A new season means its time to change up beauty or makeup products. Hair, skin and nails often have different needs in the warmer months, and of course, it never hurts to do a little spring cleaning and updating in this area of life as the new season starts.
Sunscreen is a non-negotiable no matter what age you are. The editor favorite here at Condiment is Supergoop's Save Face moisturizer. It's lightweight, water resistant, with SPF 35, plus cruelty free, paraben, frangrance and oxybenzone free. The smallest dab covers a lot of ground on the face and neck. For the body, Coola Sport SPF sunscreen spray is 97% organic and packed with all kinds of ingredients good for the skin like aloe, fruit extracts and oils. The spray makes covering exposed skin on the shoulders, back, arms and legs easy. It's water resistant for up to 40 minutes and isn't tested on animals.
Just because you're keeping the sun's damaging rays away from your skin doesn't mean you can't get a bit of a sun-kissed glow. Self tanners have become so advanced that home application is practically fool proof. Vita Liberata gets a lot of buzz and great reviews with good reason. It gives a pretty, natural glow that can work for any skin tone.
When it comes to makeup, tinted moisturizer can be a spring and summertime saver, including at night. Favorites here include Stila and Flower Beauty, both of which are great for daytime coverage and a soft, glowy look at night. For a little more coverage, Nars tinted moisturizer is great, and has built in primer to even out any imperfections, etc.
For haircare, The Lab's hair mask is a Condiment editor favorite. Slather it on your tresses weekly to keep your hair in great shape during the warmer weather months and elements from saltwater, chlorine from the pool, sun, etc.
The key to great nails all season is all about the products. The spring and summer months might mean your hands and feet are more exposed than during the winter months, but that doesn't mean you've got to hit the nail salon every week. Invest in good manicure and pedicure products at home to either do it yourself, or maintain what you've had done in the salon. Tweezerman nail clippers are the best hands down that we've tried. For nail polish, Zoya, China Glaze, Butter London and Nars are all favorites -- the key with polish at home is all in the type of product and brush and these are tried and tested favorites here. Go with light tones for easier application when doing mani or pedi at home.
We also love Bliss waxing strips for at home bikini waxing. The strips are so easy to use, and work really well.
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