You may have noticed some posts from our friends at the Strategist on the Cut. They’ll be dropping in every now and again, sharing their expertise on the basics you don’t have time to research and the weird and wonderful things you don’t yet know you need.
We learned about buzzy Korean skin-care line Huxley when the Cut reviewed its products back in February. The brand relies on prickly pear — a succulent that’s said to have anti-inflammatory qualities — in all of its products, which is why Huxley devotees rave about the hydration benefits and general skin-soothing effects. We’ve actually tried many of them ourselves and can vouch that they’re truly worth the hype.
After it launched at Glow Recipe, it took off in the States (and gained a wave of new followers among beauty editors and skin-care enthusiasts), but it’s also available at Nordstrom, where all of Huxley’s beauty sets are 50 percent off right now. It’s the best time to dabble if you’re curious — instead of picking and choosing products, you can scoop up a set and sample two or three at once (for a fraction of the original price).
This set contains a refreshing toner, an “anti-gravity” cream packed with radiance-boosting antioxidants, and a perennially best-selling essence that the Cut’s Ashley Weatherford says is really more like a serum.
If you just want to look a bit more dewy, you could try this set that contains the toner, the Secret of Sahara oil that Weatherford says locks in moisture without making you look greasy, and a glow cream that contains squalene (one of our favorite moisturizers) and aloe.
The Strategist is designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. Some of our latest conquests include the best women’s jeans, rolling luggage, pillows for side sleepers, ultra-flattering pants, and bath towels. We update links when possible, but note that deals can expire and all prices are subject to change.
Every editorial product is independently selected. If you buy something through our links, New York may earn an affiliate commission.