Spring knows how to make an entrance. It arrives and immediately makes a statement with its once-a-year floral explosion of cherry blossoms. These delicate pink clouds declare that winter is over and a new season is in town.

Be inspired and prepare to make a statement of your own with the help of your favourite beauty brands and their take on sakura.

Beauty in Bloom

Spring signals a fresh start where you can replace the dullness of winter with a radiant glow. How? Pick sakura! Its antioxidant-rich nature makes it a skincare favourite. Transform your skin with these beauties:

Don’t forget about your body! Aveda’s Cherry Almond Body Collection should be on your list for lots of reasons. Not only does it smell incredible, but it’s also silicone-free, vegan-friendly, 100% cruelty-free, and the packaging has been made from 100% post-consumer recycled material.

This season, Clinique introduces a limited edition Sakura-based iD Active Cartridge Concentrate for Reactive Skin designed to soothe and rebalance skin that’s reactive or affected by pollution and seasonal changes. Simply add it to your favourite Clinique hydration base for a customised skincare solution.

The skin repair care experts, Estée Lauder, have taken their classic Micro Essence Skin Activating Treatment Lotion and infused it with the potent power of Sakura Ferment from double-flowered cherry blossoms. Its water-light texture makes it perfect for spring. The essence dives deep into the skin to hydrate and strengthen from within. Skin feels softer, plumper, and ignites a youthful glow.

Achieve Sakura-bright skin in one week with SHISEIDO’s White Lucent New Illuminating Micro-Spot Serum. Say goodbye to dark-spots, dull skin and uneven tone to reveal a bright, rosy and healthy complexion.

Colour Me Happy

Get into the swing of spring and add a pop of colour to your look. Pick your perfect shade of Sakura-inspired pink.

Celebrate the joy that cherry blossoms inspire with Guerlain’s Cherry Blossoms Limited Collection. The Collection includes perfume and make-up, including two new Rouge G pink-hued lipsticks complete with cherry blossoms engraved into their bullets. If that’s not enough cherry blossoms for you; they also have two collectors lipstick cases with beautiful cherry blossom designs.

This season M.A.C has gone for full petal and metal power with a spectrum of sakura-inspired shades for face and lips in a limited-edition pink metal packaging. Be warned, you may want everything! The juicy shades of Plenty of Pout Plumping gloss to the multi-dimension radiance of Mineralize Skinfinish powder will be on your list.

 Finally, Tatcha delivers a fresh take on nude lips. Inspired by the glow of lanterns reflecting on the petals of sakura, Tatcha has found a way to infuse this into their Cherry Blossom Silk Lipstick. Silk and cherry extracts nourish lips, while 23k gold adds a touch of luxe and leaves a flattering lustrous finish.

Wake Up and Smell the Sakura

Awaken your senses to the floral wonder of sakura and let the delicate scent of cherry blossoms transport you to another place.

Journey to Tokyo with ACCA KAPPA’s unique floral musk. Celebrating the ancient tradition
of Hanami, SAKURA TOKYO will make you feel like you’re sitting beneath the cherry trees enveloped in a mix of floral top notes, citrus central notes and woody base notes.

Take a walk through a field full of cherry trees in Provence and explore a colourful vision of nature with L’occitane. Inside their eye-catching holographic bottle is a bright floral fragrance evocative of spring.

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