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With the transition to the new season underway, it’s a good time to start thinking about investing in beauty products small and lightweight enough to fit into our beautiful SS17 handbags. From miniature palettes to pretty compacts and clever multi-use products (it’s always handy to have a bit of colour to slick on your cheekbones and your lips) here are all the handbag essentials you need to take through to the new season.
The perfect handbag staple, the Lilah B Divine Duo Lip & Cheek Stain will add a pop of essential spring colour to both your lips and your cheeks. Enriched with natural extracts of Aloe and Agar to intensely hydrate, this multi-purpose product promises a subtle slick of pigmented colour that’s perfect for day or night. Housed in a luxurious pebble-like design, this unique compact
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Host to two sensuous shades and a duo of applicators, Le Chrome Luxe Eye Duo – Monte Carlo from Chantecaille adds depth and definition to the eyes whilst simultaneously delivering a professional finish. Each hue delivers a crease-resistant colour and boasts an ultra-blendable formula for seamless application. The perfect spring shades, this luxury palette offers a range of finishes from liquid matte to a sheer wash of metallic radiance.
If you weren’t quite ready for the SS17 transition, this fresh, flowery fragrance from Elizabeth Arden will transport you to a field of tall, bright, swaying sunflowers. Elizabeth Arden’s Sunflowers exudes femininity and will leave you feeling bright and radiant from head to toe. Formulated with a sparkling blend of bergamot, melon, peach, jasmine, lemon and rose, this exhilarating combination is ideal for the warmer months.
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Tame locks on the go with the Travel Hair Brush from Christophe Robin. Crafted with natural boar bristles, this compact brush ensures gentle brushing keeping hair free from damage and breakages. Utilising a traditional French method, this unique brush boasts bristles of varying length to effortlessly glide through hair, leaving locks smooth and shiny.
The ultimate handbag essential, the mini mirror is the only accessory you need in your SS17 handbag. With extra zoom, this magnified mirror allows quick and easy checks throughout the day. Housed in a unique monochrome design, this compact is a stylish must-have that keeps makeup mishaps at bay.
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There is nothing more spring-inspiring than a youthful looking glow and the No Highlighter Highlighter from Perricone MD is the perfect spring handbag essential. With a lightweight, fluid texture, the ‘pearlised’ formula is perfect for accentuating cheek contours, brow bones and down the centre of the nose to create an illuminated complexion. With a dose of vitamin C to diffuse imperfections and minimise UV-induced discolouration, this unique serum will improve skin tone and texture whilst simultaneously creating a youthful radiance.
Flawless brows are only a a sweep away with the Brow Quad from Glo Minerals. Four complimentary shades housed in a sleek compact represents everything you need to ensure those brows are on point. Containing two powder hues that can be used to customise the perfect shade to suit the natural brow, this innovative palette works to shape, define and fill brows transforming the natural shape. Complete with a brow wax to hold hairs in place and a highlighter to illuminate the brow bone – and other areas of the face – the products deliver defined yet natural-looking brows.
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