The new season means it’s time for a new look. Go bold with brows and bright with colours and make sure your skin and hair forgive the summer’s excesses with some super pampering treatments.
Make Up Forever The Brow Show. This is the one for women with problem brows; whether you need to fill in gaps, darken, hide greys or completely reshape, this salon in a box has you covered with a brow-sculpting powder palette, a brow liner, sculpting pencil and waterproof kit. Use it for special occasions, or get in the habit of tidying up daily for a super-sleek look. Available at all leading retailers.
MAC It’s A Strike! Head straight to the fast lane and have a ball with the make-up giant’s latest collection, it’s a strike! A range of lipstick and cremesheen glass is racked in red. Rich eye shadow and fluidline pen shades will have everyone begging to join your league, while easy hues of casual colour are right up anyone’s alley. Practice a clean follow-through with three creamy colours of MAC studio nail lacquer and, finally, knock them all down with the luminous allure of new pearlmatte face powder. Available at MAC stores.
OPI Brights Collection. The nail brand is celebrating the release of Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass with a new collection inspired by the film’s mad, crazy, wonderful characters and their latest adventures. Channel your inner Alice with eight insanely gorgeous limited-edition shades, each available in both lacquer and GelColor formulas. Available at Wojooh, Sephora and leading nail salons.
Dove Advanced Hair Series. Give summer-frazzled locks some TLC with two unique collections for women who desire benefits beyond deep nourishment. Dove Oxygen & Moisture deeply moisturises and delivers 95 per cent more volume to fine, flat hair, and Dove’s Pure Care Dry Oil collection nourishes hair with a combination of indulgent oils to transform dry dull hair to smooth and silky without a trace of greasiness. Available at leading retailers.
Estée Lauder New Advanced Night Repair Concentrated Recovery Powerfoil Mask. A first of its kind, ‘dual-matrix’ design, foil-backed sheet mask. The inner matrix, packed with key Advanced Night Repair technologies, infuses repair and anti-pollution technologies deep and fast within the skin’s surface. The outer matrix drives the potent formula into skin using NEW PowerFoil technology that offers 25 times faster penetration for immediate glow and healthier, younger-looking skin. Available at Estée Lauder counters.
Bourjois Nude Remix Collection. The most Parisian little round pot is back with a new look and a range of fresh colour combinations for a new take on nudes with perfectly matching accent tones. Check out four pre-harmonised duos of one accent tone and one nude shade. They come in clever cases with an integrated mirror and promise wet or dry application and 12-hour staying power. Available at Wojooh, Lifestyle, Max and Boots.
Rimmel Sculpting & Highlighting Kit. Designed by style maven Kate Moss, this palette is made up of three silky-soft pressed powders to highlight, contour and define your face. A highlighter, shading powder and blush designed to seamlessly blend with your natural skin tone to create a healthy, radiant, sculpted look. Available at Lifestyle, Max, Boots, Carrefour.
Jo Malone Intense Body Crème. An indulgent new formula containing a mineral-rich ingredient, samphire extract. This succulent herb grows naturally on salt marshes and has adapted to drying coastal winds. The crème channels moisture to the areas where your skin needs it most. It comes in scents of velvet rose and oud, dark amber and ginger lily, oud and bergamot, and tuberose angelica. Available at Jo Malone, City Centre Bahrain.
Chopard Amber Malaki. The latest addition to the Malaki Collection. A warm, enigmatic new fragrance, inspired by the opulent luxury of Chopard jewellery. Golden amber is at its seductive heart with complex facets revealed by the smoky elegance of papyrus wood, rich, spicy notes of incense and the voluptuousness of orange blossom. Velvety soft vanilla bourbon and cistus round out the scent. Available at leading retailers.
Best Day Ever – Bath & Body Works. The new collection is perfect for beach and pool days as the weather cools. There are five fragrances across a range of moisturising body lotion, shower gel and fine fragrance mist and with names like Beach Nights Summer Marshmallow and Sweet Escape Strawberry Picnic, they’re almost good enough to eat! Available at Bath & Body Works.
Clarins Boosters. After 10 years of research, Clarins launches Booster Energy with ginseng, Repair with mimosa tenuiflora and Detox with green coffee for a new beauty step to mix with your regular moisturiser to give your skin a tailor-made beauty boost, in just a few drops. Available at leading retailers.
Aesop Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Facial Hydrating Cream. A potent blend of botanicals to help fortify the skin, protecting against dehydrating elements and the effects of urban pollution. Key ingredients include extracts of parsley seed, white tea and rock rose, which combined with a perfected blend of Tocopherol and Tocopheryl Acetate provide exceptional fortification against free radicals. The superb non-greasy finish is conferred by a carefully balanced mixture of botanical emollients, including sweet almond oil and shea butter plus vitamin E. Available at leading retailers and Aesop online.