Pure Picks: Gigi Howard

The founder of SiO Beauty’s skin care, fashion and lifestyle favorites.
Gigi Howard opts for a stylish, natural approach. “Summer is my favorite season,” says Howard. “As soon as Memorial Day Weekend kicks off, I head out East. These are a few of my summertime essentials.”
“Our Mid-Brow 11’s Lift is our newest launch and is already a bestseller. The patch hugs the bridge of your nose and gives those stubborn 11 lines a smooth, filled-in, stress free look. So essential, especially with all the squinting we do in the summer sun.” SiO Mid-Brow 11’s Lift, $34, siobeauty.com
“I have a Maysalebi collection in my closet. It’s my signature shoe and every season I get a new pair. The heel is just right, not too high, and the point and buckle are everything. I love this pretty blue color for summer.” Manolo Blahnik Maysalebi mule, $895, manoloblahnik.com
“I’m always stressed, and it takes a toll on my neck muscles. I travel everywhere with this neck wrap by Asutra. In the summer, I put it in the freezer and it feels so nice and relaxing at the end of a long day.” Asutra Cozy weighted neck wrap, $25, asutra.com
“I wear very little makeup, so the Jamie Makeup The Blighlighter in The Nude One is perfect for me. It’s an effortless blush highlighter for lips, cheeks and eyes—all in one! Plus, it’s clean, vegan and cruelty-free.” Jamie Makeup The Blighlighter, $34, jamiemakeup.com


“Our Cryodrop is a medical-grade, stainless steel facial massage tool that instantly cools, refreshes and revitalizes skin. It’s like giving your face an ice bath on a hot summer day.” SiO Cryodrop, $115, siobeauty.com
“I am a huge fan of pajamas and my new favorite pair are the Marie-Chantal silk polka-dot pjs. They are extremely soft and light, perfect for summer. The silk is the highest quality, made in Italy.” Marie-Chantal silk polka-dot pyjamas, $395, mariechantal.com
“This is a beautiful book about the power and magic of a mother’s love, set on the enchanting Greek island of Corfu. Greece is one of my favorite places on Earth, and I love how this story transported me there.” Where the Wandering Ends: A Novel of Corfu, $22, amazon.com