Brights of Spring: The Best of New Season Beauty
LIMITED EDITION: Charlotte Tilbury Latex Love Lip Gloss in Berry Nude, £24
Glossy lips are always a good look for spring. This season, we’ll be dousing our lips in Charlotte Tilbury’s exquisite Latex Love Lip Gloss, with its rich and creamy formula that sets to a silky-smooth, high-shine finish. We love it in this limited-edition Berry Nude shade, which a adds sumptuous touch of sweet pink to your day and evening make-up looks.
NEW IN: Dior Backstage Heat Palette in 003 Amber Neutrals, £39
With Dior Backstage, the French house released its most extensive range of make-up, all inspired by the high-octane energy from behind-the-scenes of a fashion show. A favourite amongst Dior’s pro make-up artists, the Eye Palette offers matte and iridescent colours that can be layered to create everything from the most natural to standout looks. We love the palette in 003 Amber Neutrals with its selection of coppery, warm shades that are perfect for everyday glamour.
Available at: Fenwick Brent Cross
NEW IN: Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Liquid Foundation, £51
We all covet that bright and luminous complexion, and now you can find it in the new Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Liquid Foundation. Previously launched (and loved) as a foundation stick, the recently debuted liquid formula boasts full, flawless coverage and a lightweight finish. It’s available in 32 shades, all of which are waterproof and transfer-resistant while promising 24-hour wear – making it the perfect foundation for the temperamental weather of spring and warmer days of summer.
NEW IN: Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat High Cover Radiant Concealer, £26
Take a look inside any comprehensive make-up bag and you’ll find Yves Saint Laurent’s iconic and time-tested Touche Éclat. And now for the first time, Touche Éclat has been transformed into a high coverage, illuminating concealer. Available in 16 shades, the formula is infused with calendula extract, caffeine and vitamin E, all of which help to reduce redness, puffiness and the appearance of dark circles. Use this concealer under your eyes and on imperfections around the nose for a subtle but unmistakable radiance.
LIMITED EDITION: NARS Exposed Cheek Palette, £46
For that glow-from-within complexion this season, we’ll be turning to the new NARS Exposed Cheek Palette. Made in NARS’ pure-pigment, effortlessly-buildable formula, the limited-edition collection includes six new and incredibly flattering colours, from luminous neutrals such as Tell All (golden pink) and Give It Away (satin nude) to bold shades like New Fling (satin fuchsia) and Come Hither (satin watermelon). You’ll find the perfect colour and that coveted luminosity in this spectacular palette for every outfit and occasion.
LIMITED EDITION: Chantecaille Lip Cristal in Tourmaline, £50
To make this new season really sparkle, treat yourself to the limited-edition Lip Cristal from French philanthropic beauty brand Chantecaille. The lightweight lipstick delivers beautiful, buildable colour with a sumptuous metallic depth and glittering finish (without any grittiness or irritation). For every Lip Cristal lipstick purchased, Chantecaille will plant a tree in Kenya, making this a treat for you this spring and for the environment for many seasons to come.
Available at: Fenwick of Bond Street
LIMITED EDITION: Charlotte Tilbury ICON Palette, £55
When it comes to mesmerising eye palettes, make-up doyenne Charlotte Tilbury can do no wrong. Her gorgeous palettes usually come with four complimentary colours, but with the limited-edition ICON palette, Tilbury is treating us to 12 intensely-pigmented shades. Inspired by Charlotte’s glamorous days and decadent nights in Ibiza, the colours range from glistening day looks in pinks and nudes through to sophisticated browns and molten tones for dinner and stunning blue and green for the most dazzling parties into the night.
NEW IN: Ormonde Jayne Privé Eau de Parfum 50ml, £110
Beautiful fragrances fill the spring air as our gardens blossom into the new season, and Ormande Jayne’s latest release Privé Eau de Parfum perfectly captures this floral cacophony. Top notes of freesia, neroli and Osmanthus bloom into a heart of magnolia absolute, jasmine absolute and gardenia absolute, transforming this perfume into a veritable bouquet for the senses. Surprising notes of green mandarin, pink pepper, French clary sage and Tonka bean absolute give the perfume a sense of balance that make it an exciting olfactory journey.