The Ultimate Summer Beauty Guide

The sun is shining and summer is finally within grasp, but with it comes the conundrums of melt-proofing your make-up and perfecting your mani/pedi. Whether at home or on holiday, here’s some help to feel summer ready from top-to-toe.

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It’s hot and quite frankly, we’re not used it. Here’s how to avoid a meltdown and heat-proof your make-up for summer.

While you’re at it, you’ll want the best waterproof mascaras for holiday – and for lounging around the lido.

If you want to update your look, take your inspiration from the spring/summer catwalks that set the make-up trends.

Of course summer make-up isn’t complete without a sweep of bronzer. Here are the 10 best bronzers for a sun-kissed holiday glow.

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And for your body, these are the ultimate self-tanning products to look naturally bronzed from the neck down. We fake, not bake, of course. If you’re applying it at home, here’s a top-to-toe guide to flawless self-tan application and if you go down the salon route, read how to make your spray tan last longer.


Speaking of tans, here are eight things a doctor wants you to know about SPF. Take note.

For your face, these are the clear facial sunscreens that work on all skin tones – and the suncare products the Bazaar editors swear by. Don’t forget your lips, too, with our pick of the best SPF lip balms.

If you’ve caught the sun, fight the aftereffects with the best antioxidant serums and the top 10 after sun lotions.

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Want to try something new? Get on board with the key nail trends you’re going to see everywhere this summer.

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For your feet, here are the at-home-pedicure products you need to get sandal-ready without a visit to the salon. Alternatively, if you want to treat yourself to a mani/pedi, here are the best-rated nail bars in London.


Want beach-worthy braid inspiration? Call off the search. Or if you want to go blonder for summer, here are the best celebrity blondes to inspire you.

Before your holiday, shop the best frizz-fighting products and take note of these five holiday hair tips from a trichologist.

Bring it on.

From: Harper’s BAZAAR UK