Dispatches From The Beauty Cupboard: The 10 Best Products To Buy This Weekend

28 March 2014 by


Olay Beauty Fluid Limited Edition Heart Design, £4.99

Still stuck on something to get mum this Sunday? Look no further than this [a target="_blank" href="http://www.boots.com/en/Olay-Beauty-Fluid-Nourishing-Day-Fluid-100ml_5369/">Olay classic[/a]- bound to put a smile on her face!

Dior Capture Totale Dreamskin, £79

Get radiant, youthful-looking skin in an instant with [a target="_blank" href="http://www.houseoffraser.co.uk/Dior+Capture+Totale+Dreamskin+30ml/194990599,default,pd.html">Dior’s Capture Totale Dreamskin[/a] – the skincare product designed with every woman, skin type and colour in mind. Apply as part of your everyday skincare regime and let it work its magic. We’ll take two, please.

Origins GinZing Energy Boosting Moisturiser, £23

We discovered this zesty [a target="_blank" href="http://www.origins.co.uk/product/10950/26237/Skincare/Range/GinZing/GinZing/Energy-boosting-moisturizer/index.tmpl">moisturiser[/a] last summer and cannot wait to re-stock for the spring season. The lightweight, oil-free gel is jam-packed with ginseng and coffee bean to revitalise lacklustre skin and the scent is totally divine, too.

OPI RapiDry Top Coat, £13.25

There’s nothing worse than painting your nails before heading out for the evening only to smudge them the minute you’ve shut the front door. Thank god for OPI’s [a target="_blank" href="http://www.boots.com/en/Opi-Rapidry-Top-Coat_1037968/">quick dry top coat[/a]- the super-speedy formula will set your mani in minutes and give a high-shine finish to boot.

Lancôme Lip Lover in Rose Attrape Coeur, £18

These lip balm/ gloss hybrids caused quite the stir when they landed on the Grazia beauty desk and it’s not hard to see why- with over [a target="_blank" href="http://www.selfridges.com/en/Beauty/Categories/NEW-IN/Make-up-colour/Lip-lover_340-84010339-LIPLOVER/?cm_mmc=PLA-_-Google-_-Beauty-_-LANCOME&ci_src=18615224&ci_sku=40708614&$$ja=cgid:9968263534|tsid:35948|cid:180568654|lid:43541976077|nw:g|crid:35402878294|rnd:5703027146853481755|dvc:c|adp:1o4&gclid=CMC-kM_Gtb0CFTTJtAods0wAHQ">18 colours[/a] in the range and with the perfect amount of shine and hydration- we want them all! Plus, we could play with the super-cute push button opening all day.

L’Oreal Elvive Fibrology Thickening Shampoo, £3.99

Say goodbye to winter weary, limp locks because L’Oreal have finally unveiled a [a target="_blank" href="http://www.boots.com/en/LOreal-Elvive-Fibrology-Thickening-Shampoo-400ML_1422026/">shampoo[/a] that works to naturally thicken the hair. Yes, you heard correctly - the unique Filloxane molecule has been created to penetrate individual hair strands, aiding the thickening process, meaning you’ll have a thicker, more voluminous mane in just 8 washes.

MAC Lipstick in Heroine, £15

Remember the time when MAC’s Heroine Lipstick got discontinued? It marked a sad day on the beauty calendar for us all, but we’ve got some good news. So wipe those tears, because this[a target="_blank" href="http://www.maccosmetics.co.uk/product/shaded/168/310/Products/Lips/Lipstick/Lipstick/index.tmpl"> much-loved lippy is back[/a]. Comprised of a matte formula, the vibrant purple hue will add a bold pop to any make-up look. Be prepared to release your inner rock chick, because this certainly ain’t for the faint-hearted. 

Vichy Normaderm Hyaluspot, £10.50

This blemish-banishing [a target="_blank" href="http://www.boots.com/en/Vichy-Normaderm-Hyaluspot-Cream-15ml_1300023/">formula[/a] gets our top marks- enriched with Vichy Thermal Spa Water and hyaluronic acid, this is the ultimate solution for sensitive skin types prone to the odd pesky spot. Non-drying, non-sticky and won’t block pores. We love.

Charlotte Tilbury Take It All Off Eye Make-Up Remover, £24

We’ve fallen head over heels for this super-refreshing [a target="_blank" href="http://www.charlottetilbury.com/take-it-all-off.html">eye make-up remover[/a]- the clever pump bottle is totally ingenious and serves as a clever saucer to hold the liquid. Trust us- you’ll be hooked!

Stila Set and Illuminate Baked Trio, £24

If, like us, your skin is feeling more drab than fab then this[a target="_blank" href="http://stila.co.uk/products/set-and-illuminate-baked-powder-trio"> luxe powder[/a] is a total must-have. With three different powders to brighten and illuminate the skin, this powder can be worn alone or applied over foundation or moisturiser. Try on cheekbones, under eye brows or dusted over your chest and shoulders for a luminous glow. Multi-tasking perfection!

It’s almost the weekend (not like we’re counting down the seconds or anything…), so what better time to head out and stock up on the must-have beauty products of the moment. Stuck on what to buy? Don’t panic, because we’ve done it all for you. From skincare that’ll make you glow from top to toe, to the comeback of our all-time favourite lippy. Scroll through our gallery and get ready to swoon over our top ten beauty picks.

By Tor Cardona and Sheeva Fallahi


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