With springtime comes a sense of renewal. Each new season creates an opportunity to check in on your beauty routine and make updates that help you put your best self forward.
“Getting into a spring state of mind isn’t just about good glam,” said celebrity makeup artist Priscilla Ono. “Spring is also the perfect time to refresh your beauty routine.”
Feeling inspired but don’t know where to start? Check out Ono’s top five secrets for feeling confident from head to toe so you can look and feel your best this spring.
1. Hydrate for Good Health!
Staying hydrated is key! Your body needs water to feel and look good. If you’re taking advantage of the warmer weather and getting active outdoors, make a habit of taking a water bottle with you so you can hydrate while you move. For flavor, add some fresh fruit to your water. Snacking on water-rich veggies and fresh fruits like cut-up cucumber, celery or cubed watermelon helps hydrate you too.
“I take a reusable water bottle with me everywhere so that I’m always sipping on water while I’m working or traveling. Staying hydrated keeps my energy up and is good for my skin too,” says Ono.
2. Refresh Your Makeup Kit.
Spring is a great time to take stock of what you need to rotate or replace in your wardrobe, and the same is true for your makeup and personal care products. Toss expired products, swap out warm, muted tones for a bright, energizing color palette, and add fresh scents into your personal care routine. These updates will keep you right on-trend this spring.
An essential in Ono’s makeup kit is the all-new Secret Weightless Dry Spray. The antiperspirant provides 48-hour sweat and odor protection and the aluminum free deodorant provides 24-hour odor protection. Redesigned to give women precision protection with a targeted application that gets more product where it’s needed, the Sprays also go on weightlessly with no waxes, no alcohol and no residue.
“I don’t want a stain or white mark on my clothes while I’m working, and my clients certainly don’t want one when they appear on the red carpet!” said Ono. “Secret Dry Spray keeps me and my clients fresh from morning ‘til night.”
3. Practice Good Hygiene.
It can be tempting to skip your daily shower in favor of getting more sleep before you start your workday. Says Ono, “With early call times that often feel like the middle of the night, it can be hard to resist the temptation to roll out of bed and go straight to work, but I know I’ll feel more refreshed if I take the time to shower and make sure I’m protected with the new Secret Dry Spray.”
Whether you opt for a quick shower or treat yourself to a long bubble bath, antiperspirants and deodorants can help you keep that shower-fresh feeling all day.
Color blocking is a popular trend this spring. This trend is all about mixing two or more bold and often contrasting colors to create a colorful and eye-catching statement.
“We will see a lot of bright colors and pops of color this spring. Lots of color blocking,” says Ono. “No matter the trend, I always want my clients to feel like themselves and I want their features to shine through.”
Color blocking isn’t limited to just your wardrobe. Ono suggests applying a bright lip in hot pink, orange or even a light pink to contrast with your clothes.
5. Spray Fresh, Stay Fresh!
This spring, find a signature scent that reflects your personality and style. A new antiperspirant or deodorant can be an easy and affordable way for you and your friends to experiment with new scents. The new Secret Dry Spray comes in six fresh scents, including antiperspirants in wild rose, vanilla, waterlily, and white peach, and aluminum-free deodorants in lavender and coconut. Great for use at home or to throw in your bag, each of the Sprays is made with freshness-on-demand technology that delivers moisture- and motion-activated fragrance bursts to help you stay fresh all day long.
“You want to make sure you smell good because scent can really impact a person’s mood. Staying fresh is important to me because it helps me create a sense of confidence and calmness,” says Ono. “I love a nice floral scent because it’s delicate yet really helps you feel fresh and clean. I’m loving the Wild Rose scent in Secret’s new Dry Spray Collection because it is so fresh and inviting.”
For more information, visit Secret.com.