The Spring/Summer makeup collection from Chanel  Vision D’Asie: L’Art Du Detail, takes its inspiration from one of Lucia Pica’s photographic Expeditions.

It includes the translucent new product Baume Essentiel that creates a  dewy, wet glow on the skin. Other products in the collection include the creamy metallic Ombre Premiere Crème which can be worn alone or under Les 9 Ombres to intensify their shades. There three lush matte lipsticks, liquid powder lip colours and two nail colours.












Of all the fragrance ingredients the most famous of all has to be rose. The new Eau de Toilette from L’Occitane Rose captures the dazzling elegance of the fragrance that is both modern and absolutely feminine.  Presented in an elegant bottle this timeless fragrance is definitely one for the wish list for summer and perfect for the summer bride. Visit the L’Occitane Boutique in the Victoria Quarter and see it and smell it for yourself.












There’s an intensely nourishing multi-purpose Shea Butter just  launched by those lovely people at The Body Shop. Made with Community Trade shea butter from 192 shea nuts this new butter can be applied to body, face, hair and lips and just melts on your skin. And now 100% vegan is the Shea Body Lotion for very dry skin and their iconic Shea Body Butter. So pop into The Body Shop in Briggate and be a real smoothie!












If you are looking for a perfume for the spring and summer that will set you apart from the crowd then FlowerbyKenzo Eau De Vie is the answer.

Designer Kenzo’s perfumes always delight in every way from the bottle to the fragrance itself. It’s strong but fragile, powerful but passionate so ideal for the bride and it will certainly be love at first sight when you see the bottle.

Master perfumier Alberto Morillas has used orange blossom the flower of  happiness, notes of ginger and neroli essence to give it a lively tone and created the perfect harmony with the Bulgarian Rose Absolute plus lots of other beautiful ingredients to make it really special.












If you haven’t visited the Hourglass counter in Harvey Nichols then perhaps you should. There are so many exclusive products to chose from including the Ambient Light Palettes which I don’t go anywhere without now. Just brush it over your makeup and you will have never seen such a finish to your makeup ever. New this month is their Vanish Seamless Liquid Foundation which gives full coverage but at the same time is weightless giving a radiant satin finish. It’s formulated with light refracting microspheres to blur the complexion.

A must for the holiday and summer occasion or wedding as its waterproof, transfer proof and sweat proof with its oil free formula and good news its available in 32 shades.













To celebrate, our very own Yorkshire born beauty industry legend Leighton Denny’s Sun Believable Face winning Gold in the Beauty Bible Awards he has created a new, limited edition Sun Believable Discover Me Collection – the ultimate head to toe tanning kit to get you glowing all year round. The collection gives you a wardrobe of tanning looks to choose from available in two shades Medium and Dark, the clever collection works perfectly with any skin tone.

In the collection is Sunbelievable Face with Youth Glow Technology for a facial tan and all year round glow, Tan Me & Applicator Mitt for an effortless lasting tan, Cream Me a wonderful moisturiser to lock in the colour. A great bargain only available from LD-Boutique.com










Fenty Beauty by Rihanna has launched a range of plush matte lipsticks Mattemoiselle  for every mood in 10 all new intense colour shades. They have a light as air texture and stays put and has a chic slim design so you can define lips with control. Colours range from the perfect red, everyday nude, moody blue or vivid pop.












From favourite luxury brand French cosmetic house comes XXL Sweeping Lashes a triple beauty action for voluminous, curled and perfectly defined lashes. It has a maximum volumizing effect as Sisley has combined two volumizing ingredients to thicken lashes from roof to tip and other ingredients to curl and boost the lashes. A great product that boosts and enhances lashes. Sisley can be found in Harvey Nichols.


Say goodbye to dark circles with a 3 in 1 tinted CC eye from Eborian. It’s available in two shades Clair and Dore and just glides on. Still on eyes there a Glow Eye Mask and Ginseng Eye Mask too. Both sheet masks these enable you to effortlessly achieve an instant glow or matte finish. Available from L’Occitane boutique in the Victoria Quarter or from www.eborian.co.uk


If you got excited when Marc Jacobs Beauty launched in Harvey Nichols then you will be ever more excited with their Spring 2019 collection.

Top of the list is Velvet Primer Epic Lash Primer a creamy conditioning base that coats your lashes to maximise the benefits of your favourite mascara and also works as a lash mask overnight. Easy to apply in soft beige so you never miss a lash, unlike a white one, its easier to cover with your mascara and won’t grey out.

Marc’s new eyeshadow palette is inspired by the cool, neutral tones of the city. This specially curated, limited edition palette features a mix of unexpected neutrals and smoky shimmers that is Eye-Conic!  To work in tandem with the collection comes five new shades of fineliner ultra-skinny gel eye crayons . They are waterproof and their gel formula just glides on and lasts all day.












Jo Malone London has just introduced a sleek, travel-ready palette designed to effortlessly encase two solid perfumes for scents on the go. Presented in a protective pouch and perfectly sized to slip into a pocket or small bag with room to spare. You can fill your palette with a choice of two Jo Malone London scents from a selection of ten of the brands best loved to create your own irresistible pair. Go and see for yourself at the Jo Malone London boutique in the Victoria Quarter.












And finally there’s now a new foundation in the iconic Estee Lauder Double Wear range. New Double Wear Stay in Place Matte Powder Foundation SPF10 can be worn as a foundation wet or dry or as a finishing powder. It has buildable coverage and a natural matte finish, it’s weightless and delivers 12 hour colour true wear and comes in 42 different shades.

In tandem with the foundation comes a dynamic duo that preps, covers and sets you on your way for flawless all day coverage. Double Wear Instant Fix 24 hour concealer and Hydra Prep is a must for all Double Wear users and comes in 22 shades. Use the serum first to prep and prime skin for concealer to cover dark circles, imperfections and blemishes. The Hydra Prep can be used during the day to reset and refresh makeup











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