Massive hits of solid, bright colour … we’re going big, bold and very beautiful this summer.
Amp up the colour to match your mood. Clarins’ Joli Blush is a strong-hold blush for a truly colourful experience. With special tint pigments, it’s airy, fine, soft and lightweight (allowing your skin to breathe), and smoothes the skin’s texture by blending into the surface. Irresistible cheeks in four cheeky shades. R470.
Lancôme’s new Hypnose Palette gives you five flattering shades of highly-pigmented eyeshadows, making it easy to create natural to dramatic eye make-up looks. There are seven hugely appealing palettes to chose from … we’re massive fans of these shades of pinks and purples (palette No 6). range. They don’t smudge, crease or flake during the day, and if you wet them, you get a more intense colour. R780.
Want standout eyes? Just swipe on a few quick coats of Urban Decay Double Team Special Effect Coloured Mascara to get a high-impact look in seconds. It packs two shades in every tube, and comes in five must-have duos (trust us, you’ll want them all.) Super-vivid colours, metallic finishes … all eyes on you, this summer. R360.
Matte. Satin. Sparkle. Whichever you want, Clarins delivers. We’re loving these Mono Eyeshadows, with an exceptionally smoothing effect and nine stunning shades. R355.
Urban Decay’s ultrashiny Hi-Fi Shine Ultra Cushion Lipgloss glides on cushiony soft, is long-lasting and comfy – not tacky. Plus, it’s laced with vitamin E and peppermint oil, leaves your lips feeling nourished and has an immediate plumping effect. Oh … and it comes in blaring brights and soft neutrals, in four different effects … metallic, holographic, cream and sheer cream. With its yummy vanilla-mint flavour, it’s our go-to gloss for summer. R290.
Make it matte, make a blast. That’s Lancôme’s L’Absolu Rouge Drama Matte’s declaration to all those wanting to make a lip statement. If you love playing with colour and extreme finishes, it’s a great choice … combining extreme matte finish with bold, luminous colours and a highly-comfortable texture. Which are we wearing this summer? The three that stand out … the orangey red 157 Obsessive Red, the magenta 388 Rose Lancôme and the purple 507 Dram’Atic. R420.
Add dramatic colour with just one stroke. Clarins Waterproof Pencil accentuates and opens up the eyes. There are six eye-catching shades to choose from. R335 each. Oh … and try the new Wonder Perfect Mascara 4D, too. Stunning volume, endless length, incredible curl, high definition and rose wax which makes lashes longer, stronger, thicker. R360.