Even if youâ€™re 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, Macâ€™s new Gleamtones Powder Dunes at Dusk (Â£26.50, maccosmetics.co.uk) warms and illuminates skin â€“ like sand particles twinkling in the sun.Â Lâ€™OrÃ©al Paris Miss Hippie Mega Volume Waterproof Mascara (Â£7.99, 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 (Â£15, thisisbeautymart.com), complete with a triangle bullet, which â€“ miraculously â€“ makes application easy
If a festival ticket eludes you, light Birch & Brookâ€™s limited-edition bergamot, amber and vanilla Festival Candle (Â£38,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 (Â£38 each, debenhams.com). The only problem youâ€™ll have is choosing which one to make your own.
Akin to ordering food from the comfort of your own home, Milk Beautyâ€™s mobile London pamper service delivers impeccable treatments to your door. My Spray Tan (Â£35) 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 EstÃ©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 waitâ€¦