By Mik Hyldebrandt
The thing about Spring is that it only gets better from here on! And with the new springy conditions comes new circumstances for your skin – so with the new season, it’s time to put a new forward too.
Don’t Forget SPF
No matter what skin tone you may have sunscreen is always a good thing. Because even though you may not burn there are still plenty of harmful side effects caused by sun (over)exposure.
Jack Black Double Duty Face Moisturizer SPF20, $28
Use a Lighter Moisturizer
Like you change up your bed covers to a lighter version, the same goes for your skin which doesn’t need the same cuddly wrap-up as in winter.
Ursa Major Fortifying Face Balm, $36
It’s time to rid the skin’s surface of that dull skin and dry patches – and that goes for your entire body! Exfoliate a little more than usual, no more than a couple of times week, and always be gentle!
Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin Exfoliating Shower Gel, $40
Get a Cut
Cold weather and dry air can leave your tresses dry and dull, so get a fresh cut, and make sure you treat your hair to a conditioning treatment.
Kevin Murphy Staying Alive Leave-In Conditioner, $35
Trim the Wilderness
So, pretty soon you’ll be lounging poolside or by the sea, so make sure your body hair isn’t an untrimmed wilderness. You don’t have to go smooth, but a neat trim will do.
Philips Norelco Bodygroom, $35
… are terrible for your hair! Think about buying a rain-proof hair product that’ll keep your style intact through a drizzle.
Coltrane Triumph & Disaster Clay, $27