Autumn is on its way, and so is the roll out of new beauty products as well as cult favorites for the season ahead. Here’s some beauty and skincare inspiration from an ultra-deluxe advent calendar to a shimmer perfume if you want to keep summer going just a little bit longer.
Beauty Advent Calendar by Fortnum & Mason: A true sign that Christmas is on it’s way, Fortnum & Mason has launched its iconic beauty advent calendar. Luxurious treats have been hidden within the 25 drawers in the form of skincare, makeup, haircare, bath, body and wellness products by Chantecaille, Guerlain and Sisley to name a few (after all, wouldn’t want t give the game away!)
Tri-Active Regenerating Bio-Retinol Sleeping Serum by ESPA: A brand new product by ESPA, apply this serum as part of your evening regime and it’ll work as you sleep to offer a revitalised and brighter complexion. After trials, ESPA says that 95% of people trying the product agreed that this lightweight serum left their skin looking refreshed.
Facial Steamer EH-XS01 by Panasonic: If you’re missing your spa, this face steamer by Panasonic has you covered. All you need for this beauty gadget is water, and the miniature water tank inbuilt at the back holds about a cup of water, and it sure goes a long way. Panasonic use nano-ionic technology to create the finest of steam particles to penetrate the skin and there are multiple advantages associated with this. The steam provides hydration and stimulates collagen production (for anti-ageing) and it also opens the pores making it easier to remove impurities.
Charlotte’s Magic Lip Oil Crystal Elixir by Charlotte Tilbury: A lip conditioner by day, and a lip mask by night this new product from Charlotte Tilbury is a must-have as the season changes and chapped lips become common place. Not only is it crystal-infused, it is also enriched with hyaluronic acid to hydrate and smooth the lips.
Magnolia Nobile Shimmering Perfume Oil by Acqua di Parma: A beloved scent from Acqua di Parma, Magnolia Nobile has been combined with jojoba oil, shea butter and pomegranate seed oil, along with mini sparkles. These come together to reflect the sun and envelope the body with a summery scent of magnolia, lemon, rose, and jasmine.
Ultra Nourishing Masque by Windle London: Pay some attention to the locks and apply this wonderfully luxurious nourishing mask. It will turn try dry lacklustre hair into soft, glossy hair thanks to the inclusion of Tahitian Monoi, Babassu and Baobab oils. For best results comb it through the hair, leave it for fifteen minutes and rinse off with warm water.
Shavasana Essential Oil Blend – Relaxation by Bamford: Brought to you by Lady Bamford is this 100% organic blend of relaxing camomile, lavender and geranium oil. Apply the roller ball to the pulse points such as the wrist or the neck to bring about some calm.
Oil Control Moisturiser by Heath: One for the boys, London-based skincare brand Heath has launched two new products targeted at oily skin. The brand was founded two years ago and rolled out in luxury retailers Fortnum’s and Selfridges, and now,2 as part of a nationwide expansion, the line is available in Boots.
Panama Cosmetic Case by Smythson: Apart of the Smythson ‘Panama’ collection, this timeless cosmetic bag will only get better with age. It’s large enough to fit all the cosmetic essentials and is available in a whole host of classic colors from Nile blue, to black, sandstone and navy.
Duo Lip Glow + Lip Max by DIOR: Try this lip treatment from DIOR to banish dry, chapped lips. The first step is the Lip Balm which provides hydration for up to 24 hours, and then add the Dior Lip Maximizer which smooths, plumps and gives a sheen.
Luscious Shower Milk by Crabtree & Evelyn: Rose water, mallow flower and coconut water form this shower milk that quickly transforms into comforting frothy suds. Exuding Crabtree’s well known rose fragrance, it leaves the skin lightly scented and thoroughly cleansed.
Beauty Elixir by Caudalie: This elixir was first created 22 years ago by Mathilde Thomas and it’s been loved ever since by makeup artists and customers alike. In the form of a mist, simply spray to set makeup and refresh the skin. It also tones and tightens pores, and gives a glow boost.
The Enticing Wanderer Carry-On Bag by Molton Brown: Handy for all of those with upcoming travel plans, stay cleansed and moisturised with these Molton Brown best-selling products. Included in this clear travel pouch are miniatures of the fiery pink pepper bath and shower gel, lotion and hand cream as well as a purifying shampoo and conditioner.
White Lily Hair Oil by SHIRO: Ideal for all of those with dry or frizzy hair, this product maxes out on crambe abyssinica seed oil to provide plenty of sheen to the locks. It’s scented with white lily and jasmine that offers a subtle fragrance with every flick of the hair.
Red Truffle 21 Fragrance by Jo Loves: A thoroughly modern fragrance, it’s both refreshing and confident. Spritz on this beloved scent from Jo Loves that combines fresh fig with zesty citrus and cool pine, not forgetting the juniper and truffle.
“To celebrate the 21st year anniversary of when I opened my first fragrance store I created an unexpected and totally unique new fragrance. Red Truffle 21 unveils the most beautiful truffle note surrounded by fresh fig, bitter citrus and crisp pine. Vibrant and harmonious, this is truffle made modern!” Jo Malone CBE
Ernesto Scented Candle by Cire Trudon: Trudon was established in 1643 and they’ve had the most discerning of customers ever since including Louis XIV and Napoleon. This natural vegetable wax candle combines bergamot, grapefruit, rum with heady tobacco and leather, all of which is housed in Trudon’s signature glass vessel that’s stamped with the label’s golden crest. It’s burn time is about 55-60 hours.