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summer beauty product essentials

Some of my summer beauty essentials for you here, all neatly packaged into one (relatively) concise video. Note that I use the word “essential” very loosely; perhaps the only real summer beauty essential is sunscreen, followed by a good, robust cleanser to get it off with. But all of the things in the following video make my summer that bit easier in terms of looking vaguely pulled-together; legs more presentable, hair less flat, eyes somewhat brighter and feeling less like balls of old twine.

By sheer fluke, quite a few of the products I’ve mentioned are on sale at the time of writing and might be worth a little look if you need to make some summery beauty updates. The Hylamide Glow is a particular favourite of mine and is currently £15 instead of £20 at Boots here*; a few drops of this every day, either neat or mixed into face cream/serum gives a beautiful, gradual sunkissed glow. Lucky Legs, a cooling leg reviver, is also on sale here* – £15.60, so a good few pounds off.

Anyway, take a look at the video, if only to see the quite startling golden glow from Kevyn Aucoin’s Celestial Bronzing Veil – I hate to be a bronzer bore, and I know I’ve gone on about them quite a lot this year, but this one is just fabulous.

SPF Reviews:

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Mist, currently on sale for £11.90 on Escentual:*

Caroline Hirons for Pixi, Double Cleanse, £24 at M&S beauty:*

Cleansing Reviews:

Liz Earle Eyebright:*

Hylamide Glow – usually £20, £15 at Boots at time of writing:*

Mama Mio Lucky Legs, currently on sale at LookFantastic for £15.60:*

Kevyn Aucoin Celestial Bronzing Veil, £39 at SpaceNK:*

Bronze Goddess – £59 for the biggest bottle:*

Colab Paradise, £3.50 at ASOS (I am a co-founder of the Colab Dry Shampoo brand):* or £2.32 at Superdrug!*

Wearing: Guerlain Parure foundation in shade 1, eye makeup from video linked to at top of description box, Kevyn Aucoin bronzer, Chanel lipstick in Adrienne. Nail polish is Cafe de Nuit from L’Oreal. Shirt dress from H&M but a couple of months ago. Ring is Bvlgari.


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