Even if youâre not one to lounge around the sun-soaked stages of Coachella or Glastonbury looking gorgeous (see models Alessandra Ambrosio and Suki Waterhouse), the Anna Sui S/S 16 show (below) proves that the bronzed bohemianism of festival-goers is inspiring beauty.
American model Gigi Hadid (left) and Brazilian model Caroline Trentini (right) modeling Anna Sui
Alessandra Ambrosio (left) and Suki Waterhouse (right)
Left:Â For a multi-tonal glow, Macâs new Gleamtones Powder Dunes at Dusk (ÂŁ26.50, maccosmetics.co.uk) warms and illuminates skin â like sand particles twinkling in the sun.Â LâOrĂ©al Paris Miss Hippie Mega Volume Waterproof Mascara (ÂŁ7.99, boots.com) speedily thickens lashes when time â or tent space â is of the essence
Get the dark Anna Sui lip with Stiks Cosmetiks Burgundy Lipstik (ÂŁ15, thisisbeautymart.com), complete with a triangle bullet, which â miraculously â makes application easy
If a festival ticket eludes you, light Birch & Brookâs limited-edition bergamot, amber and vanilla Festival Candle (ÂŁ38,birchandbrook.co.uk) and imagine hedonistic, barefoot days.
Rain, cotton, pear and cucumber â what could more perfectly encapsulate a typical British summer? Think of freshly cut grass after a shower, crisp white T-shirts, fruity puddings and cooling cocktails when you select a scent from Marc Jacobsâ new Splash collection (ÂŁ38 each, debenhams.com). The only problem youâll have is choosing which one to make your own.
Akin to ordering food from the comfort of your own home, Milk Beautyâs mobile London pamper service delivers impeccable treatments to your door. My Spray Tan (ÂŁ35) was flawless and lasted a week. A time-saving marvel when your mind is on passports, tickets and packing before a holiday. 020 8525 8991, milkbeauty.co.uk.
Psst… A certain Ms Beckham is teaming up with EstĂ©e Lauder to work on a limited-edition make-up collection, epitomising her distinctive take on beauty. It may not be available to buy until September, but as they say, good things come to those who waitâŠ