It might seem crazy what I’m about to say
Sunshine she’s here, you can take a break
I’m a hot air balloon that could go to space
Things have been a lil heavy ’round here these days so I thought we’d lighten it up with another Emily post! Not Emily Post, an Emily post… okay I’m done with the bad jokes now, promise.
Emily says, “Being a stylist, I come across so many fabulous products. These are some of my favorites for the spring season. Heading into warmer weather and sunshine is always a great excuse to update your stash of goodies!”
My 10 Favorites for Spring:
Pureology Sea-Kissed Texturizer:
Who doesn’t want beach hair all the time? I know I do. This allows for the tousled hair and beachy waves without the salt (non-stripping). Its lightweight, shiny, and smells delish! If you live in the St. Louis area come by Studio703 to get this (and all other Pureology products).
Moroccan Oil (Medium) Hairspray:
For those of you who haven’t tried this, you are missing out! It’s lightweight and not crunchy (Thanks, hair geniuses!) I wear my hair up in a high bun, down in waves, or in a fishtail braid a lot. This gives me the hold I need without the crunch and I can still run my fingers through my hair.
Mask of Magnaminty by Lush:
I’m obsessed with all things Lush. They are a fresh, handmade, cruelty-free cosmetics line. This is a deep cleansing and seriously minty mask. It’s super gritty and infused with peppermint oil. It leaves your face (or body) feeling fresh and clean.
Dr. Gross Peels:
Everyone loves a good peel. These are a daily, anti-aging facial peel on pre-soaked towelettes. I was having issues with my skin and these guys saved me! These come in an original formula and an extra strength formula (both of which I have tried and loved). Seriously, amazing.
Side-note: These make the skin more sensitive to sun, wear a sunscreen and follow the instructions on the box!
Big Easy by Benefit:
This is new to my daily routine and I love it! Its a “multi- balancing complexion perfector.” A BBcream/CCcream/Primer/everythingyoucouldeveraskfor in one tube with a built in 35 spf! It goes on like a liquid yet dries like a powder. If you like a very matte look and not dewy (like me) this is a product for you. It will be great this summer for a light coverage and an spf. Big Easy comes in 6 tones for you to choose from.
I started wearing this a couple years ago and I can’t switch. Their pressed bases are talc-free and non-comedogenic to nourish, correct, and protect your skin. They allow for light (apply with a brush) or full coverage (apply with a sponge). And always apply following your daily moisturizer. There are tons of colors to choose from. They also have a translucent Perfecting Powder to mattify and absorb excess oil (great for the humidity and summer).
Cheek and Lip Tint by 100% Pure:
I LOVE this stuff. It’s 100% natural, vegetarian and gluten free. It’s colored with fruit and vegetable pigments and nourishes skin with shea and cocoa butters. It’s a cream consistency that goes on smooth for a cream blush or a lip tint. Perfect for a little pick me up if you are running out of the house quickly, going to the gym, or laying by the pool (can’t.wait.for.the.pool.to.open). The color shown is Cranberry Glow, but there are 6 to choose from.
Hypnose Drama Mascara by Lancome:
I get asked one of 2 questions weekly: 1. Am I wearing fake lashes and 2. What mascara am I wearing. Well, I don’t wear fake lashes but I give credit to this mascara. It rocks!
Vinylux Nail Polish by CND:
This is the latest and greatest in nail color. The closest thing to a gel without having to cure it under a light (skin spots..ick). It cures best in natural light but I have done a late night manicure countless times and it works just as well. This week-long polish doesn’t require a base coat, just 2 coats of color and a coat of THEIR topcoat. It comes in 71 Fashion colors as well as 60 colors that match Shellac shades. The absolute best thing about your manicure? COMPLETELY dry in 8 1/2 minutes! You can do you hair, put on jeans, reach into your purse, without fear. WHAT? The colors here are Lavishly Loved (pink) and Wildfire (red).
Satsuma Body Butter by the Body Shop:
This smell! So fresh and citrusy. It leaves the skin feeling soft and smooth but no greasy, it melts straight in to the skin. Get your skin ready for those short shorts and skirts!
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Oh, and the song! here ’tis!