Wake Me Up Products For Spring
In Winter I like my beauty cupboard to have that ‘cosy’ feel, my foundation to be matt and my products to have scents such as spiced vanilla and cocoa butter. Now we’re finally into Spring and heading towards Summer I’ve been gathering products with lighter scents, pick me ups that aid in fresh glowing Spring/ Summer skin, Products that initially ‘wake me up’.
First off is the Garnier Pure Active Fruit Energising Gel Wash. This product is a necessity in my morning routine as I need my face to feel fresh to be able to wake up 100%. The consistency is quite thick for a facial wash (so it doesn’t slip straight off the skin on application) and it smells like a fruit Summer punch!
Dr Organic Manuka Honey Body Butter, I’ve been using this for weeks now and I never seem to be able to make a dent in the tub, it just lasts forever. The formula is a mix of aloe vera, shea butter, jojoba and vitamin e which all aid in intensely moisturising the skin. Unlike most cream tub moisturisers you don’t have to spend ages rubbing it in and it sinks in like a dream. It leaves your skin feeling ridiculously soft and not greasy. The smell is sweet but after application becomes quite mild and fresh.
Simple Radiance Brightening Wipes, These things are a sensitive skins dream. The thick, textured wipes contain Mango Extract to hydrate and refine skintone, Bisabolol to sooth and calm and Glycerine to nourish the skin. The wipes aren’t complete soaked in the product which makes them great if you’re in a rush as there’s no need to wait for any product to sink in. They offer a quick cleanse that refreshes the face and immediately wakes up the skin.
The Yankee Candle in Mango Peach Salsa is my ultimate Spring/ Summer scent. I’ve been burning it through the day at the weekend for a fresh holiday feeling. Yankee Candles are known for their long lasting scent and incredible range and this scent is definitely in my Top 5.
The Belief Hungarian Water Essence, A light gel that help to replenish 20% of the water content back into your skin. A little goes a long way with this product as the gel like consistency turns into a light weight water formula that disperses over the skin and instantly absorbs. The gel leaves your skin feeling supple and hydrated without any sticky residue. It’s the perfect skin primer and moisturiser in one.
Garnier Tinted Eye roll On, I tend to wear less makeup in the warmer months so rather than completely erase concealer from my routine I like to have a little coverage and so this product is perfect. It cools and refreshes the under eyes and contains active caffeine ingredients to help fight signs of fatigue. The coverage for a concealer is light but perfect for the bare skin look.
Bourjous Healthy Mix Serum in Light Beige, nothing comes close to Bourjois foundations not even the higher end favourites. This gel version of the Healthy Mix foundations couldn’t be more suited for Spring. The formula is light weight and contains vitamin rich fruits such as lychee, goji berries and pomegranate to help to boost radiance, erase signs of fatigue and stay put for 16 hours. It blends into the skin like a dream leaving a natural medium coverage finish.
To top off my Summer makeup bag I discovered the Sleek Face Form Palette in Light. It contains a well pigmented bronzer, shimmering cream highlighter and peach blushes which is very similar to the Nars Orgasm that contains gold flecks. It’s the perfect palette for the brighter months to create a healthy glow to the skin.