Friday’s Favorite Products: December 21
Check out the fitness, nutrition and life balance products that are getting us in the holiday spirit.
When you need to soothe stiff, sore muscles after a workout, skip the pills and grab this anti-inflammatory arnica cream instead. A 2007 study found arnica just as effective as ibuprofen in relieving arthritis pain, without the potential
kidney-compromising side effects. Kneipp offers an effective, paraben-free formula ($22) at www.kneippus.com.
From the beloved writer of the New York Times “Minimalist” food column, this book provides basic directions for everything from dicing carrots to roasting chicken. A great reference guide for beginners and seasoned cooks. $35 from www.surlatable.com.
Baby-boomer model and makeup artist Cindy Joseph believes cosmetics should highlight your gorgeous face, not hide it — she designed her minimalist cosmetic line accordingly. It contains a sheer color stick in a universal shade of rosy plum, a moisturizing stick, and a “glimmer” stick for highlights. $68 for the set; grab it at www.boombycindyjoseph.com, and watch the instructional videos.