Mourning the end of summer? Would it help if we told you that it’s the perfect time to update your beauty look? Beat the end-of-summer blues by treating yourself to some essential beauty items for the new season!
Along with shorter days and cooler temperatures, Autumn brings with it the chance to get a bit more substantial with your fragrance. Say goodbye to the efferverscent spritzes of summer, and hello to sophisticated scents. Our pick for the season? Marc Jacobs Decadence Eau de Parfum, a sumptuous mix of woody base notes elevated by Italian plum, Bulgarian rose, and liquid amber. We love it for the gorgeous bottle alone – designed to evoke a Marc Jacobs handbag, this fragrance looks as sophisticated as it smells.
For this season, nails are in neutral tones with a subtle shimmer to perfectly complement deeper autumnal colours. The Crown Place hue from Nails Inc’s All Fired Up range is an ideal choice – and as it’s infused with charcoal to protect against environmental toxins, it’s actually good for the health of your nails! The gel effect gives a polished and professional finish too.
On trend with the metallic theme seen on the catwalk for Autumn 2016, give a bit of sparkle to your eye-makeup palette. The change in seasons also means you can go a bit deeper and bolder with your colours, which is why we love Quartz Fume from Loreal, a perfect pearlescent shadow, in a gorgeous and incredible versatile shade of mink.
Summer can be quite harsh on our skin, so Autumn calls for adding quality skincare into your beauty routine. Glamglow’s Youthmud mask – suitable for all skin types – is also known as a “facial in a jar”. This multi-purpose powerhouse delivers an instant glow that lasts for days – but it also provides long-term benefits with regular use, as the quality ingredients penetrate to the deepest layers of the skin to help smooth out fine lines, improve dark circles, and minimise pores.
Contour is the main makeup story of Autumn 2016. Look for the September launch of NYX’s much anticipated Cream Highlight and Contour Palette, a trio of creamy, long-lasting illuminating makeup. The three shades allow you to highlight and contour in multiple ways – whether you’re simply after a fresh glow for your morning meeting or full-on glam for a night out. If you’re too eager to try this look and can’t wait for the launch why not try the NYX 3 piece pallete.
Keep checking the Littlewoods Beauty page for the launch – and for loads of other delicious beauty and fragrance items, hot offers, and all our top tips!