Your West Midlands Wedding - December/January 2023/2024 (Issue 89)

ABSOLUTELY FLAWLESS Institut Esthederm Intensive Propolis+ Purifying Cleansing Gel with amino acids is an ideal solution for skin with blemishes and wrinkles as it targets both. This luxurious gel will gently, but efficiently cleanse the skin, helping to minimise imperfections, while providing soothing and long-lasting hydration. It’s been formulated with exclusive technologies and patented active ingredients. £30, BACK TO LIFE Sand & Sky Tasmanian Spring Water Splash Serum is a powerful combination of Tasmanian spring water and sea kelp, providing your skin with an ultrahydrating formula to leave it smooth and radiant. Enriched with essential minerals and a hyaluronic acid complex, it keeps your skin plump and soft, while protecting against inflammation and strengthening your skin barrier. Blended with fermented sea kelp your once dull and lifeless skin is restored to health and youth. £39, NATURE’S AROMA Chandrika Thomas London is a distinguished luxury perfume brand renowned for its fragrances derived from the highest quality botanical ingredients. Each one is the epitome of pure opulence and elegance, taking you on a journey of sensory indulgence, the perfect candidates for your signature wedding day scent. What’s more, when you order a 100ml (£158) or 50ml (£99) perfume, you receive a complimentary 15ml gift, allowing you to explore the range further. Divine scents include Allure Rose Blossom Oud; Grapefruit, Lavender and Sage; Early Grey and Jasmine; Thyme, Mandarin and Fig; and so many more. Check out RADIANT BRIDE Following Ekin-Su’s huge success surrounding her edit with BPerfect Cosmetics, Ekin and her team are back with a new product – the BPerfect X EkinSu Radiant Blush. Both a shimmer blush and highlight combined into a lightweight, buildable formula, with light-reflecting golden pigments, it’s infused with hyaluronic acid, vitamin E and camellia oil, meaning it melts onto the skin for a sunkissed flush of colour. The vegan and cruelty-free formula can be used on the cheeks, temples, forehead and bridge of the nose for a radiant glow, and is suitable for all skin tones. £16.95, SPELLBINDING Nail guru Leighton Denny MBE has once again taken the beauty world by storm with the launch of his new, breathtaking Leighton Denny Super Wings Polish. As the latest, addition in the best-selling Wings Collection this beauty is totally mesmerising, adding a touch of enchantment to your fingertips. I love the idea of applying it as a top coat over your classic bridal French manicure to give it a gorgeous multidimensional rainbow effect, or wear over a darker base colour to create your own shade. £12.50, TURN UP THE GLOW You may know MAC Cosmetics for its matte formula foundations, but now it’s time to turn up the glow! The brand’s new serumpowered foundation fuses the science of skincare with the power of make-up. A medium buildable texture, it offers smoothing coverage and evens out skin tone without masking, providing 24hour hydration with lasting radiance. Its 88 per cent serum-based formula combines 33 skincare ingredients, including a 10 per cent hyaluronic acid solution. Available in 56 shades, you’re bound to find your perfect match. £39, FOREST FEELS British fragrance maker Molton Brown has introduced its newest scent, Wild Mint & Lavandin – a fresh aromatic collection. Its creator senior perfumer Nathalie Koobus says, “I wanted to capture the forest walks in my home of Provence, where nature’s invigorating air of verdant herbaceous shrub is edged by purple fields of lavandin.” Instantly stimulating yet soothing, the gorgeous new collection includes an Eau de Parfum (£120, 100ml or £16, 7.5ml), an Eau de Toilette (£85, 100ml), and a Bath & Shower Gel (£25, 300ml). Check out BEAUTY NEWS 75