April is a month that marks new beginnings, which naturally means new things. This month, we’ve been restocking our bathroom cupboard and cosmetic bags with lots of irresistible goodies that are too good for us not to share. From delicious fragrances to miracle moisturisers, this bunch are our top picks.
Glossier Priming Moisturizer Rich Luxurious Face Cream, £29, www.glossier.com
Primers are key to flawless, long-lasting make-up and this beauty is also perfect for keeping skin nicely hydrated. Shea and murumuru butters are combined to lock in moisture and give skin a dewy finish.
Embryolisse Filaderme Emulsion, £22.99, www.feelunique.com
An essential in any make-up artist’s bag, this staple product is perfect for dry skin. Its simple but effective formula nourishes the skin with essential nutrients and reinforcing the skin’s barrier. Hello, smooth and soft skin.
L’Occitane Immortelle Reset Serum, £52, www.uk.loccitane.com
Working hard while you snooze, this serum is ideal for when your skin needs some extra TLC. Packed with natural antioxidants, it repairs and regenerates skin, helping to banish redness and soothe stressed-out complexions.
NEOM Perfect Night’s Sleep Magnesium Body Butter, £36, www.neomorganics.com
Before hitting the hay, slather your skin in this rich body butter to help you drift away. It uses magnesium – an ingredient which helps balance your ‘sleep-wake’ cycle – and lavender, which is seriously relaxing. Nourishing skin and helping you sleep, this product is a hero.
L’occitane De Haute-Provence with Origin Lavender Essential Oil, £15.50, www.loccitane.com
Lavender is a great helping hand when you can’t sleep and we are obsessed with this oil from L’occitane. Its purifying properties make for a relaxing environment – simply add a few drops into your bath for ultimate relaxation.
KEYS Soulcare Renewing Body + Hand Wash, £24, www.keyssoulcare.com
Perfect for gently cleansing both the body and hands, this nourishing formula is packed with soothing shea and cocoa butters. It purifies and soothes skin, while locking in hydration.
111Skin Rose Gold Brightening Facial Treatment Mask, £20, www.spacenk.com
Helping your skin to restore back to its youthful texture, this brightening mask is a fab complexion pick-me-up. Brightening ingredients like 24 carat gold, rosa damascus extract and silk amino acids are combined to brush away dead skin and leave you with a serious glowing complexion.
Mirror Water Smooth Body Oil, £30, www.mirrorwater.earth
Body oils are a gorgeous indulgent way to nourish your skin and keep it silky soft. Grapeseed, marula and camellia oils are all key ingredients in this soothing product that will keep your skin hydrated all day long.
Vaseline Instant Dry Skin Rescue Body Lotion, £7.50, www.boots.com
Vaseline is a firm favourite when it comes to skin and their new dermatologically-tested range will hydrate and heal skin after the very first application. The likes of hyaluronic acid and Vaseline jelly are used to replenish the skin’s moisture barrier and lock in that hydration.
Pacifica Vegan Collagen Night Cream 50ml, £25, www.cultbeauty.co.uk
Being conscious of the environment doesn’t mean your beauty regime has to suffer. This replenishing night cream is packed with vegan collagen, along with a whole heap of nourishing vitamins. Hydrating and illuminating, it leaves skin with a gorgeous glow.
Butter London Teddy Girl Eye Shadow palette, £25, www.butterlondon.co.uk
Inspired by the rebellious British Teddy girls from the 50s, this palette of creamy, buildable eyeshadows is perfect for creating an array of looks. It includes nine different shades, ranging from everyday mattes to gorgeous metallic hues.
Kate Hudson Juice Beauty Rose Powder Mask, £39, www.juicebeauty.co.uk
Let’s be honest, we’d all like to have Kate Hudson’s flawless skin, so we were pretty excited to hear that she’d launched her own face mask. The perfect product for lacklustre skin, it uses brightening vitamin C and rose petal powder to plump skin and hydrate complexions.
Filorga Time-Filler 5XP, £64, www.feelunique.com
This clever cream has been inspired by five areas of aesthetic medicine to really battle the signs of ageing. Taking inspo from botox, fillers, peels, lifting threads and revitalision injections – it leaves you with incredible results but without any of pain or cost from having an actual procedure. Wrinkles and fine lines will be corrected and your skin will have a super smooth finish.
Le Couvent des Minimes – Mimosa Fragrance, £150, www.fenwick.co.uk
This fresh and musky perfume is ideal for spraying on in the evenings. Created for both men and women to use, it has a warm base of cedar, while the middle notes consist of floral mimosa tree. Finally, the top note uses spicy bergamot.
Valmont Just Bloom Eau De Parfum 100ml, £230, www.harveynichols.com
Inspired by the charisma of a contemporary woman, this irresistible fragrance is bound to become your new go-to. Creating a white floral scent, it uses top notes of Lily of the Valley and a warm base of amber. The perfect perfume for those summer days.
L’Occitane Herbae Perfume, £67, www.uk.loccitane.com
Nothing says spring more than this delightful fresh fragrance that perfectly embodies nature. Its top notes are a spicy blend of bergamot and pink pepper, while the heart is packed with wild rose. At the base, it uses sweet vernal grass and honey for a woody, musky touch.
Lacura Lady Perfume, £5.99, www.aldi.co.uk
Proof that you don’t have to spend a fortune to smell good, this bargain scent is said to be a dupe of Caroline Herrera Good Girl. It combines notes of rose, bergamot and sandalwood for a scent that is bright and fresh.
Kristen Ess Leave In Conditioner, £11, www.boots.com
Treat your tresses to this weightless nourishing number. Perfect for dry hair, it detangles strands, locks in moisture and will replenish the driest of locks. Your barnet will be silky and oh so shiny.
Omorovicza Scalp Reviver 50ml, £69, www.lookfantastic.com
This beauty is perfect for keeping both the scalp and your hair fresh inbetween washes. Its non-sticky formula absorbs excess oil and product build-up. Better still, its refreshing tonic will soothe scalps and add instant hydration.
Temple Spa Quietude Mist, £25, www.harrods.com
This handy multi-tasker works as both a body and room spray, so you can ensure your home and yourself will smell divine. A great energy pick-me-up, it combines passionfruit, bergamot, grapefruit and peppermint, creating a zesty scent that you won’t be able to resist spritzing.