Article Published: Friday 9th September, 2022 - 11:05am
Tips, trends and top products for beauty junkie brides
BEST FACE FORWARD
We’re a little bit in love with Code8 Beauty. The London-based brand is all about simplifying the bewildering of beauty with a careful edit of luxurious, high-performance formulas with super-speedy application and universally flattering formulas to enhance every skin undertone. Infused with argan seed oil and SPF 15 sunscreen, the Radiate Beauty Balm – a lightweight and long-lasting BB cream with a brightening, seriously dewy finish – is our new beauty staple. We love the AM/PM Tinted Lip Balm for its soothing, antioxidant-rich formula and subtle colour, while the Colour Brilliance Lipstick offers radiant and creamy colour in aisle-ready shades of classic nude pink. You can even design your own W-day lipstick at the Code8 Colour ID Lab in London (in-store and virtual appointments are available) where a dedicated colour maestro will help you to create a unique shade profile aligned to your skin tone and colour preferences.
Any product that promises to wake up tired skin instantly grabs our attention – and Boost Up from Trinny London delivers on tackling a dull complexion and more. The ultimate morning boost for your skin, the formula contains a potent 30% dose of Vitamin C – a powerhouse ingredient for restoring radiance and evening out skin tone while creating a protective shield from environmental stressors such as pollution and UV rays. Layer on the luxe balm every morning for brighter, glowing skin on W-day.
We love everything about the new firming body moisturiser from green beauty pioneers Olverum: the velvety texture, the subtle fragrance and the luscious blend of high-quality essential oils and botanical extracts designed to deeply moisturise and firm the skin by boosting cell renewal and collagen production. Combining the potent likes of crowberry extract, papaya enzyme and meadowfoam oil, slather this lush potion on those areas where you need it most – or all over – for toned and moisturised skin that feels soft, supple and restored.
Inlight Beauty has done it again. The innovative Cornwall-based skincare brand prides itself on their fine blends of 100% organic plant-based ingredients – and their lip serum continues their run of extraordinarily effective beauty must-haves. With a blend of bio-active plant extracts – think sea buckthorn oil, rose hip oil and calendula extract – the restorative serum plumps, nourishes and restores natural fullness to the lips. Apply regularly throughout the day for best results – it also works beautifully underneath lipstick.
words Rebecca Matthews