4 Great Buys to Freshen Up This Spring

Nira Arora's fab fashion and beauty finds to get you re-energized this season

Waking up from a wintry state of hibernation needn’t be a groggy affair

Face whatever spring brings with fresh energy. Emerge from your den and greet the new season with radiant skin, limber muscles and a renewed joie de vivre. With these fashion and beauty finds in hand, your self-care regimen will seem effortless – even fun.

Click through for a few of my recommendations to put a spring back in your step this season

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ILIA tinted lip conditioner

If you’ve been hunting for a subtle pop of colour for your lips, then ILIA Tinted Lip Conditioners are exactly what you need. Whether you’re looking for a soft neutral or a brighter hue, ILIA has a wide range of colours to work with your every mood. The bonus? They are made from organic ingredients to soothe and condition your lips. One coat provides a sheer touch of colour – the intensity increases with each additional coat.

New Balance Impact Hoodie

Does this sound like your day? Before you hit the gym, you need take the dog out, drop off the kids, grab some groceries and then finally get your ‘me time’ in at yoga. Then the New Balance Impact Hoodie is for you! It’s lightweight, perfect for layering, complete with thumbhole cuffs for extra warmth and the fit is amazing. Best of all, it wicks sweat and dries quickly. It’s a multi-tasker just like you, perfect for working out and just running around.

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Shiseido White Lucent Power Brightening Mask

If you’re looking for the ultimate brightening solution, then this is the mask for you. Shiseido’s White Lucent Power Brightening Mask is a must-have for dull skin that needs a pick-me-up. Not only does it even out your skin tone, you’ll find it also gives you an amazing subtle glow. And honestly, who doesn’t want that after winter?

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Mineralize Charged Water by MAC

What’s the key ingredient to looking fresh? Not wearing makeup. Actually, correction: making it look like you’re not wearing makeup. How, you ask? Well, you need a bottle of Mineralize Charged Water by MAC. It’s hydrating, lightweight, quick-absorbing and super-soothing. Spray it on before you apply moisturizer then go about your regular routine. It helps give you that dewy look, so you won’t need heavier foundations and powders, which is great for your skin in the long run. Your makeup will look flawless and last all day – no need to reapply and risk that flaky look.