Strong, bold matte lips are a permanent fixture on the makeup front and we have discovered the best lip liners ever that are just the thing to pep up your pout. Zoeva's Graphic Lip pencils sharply define and shape your lips with the highly pigmented nib that offers upper high coverage and is long wearing. Team with lipstick for a power pout or wear alone for a gentle pop of colour.
Graphic Lips Box, £33, Zoeva
Jo Loves has a new fragrance and we guarantee you are going to love it. Orange Butterflies is the perfect springtime scent – containing essences of orange blossom, mandarin and neroli, this floral concoction is sweet and distinctive, but not too overpowering. Jo herself explains: "Orange Butterflies is the story of the two things I love – the South of France and the beautiful notes of orange blossom"
Orange Butterflies, from £70, Jo Loves
After a long day at work – the removal of makeup and the day's dirt and grime is imperative. This Works have produced a new line of naturally effective anti-pollution skincare and we are marvelled at the evening detox spray-on exfoliate. The leave-on mist is totally fuss-free and includes witch hazel and silicic acid which improves the skin's surface and helps give you the clearest skin ever.
Evening Detox Spray-on Exfoliant, £28, This Works
If you love beauty products packed with fabulous natural goodness – you will love the GLOW-CO-NUTS Hydrating Coconut Moisture Mask from Origins, which is part of their very first collaboration with skincare ambassador Madeline Shaw. This sumptuous mask restores the skin's natural glow and helps to give you a more radiant complexion (yes please!) The mask is inspired by Madeleine Shaw – a nutritionist with a huge love of coconuts. The texture is ultra-fluffy and comes in a whipped formula which helps replenish even the driest of skins. You can even leave it on overnight for maximum moisture.
Mane n' Tail's new duo is a great formula to opt for if your locks need an overhaul and serious TLC. The Color Protect Shampoo and Conditioner contain a blend of essential oils and natural ingredients including avocado, olive, soy bean, and coconut oils which nourish and revitalise the hair and scalp.
Color Protect Shampoo and Conditioner, £6.99 each, Mane n' Tail
Now the cold dreary winter weather has (almost) passed, it's time to spring clean our makeup bags. Stila has released an incredible selection of liquid eyeshadows that are sure to elevate your mood ready for the warmer months. The Bohemian Beauty shadows are a limited edition collection and the pigmented formula adds the ultimate shimmer to your peepers which is super light-weight but also long-lasting. The water infused texture dries surprisingly smoothly with minimal fall-out. We love Boheme – a shimmering pale lilac.
Liquid Eyeshadows, £23, Stila
A new foundation is always on top of the beauty junkie's wish list – and Sleek's Vitality Foundation is the brand's newest addition and is the ultimate tool for creating the perfect base - It's a light to medium coverage, with a moisturising but oil-free formula and a semi-matte finish. We love the super-slim packaging – it's great for travelling as you know it won't spill and is available in a whopping 24 different shades.
Vitality Foundation, £8.99, Sleek
Bamford - one of the most organic and natural brands ever - have added an ingenious new product to skincare line and it will completely revolutionise your daily skincare routine. The cleansing mousse is gentle enough to apply daily; and it foams like a dream removing impurities and helping to sooth your skin with its lilac flower extract.
Bamford Purifying Cleansing Mousse, £50, Bamford
If you are a huge fan of luxury yet affordable skincare brand Elemis and in particular love the brand's hero product – the Pro Collagen Cleansing Balm – you need to check out this special addition – which is rose infused. This super cleansing treatment balm contains Padina Pavonica, which hydrates and balances skin, along with English Rose Oleo to soothe and nourish – and it melts away makeup and nasty impurities.
Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm, £47.94, QVCuk
Avene have a new serum and it's going to give your face the ultimate skin-over. Physiolift Serum has a patented new formula which includes two types of Hyaluronic Acid. The combination offers a double hit which targets wrinkles and helps to replenish the skin and give it a firm appearance.
PhysioLift Serum, Avene, £26
If you want a fuss-free manicure but don't have the time to visit a salon – Elegant Touch have the perfect answer. The brand's Nail Saviour Kit is great for gals-on-the-go as it not only contains nail glue and a handy brush-on-shield, but also a fabulous set of shaped falsies in fashionable colours – we particularly love the mint green.
Nail Saviour, £9.99, Elegant Touch
Charles Worthington is back with an all-new, revolutionary shampoo and we need it ASAP. The Toning Blue Shampoo is a great option for all those brown hair gals out there – as it contains neutralising blue pigments which gently remove and break down orange and red undertones from brunette locks, freshening up the colour in a jiffy. It also massively reduces breakage and helps to restore your hair – which is great news if you've ben subjecting your mane to lots of heated tools lately.
Toning Blue Shampoo, £7.99, Charles Worthington
If you want to amp up your smile and get whiter teeth while you are in the land of nod - give Pearl Drops Strong and White Overnight serum a go. The clear, minty formula, is packed with Vitamin E and designed to be brushed over your teeth immediately after you brush them. The clever product will not only give you a fresher smile, but will help strengthen your teeth against acid erosion.
Strong and White Overnight Serum, £6.99, Pearl Drops
The world's most famous-makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury has got everyone talking once again, with a new arrival of a brand new product – a complexion booster! Hollywood Flawless Filter was used back stage at fashion week and the Golden Globes, and is a primer and highlighter in one, boosting the skin's texture and giving you a lit from within glow - blurring imperfections and lifting the skin. It's a filter in a bottle and as the lady herself exclaims: "It’s real-life super-starlit, J.Lo skin!"
Hollywood Flawless Filter, £30, Charlotte Tilbury
If you are a fan of false eyelashes but find them difficult to apply - you need Blend & Care! This clever tool is so simple to use - and is the first of its kind. It seamlessly blends away the annoying little gap between your lash line and your false lash. The blending wand cements the natural lashes to the underside of your false lashes without over-coating it. It's packed full of lash- boosting ingredients too - including Aloe Vera and bamboo which will encourage your lashes grow thick and strong. Lash- tastic!
Blend & Care, £10.95, Eylure @ Boots
We love a shower – and we love a dessert! Nivea have combined two of life's finest pleasures! The iconic brand have just launched their new Shower Silk Mousse in Rhubarb Raspberry and Lemon Meringue – talk about tasty! Enriched with deep conditioning silk extract, the rich moisturising lather spreads across the skin when released and not only smells delightful, but moisturises to perfection – making shower time the ultimate pamper treat.
Shower Silk Mousse, £2.99, NIVEA
Olay unveils their latest innovative skin formula – the Olay Vitality. This range is designed specifically to help 50+ women to meet the needs of their sensitive, mature skin, containing have combined key ingredients - including Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5 and green tea which strengthen the skin and increase cell renewal. We love the Renewing Night Mask which works as you sleep, nourishing the skin and carefully conditioning it.
Vitality Renewing Night Mask £19.99, Olay, available exclusively from Superdrug stores as of 28th February 2018
If you need your makeup to stay on all day but you still want a natural finish – YSL beauty have the answer. The Touche Eclat Blur Primers work to perfect and illuminate the skin in three ways. The transparent blurring technology smooths the skin, ensuring your foundation stays put. It also dispels signs of sallowness, and the weightless gel formula melts into the skin, leaving you skin with a comfortable veil to work with. We love the pink primer – a wiz for perking up the skin.
Touche Eclat Blur Primers, £30, YSL
Big voluminous hair. It's something we all want, but can be hard to achieve at times - particularly if your mane is a little fine. SACHAJUAN have produced a brand new product that saves the day! Hair Powder is a fail-safe way to give your hair a bouncy lift in seconds. Simply press the pump which will release the fine powder. Gently apply directly to the root which will instantly thicken and give impressive volume in a flash.
Hair Powder, £32, SACHAJUAN
We all know that skin repairs itself at night – so why not give it a helping and with NO7's Restore & Renew Face and Neck Multi-Action Night cream? This supercharged cream includes technology from the brand's hugely popular multi-action serum and works in the same way; it targets visible signs of ageing and is great for mature skin. The intense formula is enriched with calcium and amino acids which together provide essential nutrition. Treat your skin!
Restore & Renew Face & Neck Multi-action Night Cream, £25, NO7 @ Boots
If you are looking to add a delicate pop of colour to your cheeks and you are a busy gal on the go – you need Julep's Skip the Brush, crème to Powder blush sticks. Available in three wearable, pretty shades – this stick is a total to-go-to wonder. You can use it as an eye-shadow, lip colour and blush. They glide on the skin like a dream, then transform to a long-lasting powder finish.
Julep's Skip the Brush, Crème to Powder Blush sticks, £17, QVCuk, available from 28th March
Have you ever seen anything quite so fabulous? Quite possibly the poshest bath product in the world - Kilian's beautiful new shower gel in the brand's iconic fragrance Good Girl Gone Bad is housed in THE most stunning bottle. It's part of Kilian's very first Bath and Body collection and has been years in the making, so you know it’s going to be good! The killer combo of a light formula with luscious lathering gently hydrates whilst releasing the class fragrance for the ultimate in power shower.
Good Girl Gone Bad shower gel, £90, Kilian
If you love self- tan and enjoy getting a package in the post then this new Bronze Box from Fake Bake is for you! The subscription system works so simply - each package costs £25 and you select one of the brand's eight hero products (including our favourite, the ingenious 5 Minute Mousse) which will be sent to you straight to your door. And best of all, you will get a second Fake Bake product with your main choice, absolutely free!
Bronze Box, £25, Fake Bake
Elemis has developed a brand new range which sounds beyond delicious. The Superfood Skincare Range is a nutrient filled, vegan-friendly collection which is packed with anti-oxidants, omega fatty acids and a sprinkling of vitamins and minerals to totally feed the skin and give it the best nourishment. After you've applied the day cream, your skin looks alive, fresh, and helps give the skins surface an essential, spring-time glow.
Superfood Day Cream, £42, Elemis
Those clever girls at Benefit have launched another winning mascara that is most certainly (as the campaign states) #outofthisworld. The plastic bristled brush is flexible, long and is able to reach ALL your lashes, from the outer corners to the smaller, inner ones. It adds volume and really lifts the lashes, giving you that wide-eyed look without looking clumpy. Plus, it lasts for 36 hours!
Benefit BADgirl BANG! Mascara £19.35
For those days when your hair needs freshening up to the max, look no further than First Class Charcoal Detox Dry shampoo. The heavy duty spray allows you to leave your hair for longer between washes – even after a gruelling workout! The white tea powder extract sooths the scalp and strengthens hair follicles. Genius!
First Class Charcoal Detox Dry Shampoo, £23
Exciting news for fans of Herbal Essences! The iconic brand has expanded its bio:renew range with the all-new Passion Flower & Rice Milk collection. This exciting offering helps hydrate dry hair and nourish it intently. Also, it smells ultra-juicy – the combination of passion flower and creamy orange blossom are beyond dreamy.
Herbal Essences bio: renew Passion Flower & Rice Milk shampoo and conditioner, £6.00 each
Too Faced have released another incredible palette that you need in your life. The White Peach Essentials Eye Shadow Palette houses 12 buttery-soft eyeshadows that are infused with peach and sweet fig cream – mmm! If you love champagne hues, deep plums and peachy pinks colours – this collection is perfect for a natural dusting of shimmery shadow or a bold matte smoky eye. The case is beyond stylish too.
White Peach, £33, Too Faced
There is a new buzz product from the Ordinary – and it sounds incredible. The Marine Hyaluronics serum, £5.90, contains an incredible concoction of Hawaiian red algae, micro-filtered blue green algae and several health supporting amino acids. The super light formula sinks quickly into the skin without leaving a greasy residue, and will instantly give your skin a fresher, and healthier look.
Marine Hyaluronic from The Ordinary, £5.90
Skincare saviours Ren who are renowned for their natural skincare remedies have come up trumps with an amazing new daily tonic. The Ready Steady Glow Tonic is seen as a skin-resurfacer which will both brighten and exfoliate your complexion. The willow bark extract helps to reduce pore size, leaving your skin smooth and refreshed.
Ren Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Tonic, £25
It may be dry January but that doesn't mean your lips need to be! eos have got a brand new lip balm flavour that smells out of this world – a new scent with a fresh and fruity berry twist. It's the perfect pick-me-up for chapped lips as it instantly soothes them due to the nourishing ingredients list – shea butter and organic oils work together giving you the softest pout ever.
eos Organic Wild berry Lip balm, £6.50, Boots
A box of beauty tricks is always an exciting buy – and Deciem have released a 5 Piece Hero Collection that contains everything you need to give your skin some TLC. The box is limited edition so don't delay – it's worth £110 but is on sale at QVC for £39.96 – a huge saving. It contains an incredible selection of items to pep up your skin in a fuss-free flash, including The Ordinary's Peeling Solution and The Chemistry Brand Hand Chemistry.
Deciem 5 Piece Hero’s Collection, £39.96, QVC
Is there anything quite like a hot shower after a long day? And what better way to further enjoy the experience than with a foaming product to get you squeaky clean! Sanctuary Spa has released two fab new shower products – and we are loving the 3 Day Long-Lasting Moisture Shower Burst. The aerosol orange can houses whipped foam which contains sweet almond and sunflower oil which lathers up a treat, leaving thirsty skin moisturised for up to three days.
Sanctuary Spa 3 Day Long Lasting Moisture Shower Burst, £7, Boots
Pantene have released their Gold Series which is a new complete haircare range created for afro hair. It's been a whopping 15 years in the making and includes 6 exciting new products. The Repairing Mask is water activated so gets to work the minute you jump in the shower! The sumptuous formula is thick yet easily absorbable and gives your hair a moisture bath which is fantastic for broken ends.
Pantene Gold Series Repairing Mask, £7.99
Jo Malone have launched a fabulous new lip product that we need in our make-up bags. Scented with notes of mint and ginger – it's a great mix of fresh and spicy hues which conditions the lips as well as protecting them from the cold. Plus – the packaging is classic Jo Malone and would make a fabulous gift, or keep it for yourself!
Jo Malone London English Mist & Ginger Lip Care, £20
There's a new serum in town by the geniuses at La Roche-Posay - the all-new Hyalu B5. This incredible product is a serum which hydrates and re-pumps the skin. The serum is housed in a smart blue bottle complete with a handy pipette. One of the main ingredients is Hyaluronic acid, which is a must-have for it is excellent at hydrating the skin's surface. It creates an invisible barrier and helps to diminish fine lines and wrinkles. Use before moisturiser for an intense treat.
La Roche-Posay Hyalu B5 Hyaluronic Acid Serum, £37
One of the most talked about beauty brands ever Glossier has released an amazing product that will help us all in our quest for perfect, blemish-free skin. 'Solution' is a liquid exfoliator that is seen as a total skin perfector. It contains three acid actives - Salicylic acid, Glycolic and Gluconolactone which together clear breakout-prone skin, giving your face an even texture and your skin will be the proud owner of a smoother, brighter surface.
Solution, £19 Glossier
There's a new concealer on the block that has totally broken the internet - step forward the Tarte Shape Tape Concealer. This tube houses the most full-coverage, radiant, creamy concealer out there that features a handy tapered wand applicator (now we understand the namesake!) which is great when you want a sculpted look and not to mention extra coverage on all those pesky blemishes. The concealer even comes with the all new 'Quickie Blending Sponge' which is an ingenious little tool that will insure you achieve a smooth, even, youthful-looking glow, excellent coverage which best of all, won't settle into any fine lines. It's available in six shades and is especially great at covering redness, uneven skin tone, dark spots and gently covering under-eye circles – making you look like you have had a full eight hours!
Tarte Shape Tape Concealer, available at QVC, £28.
EX1 Cosmetics have launched an exciting new foundation which is available nationwide from 17 January. The Invisiwear Liquid Foundation is a lightweight formula which gives the skin a beautiful 'lit' finish. Formulated with 'true colour' pigments, it works with your skin's own natural tone giving a fabulous flawless finish.
We are officially obsessed with this super cute (and not to mention travel-friendly) stylo version of Baume De Rose from By Terry. The sumptuous rose-scented fragrance has a soft texture that will hydrate your pout without making it feel sticky, and will give added shine. Enriched with Shea butter, and vitamin E, it's a smoothing treat that is a pleasure to use.
Baume de Rose Lip Crayon, £26, Space NK
There is nothing quite like an eyeshadow palette where every single shade is completely wearable and long-lasting. The Tartlette Toasted Eyeshadow Palette houses 12 warm-toned shades that are buttery to touch thanks to the infusion of Amazonian clay. They apply like a dream in a long-wearing, bendable formula. Best of all – there's a great array of both matte and shimmer finishes and the colour pay-off is first-rate.
Tarte Tartelette Toasted Eyeshadow Palette, £36, QVC
Jo Malone has started off the new year with a bang, producing the most gorgeous hand cream trio ever! The stunningly packaged box comes complete with three sumptuous hand creams featuring some of the brand's best loved scents – Lime Basil & Mandarin, Peony & Blush Suede and English Pear and Freesia. Each tube houses a 30ml hand cream which is rich, easily absorbable and is enriched with sumptuous ingredients, including apricot kernel oil, which nourishes and protects the hands speedily without feeling sticky. What's even more fabulous about this set – there's a delightful illustration of Tower Bridge printed over the tubes, which would look perfect on your bedside table. A wonderful gift for a loved one - or perhaps yourself. It is January after all!
Jo Malone London Hand Cream Trio, £44
There's a new shower gel on the block and to say it's refreshing is an understatement! The Vert relaxing shower gel by Roger and Gallet soothes and hydrates the skin without being overpowering. The plant-based, soap-free formula cleanses the skin without drying it out and lightly foams. It has a delicious scent of tea rose and is such a treat after a long day!
Relaxing Shower Gel The Vert £9.50, available at House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer
If your hair needs some extra-special attention, there's a new treatment that's just what the doctor ordered. 'Like a Virgin' by Coco & Eve is a five-in-one treatment which helps to rejuvenate and revive hair that has been damaged by styling and is a bit worse-for-wear. The hero ingredients of raw virgin Bali coconuts, figs and Shea butter help to restore hair to its purest state, taming it and restoring shine. The product comes in a set which even includes a Tangle Tamer brush to help with the aftercare!
Coco & Eve Like A Virgin set, £39.90
If you want to perk up your skin with a golden-brown tan – but don't have time or money to visit Barbados, Bondi Sands have a fab new offering. The Everyday Gradual Tanning foam is a handy two-in-one foam, which is easy to apply. Not only does it moisturise your skin, but it builds up an even, beautiful glow that is both flawless and natural.
Bondi Sands Everyday Gradual Tanning Foam, £12.99
Sönd have a brand new product - and it's a must-have for dry skin. The Sidekick Day Cream is a deep moisturising cream in an ingenious formula that works throughout the day to ensure skin looks hydrated and supple, and it is also a wonderful base for make-up, providing skin with some prep time before applying foundation.
Sönd Day Cream, £34
Dry shampoo is a staple in most people's haircare routine and Batiste have done it again, producing a brand new edition for their iconic range. Pink Pineapple is the company's latest scent, and it certainly packs a gorgeous fruity punch. A quick spritz gives your hair instant volume, whist also freshening it up.
Batiste Pink Pineapple dry shampoo, £2.99
There's an exciting, brand new scent from Tom Ford which arrives in stores from 2 February. The tantalising sweet offering would be a great Valentine's Day gift – get hinting! Vanille Fatale is a refined fragrance with a pungent incense of Myrrh and Olibanum. The Madagascan vanilla blends with rich mahogany, creating the most exotic concoction.
Tom Ford Vanille Fatale, £158
There's a dazzling new primer from those gorgeous gals at Benefit – The POREfessional Pearl Primer. It houses a unique formula - all the goodness from the original, hero primer (a mattifying silky cream which makes your pores appear smaller) with the glowy radiance of the brand's amazing highlighter Girl Meets Pearl. Talk about genius! In short, it smoothes your skin to perfection whilst still giving your face a natural, subtle sheen.
Benefit The PoREfessional: Pearl Primer, £27.50
One of the most talked-about beauty brands of 2017, The Ordinary, have scored a 'no brainer' with their new set. It's an edit of three of the brand's most iconic, hero products for just £24, and contains everything you need to revamp your January skincare regime. A water-based serum, moisturiser and emulsion are included and will tackle signs of ageing, dehydration and dullness.
The Ordinary No-Brainer set, £24 exclusive to Harvey Nichols
Perfume fans who want to try something different need to check out Portrait of a Lady by Frederic Malle. The stunning hair mist is a light formula which is designed to add delicate freshness to your mane without weighing it down. Lightly spray your hair after styling for a satin finish that smells dreamy.
EDPFM Portrait of a Lady Hair Mist £125
Skincare specialists Elemis have launched five amazing kits that are guaranteed to get you glowing in the dreary month of January. They have launched five targeted cleansing collections that will ensure you make the best change possible to your skincare routine - new year- new skin! Each kit offers a three-step routine to help you get your glow back. Whether you need to hydrate, smooth, soothe, balance or nourish – there is the perfect kit for you.