Batiste On the Go dry shampoo, Caudalie Beuaty Elixir, Guerlain Brilliant Lipsticks, Guerlain G Le Brilliant Lipsticks, Nars the Multiple, Salon Elite Tangle Teezer, Steam Cream, Superdrug hand cream, Touche Eclat, YSL Celebration Edition, Yves Saint Laurent Eau de Parfum Spray
Are you in a handbag haze? It’s time to edit down to the bare essentials. From classic favourites to the hottest new launches, Speaking Beauty has rounded up the top buys that should always be by your side to ensure you are looking your beauty best at all times.
SALON ELITE TANGLE TEEZER, £11.20
Smooth windblown locks back into submission with this genius detangler. The newly introduced Salon Elite, makes life even easier. The centralised concave design delivers firm, salon style brushstrokes from roots to ends-fantastic for creating volume. Small and compact, you won’t leave the house without it.
YVES SAINT LAURENT EAU DE PARFUM PURSE SPRAY, £51.25
Easily mistaken for a lipstick, this bold, vibrant fragrance is the ultimate in portable accessories. If it is up your street, you can say goodbye to carrying a hefty 100ml. This handy fragrance comes with refills of three 15ml.
GUERLAIN ROUGE G LE BRILLIANT LIPSTICKS, £27.00
Keep make-up top-ups simple throughout the day with one of Guerlain’s rich, moisturising shades that comes with a handy flip-top mirror. Its formula smoothes the lips and provides volume and hydration, easily taking you from day to night.
SUPERDRUG 2 IN 1 HAND AND NAIL CREAM, £0.69.
I have already raved about this simple, light, day-to-day cream. Great value and of course, the perfect miniature size to slip into your handbag.
YVES SAINT LAURENT TOUCHE ECLAT, £22.00
The original must have and the perfect multitasker. Use it to cover blemishes, fine lines, to brighten tired eyes and for touch-ups throughout the day. Its small size means there shouldn’t be any problem fitting it in your bag. Get the special Celebration Edition now in aid of their 20 year anniversary.
STEAM CREAM, £10.50
Don’t let England’s poor weather ravage your skin. Keep handy this super moisturising, steam infused cream to gain instant refreshment. One of the most acclaimed products of the past year, Steam Cream is not only fantastic for sensitive skin but comes in a range of beautiful tin packaging that can withstand being thrown around in your handbag. The most recent of which is Moroccan themed…pick and choose your fave.
BATISTE DRY SHAMPOO, £1.52
Essential for busy girls on the run, Batiste allows you to cheat on your everyday shampoo and keep your locks looking and smelling luscious. A few spritzes and hair appears fresh, revitalized with added body and texture. Buy the On The Go version in the soon to be launched Jubilee special edition
CAUDALIE BEAUTY ELIXIR, £32.00
Get an instant burst of radiance with this spray on face mist. It instantly freshens and energizes skin with a revitalizing mint oil scent and leaves you with a glowing, smooth complexion. Use it to set make-up or freshen up throughout the day.
NARS THE MULTIPLE– £29.00
Applying blush, lipstick and eye make-up can be hugely time consuming and contributes to the needless handbag frenzy. This creamy all in one can be used as a blush, eyeshadow, highlighter/bronzer or even a lip colour. The lightweight cream to powder formula creates a flush of colour easily applied on the go.