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BEAUTY BUZZ

- with Bella Blissett

‘Women are, quite rightly, fed up with being corrected and contoured within an inch of their lives,’ says Mac’s director of make-up artistry Terry Barber when we speak about what make-up means today. ‘This year, there’s a new-found knowingnes­s to beauty, as women of all ages reject over-egged looks that encourage them to pile on products – and, instead, have the confidence to enhance their skin in the most minimal of ways before even thinking about colour,’ he says, reminiscin­g about the beauty of a young Bridget Hall (left). Try Giorgio Armani Power Fabric Longwear High Cover Foundation SPF 25 (€49, brownthoma­s.com), followed by a sweep of Tom Ford Cheek Colour in Flush (€60, brown thomas.com) to nail ‘minimal’ skin. You can always add a daring dash of Hourglass Girl Lip Stylos in pillar-box red Lover (top left) or fuchsia Leader (top right, €30 each, libertylon­don.com).

It’s easy to confuse dry skin with a complexion that is simply dehydrated. While the former lacks oil, dehydrated skin requires more moisture. The fantastic new Skin-Ceuticals HA Intensifie­r serum (€96, skinceutic­als.com) both hydrates skin and stimulates cells’ production of the powerful natural moisturise­r hyaluronic acid.

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 ??  ?? With the official advent of spring nearing, peel back the layers of winter clothing and attend to oft-neglected skin. Alpha-H Liquid Gold Luxe Resurfacin­g Body Cloths (€31.20 for a pack of 25, beautybay.com) are soaked in glycolic acid to skim away...
With the official advent of spring nearing, peel back the layers of winter clothing and attend to oft-neglected skin. Alpha-H Liquid Gold Luxe Resurfacin­g Body Cloths (€31.20 for a pack of 25, beautybay.com) are soaked in glycolic acid to skim away...
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More and more of us are seeking products that not only omit potentiall­y harmful ingredient­s, but also come with a sense of social and environmen­tal responsibi­lity. Yet haircare formulas that exclude the usual sulphates, silicones and parabens often...
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