The main beauty concerns come spring and summer are skin, nail and hair health. It is in tune with the seasons’ hommage to beauty minimalism at best. From dewy skin seen on fashion runways to lips that only speak in colour, Spring is indeed a perfect time to start anew. And it begins in your vanity. Here is the ultimate NICHE list for head-to-toe beauty splurges for spring.
Sephora + Pantone Universe Radiant Rush Matte Lipstick, $22, Sephora.ca
Say what’s on your mind with a quick swipe of lip colour. And in what perfect way to do so but with the Pantone colour of the year. This limited-edition lipstick is moisturizing with a matte finish that stays all day long. It is infused with orchid essence for nourishment and also has collagen for plumped lips.
Dior Nail Glow, $25, Hudson’s Bay
The perfect product if you would like your nails to take a break from coloured nail polish. This product gives an instant French manicure effect and reveals the natural beauty of your nails because of its brightening treatment.
Pomegranate Antioxidant Hydration Moisturizer SPF 20, $34, The Green Kiss
Organic, full of antioxidants and a moisturizer with sun protection, what more can we ask for! This product absorbs quickly into the skin and lightweight which makes your skin breathe without the harsh chemicals. Its antioxidant properties help nourish and protect the skin from environmental damage which definitely makes the day even sunnier.
Tarte Blushing Bride Cheek Stain, $36, Sephora.ca
Deemed iconic, this cheek stain delivers anti-aging and skin-restorative benefits because of its t5 superfruit complex. It contains Maracuja which is rich in fatty acids and Vitamin C that will give your skin a boost of radiance, Acai berry which is an anti-oxidant superfruit that promote cell regeneration, Acerola which helps fight free radicals, Goji berry which is a nutrient-rich fruit that helps soothe skin and Pomegranate which has high concentration of antioxidants. Now that is something to blush about!
Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Omega + Nourishing Hair Oil, $44, Sephora.ca
If you are looking for something that will keep those unruly mane at bay, then this product is certainly for you. Packed with Omega-3 fatty acids, this nourishing hair oil combats dry and brittle hair and adds lustrous shine for healthy, silky-smooth locks. It has Seasilk® which is a blend of marine botanicals that provides moisture and helps repair damaged hair. It also has anti-aging complex that fights against chronological, chemical and environmental damage leaving hair vibrant and strong.
St. Tropez Tanning Essentials Self-Tan Luxe Dry Oil, $60, Sephora.ca
This luxurious dry oil is Brazilian inspired. It’s non-greasy and paraben free formula provides a natural-looking glow that lasts up to 10 days. Research results indicated that 92 percent of women said that their skin was left smooth after application. So say goodbye to the harmful rays from tanning beds and say hello to gorgeous sun-kissed skin!
Priori Advanced AHA Invigorating Face and Body Scrub, $69, Heaven the Spa on the Rock
This may be on a higher price range when it comes to skin care. However, every dollar is worth it! This invigorating scrub is gentle to be used on the face and body. Not only does it leave skin feeling soothed and looking radiant, it is also non-comedogenic, fragrance, oil and paraben free and ideal for all skin types. Many people who used this product found it reduced the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Clarisonic Pedi Foot Transformation Set, $250, Sephora.ca
Spring is the time for open heels and sandals. Why not treat your lovely feet with a pedi without leaving the comfort of your home. This system is esteemed as the ultimate at-home foot care regimen. Precision engineered, it safely exfoliates rough and dry rough patches. The pedi formula sloths away dead skin and hydrates leaving feet soft and summer-ready!
Guerlain Orchidée Impériale, $485, Hudson’s Bay
This revolutionary cream awakes the skin to a new life. Its non-greasy texture just melts which leaves the skin feeling light and silky smooth. With its Gold Orchid technology, it reinforces cell regeneration making skin firm and its density improved. Wrinkles and fine lines are smoothed and skin texture is refined.