Futurewise Is Simplifying Your Slugging Routine

If you’ve ever scrolled on TikTok, you know there is always a new beauty trend accompanied by a massive following and influence. One technique that has grown in popularity over the past few years is slugging, which involves applying a product to the skin that acts as a barrier, to lock in moisture and increase hydration.

Futurewise, launched in late 2022, is entirely devoted to the moisture-sealing practice. The brand’s simple-to-use Slugging System consists of three products made up of a combination of humectants, emollients, and occlusives. These ingredients work together to deliver layers of intense hydration, effectively moisturizing your skin, supporting the skin barrier, and helping you achieve optimal slugging results.

Each product is crafted with vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, sulfate-free, fragrance-free, and non-comedogenic formulas. Let’s break it down:

Slug Boost Hydrating Mist ($22) 

Slug Boost is an ultra-fine spray featuring a trio of water-attracting humectants with different molecular weights, facilitating deeper penetration into the layers of your skin. The combination of hyaluronic acid, polyglutamic acid, glycerin, and squalane deliver deep hydration, enhances skin firmness and elasticity, and nurtures the skin by moisturizing, softening, and reducing inflammation.

Since the skin is more permeable when wet, Slug Boost not only hydrates but also primes the skin for the next steps in your skincare routine.

Slug Cream Barrier Repair Moisturizer ($24)

Slug Cream provides an extra layer of protection that keeps your complexion hydrated and calm. Using a vegan triple lipid complex, it combines plant-derived plumping fatty acids, replenishing cholesterol, and hydrating ceramides to strengthen the skin barrier and preserving moisture. The highlighting peptide in Slug Cream also moisturizes, smoothens the skin, and leaves a dewy glow.

Our skin needs lipids, a natural fat, to keep its protective barrier strong. Using a face cream rich in lipids helps replenish these fats, especially when they decrease due to external factors or aging.


Slug Balm Moisture-Locking Occlusive ($24) 

Slug Balm, a lightweight plant-derived balm, easily absorbs into the skin, creating a protective layer to support your skin’s self-repair. It helps prevent excessive water loss throughout the day by forming a barrier on the outermost layer, serving as the final step in your skincare routine.

Find the full product line and more about the Futurewise brand on their website today.

Kyrah Quilan Senior Editor at Beauty News NYC
Kyrah Quilan

Kyrah, a native New Yorker, embodies a unique blend of urban sophistication and creative spirit. With a background in PR and communications, she loves all things lifestyle, beauty, fashion and travel. You can find her scouring thrift shops for hidden gems, spending hours on her curly hair routine, planning her next solo trip, or curating a bomb Instagram feed.