3 Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Spring

1. Streamline your look

Bulky sweaters and dark makeup colors are no longer needed! Celebrate the season with sleek and simplified pieces and by bringing out your natural beauty. Besides, who doesn't want a reason to do some spring shopping?

2. Make a fresh start

We know, we know -- it's definitely not the highlight of our day either, but spring cleaning doesn't always mean picking up a dust buster. When's the last time you thought about how old your mascara is? Or when you last cleaned your makeup brushes? And haven't you been meaning to get rid of the untouched clothes in the back of your closet? Now is as good a time as any and you will feel so relieved once you're done.

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3. Save some green

What better time than the start of spring to give a little love to Mother Nature? You can start with these 5 easy ways to save energy, not to mention money! We've also found these eco-friendly beauty products that give proceeds to various environmental organizations with every purchase. If you're really looking to step up your environmental involvement, check out this list of green sites that will help you get started.

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