Add Cherry Blossom to Your Beauty Routine
The cherry blossoms have arrived, and with peak bloom time coming up we can expect some crowds coming to see them in all their glory. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is a great local event, but if you want to get in the spirit without wading through thousands of tourists, try adding some cherry blossoms to your beauty routine. Many beauty brands incorporate cherry blossom scents into their products due to their great fragrance, as well as their hair and skin benefits. Check out these cherry blossom-infused beauty products to get you in the mood for spring.
Japanese Cherry Blossom Ultra Shea Body Cream
If you haven’t already tried the Japanese Cherry Blossom line from Bath and Body Works, now is the time. The store offers a number of cherry blossom-scented products, from perfume to shower gel to lotion. This body cream contains aloe butter and cocoa butter for a soothing, ultra-moisturizing feel. On top the cherry blossom fragrance, the cream also has hints of pears, mimosa petals and sandalwood.
Glominerals Lip Gloss in Cherry Blossom
This creamy lip gloss from Glominerals comes in a deep pinkish-red shade reminiscent of the famous flowers. The sheer gloss contains sunflower oil to keep your lips feeling moisturized throughout the day. This color is a great addition to any spring look.
Cherry Blossom Eu de Toillette
With this floral perfume, you will always feel like you are right in the middle of the National Cherry Blossom Festival action. L’Occitane offers two sizes of the scent, a 2.5-ounce bottle for $55 and a small solid perfume container for just $12. The feminine fragrance contains a number of great scents like cherry, freesia and amber.
Rejuvenating Cherry Blossom-Ginseng Shampoo and Conditioner
Organix recently released a cherry blossom-ginseng scented line of shampoo and conditioner. The beauty brand, which prides itself on its sustainable products, offers so many great hair products at a reasonable price. This shampoo and conditioner duo is no exception — it feels like a high-end hair product and leaves hair feeling smooth and hydrated, but it doesn’t break the bank. The products, made with cherry blossom extract and green tea, help seal in moisture and give hair a more voluminous look.
Suave Naturals Body Wash in Wild Cherry Blossom
This Suave body wash is infused with cherry blossom, green tea and vitamin E to clean and condition your skin. It smells great with notes of jasmine and black currant and leaves your skin feeling smooth and refreshed. For the low price, you really can’t beat it. You can find this body wash at pretty much any drug store near you.
Cherry Blossom Lip Balm
Just because spring is here and the dry winter air is coming to an end, doesn’t mean you should forget about keeping your lips hydrated. To get in the spirit of the season, try this cherry-tinted lip balm from Fig & Rouge. It contains all natural ingredients and keeps your lips super hydrated, while adding a cute touch of color!
Allison Lundy is a recent college grad, writer, area professional and lover of all things beauty. Raised in southern Virginia, Allison moved to the DMV to pursue her aspirations of a career in politics. She attended George Mason, where she discovered her love of writing at the student newspaper. During the day, Allison works in government affairs for a small trade association in northern Virginia. When she isn’t busy working and/or being a political junkie, Allison focuses on her other passions – beauty and fashion. She is always looking for the newest trends and trying out new products.