It is summer and your skin needs more protection than usual. Vichy Laboratories’ Capital Soleil line of sunscreens provides maximum coverage for all skins. There are two products specially formulated for children—a sunscreen with a milk-like texture for the face and body, as well as a spray formula, both with an SPF of 50. There’s an Anti-Reaction Sunscreen for sensitive or easily irritated skin as well. Available at select pharmacies and beauty stores. Price: Rs1,150 to Rs1,250.
Get your daily dose of minerals with MAC’s new line of mineralized blushes. The attractive marbled cheek colour with veins of three shades covers half the container, while the other half is a shimmer in a single shade. Pick an earthy palette and see your cheekbones pop. At MAC stores in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata. Price: Rs1,330.
Get perfect curls with Tigi’s curl mousse
Forget a sleek blow-dry. Summer is the time for beach hair and unkempt curls. Or maybe bouncy, shiny curls. Tigi’s Bed Head line has new products for just that. The Extreme Curl Mousse and Frizz-Fighting Shampoo soften and smoothen curls, fight frizz and add shine. Available at Juice salons in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune and Kolkata, and at select beauty stores. Price: Rs975 for the mousse, Rs915 for the shampoo.
If you thought beauty was just about make-up and pretty pictures, this proves that it also involves a lot of hard work in a laboratory. Chanel Research has identified a molecule that can reverse collagen rigidification—that basically means the new technology will work to eliminate the origin of wrinkles. Ultra Correction Line Repair offers a day and night cream, a fluid for the day, a serum and an eye cream, to target wrinkles. Available at The Chanel Boutique, New Delhi; Shoppers Stop in Juhu, Mumbai, and Ansal Plaza, New Delhi; Pantaloons at Lower Parel, Mumbai; Lifestyle, Chennai; Central Bangalore, Bangalore. Price: Rs3,500 to Rs6,100.
The stylish bottle of Gucci by Gucci
The eau de toilette version of Gucci by Gucci is a softer, more feminine version of the eau de parfum by the same name. Launched to celebrate the anniversary of the EDP, the new EDT has Tahitian Tiare flower, spider lily, musk and honey. A male EDT of Gucci by Gucci is also available. At select department stores. Price: Rs4,850 for 75ml and Rs4,150 for 50ml.
The Garnier Light Eye Roll-On is a fun product to tackle puffy eyes and dark circles. The metal roll-on ball acts as a massager for the gentle under-eye area, while depositing a caffeine gel which helps with dark circles and puffy eyes. Available at select retail outlets. Price: Rs199.
Ocean Lounge is the 17th fragrance of Escada’s line of limited-edition seasonal perfumes. And this one smells like a dessert platter as well, with heady summer fruits such as frozen lychee, Kakadu plum and Anjou pear nectar. Floral notes of violet petal sorbet, jasmine and mimosa blossoms, with amber and vanilla complete the fragrance. At select retail stores. Price: Rs3,900 for 100ml and Rs2,950 for 50ml.