Lucia Pica, Chanel’s Global Creative Makeup and Colour Designer, has taken her inspiration for the Spring/Summer Collection from the many faces of the City of Naples,

There’s an endless array of colours in the collection and it makes you feel as if summer is already here just to look at them.  Central to the collection is a limited edition Les 9 Ombres, a must have palette of both bright and muted shades.

Leading the collection is Poudre de Levres, a new and artisan lip colour inspired by the ancient technique used in the art world. Just apply the moisturising balm and then create your powder colour with the special applicators. Available in three shades this is a great product for summer holidays.

The collection also includes a range of lipsticks and glosses and nail polishes. Try the Naples Yellow Nail Polish, it really is amazing.










Have a fling with pink this summer. There’s lots of it about. Lipstick Queen’s new collection The Dating Game has four medium coverage creamy rich lipsticks in its range. Featuring their nourishing formulate with Shea Butter & vitamin E shades range from rose to shocking pink. Check them out at SpaceNK in the Victoria Quarter.










Fun, Practical and innovative, Clarins multi-use make-up pen, loved by women all over the world is back. There’s new shades, new packaging and all the magic of an all-in-one. Perfect for holidays or to keep at the office these easy apply pens feature 3 eye liners and 1 lip liner using a retractable function meaning you can wave goodbye to sharpeners. Half skincare and half makeup, all colours are enriched with the usual Clarins nourishing goodies.












Feel the heat with Leighton Denny Expert Nails. Only our home-grown world renown nail expert could come up with such a collection as this. Leighton’s Havana Heat Collection says holidays, beaches, tropics and everything summer. Its exciting and inspired by the colours, sights and fiestas of Cuba’s capital.

High Gloss, tropical tones that are vibrant look amazing on both toes and fingers. As usual Leighton’s award winning 5 – free chip-resistant and self levelling formula has colours that will set pulses racing from Cool Rain, a beautiful turquoise blue ,through to Firecracker a fiery coral there is something for everyone – including my must have-can’t do-without product, Street Dance that really makes you sparkle. Available from M&S, John Lewis, Fenwicks and www.leightondennyexpertnails.com.











There’s yet another amazing product from Fenty Beauty, available exclusively at Harvey Nichols, Leeds. Whether  you are looking for the perfect red, everyday nude or moody blue Mattemoiselle is a Plush Matte Lipstick. The ultra-slip matt lipstick has a longwearing petal-soft matte finish that glides on and stays put – just swipe and go.

Rihanna’s collection has a colour to express your mood at any moment with its 14 shades to complement all moods, all skin-tones and all looks.











If you are looking for natural health and earth friendly beauty products Burt’s Bees is the answer. Established over 30 years there’s no phthalates, parabens, petrolatum or SLS and no animal testing. Their new glossy lipsticks  deliver lustrous colour that lasts with a smooth glossy finish. Available from John Lewis and Lookfantastic.com.


Finally its the news you’ve all been longing to hear. |M.A.C. Girl Palettes are back. These wonderful palettes each individually curated have eight eye hadows and one hi-lighter shade for every look and every mood.





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