Put your best face forward


For the most part, my daily routine is pretty simple. With the exception of a high-quality shaving brush I don’t splurge on grooming products. My viewpoint changed when I received a gift of Malin + Goetz’s Vitamin E moisturizer. The product description says that it provides pH balance for all skin types and contains natural antioxidants. All I know is that it feels great on my skin and makes it look better. It’s pricier than your typical Duane Reade product ($45 for a 4 oz. bottle), but sometimes it’s worth it to treat your face right.

Besides, the company was formed by two guys right here in New York City who care as deeply about design as they do skin products that really work. Their apothecary and storefront in Chelsea is also home to their adorable bulldogs.