BEAUTY

Spring Forward: The Best Mists, Oils, and More

Try one (or all) of these 13 editor-approved spring beauty faves.


1

“I tend to torture myself with an over-packed schedule in the spring, and it shows in my skin. I recently started Exuviance’s eye care regimen (under-eye masks, serum, and a cream) that not only refreshes my skin, but also gives me an excuse to take some time for myself.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Exuviance Intensive Eye Treatment Pads, $48, Depuffing Eye Serum, $72, and Hydrating Eye Complex, $42, exuviance.com.

2

“This facial oil contains retinol, which can be drying, but somehow isn’t in this combination of vitamins and moisturizing oils. In just a few weeks my skin looks clearer, and more radiant.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

Verso Facial Oil, $195, barneys.com.

3

“Between the fragrant formula, and sticker-ready packaging, it’s my most fun-to-use mist.” – Mia Adorante, Associate to the Fashion and Style Director

Glossier Soothing Face Mist, $18, glossier.com.

4

“Baring my limbs for the first time after a long winter is a hard. I need all the help I can get! Nothing that makes me look orange though…” – Rickie De Sole, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

Tom Ford Bronzing Powder, $95, tomford.com.

5

“Packed with a citrusy punch, this face cleanser from Malin + Goetz is a necessary refreshment for the warmer months.” – Sam Walker, Assistant Accessories Editor

Malin + Goetz Grapefruit Face Cleanser, $32, malinandgoetz.com.

6

“I can almost feel it sucking out all the impurities from my skin.”– Lena Wahlgren, Art Director

Dr. Hauschka Clarifying Clay Mask, $50, dermstore.com.

7

“This may seem more like a winter must-have, but spring brings more open-toed shoes (and possibly spring race training) and that means upping my foot care game. I slather this on before bed for baby soft feet in the morning.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

Kiehl’s Intensive Treatment and Moisturizer, $26, kiehls.com.

8

“Everyone knows it’s the cure-all (kills the impending pimple in its tracks, smooths skin), but it also works wonders on those regrettable smoking lines around my mouth.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Biologique Recherche P50 V Lotion, $61, paullabrecque.com.

9

“After a day in the sun, my exfoilator is just an irritant. This rice-enzyme formula sloughs off dirt without adding to the burn.” – Kat Herriman, Digital Editorial Assistant

Tatcha Soothing Rice Enzyme Powder, $65, tatcha.com.

10

“My skin doesn’t need such thick moisturizers in the spring, so I just mist my face morning and night (and sometimes in the afternoon) for a little refresh.” – Tina Huynh, Associate Jewelry Editor

“This facial spray is as refreshing as it is hydrating and the light floral scent says ‘spring.’” – Ann Jacoby, Accessories Assistant

Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist, $34, net-a-porter.com.

11

“This avocado soap from Kala feels super smooth on my skin. The only problem is that using it makes me hungry.” – Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor

Kala Avacado Soap, $9, kalastyle.com.

12

“I recently stole this from my English boyfriend, and promptly used the whole bottle. The Lancashire, UK-made face wash is certified organic, vegan, and cruelty free. – Ryann Foulke, Assistant Fashion Editor

Faith in Nature Exfoliating Face & Body Polish, £6.25, faithinnature.co.uk.

13

“When the temperature and humidity start to rise, so do my breakouts. The calming ingredients help quell pimples and I love to apply the gel-cream using a puffiness-reducing massage technique I picked up from my acupuncturist, Sandra Lanshin Chiu.” – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor

PCA Clearskin, $37, pcaskin.com.