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Give Your Beauty Routine a Boost
Health and beauty
September 2021
Reading time 5 minutes

Body work, beautiful lips, the best golden glow and getting fresh

Now is the time to switch-up your beauty routine.


This new lightweight, non-fade whipped blush formula is infused with papaya extract for buildable colour that feels refreshing on skin. Simply squeeze, dab and go. Daycation Whipped Blush in Watermelon, Bite


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Endless summer in one simple palette.Two matte bronzers and one highlighter to wear individually or blend for the perfect summer glow. Bronze Goddess Matte & Glow Bronzing Trio, £34 Estée Lauder

Blush, lowlight and highlight your way to a natural, golden glow with this mini version of the original palette. Obsessions Mini Face Palette, £27 Huda Beauty

We love this velvety, cream-to-powder bronzing hybrid with a soft, matte finish which blends into skin, blurring imperfections and leaving a naturally beautiful summer glow. Sunkissed Bronzing Cream, £30 NARS

1. Just one effervescent tablet in your bath releases the fabulous floral and delicately fruity notes of Chanel’s iconic Chance Eau Tendre. Scented Bath Tablets, £53 Chanel 

2. Available in an incredible 50 different shades, you’ll find the perfect, flawless finish with this luminous liquid formula. Luminous Foundation, £43 Anastasia Beverly Hills  

3. Lift your lash game in one stroke with this all-new formula which lengthens, lifts and conditions lashes, whilst the clever tapered brush adds volume and curl. Magic Extension Mascara, £20 MAC

4. With an SPF50, this satin-smooth primer, infused with hyaluronic acid and a unique pollution defence, is instantly absorbed for the ultimate soft-focus filter and perfect canvas for makeup. Invisible UV Flawless Primer, £39 Charlotte Tilbury

5. Roasted and powdered coffee beans and brown sugar crystals exfoliate gently, sweeping away dead skin cells and buffing dry spots to reveal beautiful skin nourished with almond milk, passionfruit and marula oil. Sugared Koffie Almond Milk Scrub, £24 Drunk Elephant

6. This new body treatment is designed to hydrate, smooth and brighten skin and can be used all over or as a spot treatment where skin needs some extra tlc. With antioxidant-rich dragon fruit extract, organic coconut oil, kaolin and bentonite clays it tightens, clarifies and even helps to minimise the appearance of cellulite. Pink Soufflé Body Mask, £32 Kopari

Fresh Start

Skin tone, spots and fine lines are all targeted by this revitalising weekly peel, supercharged with glycolic and lactic acid for fresher, brighter-looking skin after just one application. Follow The Light Radiance Peel, £38 PSA

Wake up to brighter skin with this multitasking overnight mask supercharged with time-release retinaldehyde peptides and antioxidants. Working while you sleep, it targets wrinkles and discolouration to accelerate rejuvenation without irritating skin. 1A Retinal & Peptides Overnight Mask, £105 Allies of Skin

This unusual overnight paste is enriched with a plant-based alternative to retinol, kigelia fruit extract, shea butter and hyaluronic acid for brighter, plumped, radiant skin. Alt-Retinol Skin Paste, £38 Liz Earle  

All Calm

The new velvet-touch Evercalm Serum from REN, £45, is formulated with white mushroom extract and a powerful antioxidant to reduce redness and sensitivity in stressed skin in just 30 minutes.

Beauty Nailed On

An ocean-inspired, fast drying formula, this shimmering pearlescent colour is perfect for summer. What the Shell’s Nail Lacquer in Oyster Babe, £11 Nails Inc

Warm, light and great with a tan. Nail Lacquer in Peony Blush, £15 Nailberry

Super-glossy, ultra-shiny nails in just 60 seconds. Just one stroke of this quick-dry nail polish means high-impact colour which last for up to 10 days. 60 Seconds Nail Polish in Mauve to The Music, £3.49 Rimmel

Lip Service

This shimmer-free lip luminiser delivers a hint of tint as it plumps for a perfect pout. Wear alone or over your favourite lip colour. Gloss Bomb Heat Plumper, £19 Fenty Beauty

Beautiful, bright and glossy colour infused with hyaluronic acid leave lips soft and shiny. Flower Power Lip Chic in Capucine, £38 Chantecaille

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