MIST IT >>
Tom Ford’s Black Orchid Hair Mist is changing up the fragrance game. Spritz luxury and elegance all over your hair for a richly scented Black Orchid finish. Your locks will be ready to take on the winter breeze with a smoothing formula that leaves hair with a soft luminous sheen. Double up UVA and UVB filters to protect from the sun. The perfect finish that will keep you looking fab from desk to date.
£50 on counter or tomford.com
We love Pramāsana Scalp Care from Aveda that will give your scalp the makeover it needs. The unstoppable Exfoliating Scalp Brush (£16.50) loosens up the impurities and exfoliates, the Cleanse Pramāsana Purifying Scalp Cleanser (£23.50) refreshes your head for a super smooth scalp foundation. Finish off and nourish with Pramāsana Protective Scalp Concentrate £35 for a protective barrier against pollution and other free radicals. The perfect trio to get your head right and ready for the New Year.
We’re swooning over Jo Malone London’s super silky Hand Cream Trio (£44) that will have your palms polished to perfection. With our favourite scents Tantalising Lime Basil & Mandarin, sensual Peony & Blush Suede and luscious English Pear & Freesia. Lightweight and nourishing with with apricot kernel oil to soak into your skin. Layer up your lips with Jo Malone London English Mint & Ginger Lip Care (£20). An unstoppable combination of mint and ginger that is the perfect fresh and spicy lip awakening kit for him and for her. A sensational combination of moringa butter, rose flower wax and kukui seed oil that will make chapped lips a problem of the past.
on counter or jomalone.co.uk
BROW BUSINESS >>
Perfect your arches with ICONIC London Sculpt & Boost Eyebrow Cushion. ICONIC’s newest addition will give your brows a makeover with fuller, more defined and richer textures. The smudge proof pallets are two-shade liquid brow compact and come in three shades which create effortlessly fuller-looking brows all day long.
NATURAL BEAUTY >>
Achieve effortlessly gorgeous waves at home with Schwarzkopf OSiS+ Made To Be Real Collection. For a day to day gritty edge smooth try OSiS+ Sand Clay (£10.95) or for a windswept wave effect run through OSiS+ Wind Touch (£13.50). Feel fresh faced with a frame of naturally fabulous hair that you can easily achieve out of the salon.
Flutter your lashes with Eyeko’s fabulous new personalised mascara service. Match your lashes with with the perfect formula and the ultimate brush that will take your definition to new heights. With over 100 combinations you’ll find the perfect flick fix.
£30 at eyeko.com
SMOOTH ON >>
The brand on everyones lips this season INGLOT introduce INGLOT LAB soothing facial oils. Every bottle contains a combination of tsubaki, cottonseed, jojoba and rosemary oils, combined with ingredients to individualise the offering and meet all your skincare needs. Pick between Sunrise Drop Face Oil (£21), Spotlight Drop Face Oil (£21) and Dream Drop Face Oil (£24) to restore hydration and shine morning and night.
On counter or inglotuk.com
SOAK UP >>
If your skin is feeling dull or dry this month restore some hydration with Charlotte Tilbury Instant Magic Facial Dry Sheet Mask. With up to three uses you can pop it on every time you need a little brightness boost. Soak your skin in fresh niacinamide, oils and plant extracts and feel refreshed in just 15 minutes. The perfect spa pick me up without leaving the house.
£18 from John Lewis or charlottetilbury.com
EXTRA HOURS >>
Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer gives back those extra hours in bed with their highest coverage concealer to date. Oil free and flawless coverage to keep dark circles at bay and a fresh natural glow. The skin-smoothing peptides work to minimise fine lines, while spherical powders blur away imperfections. Fresh faces all round with 16 shades to choose from.
NARS TAKES NEWCASTLE >>
NARS fans with Christmas money – or one or two Fenwick gift cards – on their hands will no doubt be overjoyed with the news of the department store’s brand new counter – now open in its glossy Beauty Hall.
Sleek and spacious, it’s more like a mini boutique; a place to enjoy mini makeovers and master makeup lessons, and get your hands on the brand’s latest launches, as well as all of its award-winning, cult products.
With a number of inspiring complimentary services on offer, now’s the time to stop by – whether you’re in the mood to freshen up your look for the new year, revamp your makeup bag, or look your best ahead of get-togethers, gatherings or parties.
The counter’s experts are on hand to give you all the tricks and tips – from foundation-picking and contouring lessons, to step-by-step tutorials towards this season’s must-try eye-looks – they’ve picked up from some of the brand’s leading artists, ambassadors and founder, François Nars.
The french makeup artist and photographer created NARS Cosmetics back in 1994 with just 12 (now iconic) lipsticks. Since then, it’s blossomed into a luxury, world-renowned cosmetics and skincare brand, loved for its fashion-forward, no-rules approach to beauty.