'Tis the season for floral fragrances! Glowy skin! And pretty pink cheeks! But let's be real, every year spring catches us unawares, in this weird twilight zone where you're really, really glad winter's over but not quite ready to strip off. Not just yet.
Luckily for you, we feel the same, which is why we asked a beauty pro to share her favourite beauty gadgets to buy in spring. From the lastest hair removal products to hair tools and electric toothbrushes that will give you an A-list grin, these are the products that Kate Lancaster, beautyheaven's editor, can't live without.
Getting hair-free for the spring season has never been easier thanks to these at-home hair-removal heroes. They're quick, simple and effective, plus they can be used from the comfort of your couch — so you can go ahead and cancel that salon appointment now.
Philips Satinelle Advanced Wet & Dry Epilator, $89
Use it in the shower or out – the 30mm head can cover larger areas of the skin for fast results.
Philips Lumea Prestige IPL Hair Removal Device, $799
Clever skin tone and SmartSkin sensors detect your skin tone and pick the optimal setting to provide efficient hair removal, which means great, long-lasting results for a wide variety of hair and skin tones. The multiple curved attachments are also designed to target the trickiest areas of the body.
Braun Silk-Epil 9 Skin Spa Wet & Dry Epilator BeautySet, $199
This epilator will exfoliate and remove unwanted hair at the same time — perfect for prepping your skin for fake tan!
Remington Smooth & Silky® Ultimate Shave & Trim Shaver, $99
You won't miss a single stray hair thanks to the dual-flexing, hypo-allergenic foils, which keep constant contact with your skin.
With the party season just around the corner, now is the time to perfect your tresses with the latest high-tech hair stylers. Keep your hair in tip-top styling condition by opting for hair tools with temperature control technology that won't wreak havoc on your hair like Dyson Supersonic Black Hair Dryer, $499.
VS Sassoon 3Q Digital Hair Straightener, $79.95
Whether you're after a sleek style or beachy waves, choose between 12 digital heat settings to suit your styling needs.
Remington Proluxe Salon Ionic Hair Straightener, $149
Ideal for those with curly tresses, this time-saving hair tool will banish frizz, and smooth and straighten your locks as you brush.
Remington Keratin & Argan Oil Nourish Conical Curl Styler, $39
The keratin- and argan oil-infused ceramic barrel will give your curls maximum impact, minus the heat damage.
Trent & Steele 'Panache' Hair Dryer, $199
For salon-quality results and the ultimate in style, look no further. The eye-catching feather weight emerald design with black and gold detailing, make styling your hair easy on the arms and the eyes. The patented honeycomb heating element distributes heat evenly while three temperature settings protect your locks and keep frizz at bay.
Your best spring accessories are those gleaming pearly whites, and this generation of dental products are smarter than ever. Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Connected Electric Toothbrush has an intelligent sensor setup and works closely with the Sonicare app* on your mobile to provide real-time feedback and optimise your brushing technique as your own personal dental coach. You also get a luxe travel case that can charge your toothbrush on the go, four interchangeable brush heads and a rinsing glass.
Oral-B® Genius 8000 Electric Toothbrush, $199
Sensitive gums, meet your new brush BFF – the pressure sensor will let you know when you're pressing too hard.
Philips Sonicare Protective Clean Plaque Electric Toothbrush, $109
If you struggle to keep your daily teeth clean on track, this brush will hold you accountable with helpful timers and a reminder for when you need to change your toothbrush head.
Philips Sonicare AirFloss Ultra Rechargeable Interdental Cleaner, $169
Cavities? Not here. This electric flosser has a wide nozzle that makes short work of any build-up around your teeth.
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