Wine-Themed Beauty, Makeup, and Skincare Products –


Marie Claire

I recently learned the term glou-glou, an onomatopoeic French word for casual wines—usually light, chillable reds—that go down easy (glug, glug). It got me thinking that the beauty world has its own version of glou-glou: easy-to-use wine-inspired products that lack the complication of face-contouring makeup kits or multistep acid peels. Not sure how to update your makeup bag this fall? Universally flattering Bordeaux shades, like Clinique’s lipstick, OPI’s polish, and glosses from Tarte and Neutrogena, are always on trend, especially this time of year. Skincare with resveratrol, a gentle antiaging ingredient extracted from grapes, is also a no-brainer. Check out Arcona’s face oil, Vine Vera’s moisturizer, and 100% Pure’s complexion primer. And when nights turn crisp, don’t overthink your weekend plans. Pour a glass of wine, throw some bath salts from the Grapeseed Company in a tub of warm water, sink in, and sip.

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Resveratrol Merlot Moisture Day Cream

Vine Vera


This innovative formula harnesses the antioxidant-rich powers of merlot to combat fine lines and wrinkles. You can have wine night for you and your skin.

Vinopure Natural Salicylic Acid Pore Minimizing Toner



Say goodbye to clogged pores with this powerful exfoliant. BHAs like salicylic acid might seem scary, but the unique blend of grape and rose water works to soothe your skin, and the antioxidant grape seed polyphenols prevent blackheads from ever coming back.

Wine Not Lip Gloss & Brush Set



Indulge in a little red wine during your morning routine with this deep red-tinted gloss. Follow up your wine experience with the fun wine-themed brush–its ergonomic handle and  ultra-soft vegan bristles make for a seamless blend. 

Wine Oil



This luxurious blend of grapeseed oil, linoleic acid, and oleic acid is a moisturizing powerhouse and full of resveratrol, a natural phenol found in red grape skins.

Vino Lux Bath Salts

Grapeseed Company


The only thing better than a glass of wine after a long day is a blissful bath to pair with it. These formulations incorporate four different salts and pinot noir grapeseeds to create a bath experience you’ll never want to end.

Absolutely Ageless Pre-Tox Peel Off Antioxidant Face Mask



In 15–20 minutes, this AHA, antioxidant-rich blackberry complex, and vitamin E–infused mask will give you that first-glass glow.

Pearl Foundation Primer, Muscadet

Paul & Joe


This is no ordinary skin-prepper—it uses light-reflecting gold and silver pearls to reduce redness and even out your skin, all while hydrating your skin and smelling deliciously like grape. 

UnWined Red Wine 10-in-1 Leave-In Spray



It seems like there’s nothing this spray can’t do—it defrizzes, strengthens, nourishes, and protects your hair against heat. Plus, while this wine (-themed) spritzer is sure to put you in a good mood, it won’t give you any side effects the next morning. 

Luminous Primer Vitamins + Antioxidants with Resveratrol

100% Pure


Dull skin is no match for this resveratrol-infused and light-reflecting primer. With a glow this good, you’ll have glass-half-full vibes all day long.

Nail Lacquer, Malaga Wine



With the holidays just a blink away, this vampy shade will give you a taste of the sultry glam you’ve been missing all summer long.

Hydro Boost Hydrating Lip Shine in Velvet Wine 70



This drugstore superstar glides rich, deep-red pigment onto your lips with a moisturizing yet non-sticky finish.

Dramatically Different Lipstick Shaping Lip Color in Wine and Dine



Another addition to the many makeup-but-also-skincare products hitting the market these days, this lip formulation smoothes and moisturizes like a lip balm and applies color like a lipstick.


A version of this story appears in the October 2019 issue of Marie Claire.

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