Wake me up before you leave

For a hit of caffeine that will wake you up without making your heart race, reach for Garnier Nutritionist Caffeine Eye Roll On.

Brilliant at de-puffing, as it is enriched with caffeine, this is the brand’s first ever cooling roll-on to hydrate, cool and refresh, with a roll on applicator to massage the eye area.

Garnier_Nut_eyero_caEnriched with complementary ingredients, this contains caffeine and Pro-Vitamin B5, so the ultra-thin gel formula has an instant cooling effect.

The massaging roll-on applicator also helps to stimulate micro-circulation.

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Red alert

Wearing a slash of red lipstick can do wonders for your morale, giving you a confidence boost even when you feel tired or lacking in positivity.

It’s also a great way of focusing attention away from puffy eyes or a few spots on your cheeks. Sneaky, eh?

MAC_LdA good choice that suits most paler complexions is MAC Lipstick in ‘Lady Danger’.

This vivid bright coral-red goes on matte, which makes the colour seem truer and helps it stay put all day.

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Fast Friday – Drunk but orderly

To perk up dull, sad or hungover skin, there’s Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer.

FounPri_SmboxMake-up slides off hungover skin super quick, so add a primer before your base to give it longevity – even if you’re a lightweight in the drinking stakes!

This is a silicone-based one so it helps to smooth skin and reflect light too.

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Themed Thursday – Read my lips

Grab hold of your make-up bags and prepare to pout; bold looks for lips are back!

Go bright with Rouge Pur Couture in ‘Le Fuchsia’ from YSL Beauty. The Rouge Pur Couture legacy began in 1978 and now, near enough 40 years on, this wardrobe of iconic lipsticks able to deliver the promise of pure colour, draped elegantly onto the lips lives on; this lipstick of heroines, that remains the manifesto of an audacious, free-spirited femininity that breaks the rules to reinvent them.LeRPco_YSLB

FaI_RevlonBe sexy with a swipe of Super Lustrous™ Lipstick in Fire & Ice by Revlon. For seven decades, women everywhere have indulged in the bold, luxurious shades of this most iconic lipstick, which creates unforgettably seductive lip color in four finishes — crème, matte, pearl, and shine — and is available in 82 vibrant shades.

For a vampy vibe try Rouge Allure  Lip Colour in classic ‘Rouge Noir’ by Chanel. This intense longwear lip colour dresses lips with unmistakable attitude. A new formula with concentrated, ultra-thin pigments offers radically intense, long-wearing colour with full coverage and a satin finish. This leaves lips supple and protected with lasting comfort.RN_Chanel

Nars_SKKiSh_RedemAnd stay classic with Steven Klein Killer Shine Lipstick in strong nude ‘Redemption’ from Nars. This limited edition lipstick gives daring colour with dramatic luster. An addictively creamy, new lipstick formula that glides and gleams.

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It’s a miracle

If you’re looking for a multi-tasking wonder product, Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour All-Over Miracle Oil is your go-to.

ElizA_MirOThis is a versatile, multi-tasking formula for the face, body and hair. Infused with Tsubaki oil, an ultra-hydrating ingredient that works to deliver long-lasting moisture, revealing radiant, healthy-looking skin with a firmer appearance.

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Cocon-utterly cool

Have hands that smell sweet and feel clean, courtesy of The Body Shop Coconut Hand Cleanse Gel.TheBoSho_CClHanGe

This gel keeps hands clean while on the go, thanks to its nifty handbag-size container. It has a refreshing coconut scent and offers instant cleansing, no water required, and contains no nasty triclosan.

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Remember, remember the 5th of November

If you love cold, crisp nights and the cosiness of sitting in front of a real log or coal fire after a brisk country walk, you are going to love The Library of Fragrance Bonfire Eau de Toilette.

Bonfire_TLoFrThis cologne has a decidedly nostalgic, American influence, which perfectly captures the distinctive scent of maple leaves, smouldering in the back yard. A seriously bold autumnal fragrance, it’s certainly not for everyone – but those who love the smoky smell left on their clothes after November 5th will find this one curiously addictive.

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