Clarins Summer 2019

I've mentioned the new Clarins Summer Collection in this sunny summer beauty post already, but I'm going to focus on the whole collection again because it's so good. It's just three products, and the SOS Primer bronzer is recommended as well. For lips, there is a Limited Edition Water Lip Stain (£19). Clarins created this product in 2018, a formula made up of 77 per cent water, rich in plant ingredients including organic raspberry water, and … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown Summer 2019 Collection

Bobbi Brown's Summer Collection for this year is already at John Lewis in an early exclusive - and it's worth seeking out. It's very, er, compact, if you pardon the pun...consisting of just three new products - two of them in compacts! I reviewed the new Limited Edition High Shine Liquid Eye Shadow for the Sunny Summer post earlier this week, and it really is something completely different, and a perfect summer product. There is nothing … [Read more...]

Fenty Beauty Bronzer Vibes

Bronzers are life in the summer, right? No matter what shade your skintone, a little brush of bronzer is going to lift any complexion. And this new bronzer by Fenty Beauty is one the best around this season. The packaging is great, it comes in a pretty amazing eight shades. This is ground-breaking, considerinfg Benefit has had Hoola on the market for 19 years, launched a lighter shade in 2017, and just launched two deeper shades this … [Read more...]

Benefit Add New Hoola Shades

Benefit is extending its popular bronzer powder family by two! From this month you can now get Hoola in two new shades. The UK's No.1 Prestige Bronzer now comes in Caramel and Toasted, as well as the Original and Lite. Caramel is a medium-deep powder bronzer, and Toasted is a deep powder bronzer, making it the darkest of the four Hoolas. So, the full Hoola line-up now has Hoola, the original, and the perfect bronzer for light to medium … [Read more...]

Guerlain’s Terracotta Sahara Jewel Bronzer

It's summer, and that, beauty fans, means a new bronzer, agreed? So, if you haven't bought one already, then you might want to splash out and grab yourself this beautiful Guerlain Terracotta Sahara Jewel bronzing compact. This giant compact is  almost too lovely to use. It's set to be a collector's item, so you might not want to use it! If you do, the subtly iridescent Terracotta 03 shade will add warmth to your face and décolleté. It also … [Read more...]

Diego Dalla Palma Summer 2018 Cruise Collection

Italian beauty brand Diego Dalla Palma is always worth a look. The brand, from Italy's fashion capital, Milan, is stocked in Marks and Spencer Beauty here in the UK. Launched in Milan in 1970, it has a wonderfully retro feel to it, and is much more than just makeup - with skincare and haircare in the diego dalla palma group. And there is an actual Diego Dalla Palma  too  - the Italian makeup artist behind the brand. Every year they launch a … [Read more...]

Follow the Sun with Bobbi Brown

This Bobbi Brown collection has been on counters for a month or so now, but it's still worth flagging up to you, because it's lovely, full of new products, and I have my mind on sunnier climes at the moment! Not that I am planning on going to Antigua, Maui, or Santa Barbara any time soon - those three destinations are the inspiration behind the collection. The hero product is the Limited Edition Illuminating Bronzing Powder (£30) in those … [Read more...]

Benefit’s new Hoola family additions

Benefit have added two new products to their best-selling Hoola family this month - the Hoola Quickie Contour Stick, and Hoola Lite. The Hoola bronzer is the UK's best-selling bronzer, and this new Hoola Lite is just a lighter version of it. It's still a bronzer, ir's still matte, and it's in the same packaging, with the same brush. But if you are very fair, or just want a lighter bronzer, you now have a choice.   The … [Read more...]

Tom Ford Soleil 2017

Okay, this is the new Tom Ford Soleil 2017 Makeup collection - as much as I know about it. I wasn't actually shown the lip balms, or even told about their existence, so I have no info on those, or price info. And apparently there is a mini Paradiso collection also available, according to the blogosphere. "Inspired by shades reflecting contrast between sun-kissed and sunset", let me first deal with those mystery lip colours. When I instagrammed … [Read more...]

Peachy Keen Too Faced Collection

Too Faced's Sweet as Peach collection is cute - and if you like scented cosmetics, then it's definitely for you. I find the scent a little bit cloying, but I adore the packaging. The Creamy Lip Oil Lip Gloss (£16) comes in eight shades, with fab names like Papa Don't Peach. I love that one. I've tried Peach Tease, Peach, Please! and Peach Fuzz. If it's bold colour you want, these are not for you, but they are really hydrating and creamy, and … [Read more...]