In Bloom | My Spring Beauty Routine

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Summer is just around the corner! Hip hip hooray! One of my favorite things about summertime is that natural, bronzed glow which allows for Makeup Optional days. To prepare for summer, I’ve been paying extra-special attention to keeping my skin clean, smooth, and hydrated. I loaded up at the last Elements Beauty Shop event and have been absolutely loving all of my products. But, I also have a few drugstore beauty products I’m swearing by this spring, too!

Here are the products I’m loving right now — and I know you will too!

Step One: Gently Remove Makeup

I love these gentle wipes from Boots No7. They effectively cleanse and remove impurities, tone and moisturize your skin, and even remove waterproof eye make-up – all in one easy step. With vitamin pro-B5 plus extracts of witch hazel and fennel which help cleanse pores, moisturize and leave your skin feeling smooth, clean and fresh. Bonus: these are great to travel with and TSA compliant! Boots No.7 Beautiful Skin Quick Thinking Wipes ($5.29, Target)

Step Two: Cleanse and Tone


A detergent free ‘beauty water’ that will remove everyday make-up. The flower water acts as a cleansing agent and is perfect for those with sensitive skin. I use this product with exfoliating cotton pads. Skin feels purified, fresh, revived and toned without tightness or dryness. Rosa Centifolia 3-in-1 Cleansing Water ($25, Elements Beauty Shop); Exfoliating Round Cotton Pads ($3.49, ULTA)

Step Three: Moisturize

Brighten and smooth with this clinically proven age defy moisturizer that combines a brightening complex of certified organic juices, with a powerful antioxidant cocktail of alpha lipoic acid, CoQ10, Vitamin C, peptides and DMAE for optimum age-defying results. Juice Beauty Green Apple Age Defy Moisturizer ($45, Elements Beauty Shop)

Step Four: Hydrate Under Eyes

This rich, emollient formulation preserves firm skin and a youthful appearance while defending against environmental stressors. Active gel cools skin on contact to help stimulate microcirculation. Strengthened against future damage, the eye area emerges visibly transformed—infused with a look of vibrancy, vitality and youth. Erno Laszlo Phormula 3-9 Eye Repair ($175, Elements Beauty Shop)

Step Five: Boost Your Lashes

Women dream of being able to seduce with a simple bat of lashes.
Thanks to TALIKA, the expert in eyelash care since 1948, this dream is at last within our reach. Infinitely long, intensely colored and delicately curled eyelashes. The Lipocils Expert serum contains the same complex of 12 plants and silk protein as Lipocils to condition and support the natural growth of eyelashes. In addition, powerful natural ingredients are added for the curling and color intensification of eyelashes for a lengthening and thickening effect. TALIKA Lipocils Expert Lash Enhancer ($57, Elements Beauty Shop)

BONUS: All-Over Super Hydration!


Cutting-edge plant biotechnology isolates and replicates the perfect rose stem cells for maximum anti-age repair. With state-of-the-art, 21st century breakthrough stem cell technology, five rose stem cells are blended with four rose extracts in a cooling, rejuvenating gel to help stimulate cell turnover for younger looking skin. Helps repair the signs of aging, including the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, dehydration, dullness and sagging as it strengthens and tones the look of skin. Reveals silky soft, radiant, beautiful and youthful-looking skin. I like to put this on last and leave it on overnight. Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask ($45, Elements Beauty Shop)

Once a Week: Purify


Purifying, decongesting and hydrating mask with odorless Irish Moor Mud draws out dirt, oil and impurities as it infuses skin with moisture and vitamins. With the highest level of organic content in the world, 9,000 year-old black Moor Mud is harvested by hand from the Irish countryside. Rich in nutrients, essential minerals and potent anti-oxidants, it helps protect against skin damage. Black Hijiki Seaweed provides vital nutrition and hydration as volcanic ash helps revitalize and detoxify skin. Activated charcoal has a magnetic effect that draws impurities and toxins from congested pores. Helps minimize the look of pores, fine lines and wrinkles, leaving skin looking pure, fresh, hydrated and radiant. Peter Thomas Roth Irish Moor Mud Mask ($58, Elements Beauty Shop)




  1. I keep hearing so many great things about the Rose products by PTR. I love the gel Peel… like whah! Every morning I get my baby face back! Also, I am so happy you are loving your REN 3 in 1! I have been using it instead of makeup wipes and following with a face wash and love the combination to death!

    Great roundup Caroline!

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    • I’ll have to try the gel Peel! PTR is my new obsession… I can’t wait to go back and get that FirmX stuff too!! Glad you are loving PTR and REN too 🙂 We did some good shopping!


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