Cool cactus

Snap out of that prickly Monday mood! Relax, cheer up and Kiehl’s Cactus Flower & Tibetan Ginseng Hydrating Mist could well become your new best beauty buddy.

Apparently cactus flower prevents moisture loss, even in the driest of environments, like you air-conditioned office.Kiehls_CactusFloweaTibetanGinsengMist

A cooling, refreshing formula that purifies and hydrates your skin, breathing new life into your complexion with every spritz, this offers an instant boost on-the-go!

Formulated with Cactus Flower to keep skin hydrated even under dry conditions, and Tibetan Ginseng to increase skin-cell respiration, this formula helps skin maintain its essential moisture to keep it soft and smooth.

A potent blend of Lavender, Geranium and Rosemary essential oils detoxify and protect skin from environmental aggressors.

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Staying dry

For a quick and easy route to a good hair day, as the end of the weekend looms, look no further.

Ouai Dry Shampoo Foam works without water to thoroughly cleanse and refresh hair while adding instant volume and just-showered shine.

Unlike typical dry shampoos, our foam never leaves a white cast or a powdery residue, just bouncy hair that looks like you just washed it.

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Hair today…

Ever fancied changing your look; new lip shade, learning to create a smoky eye or adopting  a new hair colour?

Well now you can become a rainbow-hued beauty without too much long-term commitment, courtesy of L’Oréal Paris Colorista Washout in a choice of vibrant shades, including Aqua.

These are semi-permanent hair colours in 13 seamless shades, from soft pastels to intense vivids, cushioned in a hair mask base.

After 20 washes there will likely still be the hint of a tint, so choose the timing for your big reveal carefully!

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Fast Friday – Big kisses

For a flirty pout to end the week and celebrate two days of weekend freedom, indulge your lips in Clinique Long Last Matte Lipstick – Pink Chocolate.

A super wearable shade, this is the brand’s longest-wearing creamy-matte formula that keeps its just-applied look for hours and hours. It won’t feather, creep, stain, or dry out, and gives opaque coverage.PinkCho_Clinique

The colour stays true without caking or drying and its gives lips a smooth texture and comfortable feel.

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Themed Thursday – High and dry

For a quick freshen up for hair on days when there’s no time for full-on pampering, the new generation of dry shampoos and conditioners has it covered.

Aveda Shampure™ Dry Shampoo and Thermal Dry Conditioner are expensive but entirely justifiable. They are non-aerosol powder mists that absorb excess oil between shampoos, with the calming shampure™ aroma with 25 pure flower and plant essences. These are 97% naturally derived thermal dry sprays that instantly condition, detangle and make hair feel softer in between washes. A blend of certified organic jojoba and sunflower oils condition and detangle hair, and when applied with heat it seals the hair leaving it feeling softer and full of natural movement.

Another useful option is Batiste 2-in-1 Dry Shampoo and Conditioner in Vanilla and Passionflower. This is an affordable hair hero, that refreshes your hair and conditions it without leaving it greasy.

Instantly refreshes roots and conditions locks with a vanilla and passionflower scent. No oil, no dryness, just amazing looking and feeling hair from root to tip.

Finally, another luxe option when you’re next in the salon is System Professional Instant Energy Dry Conditioner, a dry conditioner with the power of EnergyCode™ Complex in a dry spray for irresistibly soft and touchable hair. Recommended to be applied as the perfect product for an afternoon, evening or next day restyle – whenever your hair needs a little boost. For best results, simply add to your regular care regimen, always on dry hair.

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Lighten up

Some days its worth splashing out, and with a product as luxe as Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush, it’s almost essential.

This contains the finest pigments cut through with the prettiest pale-gold sheen, and comes in four irresistible shades.

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Time for a kiss

In the market for a new lip obsession?

Look no further than Eve Lom Tinted Kiss Mix. A lush-textured lip butter range that’s got a minty tingle and a colour payoff that’s almost like liquid lipstick.

It has the added benefit of moisturising, lip plumping and being a protective treatment to rejuvenate, revitalise and soften lips.

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