Spring has sprung upon us over here (unfortunately, it is a short season in
!) so I’m making an effort to take full advantage of the beautiful greenery and floral abundance around me. I love flowers and lucky for us women, they are also the source, ingredients and inspiration behind many beauty products. In order to celebrate spring, here are just a few of my favorite floral-inspired beauty products: China
Brighten up your skin with Avalon Organics Lavender Renewal Facial Serum--it contains organic Lavender, grape seed polyphenols, and hyaluronic acid. 100% vegetarian ingredients. US$ 21.99; http://www.avalonorganics.com
|Avalon Organics Lavender|
Renewal Facial Serum
I slather my face day and night with Chinese brand, Dr. Magic Rose Whitening Moisturizing Cream. Rose essential oil and herb extracts soften and hydrate skin. I love the subtle rose scent! US$ 26.67; at drugstores in
Never thought anything could tame my thick, unruly hair until I found Phyto Anti-Frizz Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm. This natural balm contains zero chemicals and is rich in chamomile, ferula extract, horseradish and sage to condition, soften and protect hair.
US$ 26.00; http://phyto-usa.com/
|Phyto Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm|
Biolane Skin Freshening Fragrance from French baby care brand Biolane has me hooked with its uplifting notes of honeysuckle and sweet pea. This mild baby cologne is alcohol and paraben-free, with pro-vitamin B5 to moisturize skin.
GBP£10.00 in the
; http://www.biolane.fr UK
|Biolane Skin Freshening Fragrance|
Gucci Flora Eau Fraiche was a gift from my father-in-law. It is a light, sparkling perfume. Described as a fruity-floral aromatic fragrance, enjoy the bursting top notes of peony, mandarin, lemon, bergamot and kumquat, heart notes of rose and osmanthus, and base notes of sandalwood. I just love it!
US$ 65.00 (50ml.); http://www.gucci.com
|Gucci Flora Eau Fraiche 50ml.|