With a bit of luck we will soon be enjoying enjoying a few days of spring sunshine here in Yorkshire, and what better way to celebrate than to update your collection of spring essentials with a few treats.
Rachel McAlley, our beauty writer has made sure to include some every day affordable luxuries and some big spend luxuries. From scent to shampoo, and nails to teeth, there’s a little treat for all.
Harvey Nichols Leeds introduces the new collection from Italian perfume house Acqua Di Parma, with Note Di Colonia. Our standout favourite is Note Di Colonia l, offering scents of Bergamot, Neroli, Lavender, Rose, Violet, Patchouli and Cedar Wood. Priced at £280 for 150ml. www.harveynichols.com
Diamond Whites Home Whitening Kit is a non-peroxide teeth-whitening formula that has been tried and tested by thousands of customers worldwide. You will start to see results immediately. Priced at £39.99. Available from www.diamondwhites.co.uk
Global luxury hair and beauty brand Aldo Coppola has developed an nourishing after sun creamy shampoo which restores moisture, keeping the hair soft, full of body and easy to comb. Aquamare is perfect on coloured hair as well as helping to prevent dryness caused by exposure to sun, wind, salt and chlorine. Priced at £26 for 200ml. www.aldocoppola.co.uk
Burt’s Bees Intense Hydration Night Cream is infused with Clary Sage, which helps to increase the skin’s ability to retain moisture with its non-greasy formula. It also helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Skin will feel soft, supple and smooth in the morning. Priced at £19.99 for 50g. www.burtsbees.co.uk also available from John Lewis, Debenhams, Boots, Marks & Spencer, Holland & Barrett and www.amazon.co.uk
Benecos Sharp Rose Nail Polish gives nails a splash of elegance in a glamorous pearlescent pastel pink shade. Benecos, known for delivering skincare and cosmetics that are natural, never tested on animals, stylish and affordable. Priced at £6.95 for 9ml. www.benecos.co.uk also available from Whole Food Stores and Holland & Barrett.
Boost Oxygen Beauty is a unique beauty and wellness product offering a form of oxygen therapy in a handy portable can. Providing 98% pure, natural, oxygen enhanced with 100% essential oil aromas of Pink Grapefruit and Frankincense. It also helps to combat the causes of air pollution and stress through a healthy dose of pure oxygen. Priced at £14.99 (50 inhalations) or £24.99 (150 inhalations). www.boostoxygen.life
Without our beauty tools we wouldn’t survive the seasons, so for Spring we feel a new Manicure Purse Set is in order from The Vintage Cosmetic Company. This lightweight, compact purse contains nail scissors, nail clippers, cuticle pusher, and an emery board. Perfectly handbag sized or a travel essential. Four designs to choose from including Rosie Spot, Cream Floral, Pink Stripe and Pink Floral. Priced at £10. Available from www.thevintagecosmeticcompany.com
Khairpep Transforme™ Collection is designed to repair broken hair that has been damaged by bleaching, colouring, straightening and perms. Hair will be transformed in just two to four applications of the Khairpep Serum. It is a high intensity serum treatment, which adds healthy weight and body to fine hair. Priced at £17.50 for 10ml, £47.50 for 50ml, and £75 for 118ml. Available from Boots UK wide.