Ahhhhh…flowers! They’re gorgeous to look at, they brighten up their surroundings and they smell delightful. Whether they’re springing up in your neck of the woods right now or you’ve got to wait a few weeks for the thaw, you can still surround yourself with floral inspired and infused beauty products and reap the benefits:
BEST BUDS: 5 PERFECT PICKS
By Terry Baume De Rose Nutri-Couleur ($56) leaves lips healthier, plumper and lightly tinted. Available in six gorgeous, translucent shades, this nourishing, reparative, protective lip balm moisturizes, conditions and even restructures and repairs the contour of the lip. Formulated with more than 48 active ingredients including rose.
Maison Martin Margiela ‘Replica’ Flower Market ($125) is reminiscent of trip to a fragrant, beautiful, bustling flower market. The entire ‘Replica’ line is a collection of scents that are a “reproduction of familiar scents and moments of varying locations and periods.” This one is a sophisticated, feminine fragrance with notes that include Grasse rose petals, Sambac jasmine, tuberose, freesia.
Laura Mercier Flawless Skin Infusion de Rose Nourishing Oil ($62) is a multitasking super-oil for skin, hair and nails. It’s a non-comedogenic, fast-absorbing, lightweight blend of rosehip seed and safflower oil, ideal for hydrating and nourishing your skin, conditioning dry ends and taming flyways and treating cuticles. You can even add it to any moisturizer for an extra boost in hydration and glow.
Soap & Paper Factory Shea Butter Hand Cream ($18) will literally transform your hands thanks to its rich, creamy, shea butter, aloe, cocoa butter, essential oil infused formula. Choose from Gardenia, Jasmine, Lavender, Tuberose or more.
La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Eye Cream ($225) goes to work on dark circles, under eye puffiness and dry lined skin. It claims to minimize sensitivity and inflammation, spur cell proliferation and slow down the aging process of the skin. The purple saxifrage flower is included in this line for its high antioxidant properties and the soldanella alpine bloom is revered for its powerful protective qualities.