SCENT OF SUMMER

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Posted on July 9, 2018 by Alex Perrins

Even if you’re not escaping to a desert island this summer you can still plump for a fragrance that captures the very essence of sandy beaches. HELEN GOUGH, Beauty Manager at Harvey Nichols Birmingham, reveals her perfect perfumes for the summer.


Acqua Di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Cedro Di Taormina EDT, £66 (75ml):
Acqua Di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Cedro Di Taormina EDT, £66 (75ml)
Vibrant, intense and inspired by the sophistication of Taormina in Sicily. A blend of fresh and zesty notes with the intense signature of spice and wood.

Maison Margiela Replica Beach Walk EDT, £95 (100ml):
Maison Margiela Replica Beach Walk EDT, £95 (100ml)
Created to reflect our personal memories; there’s fresh notes of bergamot, lemon, pink pepper and ylang ylang.

Tom Ford Mandarino Di Amalfi EDP, £158 (50ml):
Tom Ford Mandarino Di Amalfi EDP, £158 (50ml)
Capturing the calm idyll of the whitewashed villas dotting the cliff sides of Amalfi. Citrus fruits blend with mint, thyme and wildflowers.

Estée Lauder Beyond Paradise EDP, £52 (50ml):
Estée Lauder Beyond Paradise EDP, £52 (50ml)
Fresh, fruity and floral, there’s a heady mix of tropical wetness, zesty freshness and deep florals. Meet your new summer scent!

All fragrances featured are available from the Beauty Hall at Harvey Nichols Birmingham, The Mailbox, or online at harveynichols.com.

GET SUMMER READY WITH OUR TOP BEAUTY PICKS

Fashion, Mailbox Life, Pamper, Shop

Posted on July 9, 2018 by Alex Perrins

We round up the products you’ll need as the heat rises this season.

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PREP TO PERFECTION

Protect your skin from harmful UVB and UVA rays whilst creating the perfect base for a flawless makeup application with an SPF primer. It’s important to wear SPF every single day, regardless of whether you’re in direct sunlight or not, and by adding the Primer, £30, Flint+Flint into your morning routine after cleansing, it’s never been easier to keep your skin safe. The light formula will melt into skin almost instantly, leaving you with a clean and refreshed face ready to battle the elements.

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GET THE GLOW

The ultimate summer product, simply spritz the Bronze Goddess Shimmering Oil For Hair & Body, £38, Harvey Nichols all over for a glittering glow that will perfectly capture the sunshine. Ideal if you’re heading off somewhere exotic, this luxurious oil can be applied after a day of sunbathing before your evening meal for an effortless sheen. Spray onto shoulders and collarbones to create a gorgeous shimmer.

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FIGHT THE FRIZZ

The brand new label.m Anti-frizz Mist, £17.50, Toni&Guy Essensuals will smooth flyaways, protect from the heat and gradually repair split ends, all in one product. If heat and humidity are your worst enemy in summer, then this is the spray for you. It’s up to you how you choose to use it, either apply on damp hair before blowdrying and styling, or straight onto dry hair.

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SCENT FROM HEAVEN

Formulated to evoke the scent of ‘sun-kissed salty skin’, the Replica Beach Walk Eau De Toilette, £95, Harvey Nichols is like summer in a bottle. With top notes of bergamot and lemon and refreshing hints of cedar wood, this high-end perfume is sure to bring back fond memories of relaxing days near the coast.

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