Brightening Up Your Beauty Routine for Springtime

April 05, 2024 3 min read

As we come out of winter and move towards warmer weather, blooming flowers, and fresh produce, our beauty routines may undergo a transformation too. Spring brings with it a new start, both to nature and to yourself. It's the perfect time to revitalize your skincare and makeup regimen. Let's dive into creating a beauty routine custom-made for the season ahead. 

Cleanse and Exfoliate

As the weather heats up, our skin tends to produce more oil. A gentle cleanser suited to your skin type is helpful for removing impurities without stripping away your natural oils. And incorporating an exfoliant into your routine a few times a week can help slough off dead skin cells, revealing a brighter complexion underneath. RapidLash®’s exfoliating polish RapidRenew®, for instance, is a great option to add to your skincare routine. 

Hydrate and Protect

With the sun gaining strength, it's crucial to amp up sun protection. Opt for a lightweight, broad-spectrum sunscreen to shield your skin from harmful UV rays. Hydration is key, so choose a moisturizer that provides ample hydration without feeling heavy on the skin. Look for formulations with hyaluronic acid or glycerin to help deliver and lock in moisture. 

Targeted Treatments

Spring is the perfect time to address any specific concerns you may have, whether it's fine lines and wrinkles, dark spots, or dullness. Incorporating serums into your routine can target these concerns effectively. Consider adding an anti-aging serum with ingredients like *retinol or *vitamin C to help promote collagen production and brighten the appearance of skin. Eyelash serums and eyebrow serums can also help nourish and strengthen your lashes and brows, giving them a fuller, healthier appearance. You can also turn to lash conditioners like RapidShield® to help hydrate, shield and protect your eyelashes throughout the day. 

*May not be ideal to use at the same time! Can be irritating. Consider retinol for night, and vitamin C for day. 

Brighten Your Eyes

As the days get longer, our eyes may start to show the effects of any seasonal allergies or stress. Combat appearance of dark circles and puffiness with a revitalizing eye cream or gel, like RapidLash®’s RapidEye® Firming Wrinkle Smoother. Ingredients in these products can help nourish, hydrate, and invigorate the skin around your eyes. 

Play with Color

Spring is associated with vibrant blooms and pastel hues. Embrace the season by incorporating pops of color into your makeup routine. Swap out darker lipsticks for sheer, coral-toned glosses or opt for soft, rosy blushes to mimic the flush of spring blossoms. Experimenting with colorful eyeliners, eyeshadows, or mascaras can add a playful touch to your look while staying on-trend. 

Don't Forget Your Lips

Transitioning from cold, dry weather to warmer temperatures can leave our lips feeling parched and chapped. Keep them smooth and hydrated with a nourishing lip balm or treatment. Exfoliating your lips gently with a sugar scrub can help slough off any flaky skin, leaving them soft and supple. 

Stay Fresh

Lastly, don't forget the importance of staying fresh throughout the day. Keep a facial mist or setting spray handy to refresh your makeup and hydrate your skin on the go. Blotting papers are also a lifesaver for combatting excess oil and shine, allowing you to keep up a fresh, matte complexion throughout the day. 

Spring is the perfect time to refresh and renew your beauty routine. By incorporating gentle cleansers, targeted treatments, and playful pops of color, you can embrace the season with radiance. Remember to listen to your skin's needs and adjust your routine as you go, ensuring you look and feel your best as you step into spring.