Themed Thursday – A hint of a tint

If your skin is still pale after a hard winter and long hours at work, you may benefit from the cheat’s way to instantly radiant skin: tinted moisturiser.

AS_Garn_BBCreIf you are heading off to warmer climes, try Garnier Ambre Solaire BB Cream Sun Protection SPF30 or SPF50. This provides protection specially for the face and neck. It illuminates and evens skin tone and hydrates skin, while protecting against sun-induced skin damage. The tinted formula blends naturally with your skin tone, and is non-greasy, non comedogenic, water resistant and dermatologically tested. Contains Vitamin E.

If fine lines are an issue, Autograph Tinted Daily Defence SPF30 DD Cream is the one you need. A dynamic all-in-one tinted DD cream, in a multi-tasking formula that minimises the appearance of fine lines and imperfections. Smart colour encapsulated pigments burst and release colour when applied to skin, transforming from a white cream to a lightweight foundation that is easy to blend and adapts and evens out skin tone for a sheer natural finish. A weightless and comfortable formula specially formulated with illuminating and hydrating properties, the skin appears soft, luminous and moisturised after application. Contains SPF 30, is not tested on animals and is BUAV approved.MaSAutog_DDCre

Mayb_DrCAnd for more oily skins, the best option might be Maybelline Dream Finish BB Cream. A simple way to get an instant fresh-faced glow without looking made up. The gel-based formula enhances skin with 8 benefits in 1. It creates a natural glow, compliments skin tone, gives SPF30 UV protection, hydrates all day, blurs imperfections, is oil-free, non-greasy and looks visibly smooth and feels fresh. To use: apply a thin layer on skin. Can be used with or without a moisturiser.

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Wake up, it’s a bright new day

For a touch of luxe to your face, and a nice way to ease your way through this week’s Hump Day, indulge your skin in Elemis Pro-Definition Facial Oil.

This firming facial oil is deeply nourishing, yet still feels light on the skin.

This face oil for mature skin is formulated with Raspberry plant stem cells and Himalayan Gentian to restore hydration and leave skin feeling regenerated and resilient. Fine lines appear reduced and skin appears toned as the oil creates a luminous lift.

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Lights, camera, action

Are you on a quest for lit-from-within skin? Then read on.

Shiseido Synchro Skin Glow Luminizing Fluid Foundation is a smart, hydrating foundation that works with your skin’s condition throughout the day for a dewy glow without any shine. Advanced Sensing Technology synchronizes with skin’s tone and moisture levels throughout the day for a perfected complexion. Skin looks fresh and beautiful as visible fine lines and the appearance of pores are reduced.

It delivers a luminous finish with buildable coverage while the lightweight, serum-like texture feels as if you’re wearing nothing at all, making it a smart investment buy.

Argan Oil, Cranberry Seed Oil and Yuzu Seed Extract create a moisturising effect and help skin retain moisture for youthful suppleness, while Super Bio-Moisture Network prevents an uneven finish caused by dryness for a lustrous look; Wild Thyme Extract helps provide anti-oxidant benefits, and the Foundation delivers a luminous long-lasting finish and eight-hour hydration, alongside broad spectrum SPF20.

How to Use

Shake well. Apply after skincare, smoothing on evenly from the centre of the face outward. Build your desired coverage level with additional layers.

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Another mani(c) Monday*

Take your mani to a new level this Monday, courtesy of make-up maestro Barry M.

The brand’s Molten Metal Nail Paint in Blue Glacier, Pink Ice and Gold Rush let you take metallic nails to a new place.

The polishes are affordable, easy to apply and give nails serious mirror shine.

*Inspired by this.

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An old favourite gets a makeover

If you already love The Body Shop Vitamin E Moisture Cream, then you will love the Limited Edition redesign by print legend Eley Kishimoto.

The lightweight, easily absorbed facial moisturiser protects and locks in moisture for all-day hydration, to leave skin feeling fresh, silky-soft and more healthy-looking from day  one.

Formulated with vitamin E, 100% natural origin hyaluronic acid and wheatgerm oil, it will help ward off dryness.

Limited edition packaging available while stocks last.

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Love with everything you’ve got

For a summer scent that packs a punch of romance, Tory Burch Love Relentlessly Eau de Parfum is your aroma.

The fragrance captures that euphoric feeling of falling in love. A sparkling mix: fiery pink pepper and patchouli fuse with dewy rose and addictive amber. This irresistible scent is like a love letter — encased in a jewel-shaped bottle.

This new fragrance blends notes of Pink Pepper, Pink Grapefruit, Sicilian Lemon, Sparkling Pear, Raspberry, Lychee, Rose Essential, Orris, Jasmine Sambac, Patchouli Heart, Amber, Australian Sandalwood, Vetiver, Cedarwood Heart and Tonka Bean Absolute to create a light and feminine scent.

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Fast Friday – Catch me if you can

Combining a hint of colour with a nourishing balm, YSL Volupté Tint-In-Balm in Catch Me Orange and Try Me Berry are pretty and practical lip treats.

A new hybrid lipstick combining melting balm care with glowing sheer colour, these have a unique double core formula that leaves lips nourished with deep moisturising butters and antioxidant fruit oils for a lasting kiss of tint.

This new “tint & care” technology is created with a unique double core formula providing twice the benefits. The outer shell delivers instant balm care with macadamia and apricot butters mixed with passion fruit, coriander and jojoba oils for a glowing sheer colour that is vivid, yet transparent. The lip-shaped heart of the lipstick running from top to bottom, provides a lasting kiss of tint.


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