IT Cosmetics It Girl Beauty Book Vol 3
You’d be hard pressed to find a more comprehensive makeup edit than this offering from IT Cosmetics. Featuring a bumper selection of products for eyes, complexion and lips in both powder and cream textures, the palette is housed in a surprisingly compact ‘book’ that makes it ultra convenient for travel. You’ll find undereye concealers, a bronzer and a blush, brow powder, six lipsticks and nine eyeshadows (!) and plenty more. Add a little mascara and you’ll be ready to head out the door.
Sculpted by Aimee Full Face Edit Palette in Radiance
A makeup bag in a palette thanks to its mixture of creams and powders in some of Sculpted by Aimee’s best-selling shades. You get three powders (a dark brown eyeshadow, peach blusher and bronzer) and three cream shades (a pretty lip tint that doubles as a cream blusher, shimmery gold eyeshadow and glossy highlighter). It comes in at just under £30, but the size of each product is generous, so (as with palettes more generally) it’s a more economical buy than purchasing each product individually.
Trinny London Stack
These stackable pots of creamy colour, catering for the eyes, cheeks and lips, click into one another and take up no space at all in your makeup bag. And you can build your selection from scratch to suit your needs perfectly – so no more hitting pan on one shade while another remains forlornly untouched. You can either pick out the shades that appeal the most or take the Match2Me quiz, a clever tool that selects your most flattering products out of the whole range based on your hair, skin and eye combination (we have consistently been impressed by its accuracy). Don’t let the minute size of the pots fool you: they boast a concentrated colour payoff that really does go a long way.
Ciaté London Brazilian Glow Eye & Face Palette
Inject a little tropical sun into your complexion with this Brazilian-inspired beauty. Available in Light/Medium and Medium/Dark, these palettes are designed to impart warmth and illumination to the entire face, with a gorgeous mix of versatile matte and shimmer shades for eyes, complexion and cheeks. The shades also contain Ciaté London’s Unique Brazilian Glow Complex, based around cupuaçu, a superfood hailing from the Amazon that will boost hydration levels in the skin.
Vieve Dimension Face Palette
This powder quartet provides everything you need for glowing, golden skin in one sleek compact. It houses their best-selling Modern Bronzer, a newly-formulated highlighter and two blushers – one more natural, one more intense – to lend warmth, dimension and radiance to the face. Select between the softer shades of the Dawn palette or Dusk’s richer, earthier hues – and as both are limited edition, you’d better be quick.