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Top Beauty Buys

Top Beauty Buys

Whether you're looking to bring something fresh to your predictable make-up kit, trying to find the right shade of foundation, or looking to find the latest cosmetic trend, we've picked a selection of must-have products and services that just might be your latest and greatest make-up addition. For more tips and advice, listen to best bits of the show, click here.

The No7 Foundation Match Made Service is a UK beauty first to address the common issue that women often struggle with - finding the right foundation for them. In developing the service, Boots captured the skin tone of over 2000 British women and created 17 shades of skin-true foundation. See a No7 consultant in your local Boots store who will determine your true shade by using a simple handheld device that captures 27 tiny photos in seconds. Once you’ve found your tone, you're welcome to a free consultation (subject to availability) to help find the right texture and finish for you.




Dr Jart Regenerating Beauty Balm moisturises, protects and corrects the appearance of the skin. The cream keeps skin moist, protects from sun-damage with High SPF 30, and hides uneven skin tone and minimising the need for foundation or concealer, giving your skin a smooth and natural appearance.




L'Oreal Paris Nude Magique CC creams come in three variants which work with your natural skin tone to wake up tired skin, neutralise dull skin or reduce the appearance of redness. Smart Pigment Capsules within the cream transform into foundation on contact with the skin, giving you a perfect nude look with buildable, lightweight coverage.


Garnier 5 Second Perfect Blur is a smoothing and perfecting primer. As you can tell from the name, it only takes five seconds to apply and instantly improves the look of your skin by diffusing light in all directions, and visibly blurring the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and pores. Its ultra-smooth texture leaves skin feeling smooth and also works perfectly as a base for your make-up.


No7 High Shine Lip Crayon
, available in five sheer and glossy colours, gives your lips a lightweight moisturising feel that is easy to wear and even easier to apply. It gives you great looking lips, whatever your style is. There's also no need to sharpen the crayon - if you need more colour, just twist the bottom!


The Sally Hanson Complete Salon Manicure Nail Colour Range boasts a huge variety of top quality colours, top and base coats. Whatever your colour or texture there's a coat and colour to suit you. Sally Hanson is the UK's number 1 nail care expert, so your nails are in good hands. It boasts 5 products in 1 bottle, and gives you a complete salon manicure every time. It's a base coat, colour and top coat, as well as a nail strengthener and growth treatment. Patented Micro-Encapsulated time-release Technology provides nails with advanced wear, care & shine ingredients, as well as being chip-resistant, noticeably smooth and brilliantly shiny for up to 10 days.



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