Autumn Beauty Update: 5 Ways to Seasonal Transformation

So, while it’s inordinately warm outside, the leaves still swirl, a storm surrounds us and autumn and cooler air is coming. Of that we can be sure. It’s actually a time of year I love – filled as it is with birthdays in my house and our biggest annual celebrations (thanks to an American husband) – Halloween and Thanksgiving.

It’s also that time of wardrobe and make up cleansing – out with the summer stuff and in with the November appropriate woollies and winter updates, cover ups and multi denier tights. It’s also a make up makeover moment.  So my picks for an instant beauty update are:

  1. A new lipstick: try a berry shade this year – it instantly affects your eyes taking them from so-so to sparkly. Try:Dior Diorific Lip &  Cheek Velvet Colour in Glory £27.50 Boots. It’s a win win thanks to cheek and lip combo colour delight.
  2. A foundation: that will take you from day to night, this one calms redness, camouflages spots and is entirely flake free: Try Jane Iredale Mineral Foundation Glow Time £39.95. I apply mine with a big brush which is a major skin transformer.
  3. Mascara: I think in winter you can add the drama to daylight, my favourite new find is Tanya Burr Selfie Lash Mascara £ 7.99 from Superdrug. It’s fabulous – and a steal price – what’s not to love!
  4. Illuminating eyeshadow: grab a shade that screams “let’s celebrate” – and why not! My current fave is Bobbi Brown eyeshadow palette, there are many variations and they start at £29 from John Lewis. I tend to favour aubergine or mocha hues but if beige is more your thing – be my guest!


Love Jane x

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