Victoria’s Secret >>
VB is back with her second collection collaboration with Estée Lauder. With her previous sell- out collection she makes a return, this time bringing along some new products as well as some cult comebacks. Two completely new products include’Saffron Sun’ bronzer, £48, and a matte take on the neutral lip hue, £36.
On counter at Fenwick, Newcastle and Harvey Nichols, Leeds
Nars’ new NARSissist loaded palette, £55, is definitely one for your makeup bag. Twelve fab shades, ranging from neutral in a limited edition palette. The 12 shades come in either shimmer or matte giving you the option to create a simple, natural, every day look or you can add extra dimension by mixing a deep dark brown with a popping pigmented gold glitter.
Fresh Feel >>
As luxurious as it gets, the beautiful scent of jasmine is the key to Chanel’s new revitalising facial oil. Intended to be used with facial massage it has a silky texture and decadent feel. Softens lines and gives skin radiance, £97. Summer also heralds new-season treats from Chanel with its Les Beiges limited edition collection of products. Soft glow cream blush stick, £34, offers a glide-on freshness and the new compact foundation is beautiful to pull from your handbag, but also offers a light summerweight coverage that’s easy to top up when you’re on-the-go, £46.
On counter now at Chanel
Lip Service >>
Clarins’ Lip Comfort Oil and Sunkissed Summer Makeup Collection will help illuminate, contour and add glow to your complexion. The limited edition products are offered in rich, brown, bronze and peach shades to mirror the sun, sand and tropical sun sets you’d see on holiday. Bronzing & Blush Compact, £30, warms your complexion while the formula cares for your skin. With just one simple sweep of the product, the skin will appear more radiant while staying protected from dryness.
If you’re plagued by oily skin in summer Clarins’ Pore Perfecting & Matifying Collection acts as part makeup, part skincare. Foundation, £28, blurs imperfections, reduces oily skin while keeping your skin hydrated and protected. The Pore Perfecting Matifying Kit, £33, includes blotting papers and a translucent powder. They are the basis to maintaining a matte finish.
Flower Power >>
If your skin is looking dull or dry this month, restore some hydration with Origins Flower Fusion sheet masks, £5. Crafted with 100 per cent natural bamboo, the masks provide an instant boost of radiance and dewy moisture in a natural way.
Oh Tom! >>
Let’s go to Portofino with Tom Ford. His new collection of all over body sprays is inspired by the beautiful Italian Riviera town. They look sparklingly beautiful. Neroli Portofino collection, £44 each, includes three beachbag-friendly 150ml sprays.
Or for a blowout, head to Positano, Ford’s new green citrus floral fragrance, bursting with a luxurious blend of sun-drenched citrus: Italian bergamot, petit grain bigarade (bitter orange), lemon, and mandarin £155 for 50ml.
On counter in Fenwick, Newcastle
Bobbi Brown’s limited edition Havana Brights collection is a must have for your makeup bag. The collection offers up the Illuminating Cheek Palettes, £35, that are guaranteed to give you a healthy sun kissed glow for the summer months. Art Liquid Lipsticks, £21.50, allow your perfect pout to stand out from the crowd. Available in vibrant, coral colours, the semi- matte, full- coverage formula will last for eight hours so no need for top ups.
Switch Up >>
Switch up this season’s summer time makeup routine with bareMinerals. Sheer, lightweight and long-lasting are just three of the best elements to enhance your summer skin. The Complexion Rescue Hydrating Gel Cream, £27, gives a dewy, sheer to medium coverage which is perfect for giving you a natural glow while replenishing thirsty skin with its powerful hydration botanicals. Invisible Glow Highlighting Powder, £25, sweeps over cheek bones to add an extra glister.
Sisley’s new makeup collection brings the Phyto-Blush Twist, £43. With its application ease and precision, the cream formula turns to powder as it touches the skin leaving a smooth, velvety finish in a long lasting creamy texture.
Tresses TLC >>
No more neglected ends. Aveda’s Shampure Thermal Dry Conditioner, £26, is ideal for spritzing on dry hair. A perfect go-to for between washes.
Green People are back with their award-winning sun care range now presented in perfect hand luggage size. Each pack contains sun lotion, aftersun and tanning accelerator that are suitable for those with sensitive skin. The Sun Travel Collection, £37.95, comes in 100ml bottles.
Sleep Well >>
If you’re not getting the beauty sleep that you need night creams lay claim to some overnight aid with your shut-eye.
Some of our favourites: Lancome Energie De Vie Sleeping mask, £43, boosts the skins moisture levels in just 10 minutes to leave the skin looking hyrdated, fresh and soft to touch. ESPA Overnight Hydration Therapy, £35, rejuvenates the skin while you sleep. Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair, £73, accelerates skin renewal while reducing the appearance of ageing.
On counter and all available at harveynichols.com
Neom helps you on your wellbeing journey with its cute Discovery kit. The idea is you inhale the fragrance from each of the four little bottles and are drawn to one particular scent. They pinpoint if your concern is sleep, stress, energy or happiness. The test is £5 to purchase at neomorganics.com/scentdiscovery plus a £5 shopping voucher and ebook when folks share their results with Neom.