Simply glowing

For a triple-use treat that won’t break the (still recovering from the festive spending buzz) bank, the new Barry M Glowmance Soft Focus Revitalising Cream.

BaM_GlowmanceAs a primer, highlighter or mixed with foundation; whichever way you choose to use this wee golden tube, it leaves skin with a soft lit-from-within glow.

With Jasmine extracts & Vitamin E, it soothes and stimulates the skin while brightening and illuminating. Smoothing fine lines and imperfections, Glowmance creates a soft focus effect for a beautifully even complexion.

Use it to prime skin or refresh your makeup throughout the day for a revitalised finish. –

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A hint of summer

If you’re in desperate need of a colour boost to warm your pale winter skin, try L’Oréal Glam Bronze La Terra Tribal Powder.

LOr_GBronAs well as using on cheeks, collarbones and other places the sun might hit, work this great product harder by lightly buffing it onto eyelids for a soft, smoky eye.

Created with silky micro-pigments for a soft natural-looking tan, this is a bronzer you’ll want to wear always. It feels velvety to touch and literally smells like summer.

Light enough to let the skin breathe, it can be used on face and body.

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Fast Friday – More than it first seems

For a fantastic Friday multi-tasker, look no further than Rimmel Glam’Eyes Quad Eyeshadow in Smokey Brown.

Neutral eyeshadow palettes can be used for more than just eyes. Use the lightest shade as a highlighter and the browns for filling brows.neutralb_rimmel

These multi-reflective pigments eyeshadows are for colour that looks perfect under any light. A unique four-shade pallet for vibrant and intense colour and a velvety, creamy formula that blends effortlessly. Use dry for a subtle or luminous look, and use wet for even greater impact!

The result, a perfect you with your eyes firmly on the prize.

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Themed Thursday – Mild not wild

We all need some TLC at times, so add a touch of mildness to your beauty routine.

For a gentle way to cleanse your face, reach for Clinique Liquid Facial Soap – Extra Mild. This is clinically formulated cleansing, with all the benefits of Clinique’s famous dermatologist-developed facial soap in a liquid formula.CLinLFSoEM

BuBeBBTeFFor soothing bubbles in your bath, go for Burt’s Bees® Baby Bee® Bubble Bath is a tear-free, SLS-free, mild and gentle plant-based cleansing formula that is combined with nourishing soy protein to wash your – and baby’s – skin without irritation. Glycerin is added to moisturise and a touch of vanilla extract helps to calm and comfort.

To enjoy a good hair day, try Bumble and bumble Seaweed Shampoo, a mild, moisturising, daily shampoo with marine extracts that feed roots, add shine and keep scalps happy.BbSeS

SanexLhSTo give your hands some love, there’s Sanex Zero% Mild is a hygienic liquid soap, which is effective yet gentle for your skin. Its biodegradable formulation contains fewer chemical ingredients, meaning it’s healthy for your skin and better for the environment.

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Try something new

For tingly fresh teeth and a new approach to toothpaste, try Cocowhite Coconut Oil for Teeth Minty Fresh.


Cocowhite comes boxed and ready to use with 14 easy to use flavoured sachets.

Love it or hate it, but give it a try!

How to Use

Step 1. Cut sachet along dotted line and squeeze into mouth. If product is solid it is fine to consume otherwise warm with your hands to liquidise.

Step 2. Swirl for 5-15 minutes. Step 3. Spit out and smile! For even better results we recommend brushing teeth after use.

Tips and Advice

Brush teeth after use.

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A mousse most marvellous

For a photo-ready finish you can afford to go luxe, and go for Elizabeth Arden Flawless Finish Mousse Makeup.

This is a light, airy cloud of colour that provides just enough coverage, and gives a translucent finish that’s great for low-key weekends and make-up minimalists.

ElA_MouA lighter-than-air mousse make-up that delivers natural coverage, helps minimises the appearance of pores, and softens fine lines.

Easy to blend, it provides a natural translucent finish without streaking or caking.

It’s recommended for all skin types except oily. And it’s dermatologist, clinically and allergy tested.

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Love your life

Give your mood a boost today, as a new working week dawns, with a spritz of Lancôme Trésor In Love Eau de Parfum.

The heroine of Trésor in Love lives her love story with a disarming spontaneity. Just like the mixed feelings of a young woman in love, when the infinite sweetness of the meeting becomes confused with the intensity of the feelings, the juice of Trésor in Love is made with many constrasts: a new irresistible floral, composed of a touch of nectarine and wood of cedar, a characteristic rose and a bright jasmine.

L_TiLThe scent was made with many contrasts: a new irresistible floral, composed of a touch of nectarine and wood of cedar, a characteristic rose and a bright jasmine. An object of desire with slender lines, the bottle also delivers a resolutely modern energy, like an essence of today. A black satin rose adorns the bottle like a lucky charm around the neck.

The fragrance sums up a liberated spirit of romance conveyed with floral notes. Both luminous and vibrant, sensual and radiant,

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