Star Beauty Buys
ILLAMASQUA LIPSTICK Dhs100
This shocking lippy is from Illamasqua’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection, where “blinding flashes of pigment provide a sharp contrast to neutral tones” – are you brave enough to try it? Buy three or more products at Areej and customers get a complimentary Illamasqua Express Tutorial to master the basics of experimenting with colour.
INFO: Available at Harvey Nichols.
MAC NATURALLY LIPGLASS IN FRESH AIR Dhs83
Lipglass, one of MAC’s most successful, enduring and shiny lip gloss ranges, is reviving the collection with a slick of Fresh Air and other light, bright and vibrant spring shades. Check the use-by dates on your makeup and spring clean that makeup bag to make way for the new season now.
INFO: Available at MAC stores and counters.
ESTÉE LAUDER ILLUMINATING PERFECTING PRIMER Dhs176
We love Estée’s foundation, but this new product provides an underlay of sheen highlighting cheekbones and making skin glow. It contains hydrating and skin-soothing vitamin E, rice bran extract and shea butter to boost skin condition too.
INFO: Available from May 2012 at Estée Lauder counters.
JERGENS MUSK MOISTURISER Dhs10
Fans of the dependable Jergens brand know how good this moisturiser is – and now that it has a built-in long-lasting fragrance to rival posh perfumes it offers two-for-one value.
INFO: Available at selected supermarkets.
THE BODY SHOP NUTRIGANICS DROPS OF YOUTH Dhs99
New from our ethical friends at The Body Shop, this slick youth-enhancing serum is packed with healthy ingredients to boost the condition of your complexion – 84 per cent of users said their skin looked smoother after four weeks!
INFO: Available at The Body Shop.
GUERLAIN IDYLLE DUET Dhs450
If you like the homely smell of licac and the exotic smell of jasmine, you’ll love the new fragrance in the Guerlain Idylle range. It’s as fragrant as spring and the bouquet lasts all day with the heritage of this famous perfume house in every particle.
INFO: Available at Guerlain counters at Debenhams, Faces and Paris Gallery.