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THE ULTIMATE SUMMER MAKE-UP BAG

23.05.15

With warmer months fast approaching, we asked in-house make-up artist, Chloe Botting to pull together a list of her favourite SS15 beauty products to help us achieve that much-desired summer glow. Head to Chloe's website to see more of her work.

Elemis Total Glow Bronzing Moisturiser

Most products now have more than one purpose and this one by Elemis is my favourite multi-use cream. Perfect for achieving luminosity and brightness, it provides a natural sun kissed glow and works as a luxurious day cream. It's scented with Ylang Ylang and infused with ginger water to even out skin tone. If that wasn't enough, it also works as a hydrating make-up base.

Shop Elemis Total Glow Bronzing Moisturiser here.

 

Charlotte Tilbury:

Film Stars On The Go, Some Like It Hot

The gift of a summer glow means make-up can be lighter and fresher. Charlotte Tilbury's beautiful pocket palettes are perfect for creating a glossy smokey eye with with an effortless summer feel. You don’t need a brush as you can just apply and blend with your fingers, and the colours are build-able so you can intensify as little or as much as you like to create a more dramatic evening look. The peachy lip colour and rusty bronze eye shadow work on all skin tones.

Shop Charlotte Tilbury, Film Stars On The Go here.

Dr. Jart Beauty Balm

Thanks to BB creams, foundations can become completely redundant in spring/summer. Dr Jart's BB cream is infused with water to nourish the skin and create a beautiful dewy finish whilst still providing coverage and resulting in an even skin tone.

Shop Dr. Jart Beauty Balm here.

Nails Inc. Gel Effect

The new genius Gel Effect nail polish means you can emulate a glossy gel finish without having to go for a manicure. Choose a classic summer coral like ‘Kensington Passage’.

Shop Nails Inc. Get Effect here.

Bourjois Rouge Edition Aqua Laque

These lipsticks hydrate, smooth and moisturise and still have real staying power. The colour palette available ranges from neutral tones to statement brights so there's a shade for every occasion. The burgundy and grape shades look great with sun-kissed freckles and a tan.

Shop Bourjois Rouge Edition Aqua Laque here.

Clarins Sun Wrinkle Control SPF 30

This non-greasy sunscreen is an essential beauty buy for sun worshippers who want to bronze guilt free. Also available in SPF 50, it works as a moisturiser so your skin doesn't dehydrate in the sun. Another bonus? It's pocket sized so that it's just small enough to fit in your handbag.

Shop Clarins Sun Wrinkle Control SPF 30 here.

‘By Terry’ Baume de Rose

Our lips are the first place that our skin shows signs of dehydration. A good lip balm means you have to apply it less and buy it less. This will last you for eternity. It's made with rose wax and has an unrivalled creamy texture that feels especially luxurious.

Shop By Terry Baume de Rose here.

NARS The Multiple in Violet Atom

Francois Nars has collaborated with fashion designer Christopher Kane to create these limited edition neo-neutral sheen sticks. It's another great multi-use product and appropriately named 'The Multiple'.  Designed to illuminate the lips, eyes, cheeks and body, it blends effortlessly and adds a subtle violet glow to the skin.

Shop NARD The Multiple in Violet Atom here.

Perfectly Defined Long-Wear Brow Pencil

Brush up your brows and define them with Bobby Brown's double-ended pencil and brow brush. It's humidity and sweat resistant so it's ideal for the summer months.

Shop Perfectly Defined Long Wear Brow Pencil here.

Kerastase Soleil Huile Celeste

A protective hair oil with UVA and UVB filters. Spritz this bottle of UV spray with subtle shimmery highlights onto the lengths and ends of your hair to fend off sun damage and give it gloss and shine.

Shop Kerastase Soleil Huile Celeste here.