Summer beauty bag update

These trios of smart summer beauty fixes are a welcome update to any cosmetics bag

Sat, Jul 5, 2014, 01:00

KEEP YOUR COOL

Invigorate tired legs and aching feet with L’Occitane Verveine Ice Gel, an instantly reviving roll-on containing lemony verbena and cucumber. €23.50

Spritz on Botanics Instant Moisture Mist after showering. It absorbs quickly and keeps skin hydrated and fresh all day. Boots chemists. €5.99

Give skin a boost with Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist, a botanical cocktail of hydrating and soothing ingredients. Mist over your face for a dewy finish to make up. €26 from spacenk  

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PUT A TWIST ON A TAN

Mix a few drops of Armani Maestro Liquid Summer with your foundation and you’ll get a tinted base that can be adjusted for a subtle tint or full-on holiday glow. €48

Enhance a tan with He-shi Sublime Dry Oil, an all-over nourishing treatment for face, hair and body. The blend of eight oils work to condition and repair skin and add a silky sheen to a tan. €25

A sweep of Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour Powder adds colour and contour in one go, and the finely milled texture means you won’t overdo it. €48

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ADD A POP OF COLOUR

The original lip and cheek stain is hard to beat for a flush of colour and the chubby stick makes application a cinch. Nars The Multiple, €41

Bobbi Brown’s Pot Rouge gives a natural creamy finish and the compact is handbag-friendly for touch ups. €26

The peach (01) shade in Clarins Multi-Blush is the perfect accessory for a tan, and the cream-to-powder formula lasts all day. €21

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