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21 Mar '17

Warmer Weather Makeup Switch Up

Posted by Bree Bruce

Happy Spring, everyone! We're so excited spring is finally here, the crisp spring showers, flowers blooming, pastel colors everywhere, and warmer weather! We're so excited. But with these changes means we're making changes to our makeup bags, and so should you!

As the temperatures start to rise, your heavy, moisturizing, full coverage foundation can begin to feel - well heavy! And greasy and cakey and a bunch of other things no one really wants to feel. And pretty days mean you will be drawn to spending more time outside, which means you should be using some kind of SPF that you may have ditched during the winter months.

But just because it's spring doesn't mean you don't want any coverage at all, so we strongly recommend a tinted moisturizer or BB cream. Not only will these options feel great on your skin, but they're also multitasking which cuts down on the time spent getting ready in the morning. And with losing an hour to daylight any extra amount of time you can save and spend in bed is worth it!

We've rounded up our favorite spring/summer foundations here:

1. Suntegrity 5-in1 Tinted MoisturizerAn all in one, "UV Chemical-Free" Tinted Sunscreen/Beauty Benefit (BB) cream that treats, hydrates, protects, primes and covers the skin. Supercharged with youth promoting antioxidants that help to scavenge surface free radicals, this cream also provides mineral Broad Spectrum SPF 30 protection. Hyaluronic acid, astaxanthin, red algae and Certified Organic: aloe vera, jojoba, sunflower, pomegranate, cucumber, and green tea help provide additional sun protection and hydration. Non-nano sized zinc-oxide not only protects the skin from the damaging UV rays, but it also soothes and calms the skin. Zinc-oxide is known for it's anti-inflammatory properties that often help skin conditions like rosacea, acne, and melasma. Free of: Parabens, Phthalates, Propylene Glycol, Mineral Oils, Synthetic Dyes, Sulfates, Paba, Titanium Dioxide, Nano-Particles and Chemical UV Absorbers. And Vegan!

2. Ilia Beauty Sheer Vivid Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20A semi-matte formula with soothing botanicals to help calm and revitalize the skin. Aloe Vera aids in long-lasting hydration with White Tea and Rosemary Extract to combat free radicals. Seal in moisture with Sodium Hyaluronate to promote skin microcirculation beneath the surface resulting in a smooth and all-around fuller appearance.

3. Fitglow Beauty BB CreamAll-in-one light weight moisturizer, skin perfecter and treatment serum instantly evens out skin tone with natural light mineral pigments while fighting wrinkle with super peptides MATRIXYL 3000. Ideal under makeup or alone its natural-looking coverage minimizes the appearance of imperfections and evens the skintone. Antioxidants and peptides protect skin from environmental factors while restoring firmness and elasticity. Available in two shades AND currently ON SALE!

You can shop all of these products in store or online through the links above.