The hottest new hair and beauty products on counter to get you ready for the hazy days of summer


Chanel’s Sublimage La Protection UV SPF 50 is the ultimate product to invest in for the summer months. This product has more than a sunscreen action it regenerates the skin and has a strong anti-aging element . It’s unique formula shelters skin from damage by ultraviolet rays and the environment and the incredibly light texture creates the perfect canvas on which to apply makeup.

Clarins has a plethora of new products to help get you beach ready. Their summer makeup collection Aquatic Treasures includes two cream to powder eyeshadows in iridescent shades, two Instant Light Radiance boosting products to give you a great glow plus a compact bronzing powder for all skin tones with 4 matte shades. So whatever your skin tone all you need do is swirl your brush around to get the maximum effect. There’s also a new Radiance Plus Golden Glow Booster for the Body and an amazing Super Restorative Total Eye Concentrate.

Say hello to summer with Clinique’s range of products in the new Turnaround Revitalising range. The collection includes a revitalizing moisturiser in two shades plus a revitalizing treatment oil. Also new is Pop Lip Colour an ingenious lipstick that includes a primer in a range of flirty colours it does last all day long.

From Origins there’some great products for holding back the years. Plantscription Anti-aging Power Serum teaches skin how to utilise its natural ingredients to address the major signs of anti-aging. Whilst for the hands, the dead giveaway for a woman’s age, there a rich penetrating hand cream that reduces the signs of aging on hands.

LBR002-Lottie-Bronzer-BrushYou’ll love Lottie of London’s range of fun and beautiful accessories. For Lottie has proven that brushes can be funky and fun. The pop shade brush collection is almost too pretty to use. The brushes have extra soft bristles and non slip handles and are vegan friendly and the price absolutely remarkable starting at £4.99 available from Superdrug stores or online.

Mac’s beginning to roll out summer with their Wash and Dry collection which includes waterproof stay black lashes plus a Satin Lipstick in Steam Heat that looks fantastic with a tan. New in the Pro-Longwear range is Nourishing Waterproof Foundation. It’s staying power is amazing and it gives full coverage lasting up to 16 hours that neither rain nor tears can move – perfect for those who don’t like to go bare faced in the pool.

Molton Brown are tantalising the senses with their Rhubarb and Rose Body Collection. The company sources their rhubarb from the West Yorkshire Rhubarb Triangle – so there’s no excuse for not indulging yourself with this delicious range including a bath and shower gel, body lotion, hand wash, hand lotion plus gift sets. Just pop into the store in the Victoria Quarter to see the collection for yourself.

Smashbox is the new kid on the block in makeup but well worth discovering as it’s been designed by famous makeup artists who know exactly what we want. New launches include a photo angle pigment gel liner pen that comes in five shades. Just twist and you get the ultimate pigment in smudge proof waterproof liner. The tip is ingenious in dispensing whatever look you want and so easy to use. Also new are their matte lipsticks in some great funky and high fashion shades. The upgraded adherence power means colour stays put but feels silky and comfortable.

Ojon products are pure luxury for the hair and perfect for keeping your hair in good condition over the summer. Rare Blend Moisture Therapy Conditioner protects and restores extremely dry and damaged hair whilst hydrating and Moisture Rich Cleansing Conditioner is a unique cleansing conditioner that can be used in between shampoos or in place of shampoo.

Urban Decay has some mind blowing great new shades in their Formula Eyeshadows that you will just have to have. From Sideline, gold with a green shift, Backfire burgundy with purple shift and Fireball peach with a pink shift all are simply amazing. But the crème de la crème of their new products is Afterglow an 8 hour powder blush that gives streak free colour in a dozen versatile shades. It’s a foolproof way to create an effortless radiant look just a few quick swipes and you will be amazed with the result.

Finally everyone’s favourite self tan brand St Moritz has created a gradual self tanning lotion perfect both for beginners and militant tanners alike. The product builds colour with each application as well as moisturising the skin with soothing Vitamin E and Aloe Vera leaf extract.

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