Beauty Spring / Summer '17

The trends and beauty essentials you’ll be obsessed with.

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The trends and beauty essentials you’ll be obsessed with.

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Beauty's Next Big Thing: Lip Oils.

You’ve heard all about face and hair oils but lip oils are having a major moment now.

As much as we fear oils on our face and hair, the benefits they offer should prompt us to relook at our beauty habits. You’ve probably seen and tried face and hair oils, but the latest beauty trend in town is lip oils that are moisturising and tinted. What we love most about the new lip hybrids is that they’re non-sticky, deliver long-lasting shine and leave a luscious pout. So how about swapping your gloss for one of these nourishing tubes for instant moisture and a glossy shine?

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Clarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil, $36

A great remedy for dry, chapped lips, this unique gel is packed with nourishment from raspberry, hazelnut and jojoba oils to give you lasting comfort and a natural shine.

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Lancôme Juicy Shaker Pigment Infused Bi-Phased Lip Oil in 343 Top Gum, $36

Inside this super cute tiny cocktail shaker is all kinds of sweetness – from hydrators to pretty pink pigments and a delicious sweet scent of bubble gum. 

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Yves Saint Laurent Volupté Tint-in-Oil in N° 13 Pink It To Me, $50

Bathe your lips in the goodness of essential oils in this lip tint, which leaves a whisper-soft shade and a glassy sheen. Its tapered wand also makes for a precise, poutperfect application.

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Hourglass N°28 Lip Treatment Oil, $69

This luxurious lip oil combines a powerful blend of essential oils, vitamins and powerful actives, and is perfect for treating dehydrated and chapped lips.

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Too Faced Sweet Peach Creamy Lip Oil, $29
Offering the shine of a gloss and the moisturising benefits of a lip balm, this soft whipped lip oil is infused with skinloving peach oil and essence, coconut oil and vitamin E. It smells and feels so good you’ll be addicted!
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Clio Virgin Kiss Tension Lip Oil Tint in 02, $22.90

This oil tint offers vivid, high-shine colour and a long-lasting finish thanks to a wax-free oil base and moisturising oils. Slick it on for the most kissable lips!

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While many still shun oils for fear of shine or greasiness, the new generation of oils are cosmetically refined and light enough to use even under foundation. They’re the perfect remedy for just about every skin woe, from dry and rough, to dull and tired skin.

Given their moisturising benefits, hair oils are also a great way to repair dry and frizzy locks. All you need to remember is that a small amount goes a long way, and to warm them in your hands before application for best results. 

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1 Bio-Oil, $15.50.
2 SK-II Facial Treatment Oil, $205.
3 Laura Mercier Infusion de Rose Nourishing Oil, $98.
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1 Percy & Reed Wonder Treatment Oil+, $50.

2 Ma Chérie Hair Oil EX, $16.90.

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1 Clarins Tonic Body Treatment Oil, $90.

2 Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream All-Over Miracle Oil, $53.

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