9 Beauty Bits To Treat Yourself To This Pay Day

From tanning essentials to the best in skincare.


Fancy treating yourself this payday? Of course, you do. While the month of August has practically flown by, I’ll always welcome payday with open arms, allowing me to splurge a little without feeling too guilty.

Even though the sun is shining right now, I’m sorry to say that we’re also going to have to get ready for the weather changing. Which, in turn, means changing up our beauty regime slightly – particularly for our skincare routine.

So, if you want to update your skincare routine, or just fancy treating yourself to some new beauty bits (from tanning must-haves to false lashes) check out the below to update your wishlist ASAP.

SkinCeuticals Double Defense

While it doesn’t come cheap, SkinCeuticals have to be up there with the very best of the skincare brands. Following the launch of Silymarin CF and Oil Shield UV Defense earlier this year, they now have a tailored anti-oxidant and SPF combination to suit each skin type. Honestly, a dream.

For those with dehydrated skin, try the CE Ferulic and the Ultra Facial UV Defense SPF 50. Struggling with oily skin? The Silymarin CF and Oil Shield UV Defense SPF 50 is for you. And for those with hyperpigmentation, you’ll love the Phloretin CF and the Advanced Brightening UV Defense SPF 50. Check out the range here.

Glossier Universal Pro-Retinol

Ready for a brand new Glossier launch? Their Universal Pro-Retinol is launching on August 31st! A nightly renewing complex formulated with 0.5% pro-retinol that renews and transforms skin in a way that all skin types can handle. With regular use, it gives you a clearer-looking complexion and improves the appearance of fine lines, blemishes, pores, dark spots, and uneven tone and texture.

Plus, we all know how important it is to wear SPF daily, but especially when using active skincare like retinol. So, the Universal Pro-Retinol will also be sold in a set alongside Invisible Shield. Nab the Renew + Protect Duo for €49 here.

Skin Proud Sorbet Skin

One of the latest brands to launch at Boots, the Skin Proud range is a must-try. Straight off the bat, the packaging is absolutely gorgeous, but the products themselves? *chef’s kiss*

If you’re to try even one product from the Skin Proud range, it’ll have to be the Sorbet Skin Everyday Jelly Moisturiser. Like a big glass of cold water for the skin, it’s ultra-hydrating and lightweight. As an oil-free gel, it works to lock in moisture for dewy, healthy and glowing skin. Shop it here.

So Eco Brush Sets

Time for a new brush set, but don’t want to break the bank? So Eco Brushes have you sorted. So Eco is the face of responsible beauty, with sustainable and ethical products ranging from makeup brushes, hairbrushes, skincare tools and more. Their brushes are soft but supple enough to ensure your products go on like a dream, and they’ve a brush for pretty much everything in their gorgeous sets.

Plus, As a key partner of Tree Nation for every 100 products sold, the brand plants a tree across the world. This year the brand has pledged that for every single gift set sold in Boots Ireland stores and online, a tree will be planted. Shop them here.

Bellamianta Illuminating Bronzing Drops

Honestly, in my eyes, Bellamianta can do no wrong. Their latest release arrived just in time for another mini-heatwave, and it’s just gorgeous. Designed to effortlessly bronze and gloss the complexion all the while hydrating and nourishingly moisturising the skin, you can wear it alone or incorporate it into your skincare routine. Suitable for all skin types and tones, the new Illuminating Bronzing Drops feature light-reflecting pearls with a gleaming golden formula.

Plus, it’s packed with gorgeous, skin-loving ingredients, such as Blueberry & Pomegranate Seed Oil and hyaluronic acid. Check them out here.

Dyson Flyaway Attachment

Have you previously treated yourself to the Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer? Well, you’re going to want to know all about their latest attachment, the Flyaway. The new Flyaway Attachment utilises what’s known as the Coanda effect, best known for the barrels of the Dyson Airwrap styler, to attract and lift longer hairs to the front, as a second jet pushes flyaways through the tress and out of sight.

Hiding flyaways increases strand alignment and enhances natural shine. So say goodbye to pesky flyaways, and hello to super sleek hair! Check it out here.

KISS My Lash But Better

Missed having a reason to pop on fabulous lashes? I hear you! KISS is a sure reliable when it comes to false lashes, and their latest addition to the lash family is just stunning. his new day-to-day false eyelash has an everyday wearable volume that looks as natural as your own lashes, but better.

Plus, with innovative Superfine Band Technology, you literally won’t see or feel the band. Perfect for every occasion! Take a look here.

Dermalogica BioLumin-C Range, BioLumin-C Gel Moisturiser

Looking for brighter, healthier, hydrated skin? Look no further. The new BioLumin-C Gel Moisturiser from Dermalogica features a weightless, Vitamin C-rich gel formula that works to help strengthen skin’s moisture barrier while delivering immediate, glowing results.

Packed with stunning ingredients like Squalane and five different types of Hyaluronic Acid, it delivers long-lasting hydration to help minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Shop it here.

 

Revive Beauty Complex

While this isn’t a brand new product, it does have a brand new formula. With a unique formulation of carefully selected nutrients and active ingredients, the reformulated Beauty Complex by Revive Active is pretty much a game-changer. A super supplement with eight active ingredients, working together to support skin, hair and nails. It now contains Biotin and a higher dose of Copper, in a 30-day supply and recyclable box. Shop it here.

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