beautybuys BY Ayren Jackson-Cannady
Massage Origins Modern Friction for the Body ($34, origins.com) over dry zones like your legs. It’s spiked with exfoliating apple enzymes. Tester says: “I love how it buffs rough patches without irritating sensitive skin.” —Ange McLane, Alameda, California
Pumped with organic apple vinegar, L’Occitane Velvet Face Fluid ($35, loccitane .com) helps tighten pores. Tester says: “It hydrates without leaving a greasy residue.” —Amy Lindholm, Westerville, Ohio
Moisturizing apple extract in Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Instant Melting Conditioner ($3.99, drugstores) smooths your hair on contact. Tester says: “I use it daily to tame my dry, brittle ends.” —Ayren Jackson-Cannady, associate beauty editor
Apple Picking Let the fruit’s good-for-you extracts nourish your hair and skin.
Infused with apple, raspberry and apricot extracts, Avon Liiv Botanicals Naturally Glossy Lip Conditioner ($8, avon.com) nourishes a dry pucker. Tester says: “My lips instantly feel silky and have a glossy sheen.” —Niurka Garcia, Bronx, New York
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With its apple juice base, Mercola Organic Citrus Cleanser ($25.20, mercola healthyskin.com) exfoliates skin and leaves it glowing. Tester says: “The luxurious lather keeps my skin oil-free for hours.” —Jessica Parkman, Lehigh Acres, Florida
Relieve muscle tension by soaking in Ahava Syringa– Green Apple Placid Bath Salts ($19, ahavaus.com). The fruit’s fragrant oils zap stress. Tester says: “One scoop relaxes my leg muscles—and my mind—after a long run.” —Guzey Ozcelik, Queens, New York