Summer came to England bang on at Solstice and not a minute too soon. At long last because I was beginning to feel rather gloomy. It was really cold (as in jumper or a jacket cold in the mornings), the economic collapse due to Brexit looms on the horizon and on top of it, Poland lost to Senegal 2:1.
But now summer is here and everything is looking up. Warm sunny days mean I can simplify my beauty routine even more and rely on a few items only.
I recently had a peel courtesy of The Peel Boutique and really like the way my skin is even and glowing (I’ll have the next one once summer is over). Save for a little corrector, I’ve been using only bronzer on my face. My favourite one is Chanel because it’s matte and foolproof. I kind of swirl it around my face and I’m done.
In the summer I don’t use mascara and eyeliner, choosing to play with different eye shadows instead. I’ve been using Dior palette in 757 Dream. On warm days I don’t like to layer the eyeshadows and prefer instead a sheer wash of just a single one. To top it up, Chanel Coco Rouge in Artur is my favourite summer red because it’s just made for a little tan.
I’m a big fan of bottle tan but the tanners usually dry my skin and make me feel itchy, despite lots of shea butter I slather on every night. I deiced to splurge and bought Tax Luxe Wonder Oil. It has some great reviews but as it was only delivered today, I haven’t been able to try it yet. Bottle tan is my staple in the summer.
My hair are usually quite unpredictable but there is one product that makes them look like I’m a regular California girl- Oribe Dry Texturising Spray. I had to go on Oribe detox for a while and now I’m trying to use it sparingly because it’s crazily expensive and I have a hard time to justify it to myself, but noting makes my hair looking so good like this product. Sometimes I add Bubble & Bubble Pret a Powder for a bit of mph in the roots.
And that’s really it. Good bye, foundation. Au revoir, powder. We shall meet again in October.