11 products to include in your August Beauty Regime


1.  Pure Colour Dark Grey Gel Nail Polish | £3.99 | Newlook

New look’s Pure Gel range, with PRO-UV technology, is the perfect long wear nail polish, for a stunning price. With the perfect shade of grey to match every outfit, you’ll never be left trying to open your sunglasses without smudging your manicure on the way out of the salon again!


2. JAMES READ DAY TAN SPF 15 FACE 50ML | £22.00 | The Hut

Summers coming to and end, and it’s time to face the fact that you’re actually about as pale as those clouds. Or just fake it till you make it with the James Read Day Tan. A moisturiser that gradually builds tan everyday you wear it, and with SPF 15, there’s really no reason not to snap this one up.

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3. Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm | £19 | Aesop | Mr Porter

Cult fav Aesop obviously had to make it onto the list. This plant based hand balm with leave you with a tangy smell, and thankfully, no residue. Keep it close for frequent use.

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4. Relax Body Butter | £8 | Next

While we’re on moisturization, the Jasmine Body Butter from Next, is literally the best thing we’re ever smelt. The shea butter cocoons the skin in it’s softness, best used after bathing, while the skin is still damp.

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5. Illamasqua Mini Brush Set | £60 | Very

When you need a touch up on the go, there’s nothing better than the Illamasqua Mini Brush Set. With a blush/contour brush, a crease brush and an angled brush amongst the mix, it’s perfect for all the essentials. It also has a mirror as well, perfect for those days when you have to do your face on the morning commute.


 6. EOS coconut milk lip balm | £7 | River Island

We all love the EOS lip Balms. If you haven’t tried the coconut milk flavour at River Island, it comes highly recommended. Smells, and feels like resting on a bed of petals.


7. Sister & Co Raw Coconut & Matcha Green Tea Sugar Scrub | £23.99 | ASOS

This raw, vegan friendly scrub, might just be the best discovery we’ve made this week. Harnessing the power of Matcha green tea, the sugar scrub detoxifies the skin while it exfoliates, leaving a mineral and antioxidant rich skin base behind.


8. Pony Clutch | 89.50 | Boden

You’re going to need somewhere to put all these amazing items as well, and what better place than the Pony Clutch from Boden. It also has a detachable strap, so you can wear it as a shoulder bag, perfect!


9. M·A·C Eye Shadow / Good Luck Trolls | £14 | House of Fraser

By now I’m sure you’ve seen the M.A.C  Trolls collection, and I’m sure, like us, you’re in love. It was so hard to pick a favourite from the collection, but the Good luck Trolls Eye shadow takes the cake. The dense pigmentation leaves the most perfect metallic finish, we’re going to make glitter our staple look.


10. CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN | Rouge loubilaque lip lacquer | £60 | Selfridges

Christian Louboutin’s famous shoe soles were inspired by a single stroke of red nail polish, now the designer is giving back to beauty what he first took with Loubilaque. The striking colour is the perfect Louboutin red, infused with Shea Butter, it protects against dryness while providing a flawless finish.



Boohoo is great for dupes, and here we’ve found a £4 version of the iconic beauty blender. This one, unlike the original is latex free. You’re welcome.