Spring has sprung and with it a brood of new beauty favourites we have on high rotation. With sunnier skies on the horizon, ensuring our skin is looking its most hydrated and supple is more important than ever, along with a range of products to cultivate sun-kissed locks and dewy highlighters and foundation. In our homes, fresh fragrances and candles abound, curating a crisp atmosphere to celebrate the new season. Here, we share our spring beauty favourites to know and love across the season.
With one sold every 15 seconds, you know the L'Occitane Almond Shower Oil is worth its hype. The oil helps to hydrate, nourish and soften the skin, transforming into a silky cleansing milk upon making contact with your body. It is enriched with sweet almond oil, leaving your body amply hydrated and moisturised after one use.
Much like its candle alternative, Sunsets in Capri is an ever-popular fragrance from Glasshouse Fragrances. A citrus, floral fragrance, it holds notes of mandarin and white peach, alongside jasmine and fresh Marine Accord. The scent vicariously transports you to the sea, where all is simple and tranquil.
Gabrielle Chanel is a fragrance offering from the House that has proven to be a favourite, despite its relative newness. A floral voluptuous interpretation, it is inspired by Gabrielle Chanel herself designed for a woman who is radiant and allows her personality to shine through. The Twist and Spray casing is ideal for on-the-go use, and is refillable to be used for years to come.
The limited-edition essence, Fresh’s Kombucha Facial Treatment is powered by the fermented ingredient, delivering antioxidant protection from the effects of blue light. This means skin is left looking smoother and more luminous over time. A fast absorbing treatment, it provides 24-hour protection and reduces the appearance of pores and fine lines.
Giorgio Armani’s Luminous Silk Foundation is notorious for its seamless application and dewy effects. With an extended range if 40 shades, it is a lightweight formulation designed to correct and unify the skin, allowing it to appear its most radiant. When applying, you’ll likely notice how seamlessly it glides across the face, both satisfying to see and feel.
Between dishwashing, cooking, cleaning and aggressively typing our emails each day, we need a nail polish that is going to last through it all, chip-free. Thankfully, Fedua Nail Polish's Candy shade has a long lasting gel effect, with its highly pigmented shade resulting in extreme shine and sparkle and a go-to in our spring beauty favourites.
Holme Beauty is quickly becoming one of our favourite brands to turn to when needing no-fuss products that work seamlessly. Its highlighters are formulated with ease of application front of mind, delivering an enviable natural glow. Each is produced as a lightweight fluid, allowing them to be worked into the skin with ease, and can be applied at the high points of the face alongside mixing into your foundation for extra glow.
The R+Co Velvet Curtain Cotton Touch Texture Balm is all about touchable texture, adding soft volume and a light hold for all hair types. A haircare brand we will always turn to, the product has a matte effect, smoothing and enveloping strands to look effortless even if it's day three, post-wash.
Providing a fresh, sheer colour for cheeks and eyes, this dewy blush provides an instant pop of sheer colour, giving you the appearance of being lit from within. With its long-wearing properties and non-sticky feel, the ensuing results are fresh and radiant.
OLEHENRIKSEN’s BeamCream Smoothing Body Moisturiser is everything you could want in an all-over hydrator: packed with AHAs, caffeine and works to brighten and retexturise skin. The formulation also contains glycolic and lactic acids, working to visibly reduce discoloration, fine lines and wrinkles, while strengthening the skin barrier.
Recreation Bondi Beach Luxury Body + Hair Serum Oil in SUN-KISSED
Sunshine in a bottle, and with a name like Bondi Beach you can understand why this is part of our spring beauty favourites. Recreation’s Body and Hair Serum Oil leaves hair divinely fragranced, with top notes of fig, pear and lemon myrtle, and base notes of cedarwood and musk. It is a lightweight serum oil, leaving your hair with a lasting, glowy sheen and is fast-absorbing for optimum use.
This certified-organic, pH gel cleanser works transforms into a foam that gently cleanses away dirt, oil and other impurities on your skin. It leaves the skin feeling clean and purified, after a day of harsh environmental exposure. Turmeric, Noni, Aloe Vera Juice and Saccharide Isomerate deeply cleanse and brighten the skin, without causing any dryness or irritation to occur.
As we rid ourselves of coats and enjoy the more frequent sunshine, Ecoya’s Madison Candle in Toasted Coconut is the perfect accompaniment for the change of season. Comprised of a natural soy wax, it is part of the Resort Collection Limited Edition fragrances and is made to burn for up to 80 hours in its white glass jar.
Givenchy’s Skin Perfecto Skin Glow Priming Lotion is a refreshing, watery formulation that combines 24-hour hydration with a gentle exfoliant texture. It is infused with the brand’s Vitamin Blend Complex and AHAs, primed to help the skin appear softened, smoothed and supple. The product works to prevent premature ageing and to combat environmental pollutants we are exposed to each day.
Our favourite sunscreen brand is back at it, now protecting our lips on top of our face, neck, ears and the rest of the body. Ultra Violette’s Sheen Screen SPF 50 Hydrating Lip Balm comprises of lanolin, shea butter and cacao seed butter to help keep lips soft and smooth, while also protecting your lips from the sun’s rays. The range includes five shades, including Rose, Shimmer and Peach.
Designed for dry or damaged hair – yet adaptable to most hair types – OMORFIE’s Let’s Get Lush shampoo cleanses and hydrates to improve the hairs condition. Infused with plant-based oils and proteins, it is a salve for lacklustre mane’s needing to be revived with a good wash and scrub.
A pre-shampoo treatment, the Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Deep-Conditioning Treatment strengthens and hydrates the hair, adding shine and bounce. The product aims to prevent breakage, fortify the strands and is filled with natural ingredients to nourish hair.
A holy grail product for those of us who are regularly fighting pimples and blackheads. the Skinovage Purifying Mask provides intensive treatment for deep pore cleansing of oily skin, combatting pimples and blemishes through enhancing the skin’s natural exfoliation process. It specifically regulates sebum production, keeping it under control and blackheads at bay.
Kate Somerville’s Exfolikate range is known for its tangible results in making your skin appear more hydrated and radiant. The Resurfacing Body Scrub is no different, with the product transforming dry elbows, knees and dry patches on the body into a softer state. It comprises of Pumice A, targeting rough and bumpy skin, Lactic and Salicylic Acids to chemically exfoliate the outer layers of the skin, and papaya, pineapple and pumpkin enzymes for further exfoliation.
A dream duo from Colour Wow, the Repair Spray and and Coconut Sprays nourish and protect the hair, ideal for those with hair that is dry or damaged. The repair spray is infused with Kale, and can applied like a leave-in styling treatment for stronger, fortified locks. Meanwhile, the Coconut spray works wonders for dull, dehydrated hair, restoring hydration and suppleness to the follicles.