We love  the summer season it’s a great opportunity to see all the new beauty products that are available on the high street and online. Our beauty writer Rachel McAlley has compiled a list of some of the most fabulous beauty launches of late to whet your appetite.

Brazilian Bum Bum Cream by Sol De Janeiro, available from Harvey Nichols Leeds and www.harveynichols.com, priced at £18.

This cream is inspired by Brazilian’s favorite body part. But don’t be mistaken this isn’t just for your booty; it can be used as a full body cream. The addictive, signature Bum Bum Cream scent with notes of salted caramel and pistachio is called ‘Cheirosa ’62’, it is infused with ethically-sourced natural ingredients that are free of: phthalates, parabens, propylene glycol, synthetic colours, and petrolatum.

Nanogen Thickening Hair Treatment Shampoo for Women, available from Boots and www.nanogen.com, priced at £7.95.

Free from parabens and SLS, this anti-inflammatory formula is suitable even for the most sensitive of scalps. Packed with Nanogen’s unique Hair Growth Factors, the formula also contains an innovative cocktail of ingredients for superior scalp and hair wellbeing. Salicylic acid gently exfoliates for deep cleansing of the hair and scalp, while anti-inflammatory chamomile soothes and calms. Keratin and re-densifying peptides plump hair instantly, as well as improving thickness with continued use.

PMD Clean by PMD, available from https://uk.pmdbeauty.com/, priced at £89.

The new PMD Clean is a smart facial cleansing device that not only leaves your skin dirt and makeup free, but also encourages collagen production, leaving you with a more youthful complexion. The PMD Clean utilises unique SonicGlowTMtechnology, which uses over 7,000 vibrations per minute to deeply remove the skin’s impurities by breaking down the dirt and oil from within the pores. This will help to reduce the formation of spots and blackheads, and leave skin looking clearer.

Elemental Herbology Moisture Replenish Lip Nourish, available from www.elementalherbology.com, priced at £13.50

Elemental Herbology Lip Nourish is formulated with an expertly chosen selection of the finest natural botanical and active ingredients to repair, soothe and protect lips. Composed of a silky-smooth texture, it glides onto lips; giving an instant feeling of moisturisation and softness that you will want to apply again and again. Key ingredients include: Avocado Oil, Vitamin-rich baobab oil, Inca Inchi oil, Ginger Root Extract & Orange Oil.

Travel Minis from Sukin, available from Holland & Barrett and www.hollandandbarrett.com, priced at £3.95 each, there are six to choose from including; Foaming Facial Cleanser, Hydrating Mist Toner, Revitalising Facial Scrub, Facial Moisturiser, Purifying Shampoo, and Nourishing Conditioner.

Good things come in small packages, just like these travel minis from Sukin. Whether you’re jetting off to an exotic location or packing for a weekend getaway closer to home, the six mini versions of best-sellers will be all you need to keep up your beauty routine when away. Exclusive to Holland & Barrett, the 50ml minis are the perfect size to pop in your hand luggage.

Suitable for even the most sensitive complexions, all Sukin products are vegan-friendly and paraben and sulphate free.

Ted Baker Fragrant Bloom Body Wash, available from Boots and www.boots.com, priced at £8.

Inspired by Chatsworth House’s majestic gardens, the Chatsworth Bloom print is one of Ted’s key womenswear designs for SS18. Combining vintage inspiration with illustrated florals, the soft pink and white colour palette is complimented with accents of chartreuse. The body wash itself is an opulent floral fragrance, an indulgent blend of neroli with top notes of citrus and bergamot, and a botanical patchouli finish.

Mark. Exclusive to Avon Big and Extreme Mascara, and Mark. Exclusive to Avon Epic Lipstick, both available from www.avon.uk.com, priced at £6 (mascara) and £8 (lipstick).

Big & Extreme Mascara is Avon’s first mascara with an elasto-stretch formula, which makes for double the stretch than traditional lengthening formulas. This mascara goes on easily without clumping, it doesn’t flake, and it’s waterproof.

Epic Lipstick brings the built-in primer of selected prestige lipsticks to the mass market, giving an unrivalled smooth and even application in just one easy sweep. This creamy hydrating formula glides on effortlessly and seals in excellent moisture, plus it provides hours of full coverage and is available in 22 colours.

HEVL Sun Protection Face Crème by SkinShop, available from www.skinshop.co.uk, priced at £19.95.

We all know that UVA and UVB sunrays damage skin. What’s not so well known is a 3rd type of harmful ray called High Energy Visible Light (HEVL).


This face crème contains a new patented ingredient called Liposhield™ HEV*, which is one of a new generation of SPF ingredients to specifically protect skin against harmful HEVL rays. It also contains prebiotics to help strengthen and maintain the natural skin barrier. Suitable for sensitive skin, 100% vegan and FREE from MI, SLS, parabens and perfumes.