A spring fling to ring the changes for your makeup bag or bathroom shelf…


A fancy flush >>

Clarins’ Tender Moments collection offers up Skin Illusion Blush, £16, for a natural glowing flush. Sweep on the apples of the cheeks for a naturally radiant ‘glow from within’ look. Cute, compact and perfect for a pop of colour when you’re on the go.
Daily Energizer Lovely Lip Balm, £16 lets you perk up the pout with the gentle lip hugging genius of a sweet-smelling balm to nourish and colour.


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Side swipe >>

Bobbi Brown’s Cheek Glow Palette is the only thing you need – a two-in-one compact that combine popular Pot Rouge cream blush (which also comes in handy for lips), plus a new cream illuminator—just swipe and blend to create a great fresh, glow.


£35, on counter

Bag this >>

Surely on everyone’s springtime wishlist. Makeup in a moment with Charlotte Tilbury’s quick-fix mini-kit, £55. Four ‘grab n go’ easy makeup kits with her multi-tasking, bestsellers to paint in the light, morph the eye colour, lift and sculpt the cheekbones, and enhance what nature naturally gave you. Look amazing in five minutes, we’re on it!


Available at House of Fraser, intuMetrocentre


Magic >>

Espa’s Tri-Active Instant Facial, £58, is all about results. A 3-in-1 serum, treatment oil and a revitalising essence. Combines antioxidant Macroalgae Cell and Winged Kelp Extracts with White Truffle Extract and Vitamin-C.
Expect instant plumping of lines and a generous ‘straight form the spa’ glow. Super-nourishing.


On counter at Harvey Nichols, Leeds

Love a spritz of spring>>

Try a fragrance to call your own Chantecaille’s Le Wild is all about the bloom – heady gardenia fragrance that’s floral but super-fresh and happy-making. Make it your spring fling. £180 (75ml).


On counter at Harvey Nichols, Leeds

Fresh Scents >>

Neom London launches its very first fragrance. Fresh, fruity and 100% natural scents of grapefruit and rosemary are sure the lift the spirits during the inevitably jam-packed days this month. Appropriate for every day, anytime wear, simply spritz up and power through.



Drop in >>

Bobbi Brown brings plant power and pastels to the skincare party this season with its pipette-perfect Remedies collection, £29.50, to target the skin’s needs. You need just a drop to nourish skin help stablise any worrisome issues, such as oiliness or breakouts. Try the reviving skin fortifier to deal with dull, ageing skin or the intense rehydration compound to combat dryness.


On counter at Harvey Nichols, Leeds

Flawless face >>

Power products This season think fresh, illuminated skin and fewer steps in the makeup regime. Murad answers the skin prayers with the Invisiblur Perfecting Shield. A 5-in-1 skin miracle dedicated to perfecting, protecting and priming with a combination of shiitake mushroom and nucor Miehei peptides as well as gentle barley, sunflower and cucumber extracts.



Plant Perfect >>

If your skin is in need of a lift this month, feel your sprightly self again with Origins patented Plantscription powerful lifting concentrate. Satin formula, infused with essential oils of pink rose, mandarin orange and star anise to leave those under-eyes feeling toned and taught. Instant face-lift technology (with-out the drastic measures) what’s not to love?


£52 on counter;

Skin Salvation >>

Chanel’s spring miracle hits the trend for hydra-therapy care, harnessing the power of the oceans and all its do-good properties. A one-step wonder-product. Chanel’s Blue Serum, £81 (30ml), is packed with carefully selected natural ingredients including green coffee of Costa Rica, the olive of Sardinia and lentisk of Greece. They combine to nourish and nuture weary, dull skin with a lightweight, luxurious skin pick-me-up.


30ml – £81 on counter;

Ditching dryness >>

More hydration help from the Clarins Hydra-Essentiel range, an array of pampering products engineered to re-fresh and re-vitalise skin in need.
Our faves: Silky Cream: £36, envelops the skin with a luxurious feeling of well-being and care. It reinvigorates the skin, helping combat pesky dryness and dullness.
Bi-phase Serum, £44, is a genius invisible serum will leave skin feeling supple, youthful and radiant. Cooling gel, £36, one to refresh the skin instantly, restoring hydration and life.


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