The Products You Need To Buy This Weekend Picked By Our Beauty Team And Bloggers
GALLERY >> This Weekend's Best Beauty Buys
We can all agree that Friday is the best day of the week- not only is it the start of the weekend but our pick of this week’s favourite beauty lust-haves is here. Summer has finally decided to grace us with its presence so whilst sunning yourself this weekend. Take a look at all our beauty finds that are sure to get you looking, smelling and most of all feeling, summer ready. Whether you have been on holiday or not we can all afford to at least ‘look’ like we‘ve been relaxing in the South of France, can’t we?!
By Sam Lam
Models Own Lip-Stix, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.modelsownit.com/products/lips/lip-stix.html">£5 each[/a]
Aim for a perfect pout this weekend with these clever Models Own lip crayons. They give a long-lasting satin finish and are available in 10 different shades. Easy to pop into your bag, they keep your lips uber-moisturised and deliver a real hit of colour. Each crayon has a convenient twist bottom which means there’s no need to sharpen them, just line, define, and colour all in one go!
Rock Beauty London Nail Rockits, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.nailrock.com/shop">£9.99 [/a]
Get festi-ready with these clever DIY nail art kits. Each set contains a nail art pen, nail polish and crushed velvet, as well as three pots of different 3D appliques- guaranteeing a different look every time! Available in four different versions; flowers, pearls, gems and studs, there really is something for everyone.
Garnier Ambre Solaire No Streaks Wash off Instant Hydrating Bronzer Gel, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.garnier.co.uk/_en/_gb/our_products/product.aspx?tpcode=OUR_PRODUCTS^PRD_SUNCARE^SELF_TANNING^SELF_TANNING_DISCOVER^SELF_TANNING_RTN2&prdcode=P32028">£6.99 [/a]
We all know how much time and effort goes into getting that beautifully bronzed look, but when time is of the essence, arm yourself with this nifty instant tanning gel. The tinted formula is enriched with Apricot Oil which means no nasty fake-tanning smell, plus it comes in two shades- natural and shimmery, so there really is something for everyone. What are you waiting for, ladies?!
Radical Hydrating Cleanser,[a target="_blank" href="http://uk.spacenk.com/HYDRATING-CLEANSER/MUS300023366,en_GB,pd.html?start=4&cgid=SPUK101&prefn1=brand&prefv1=RADICAL%20SKINCARE&gclid=CP_jtuXU0bcCFZShtAodtmUAFg"> £30 [/a]
"It's official - Radical Hydrating Cleanser is the best cleanser around. Removing makeup and grime instantly, hydrating the skin and leaving it looking radiant and feeling clean. Absolute perfection!"
Amelia from [a target="_blank" href="http://liana-beauty.com/">Liana Beauty[/a]
Johnson’s Baby Light Oil Spray, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.johnsonsbaby.co.uk/filterproduct/Massage?gclid=CNeUiJzV0bcCFbMdtAod7UkAng">£2.99[/a]
Johnsons have a new light oil spray for all those ‘get-up-and-go’ women, making it easier than ever before to get baby soft skin in minutes! With the original Johnson’s baby fragrance, the spray format means it absorbs quickly and locks in moisture for instantly silky smooth skin. The likes of Millie Mackintosh are already raving about this clever little spray, and, priced at under £3, what’s not to love?
Ciate Sugar Plum Paint Pot, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.selfridges.com/en/Beauty/Categories/Shop-Nails/Nail-polishes/Sugar-Plum-Paint-Pot-creme_481-3002480-PAINTPOT12/">£9[/a]
"Ciate have been getting everybody excited with their chalkboard nails but you can't beat a bit of pastel. I'm loving lilac nails at the moment and Ciate's Sugar Plum is the perfect pick-me-up; every flash of my nails makes me know it's summer."
Jamila from [a target="_blank" href="http://blush-blog.blogspot.co.uk/">Blush Blog[/a]
Kevyn Aucoin, Pure Powder Glow in Fira, [a target="_blank" href="http://uk.spacenk.com/PURE-POWDER-GLOW-6G/MUS300022907,en_GB,pd.html?dwvar_MUS300022907_color=US300022910&gclid=CJLI_qT_zrcCFZQZtAodNiIABw">£30[/a]
"Kevyn Aucoin was one of the biggest make-up artists in the world during the 80s and 90s and is credited with diversifying the beauty market, making make-up for all skin types. When I first saw this vibrant blush I squealed with excitement. The punchy apricot is a great complexion booster and looks great on olive and darker skin tones. Every time I put it on I feel like a 90s super, it's the perfect way to bring colour, and contour."
Jamila from [a href="http://blush-blog.blogspot.co.uk/">Blush Blog[/a]
Butter London Pop Art Collection Nail Polish, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.butterlondon.com/gifts-packs/pop-art-collection">£12 each[/a]
Sunshine and bright nail polishes are a match made in beauty heaven. Butter London brings us a new collection this summer with three limited edition nail polishes that will bring a pop of colour to your nails. Available in a bright yellow (Cheeky Chops), bold blue (Keks) and a stunning hot pink (Primrose Hill Picnic).
Clarins Hydraquench Cream-Mask, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.johnlewis.com/clarins-hydraquench-cream-mask/p48759">£33[/a]
Skin is at its best when hydrated but we all know how easy it is for it to get dry and lacklustre, even in summer. This 10 minute intensive treatment replenishes the skins’ moisture levels and helps promote radiant, healthy skin. The creamy texture glides over skin, leaving it feeling ever so soft and perfectly moisturised.
Bourjois’ new little round pot cream blushes, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.selfridges.com/en/Beauty/Categories/Shop-Make-up-colour/Face/Blusher/Little-Round-Pot-Cream-Blush_277-3002800-CREMEBL">£7.99[/a]
Prettily packaged in Bourjois’ iconic little round pots and still boasting that legendary rose scent, these new cream blushes from Bourjois give you the perfect glowy, cheek colour for the summer months. With their cream to powder finish and silky texture, they are as easy as pie to apply with you fingertips and simple to build up whether you want a subtle or more intense finish. Doubling up as a lip colour too, they are definitely a must for everyone’s makeup bag!
Milly from [a target="_blank" href="http://www.pearlsandpoodles.com/">Pearls & Poodles[/a]
Kiehl's Powerful Strength Line Reducing Concentrate, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.kiehls.co.uk/skin-care/by-concern/anti-aging/powerful-strength-line-reducing-concentrate.aspx">£49[/a]
"This is my hero product for combatting the signs of ageing. My skin is quite dry so I'm prone to wrinkles around the eyes, but a few dabs (a little goes a long way) of this vitamin C enriched concentrate really helps. It also helps keep my skin lovely and soft!"
Jill from [a target="_blank" href="http://poutoutproud.blogspot.co.uk/">Pout Out Proud[/a]