Feeling Swell About Gel

It’s summer, finally. And thanks to both humidity and the heat of the sun, most rich and luxurious creams are skin killers. Enter the superhero: gel. Last year, La Mer, the lavish queen of the high-enders, came out with Gel De La Mer. Light, sheer and more easily absorbed, these penetrating and hydrating hybrids are terrific substitutes for those with sensitive and fair skin, as well as those with pores that get easily clogged.