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We love the Spring season as it’s a time for all of us to purge, renew and recharge for the warmer (and Sunny) days ahead. In preparation for all the changes, we always push the reset button on fashion, beauty and personal preparation to ensure that we’re ready to take on the new season as our most glamorous selves! Find out what we’re all about this season. xo, Lauren + Lisa.

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Fashion:

LISA:

When it comes to my spring into summer look, I want to keep it simple but interchangeable from day to night. Because I travel so much I look for pieces that I can mix and match. When putting together an outfit I usually start with shoes because I like to be comfortable. I am obsessing over these Alaia sandals! I love them because they’re flat but still so fancy.

When I saw this Michael Kors dress it reminded me of a Mastroianni movie and since I covet anything Italian, I had to have it. The prefect day to night dress. Packs super well and then I can just switch out my shoes and bag and add a scarf or leather jacket for an evening look.

I love to wear white because I think it makes me look like I have more color than I do. It also goes with anything. This DKNY keyhole crop top looks great with jeans and booties or a pencil skirt and heels.

Anything denim-sign me up. Track pants that are denim are great to fly in and pack super well. Light hues of denim out now are my favorite.

Graffiti & Jimmy-say ‘YES’ ! I am lusting after this bag– I’d even just carry it around my apartment….

LAUREN: 

Being pregnant makes my love for fashion all that much harder as “dressing the bump” has become increasingly challenging. I will be living in this IRO dress (my favorite French clothing brand) until i give birth. It’s lightweight, airy, comfortable and chic all at the same time.

So many lust-wrothly styles from Illesteva, but I will be wearing the Leonard frame style all Summer long.

The design on these Charlotte Olympia sandles is to-die-for. Adding to wish list!

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Beauty:

LISA:

I’m very adventurous when it comes to nail colors, lengths and sizes. When the “pastel” craze hit again this season I couldn’t wait to get painted like an Easter egg. Light blues and greens are my go to colors and Eve Snow polish is not only gorgeous but good for your nails too! This polish contains Marula Oil, Equisetum Extract, Vitamin B12 and has sun-protective properties! And no formaldehyde.

I have a lot of hair but it is fine and curly and I color it, so this can equal damage and unruliness. I fist got introduced to Phillip Bee at Space NK apothecary. The smell is so divine you will want to eat it. The high price is justified by the strength building and softness effect this shampoo delivers. Worth every penny!

I try to keep my skincare as natural and clean as possible, so when I’m not slathering Goldfaden MD all over, I use REN. Their Moroccan body oil is delicious and hydrating.

LAUREN: 

Jin Soon is a total nail guru and I love her simplistic, yet standout colors and nail art designs. Currently wearing her French Lilac – i am channeling the baby girl that I am carrying!

Even though warmer weather is finally here, my skin is still in need of major hydration and radiance. I am seeing such great results from using our Fleuressence facial oil, so will be using this through the Summer months. Insider tip: I have been adding a drop into my daily foundation for an added luminescent glow; it’s amazing!

This color adds the perfect pop to any lip color!

Skin Treatment:

LISA:

Entering Spring means shorter dresses and eventually jean shorts in the summer. Dry skin left over from the winter needs to be buffed away! This brush stimulates circulation to improve the appearance of cellulite while smoothing out dry skin.

For a splurge I goto Oasis Day spa to et my body Sprung ready with their amazing body wrap. It slims, tones and gets rid of toxins that may cause inflammation and cellulite. Great to do right before you will be in a bathing suit!

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LAUREN: 

Gina Mari’s (the best LA-based facial skin guru) Oxygen facial is literally a skin-changer. I am in her office virtually every week and my skin has never looked so flawless!

Winter weather always wreaks havoc on our skin no matter how many oils, creams, lotions and potions are applied. Dry and flaky skin is simply inevitable given the harsh conditions in most areas of the country (and world). With Spring now officially here to stay, we wanted to share a few staples that we work into our regimen to keep the flakiness at bay while our skin is transitioning with the Spring season.

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Prep your skin (right): Arguably the most important first step is exfoliating (with something gentle) to remove the surface layers of dead skin and follow with a super hydrating moisturizer or oil. We love Goldfaden MD’s Fresh A Peel, an effective but very gentle Lactic Acid enzyme peel or Tatcha’s Deep Rice Enzyme exfoliator followed by Fleuressence “Native Botanical Cell Oil”. If you’re feeling extra dry, you can seal with your preferred heavy cream moisturizer to ensure that all moisture is locked in.

*Tip: For extreme dry areas, pat an extra dab of oil onto the targeted spot and let soak in.

Say goodbye to powder: Powders tend to lay on top of dry surfaces, build up, clog pores, and make it appear that your make up looks “caky”. Instead of grabbing your compact foundation, opt for a blush stain (we love Tarte, Benefit and ByTerry), as it will give you an elevated natural flush glow and stay on all day long.

Introduce a skin highlighter (game-changer): We have talked about skin highlighters before (because we LOVE them) and they are perfect for adding in that extra POP to your skins glow. Best to be used to accentuate the bone structures – cheek bones, nose brim, eye brow OR mix in a tiny drop with your foundation.

We love: Nars Copacabana, Kevyn Aucoin Celestial Skin Illuminator and Becca’s Shimmering Skin Perfecter.

Drink water: As much as people talk about this, it’s true. Drinking a minimum of 8 glasses of water per day not only keeps you hydrated, but it also helps to flush out all of the toxins and impurities that lead to pore-clogging mishaps. Keeping your skin hydrated is the least expensive way to take 5 years off of your age and eliminate dark circles and splotchy skin.