Spring is in full swing, and it's important to make sure your skin catches up to the freshness in the air! With the winter months behind us, it can still be a trying time for skin. While springtime is typically warmer, many parts of the country have experienced cold weather as of late, making it essential to rehydrate your skin so it's as supple as can be.
To help keep you looking your best for wedding appointments or perhaps your nuptials this season, we put together some of our favorite new beauty products that are ideal for spring brides. From a bridal-themed collection of nail polish colors to wear for your pre-wedding events, to moisturizing masks that will fight the effects of winter, to face products with rose elements that are perfect for the season, there are a number of beauty products to try that will help you look your best on the big day and stay relaxed leading up to it.
Take a look at the beauty products below!
From a tea brand that creates herbal blends to help support specific parts of the body and mind – including mood boosting, skin repair, and focus – comes a face cream that features herbs, such as Calendula, Primrose Oil, Rosemary, and Chamomile to unlock your skin’s natural beauty before you walk down the aisle. “Facial Tea” herbal face cream, $35 by Teasäne; liveteasane.com
Since you have a shiny new accessory on your ring finger that everyone will want to see throughout your engagement and beyond, it's important to keep your nails looking picture-perfect. Consider the collaboration between Essie and bridal designer Reem Acra, which features springtime colors with wedding-themed names, including “Picture Perfect,” “Handmade of Honor,” and “Moments to Mrs.” GelCouture Wedding Collection by Reem Acra, $11.50/each by Essie; essie.com
Ideal for the bride-to-be who loves coffee, matcha, or tea, these refreshing body scrubs will do wonders for your skin before the big day and allow you time to relax away from any wedding-planning woes. The coffee variety tightens and brightens skin, the matcha polish provides soothing antioxidants, and the rose tea will renew skin with vitamins and minerals. The trio also makes a great gift for bridesmaids! Body Polish, $24/each by Good Queen Bess; thegoodqueenbess.com
Take some time for yourself – or have an at-home spa night with your bridesmaids – and indulge in a face mask. This concentrated gel mask will infuse your skin with deep hydration – a must after the winter months. Use it whenever your skin is feeling dehydrated or unbalanced since it’ll tighten and brighten your complexion while you take a minute to relax. “Harmony” rose petal facial mask, $55 by Feel; thisisfeel.com
If your skin is still dry from the winter months, The Gold Collection can help you achieve glowing, healthy, and happy skin – just in time for your nuptials. The collection includes “Luxe” organic cleansing oil to remove makeup and reduce fine lines, age spots, and scars, “Flora” organic rosewater toner to tighten and tone the skin, and “Elixir” organic facial oil to make your skin firmer and balance its tone. The Gold Collection, $35-75 by Honey Belle; honeybelleshop.com
Brides desiring a more natural lip on their wedding day or for pre-wedding events will love this lighter-toned nude lipstick. It has a matte look that's long lasting, and the ingredients also include coconut oil and vitamin E to ensure your lips are both soothed and look great. It's also 100% cruelty-free, paraben-free, vegan, and smudge resistant, so you can feel good about what you're putting on your lips.“Maple Sugar” long-lasting matte liquid lipstick, $18 by CherJo’Kle; cherjokle.net
Perfect for brides-to-be with dry, normal, or sensitive skin, this gentle cleanser features a lightweight formula that features rosewater – known for its mild stringent and soothing properties – to cleanse and tone your skin morning and night. It's also made in the USA, so you'll be supporting a locally made product! "Rosewater" face wash, $29 by nye; nylskincare.com
Give yourself a glow at your wedding reception or bachelorette party with this hydrating mist that contains small, iridescent pink and silver sparkles. The product also features notes of vanilla, caramel, and sandalwood, so you’ll smell sweetly bridal in person while having a beautiful sheen in photos. "Secret Genius" shimmer mist, $42 by Pinrose; pinrose.com