Refresh Your Routine: 11 Beauty Essentials To Celebrate The Spring Equinox

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This season a touch of electric energy will control our beauty bags! Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

March 20 marked the Spring Equinox! Longer days and warmer temperatures inspire us to try new things and renew our beauty items. 

This season, a touch of electric energy will control our beauty bags! From cleanse and prep products, to kits that will make you add a pop of color and a hint of shine to your face; you name it! We have it all.

Find our list below and don’t forget to find and select something that work for your skin and hair type. Try different options until you find one you love; then stick to a routine!

  • Garnier SkinActive Moisture Bomb The Super Hydrating Sheet Mask  

Garnier SkinActive Moisture Bomb The Super Hydrating Sheet Mask Hydrates skin in just 15 minutes! Photo: Garnier

This water-based sheet mask with Hyaluronic Acid deeply re-hydrates skin in just 15 minutes for an intensive weekly treatment.  Packed with antioxidants, the mask helps skin retain moisture throughout the day by restoring the skin barrier that is weakened by stress, UV rays, and pollution. Featuring goji berry, vitamins C & E and pomegranate, Moisture Bomb infuses skin with antioxidant-rich hydration, then locks moisture in. Skin stays hydrated throughout the day, resulting in a stronger barrier and healthier-looking skin. The Super Hydrating Sheet Mask is available in 3 unique flavors: Hydrating with Pomegranate Extract, Soothing with Chamomile, Mattifying with Green Tea.

Available at Walmart; Available in July at drugstores nationwide and Garnier

  •   L’Oréal Paris Hydra Genius Daily Liquid Care

 L’Oréal Paris Hydra Genius Daily Liquid Care 72 Hours of full protection! Photo: L'Oreal / Facebook

L'Oréal Skin Expert Paris introduces Hydra Genius - a unique line of highly efficacious Daily Liquid Care Moisturizers. Formulated to offer the most lightweight hydration, these moisturizers are like a "boost" of water for your skin, delivering instant hydration that lasts 72 hours. Is specifically formulated to meet the needs of skin kepping it ultra-hydrated, fresh and healthy looking.

Available here

  •   Garnier SkinActive Moisutre Bomb The Antioxidant Super Moisturizer

Garnier ​Give your skin an instant burst of long-lasting, healthy hydration! Photo: Garnier

Give your skin an instant burst of long-lasting, healthy hydration! This water-light gel-cream with Hyaluronic Acid, an ingredient naturally found in skin, floods skin with intense, weightless moisture and plumps out dry lines. This non-greasy formula with Antioxidant-rich Goji Berry, Vitamins C & E, and Pomegranate, helps strengthen the moisture barrier to stop the cycle of dry skin. Instantly see and feel the difference of hydrated skin with a more youthful look day after day.

Available here

  • Aynara Pure Organic Prickly Pear Seed Oil

Aynara Oil The Most Powerful Anti-aging Mosturizing Oil! Photo: Courtesy Aynara

The Most Powerful Anti-aging Mosturizing Oil! Prickly Pear Seed oil holds a secret ingredient that gives it its particular color and added benefits: Betalains. This natural pigment is very rich in antioxidants and gives this oil its signature yellow color. Betalains are one of the most powerful super-antioxidants on the planet, and make this oil the ideal treatment to fight wrinkles and signs of aging. 

This luxurious serum will make protecting your skin its daily mission and you will see immediate results. Your skin will instantly get a velvety feel as the soft oil quickly absorbs.

Available here

  • Aynara 100% Organic Argan Oil

Aynara Argan Oil Excellent to slow the aging process of the skin. Photo: Courtesy Aynara

Argan Oil is non clogging and contains high levels of essential fatty acids, including linoleic acid. Fatty acids are beneficial for nourishment, protection and repair of the skin and hair. Argan is also very high in Vitamin E, one of the most powerful biological anti-oxidants in neutralizing free radical production. Vitamin E is also very potent at stabilizing the cell membranes from a process called lipid peroxidation. Therefore, it is excellent at slowing the aging process of the skin.

Available here

  •   Eva NYC Clean It Up Shampoo and Soften Up Conditioner

eva hair The products are proven to TRIPLE the strength of hair! Photo: Eva Hair / Instagram

Made with Argan Oil that feeds hair with vitamins and nutrients and Keravis Protein Complex that delivers optimal anti-breakage benefits, these products leave hair ultra-moisturized and three times stronger.

Available here and here

  • Urban Decay NAKED Skin Color Correcting Fluid – NEW SHADE, Deep Peach

urban decay According to UD, Tuesdays are hard, but your makeup doesn't have to be, especially with their Naked Skin Color Correctors. Photo: Urban Decay / Instagram

We can guess your skin sin from the colors below – and no, we didn’t turn into a quiz overnight. Urban Decay introduces Deep Peach to the NAKED Skin Color Correcting Fluids. The correctors instantly color correct and blur flaws, leaving skin illuminated and bright with a smooth, even application every time. Target your worst transgressions now with SIX color-neutralizing shades of these innovative, lightweight liquid formulas. Subtle pearlescent pigments diffuse light for even-more-perfected skin, and the modern flocked applicator eliminates the need for a brush and is soft enough to use on the delicate skin under eyes. Easy to use, travel friendly and blend beautifully.

  1. GREEN – Gets the red out – and makes blemishes and broken blood vessels disappear
  2. LAVENDER – Balances out sallowness and yellow undertones
  3. PINK – Brightens dark circles so you look wide awake
  4. YELLOW – Corrects dullness and darkness instantly
  5. PEACH – Masks circles, veins and sun spots to make deep discoloration vanish. Great for darker skin tones.
  6. DEEP PEACH – A More intense version of Peach, this shade masks dark discoloration like circles and sun spots. Tip: Great for deeper or bronzer skin tones!

Available here, here and here. Ops! We almost forget... also here

  • Urban Decay NAKED Skin Highlighting Fluid       

Urban Decay NAKED Skin Highlighting Fluid is strobing the NAKED way! Photo: Urban Decay / udwende / Instagram

NAKED Skin Highlighting Fluid is strobing the NAKED way; you can see it, but you can’t SEE it. This creamy highlighter instantly illuminates and blurs flaws for the perfect NAKED glow. The sheer, weightless formula is SO easy to use and blends beautifully, giving skin a dewy, lit-from-within look. Special pigment technology provides a smooth, even application every time. Apply this formula anywhere you want to create a glowy, strobed effect, like on the cheekbones, the bridge of the nose, and the Cupid’s bow. Get that it’s-you-only-better look with five shades, from cult favorites like Sin (the perfect champagne) and Fireball (peach with a pink shift) to Skywalk (an amazing blue!).

Available here, here and here and... also here! With us options are endless.

  • Urban Decay Brow Box – NEW SHADES

Urban decay The best-selling and newly redesigned Brow Box! Photo: Urban Decay / Instagram

If maintaining your brows involves a small army of products and a sizeable amount of real estate in your bag, you need the best-selling (and newly redesigned) Brow Box, which fits in the palm of your hand and contains ALL the essentials for amazing brows. Each set includes two shades of silky brow powder, perfecting & setting wax (infused with nourishing aloe, beeswax and coconut), high-quality metal mini tweezers that remove the tiniest hairs, a mini angled brow brush, a mini spoolie, and two mirrors (one of them magnifies so you won’t miss a single stray!)

Now available in FIVE shades for everyone’s brow needs from the lightest Blondie to darkest Blackout. Blend the shades together to create your custom shade, and then use the wax to define your shape and keep every hair in place.

  • L'Oreal Paris NEW! Infallible Paints

Lipsticks Add color in one stroke with full coverage! Photo: L'Oreal

The total beauty care brand dedicated to empowering women by offering the most luxurious and innovative product, L'Oreal Paris, introduces to the market the NEW! Infallible Paints. The collection has 14 high-impact colors, from nude to bold. The lacquer up lips liquid color, are designed to add color in one stroke with full coverage.

Available in drugstores nationwide!

  • Urban Decay Afterdark Palette  

urban decay 1 Loaded with a diverse range of shade-shifting duo-tones and metallized shimmers, this palette is full of possibilities. Photo: Urban Decay / Instagram

When you’re out late at night, anything can happen. Urban Decay introduces the Afterdark Palette, the perfect shadow collection for night owls. Created with late-night rendezvous in mind, this jewel-toned collection contains 10 sultry shades of Eyeshadow—seven NEW and three cult favorites no UD junkie should be without. Amp up your look with shade-shifting duotones and metallized shimmers in a range of hues. From iconic UD colors like Lounge (brick red with a green shift) to new shades like Paralyzed (blue with a purple shift) and Off Duty (deep metallic bronze), rock any of these shades day or night!

Available exclusively here

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Shirley Gomez has been exposed to many aspects of the art world. Besides being a Fashion Journalist, she studied Fashion Styling and Fashion Styling for Men at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, Interior Design at UNIBE and Fashion Design at ITSMJ Fashion School in the Dominican Republic. She worked as a Fashion Journalist, Fashion Stylist and Social Media Manager at one of the most recognized magazines in the Dominican Republic, Oh! Magazine, as an occasional Entertainment Journalist, of the prestigious newspaper “Listín Diario”, as well as a fashion collaborator of a radio show aired in 100.9 FM SuperQ. When Shirley is not writing you can find her listening Demi Lovato or Beyonce's songs, decorating her apartment or watching Family Feud.