With the first day of spring a mere two weeks away, we’re fully obsessed with shrugging off our winter layers and stepping out, tights-free, into decidedly warmer temps. But it seems our wardrobe isn’t the only thing in need of a spring cleaning, our skin is at the tipping point, too: We’re dealing with a dermis that’s seriously dull, a smile that’s in need of some brightening, and no matter what the season, we’re always a little sleep deprived. So what’s our 2011 wake-up-your-look prescription? An easy skincare and beauty refresher course to help you ditch the staleness, and just in time for a new spring season!
YSL Top Secrets Beauty Sleep Radiance Revealing Concentrate, $75- If you remember one thing, it should be to slather this on your face after a late night. Using a gentle micro-peeling action combined with hydrating and soothing ingredients, YSL’s Beauty Sleep helps boost skin’s recovery time, so you’ll wake up looking like you had eight hours of sleep, even if you barely got four.
Kiehl’s Rosa Artica Youth Regenerating Cream, $60- Harnessing the natural powers of the Rosa Artica flower, a plant that survives during a dry cycle and rejuvenates with proper moisture, this cream reawakens skin’s vitality and triggers the natural restoration process, resulting in a fresh, youthful glow.