complexion, key ingredients such as vitamin C and lactic acid are here to help. The gentle formula of this peel is ideal for normal and mature skin.
This peel is formulated with plenty of natural ingredients including sweet cherry puree, which helps to reduce signs of aging. Ideal for most skin types, the peel works to replenish the skin and protect against sun damage. For the best results, the brand recommends using the peel for up to three times a week.
Thomas is not alone with this pick — this facial has over 2,000 reviews from Sephora customers. The vegan formula features ingredients such as pumpkin ferment extract and chickpea flour that brighten and exfoliate the skin. Apply it once a week for just 20 minutes to reap the benefits of this lightweight mask.
You can apply this exfoliating serum at night to help rejuvenate and replenish your skin. Peptide complexes and a unique blend of acids work to improve the appearance of the skin and promote anti-aging properties. While it is mainly suitable for blemish-prone and oily skin, those with combination, dry and mature skin can also treat their complexion to the refreshing properties of this serum.
Dry shampoos can help give hair a little bit of volume and — let's be honest — can help extend the life of clean hair. Thomas' go-to helps extend the life of your hair between washes and absorbs excess oil in your hair. The activated charcoal works to cleanse your hair and scalp and is also safe enough to use on color-treated hair.
This dry shampoo works at three levels to cleanse and refresh your hair and scalp. You can apply at night to wake up to refreshed hair or apply in the morning for UV protection from the sun. The vegan formula can also help breathe volume into your hair, giving it a much needed boost for the day.
Hask's charcoal dry shampoo boasts a refreshing citrus scent, so your hair will smell just as good as it looks. It is free of harmful parabens and sulfates, so it is gentle enough to use on color-treated hair.
If you're in need of a color touch-up, this root concealer spray can get the job done in minutes. Whether you need a quick fix before a Zoom call or want to keep your roots at bay, this concealer will give you the coverage you need until your next shampoo.
To help prevent further damage to your hair, this serum works to protect hair by creating a seal around strands to protect against damage and heal previously split ends. Thanks to key ingredient rice protein, the serum protects color-treated hair from fading and preserves color.
For locks that could use some hydration, Thomas recommends this mask that works best with most hair types. Apply the mask for up to 10 minutes on clean hair and let ingredients such as ceramide and benjoin resin provide the nutrients and fortification that damaged, dry hair needs.
If you've been letting your hair air-dry more than usual, these scrunchies can help keep your hair out of your face while helping it dry at the same time. The polyester blend is gentle on hair and works to keep frizz to a minimum.
For an easy at-home manicure, Thomas loves these nail polish strips that help her get the job done in no time. Each set includes 16 nail polish strips that you can shape to fit your own nails for salon-quality results.
To upgrade your at-home manicure, Thomas recommends these nail stickers that are self-adhesive for instant glam. "Just add onto your natural nails and seal with a topcoat," Thomas said.
You can't forget about the guys at home. "When it comes to the men in our lives, my hubby Michael has been able to keep up on his basics thanks to Rooster Essentials, a subscription box that auto delivers personal care items for males," says Thomas. "It's an easy app that lets him pick drugstore favorites and more, you can even customize how often each item should be sent! It's one less hassle for us!"
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