Busy Girls Beauty & Accessories Must-have Buys!
If you are a girl always on the go these fantastic products will become your new beauty life savers!
I want to smell sweet all day…
Try this Tom Ford Black Orchid Eau de Parfum Purse spray, £30.00 available from House of Fraser and Harvey Nichols.
Perfume is a definite must in the workplace. A quick spritz can take you from glum to glam in an instant! If you are not keen on bringing your favourite scent to work, go for a smaller version like this Tom Ford spray. It is ideal for taking you from work-to-play smelling heavenly.
Where can I find a handbag-friendly make-up bag?
Try this M&S Pink Snakeskin Print Make-up Bag, £3.50 available from Marks and Spencer nationwide.
Pack-up all those essential touch-up items in this glamorous cosmetics pouch. Ideal for slipping in your handbag and with such a vibrant fuchsia colour you will not want to put it away! And the price tag a bargain at £3.50 is perfect!
I would love to appear as though I have had 12 hours sleep…
Try Benefit’s Finding Mr. Bright, £28.50 available from Benefit counters in Boots, Debenhams nationwide.
Benefits new Finding Mr. Bright Set features a mini collection of skin enhancer, from Benefits hero illuminator, High Beam, to a pretty posey cheek tint and a sheer, liquid pearl highlighter. Its just the thing to pop in your handbag and reach for to perk up skin during the day or ahead of a special night out.
I would love eyes shadow to wake my eyes up…
Try the limited edition Bobbi Brown TIBI eye shadow palette, £38.00 available from Bobbi Brown counters at Debenhams and John Lewis nationwide and at www.bobbibrown.co.uk. Click here to shop.
Make-up is often as worn-out as we are by the end of a busy day, so smarten up your eyes with these intense shadows. The make-up experts at Bobbi Brown have created this gorgeous eye palette for spring, full with pretty purples. Designed by American brand Tibi, the well-designed little compact also includes grey tones, a great neutral to even out the brighter shades.
I would love luscious locks…
Try Kent’s 70mm Radial Brush, £12.50 available from John Lewis and Selfridges nationwide and also at www.kentbrushescom
For great hair on-the-go comb out any knots with this handbag-friendly bristle brush. It is excellent for creating volume with some sneaky back-combing too. This brush is brilliant for achieving great shine and body to hair. Made of beech wood, this handmade bristle radial brush is a real investment buy. The website is also great as it helps pick the most suitable brush for your hair type.
I would love touch of radiance for dull skin?
Try Clarins Blush Prodige Illuminating Cheek Colour in Miami Pink, £24.00, available from John Lewis nationwide and at www.clarins.co.uk
If you are in search of a light blush for everyday wear then look no further than Clarins Blush Prodige. The Miami Pink colour is light and blends easily containing a slight shimmer that is wearable for the daytime. The petite brush which comes with the compact is great in spreading the colour, and as the pink square is quite small in size, there’s no need to carry a buffer brush.
I require easy application…
Try Estée Lauder Double Wear Light Stay-in-Place Makeup, £24.00, available from www.esteelauder.co.uk and House of Fraser nationwide.
If you have fair skin, redness or an uneven skin tone then you will want a foundation that gives you good coverage and lasts well. This lightweight foundation is really popular among those with fair skin as its been designed with pale skin in mind. It will cover skin imperfections, redness and is mercifully still there at the end of the day.
A soother for my busy hands?
Try Clinique Deep Comfort Hand Cream, £15.00 available from Clinique counters in John Lewis and House of Fraser and at www.clinique.co.uk.
Typing away at the computer all day can leave your hands dry and coarse. Make sure to use a rich moisturiser on your hands to keep skin soft. Try this sumptuous cream from Clinique. Its rich in natural plant extracts to hydrate your skin, exfoliating fruit particles to gently get rid of dry skin cells and vitamins A and E to reduce the dreaded tell-tale signs of ageing.
The perfect case to compliment my phone and suit my style?
Try customising your own case from Wrappz. They start at £14.95 and have skins for under £10. You can choose what images you want uploaded, or choose from one of their designs which have been created by their team of artists.
Not only are their cases creative, they are also lightweight, yet durable. Click here to create your photo phone case.