Your Spring Beauty To-Do List

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Get glowing

After a long, dry winter, it's time to rehydrate and revive your complexion. Boscia Tsubaki Hydration Sleeping Mask ($34; makes it easy for you, refreshing parched skin overnight, while you slumber. 

Courtesy of Boscia

Give your neck a little love

As we lose scarves and turtlenecks, it's time to give the oft-overlooked area between our face and shoulders some TLC. Our favorite remedy: RéVive Fermitif Neck Renewal Cream SPF 15 ($150;, which not only provides sun protection, but also delivers the brand's patented RES technology to repair damaged skin and restore elasticity and firmness.

Courtesy of RéVive

Try a pop of lip color

Orange lips were all over the spring runways, most notably at DKNY and Prabal Gurung. But don't worry about looking like fashion victim; the color works in real life too—if you take the tone down a notch. Our favorite: Nars Satin Lip Pencil in Torres del Paine ($25;, which blends coral with soft pink.

Courtesy of Nars

Test-drive a green polish

And no, we don't mean kelly-colored. Londontown's new toluene-, formaldehyde-, DBP-, formaldehyde resin-, and camphor-free lakur (shown in perfect-for-spring Weekend Cheers, $22; has a creamy solvent base that bonds to your base coat for a health- and environment-friendly manicure that lasts...and lasts.

Courtesy of Londontown

Pump up your hair color

By winter's end, hair tends to be dry and dull. To the rescue: John Frieda Colour Refreshing Gloss ($13; The weekly treatment, available in six shades, eliminates brass tones, boosts shine—and restores just-out-of-the-salon vibrancy.

Courtesy of John Frieda

Splurge on a new scent

Pinrose Sample Starter Kit ($5; brings little-known, unique fragrances to you in the form of scented towelettes to make perfume-shopping what it should be: a personal experience. Try them all, choose your favorite—then invest in a full-size bottle.

Courtesy of Pinrose

Simplify your makeup

When warmer weather rolls around, you should shed layers. So try a foundation with a built-in primer, like Lorac POREfection Foundation ($36; Lemon and papaya extracts act as pore-clearing astringents, while nourishing olive leaf minimizes inflammation for a soft, smooth finish.

Courtesy of Lorac Cosmetics

Massage in a little face oil

Everyone (yes everyone) can benefit from a face oil. A good-for-spring alternative to lotions, oils are generally very light, leave the skin dewy and often blend better with your makeup. Whatever your skin type, we are betting Josie Maran's Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Serum ($56; will work for you. Micro-droplets of argan oil are suspended in pure water to deliver—and maintain—light moisture and subtle radiance, sans any greasy residue.

Courtesy of Josie Maran

Go for Bolder Brows

Put down your pencils! For those who need to define and thicken brows, you can't beat Anastasia's creamy, waterproof DipBrow Pomade ($18; The formula clings to existing hairs, blends easily and dries in about thirty seconds, leaving you with full yet natural-looking arches.

Courtesy of Anastasia Beverly Hills

Yves Saint Laurent Gloss Volupte lip gloss


Every woman has a go-to lipstick, one that instantly flatters and perks up her complexion. We're not telling you to give it up (that would be nuts). But you can give it new life with a coat of this lipgloss in Pure, which imparts a color-enhancing layer of clear shine.

Courtesy of Yves Saint Laurent

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