As soon as the seasons change, so does my skincare regimen. Sure, I slather on the SPF-infused moisturizer year-round, but now that it’s spring, I’m looking to liven up my pale Northeast complexion – without any damaging rays of sun. Cue Clarins to the beauty rescue.
I spoke with one of the brand’s insiders, who gave me the scoop on its new Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster. Which, as it happens, is what super-chic celebrity stylist Sophie Pera uses to maintain her enviably bronzed complexion. I dare you to tell me you’re not preemptively obsessed after watching the video below.
In case you were wondering, Mother’s Day didn’t just form out of thin air. Its beginnings are credited to Anna Marie Jarvis, daughter of Ann Jarvis, a Civil War–era social activist whose Mothers’ Day Work Clubs aided both Confederate and Union solders. After her mother’s death, Anna Jarvis passed out carnations (now the traditional Mother’s Day flower) to each congregation member at her mother’s church in West Virginia. She embarked on a campaign to make Mother’s Day a recognized holiday, which she achieved in 1914.
There you have it. Now, on to the fun part – the shopping. Whether she’s your mom, grandmother, step, part-time, or pseudo-mother, show your appreciation – because with all the battles you put her through, she cared enough not to throw her arms up in the air and say, “F$%& this, I’m out of here.” Phew. Thanks, Mom.