For sleek hair in a snap (free of fly-aways), add a few drops of this treatment oil to your hair prior to styling. The product, which is made with Argan Oil, Jojoba Oil, and Melscreen Coffee, will tame your tousled hair, leaving it flip-able and fabulous.
“Spring weather brings the challenges of allergies and irritants and increased sun exposure, which can all be troublesome for skin that is easily irritated,” explains Jurlique’s Global Education Director, Rebecca Nicholls. To combat that problem, you’ll need a serum that’s designed with smoothing properties and plants, like Calendula, which minimizes irritation and is ideal for your skin’s hydration. It’s basically just what Jurlique ordered.
Texture is in. Take control of the trend and try a tousled ‘do with a little help from this genius spray. To get the ultimate deconstructed style, try braiding your hair when its damp. After it’s dry, undo the style and enhance the waves with a spritz or two.
L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Txt It Tousle Waves Spray, $5, drugstore.com
Don’t even think about sportin’ a pair of short shorts before giving your limbs some scrubbin’ TLC. This product exfoliates your dead skin cells while nourishing with lavender and almond oils. Founder Ole Henriksen says that this product (which has been used on celebs like Madonna and Shakira!) should be used once a day on your hands, feet, and body for a week to see the results!
Is your bottle of black matte nail polish down to its last drop? Good. Strip your nails of the vampy hues and go for a light, bright, pastel alternative. Deborah Lippmann’s latest collection has a creamy finish and is the ideal lacquer to show off at a brunch with the gals—just make sure you wear a top coat.
“Top coat extends the length of your manicure and adds shine. Your hands are exposed to many outside factors throughout the day. It is your top coat which protects the pastel color, keeping it from dulling or chipping and seals the polish at the tip to prevent wearing,” explains Deborah to OK!.
Those that use Sulwahsso know about the brand’s dedication to rejuvenation using herbs and the wondrous brightening power of ginseng. Using their star ingredient, the brand designed this mask to minimize age spots and to bring that glow back to dull skin. Apply it for 10-20 minutes, peel off, and massage the remaining serum in your skin for best results!
Primer. Do you need it or do you ditch it? When it has anti-blemish properties and helps keep your makeup in tact, it’s a spring beauty must-have. No wonder it made the list! Celebrity makeup artist Troy Jensen says that as your skin tans from the sun, you can mix drops of this primer with your summer foundations to create a costume, moisturizing formula.
We know, we know. You’re addicted to your curling iron. And that’s OK—as long as you have a shield of protection! This smell-good spray will guard your locks from the damage of heat styling while also adding sheen to your ‘do. So how to use it? Hairstylist Mark Hill, who says he always keeps it in his hairstyling kit, explains:
“I spray Work It Girl! on each section of hair before I wrap it spirally around the barrel of a wide barreled curling iron. Once the style is finished, a final spritz and it will last all day!”
Mark Hill Gorgeous! Work It Girl! Shine, Protect and Control Spray, $11, walgreens.com
A smokey eye sizzles in spring, too. Since this season is all about simplistic beauty, keep the look in a matte finish using a palette of nude hues.
“Use the creamy lighter shades to brighten up the whole eye area, then fill in the crease and outer corners with the medium brown shades for a subtle but sexy smoky eye. Take the look from day to night by using the darkest shades to fill in the outer-v, or use them as eyeliner or to fill in brows,” says Paula’s Choice research team member, Mercedes Santaella-Lam.
Want spring skin? With this lightweight liquid-based foundation, you can officially check it off your list! This EVE LOM formula will even out your skin tone and cover up dark spots. The result?An illuminating complexion that needs no Instagram filters.
EVE LOM Radiance Lift Foundation SPF 15, $60, spacenk.com
From eyeliner to blush, this printed set will enhance your beauty routine on more than one visually appealing level! And really, Sonia Kashuk puts it perfectly. “You can’t do great makeup without great brushes!”