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The Multi-Purpose Product You Can Use All Winter

While living the barely-home, frenetic life as a TV producer in both New York and Toronto, Beth Shuman began dabbling in kitchen DIY to create a product that could simplify the Canadian’s growing skincare routine. “There was a lot of rabbit holing on every single ingredient, different scents and combinations,” she recalls. After refining her process, she took it to a chemist to help finalize it, and arrived at a formula that checked all her boxes: non-greasy but gives a dewy glow, concentrated and so multi-purpose (use on face, hands, hair) that you’d want to keep a jar at your desk. But what sets 8 Faces Boundless Solid Oil ($108) from other shea and cocoa butter-based salves is the star ingredient Amla berry extract, high in Vitamin C and one of the top super fruits in ayurvedic medicine. “It’s like their apple a day,” she says.