Elsa McAlonan’s Beauty Upgrades: How to Get Gleaming Skin When Exposing Legs

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Elsa McAlonan’s Beauty Upgrades: How to Get Gleaming Skin When Exposing Legs

  • Elsa McAlonan unveils a selection of the best products for shiny, polished legs
  • She also reveals the restorative deep conditioner used by Angelina Jolie
  • The British beauty expert also collects quick self-tanners that can be used at any age

WHAT’S NOW AND HOW TO DO IT: SHINY LEGS

British beauty expert Elsa McAlonan unveils a selection of the best products for shiny, polished legs (file image)

For bare legs, a light oil sheen gives a shiny, polished look; and this year the best products also contain ingredients to stimulate circulation.

Legology Cellu-Lite Salon Secret For Legs is infused with detoxifying juniper berries.

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Margaret Dabbs London Fabulous Legs Refining Glow Leg Spray has cypress oil to reduce moisture retention

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Guava & Gold Paradise Found Shimmering Body Oil is a blend of macadamia, sweet almond, avocado and coconut oils.

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RACE YOU THERE!

We expect Aldi to come up with products that look eerily like bestsellers. Lacura’s latest line is a colorful limited edition range of skincare products that seem to have similarities to the cult Glow Recipe. The Pineapple Face Serum (£ 4.99) is a refreshing blend of pineapple extract, vitamin C and turmeric extract that balances and brightens skin and costs a fraction of the Glow Recipe Pineapple-C Bright Serum (£ 46, cult beauty .co.uk). The Lacura range can be found on aldi.nl and in stores from 9 May.

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ANGELINA’S £ 2 HER HERO

Angelina Jolie (photo) uses Hask Argan Oil from Morocco, Repairing Deep Conditioner

Angelina Jolie (photo) uses Hask Argan Oil from Morocco, Repairing Deep Conditioner

Angelina Jolie’s hairstylist Audrey Futterman has revealed that the actress / director is a fan of affordable haircare brand Hask. The stylist applied a sachet of Hask Argan Oil from Morocco Repairing Deep Conditioner (£ 2, Boots) to the actress’s hair every day for a month.

The super strengthening moisturizing treatment is great at restoring dry, damaged, chemically treated, or generally over-treated hair.

THIS WORKS

Although the skin on our hands is hardy, it can be the first to show signs of aging. Sanctuary Spa’s new Ultra Rich Hand Cream is both protective and regenerative, with Vitamin C to brighten the skin, Hyaluronic Acid to lock in moisture and blemish-fading Niacinamide (Vitamin B3).

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SHOULD YOU CHANGE FACE CREAM IN SUMMER?

Yes, says Jennifer Hirsch, natural skincare expert known as The Beauty Botanist, who recommends switching to a lighter product.

‘We spend more time outside as the weather warms, and our skin can retain more of its own moisture in humid conditions. Products with a lightweight texture provide the hydration you need without overwhelming your skin. ‘

Vitaskin Vitamin C Anti-Pollution Glow Day Cream is a moisturizing anti-pollution day cream with kiwi seed oil, sea buckthorn oil and sweet orange oil.

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3 OF THE BEST: FAST SELF-TANNER

ST MORIZ Professional 1 Hour Fast Tan Mist takes seconds to apply, with the 360 ​​° spray even working upside down in hard-to-reach areas.

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JAMES READ Glow20 Tan Mousse has a drying time of just 60 seconds, making it hassle free. Leaves a natural looking color that can be as subtle or as dark as you like. Light on the skin and moisturizing.

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COCOA BROWN 1 Hour Tan is a non-sticky mousse that gives a natural tone within an hour (with a choice of medium, dark or extra dark).

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SHAMLESS EXPECTED

Are you dreaming of your next beach vacation? Aren’t we all! Versace’s Dylan Turquoise Eau de Toilette is described by Donatella Versace as a fragrance that reminds us of summer days and takes you to your favorite beach.

The blue frosted bottle is inspired by the aquamarine hue of the Mediterranean and the fragrance was created by perfumer Sophie Labbé to deliver an uplifting tropical scent with top notes of lemon, mandarin and pink pepper, with heart notes of black currant buds. , guava juice and jasmine petals enhanced with the essence of freesia.

All of this makes for a happy, summery scent – even when you’re not going anywhere.

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