Our weekly round-up of the latest beauty fixes...
Grab a free designer make-up bag from esteemed British Fashion label Preen when you buy two Elizabeth Arden products at Debenhams (one purchase has to be skincare). what’s more, the bag is filled with skincare mini treats worth more than £126 -including Eight Hour Cream Intensive Hand Treatment, Prevage anti-aging serum, a Beautiful Color Eyeshadows quad, mascara, ceramide-rich night and day creams and a make-up primer. It’s available until November 30, while stocks last.
We love lipglosses for their wet-look shine and the way they keep lips feeling comfortable. But they simply don’t last as long as a lippie. Stila have tackled the gloss v lipstick dilemma with Stay All Day Vinyl Lip Gloss, £18, nine vibrant shades at stila.co.uk)
a high-shine, permanently moist gloss that performs like a deeply-pigmented, long-lasting lipstick. I tried it; it doesn’t dry on the lips and the colour does indeed last, but it leaves quite an imprint on wine glasses!
Arctic’s ex Alexa Chung can’t put a stylish foot wrong. Now she’s launched into cosmetics. The It girl’s trademark winged eye is achievable with her Alexa For Eyeko collection. Her Eye Do duo, containing Eye Do Liquid Eyeliner and Eye Do Mascara in a decorative poster tube, is £35 exclusively at www.selfridges.com
Wind, rain and central heating that all seem to conspire to give us dull looking, frizzy and uncontrollable hair.
Nanokeratin System reckon they have created the perfect antidote to the British winter weather with three treatment masks containing biomimetic ingredients, which replace lost keratin and restore strength, shine and smoothness. Each mask has been formulated for a different hair type – uncoloured hair,, chemically-treated locks and recently coloured hair. Masks are available as a 20-minute in-salon treatment for about £20, or as a D.I.Y home treatment at £57.29 for a super-sized pot. Stockists include Sheffield’s Toni & Guy, Meadowhall’s Regis and SAKS in Doncaster, For more information call 020 8441 9923.