Best radiance mask

Radiant Glow Express Mask, £64.50, Sisley

“This is great to apply before going out as it declogs pores, leaving your complexion luminous and make-up looking great,” says facialist Rani Mirza.

Best eye make-up remover

Bi-Facil Non Oily Instant Cleanser, £19.50, Lancôme

“You only need one swipe for natural make-up or a couple for dark, smoky shadow – but there’s no need for harsh wiping,” says make-up artist Ruby Hammer.

Best facial exfoliator

Daily Microfoliant, £29.10, Dermalogica

“The rice bran formula gently dissolves dead skin in just a few minutes, so it’s left brighter and feeling smoother,” says Tracey Lea.

Best wipe off cleanser

Eau Micellaire Doucer Express Cleansing Water, £20.50-£33.50, Lancome

“I love that you can use it on both face and eyes. It’s also great after a night out when you want to remove all make-up quickly before bed,” says make-up artist Annabel Callum.

Best wipe off cleanser

Eau Micellaire Doucer Express Cleansing Water, £20.50-£33.50, Lancome

“I love that you can use it on both face and eyes. It’s also great after a night out when you want to remove all make-up quickly before bed,” says make-up artist Annabel Callum.

Best toner

Tonique Doucer Softening Hydrating Toner, £20.50-£33.50, Lancôme

“Not only does this toner remove every last trace of make-up, it also tones, purifies and softens,” says skin expert Tracey Lea.

Best hydrating mask

Express Flower Gel, £72.50, Sisley

“I always recommend clients use it on a long-haul flight to combat dehydration. You can also sleep in it, if you find central heating dries out your skin,” says facialist Sarah Chapman.

Best mask for congested skin

Rescue Mask, £30, Eve Lom

“The cooling camphor and gentle exfoliating grains decongest for a really deep cleanse. You can also use it topically as an emergency spot treatment,” says Dr Jon Bragi.

Best instant line filler

Tri-Aktiline Instant Deep Wrinkle Filler, £28.59, Good Skin Labs

“The skin tightening algae extract works rapidly whilst the peptides work over the long term,” says Dr Nick Lowe.

Best for dark circles

Hylexin Serious Dark Circles, £53.50, Bremann Research Labs

“Apply a small amount of this cream from the outer corner of the eye, drawing your finger downwards to the inner corner for noticeable results” says skin expert Geraldine Howard.

Best spot treatment

Overnight Clearing Gel, £31.65, Dermalogica

“This genius gel is great as it dries spots out super-fast. It also stops more from forming,” says make-up artist Ruth Funnell.

Best eye de-puffer

No Puffery Cooling Mask For Puffy Eyes, £19, Origins

“This hydrates and tightens skin while shrinking puffiness and fine lines, so it’s great after a late night,” says make-up artist Kolbrun Ran.

Best age-spot treatment

Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector, £38, Clinique

“This is highly effective at brightening skin, but it’s gentle, so it doesn’t irritate,” says make-up artist Jemma Kidd.

Best age-spot treatment

Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector, £38, Clinique

“This is highly effective at brightening skin, but it’s gentle, so it doesn’t irritate,” says make-up artist Jemma Kidd.

Best facial oil

Aromessence Néroli Essential Serum, £42.89, Decléor

“This nourishes skin without overloading it and delivers great results on scars and blemishes,” says facialist Linda Meredith.

Best moisturiser with an SPF

DayWear SPF15, £35, Estée Lauder

“This light-textured formula provides skin with the necessary hydration all day long, as well as antioxidants and SPF15 to protect it from free-radials and UV damage,” says Dr Marko Lens.

Best inexpensive moisturiser with an SPF

Total Effects Day Cream SPF15, £17.35, Olay

“This is peace of mind in a bottle,” says make-up artist Annabel Callum.

Best eco/organic range

The Organic Pharmacy, From £3.60, The Organic Pharmacy

“I love this British brand – they really know their stuff,” says make-up artist Jemma Kidd.

Best anti-aging cream

Sisleÿa Global Anti-Age Cream, £235, Sisley

“This rich cream nourishes and feeds with its potent cocktail of anti-aging ingredients, so skin is left super-hydrated and plumped-up,” says make-up artist Liz Pugh.

Best night cream

Supremÿa At Night, £445, Sisley

“This is packed with botanicals and absorbs beautifully. It moisturises, but still lets skin breathe, which is all-important to allow for recovery during sleep,” says facialist Amanda Lacey.

Best moisturiser for normal to dry skin

Moisturizing Cream, £94-£970, Crème de la Mer

“The first time I used this, my skin felt so good. Now I slather it on all my clients, including Kristin Scott Thomas,” says make-up artist Louise Constad.

Best moisturiser for normal to dry skin

Moisturizing Cream, £94-£970, Crème de la Mer

“The first time I used this, my skin felt so good. Now I slather it on all my clients, including Kristin Scott Thomas,” says make-up artist Louise Constad.

Best moisturiser for normal to oily skin

Active Moist, £22.46, Dermalogica

“It’s a great base for creating a flawless, matt complexion,” says make-up artist Sue Devitt.

Best Serum

Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex, £39-51, Estee Lauder

“This really does work and you only have to look at the people who use it regularly to see they have an incredibly soft skin texture, with an almost child-like quality,” says make-up artist Mary Greenwell.

 

MAKEUP

 

Best eye pencil

Eye Kohl in Smolder, £13, MAC

“This pencil is so versatile, you can use it to create a whole host of looks, from the finest of flicks to a full-on smoky eye,” says make-up artist Ruby Hammer.

Best eye pencil

Eye Kohl in Smolder, £13, MAC

“This pencil is so versatile, you can use it to create a whole host of looks, from the finest of flicks to a full-on smoky eye,” says make-up artist Ruby Hammer.

Best powder eyeshadow

Eye Shadow, £11.50, MAC

“These shadows have the perfect formulation: enough grab to adhere to the skin but also enough slip so that they blend out beautifully,” says make-up artist Alex Babsky.

Best liquid/gel eyeliner

Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner, £15.50, Bobbi Brown

“This genius liner glides on like a dream and lasts all day. I love the Violet Ink hue – perfect for creating a gorgeous purple eye, which is set to be a huge spring/summer trend,” says make-up artist Lisa Valencia.

Best brow filler

Eye Brows, £11.50, MAC

“Big brows are big news this spring. Work in fine, feathery, short strokes to enhance your natural shape,” says make-up artist Ciona Johnson-King.

Best mascara

Diorshow Mascara, £29, Dior

“This is a show stopper with the perfect consistency. It gives lashes just the right amount of oomph,” says make-up artist Luke Anthony.

Best cream eyeshadow

Long-Wear Cream Shadow, £16.50, Bobbi Brown

“No matter how hard you party, they’ll stay put till the early hours. I apply with my finger for a so-now strong, graphic eye,” says make-up artist Matthew Alexander.

Best waterproof mascara

Hypnôse Waterproof Mascara, £20.50, Lancôme

“It’s the only waterproof mascara that does what it says on the tube, with no smudging, running or flaking,” says make-up artist Kelly Cornwell.

Best blusher

Pot Rouge, £17, Bobbi Brown

“The best way to apply is with your fingers – the creamy texture blends beautifully: its foolproof!” says make-up artist Ruth Funnell.

Best bronzer

Terracotta Moisturising Bronzing Powder, £32.18, Guerlain

“Re-create the post-holiday glow seen at Michael Kors by dusting it over cheeks, the bridge of your nose, forehead and tip of your chin,” says make-up artist Yvette Redmond

Best skin illuminator

Fluid Sheer, £33, Giorgio Armani

“I love skin to look glowing, so I mix this illuminator into foundation to give it a radiance boost,” says make-up artist Chloë Butcher.

Best blusher

Blush in Orgasm, £20.50, Nars

“Give a nod to spring’s Seventies glam look by brushing a generous amount up the cheekbone,” says make-up artist Lee Pycroft.

Best lip balm

Nutritive Lip Balm, £38.50, Sisley

“This keeps lips ultra-moisturised, with no sticky residue,” says make-up artist Silver Bramham.

Best lipgloss

Lipglass, £11.50, MAC

“I use this on eyes as well, for a super-shiny finish. Work the Seventies vibe and slick it all over a bright lipstick for the ultimate disco lip,” says make-up artist Liz Pugh.

Best long-lasting lip colour

Lipfinity, £10.99, Max Factor

“The colours are true, they glide on easily and I love that its gentle formula doesn’t dry out the lip,” says make-up artist Mathew Alexander.

Best red lipstick

Lipstick in Ruby Woo, £13.50, MAC

“It’s the perfect red to ensure you’re on trend this spring,” says make-up artist Louise Constad.

Best long-lasting lip colour

Lipfinity, £10.99, Max Factor

“The colours are true, they glide on easily and I love that its gentle formula doesn’t dry out the lip,” says make-up artist Mathew Alexander.

Best under-eye concealer

Touche Eclat, £24.50, Yves Saint Laurent

“This iconic magic wand is also a highlighter; I dab on cheekbones and the Cupid’s bows,” says make-up artist Wendy Rowe.

Best mineral base

Bare Minerals Original SPF 15 Foundation, £23, Bare Escentuals

“Cameron Diaz and Kate Hudson swear by this foundation, as it looks sheer and natural but gives amazing coverage,” says make-up artist Aimee Adams.

Best liquid foundation

Vitalumière Satin Smoothing Fluid Makeup SPF15, £31.66, Chanel

“This is a dream to work with – it gives just the right amount of coverage, blends perfectly and makes skin look younger and polished,” says make-up artist Sam Bryant.

Best tinted moisturiser

Tinted Moisturizer SPF20, £33, Laura Mercier

“I’ve used this on so many clients, from Emily Blunt to Alexa Chung. It gives skin a luxurious glow,” says make-up artist Ashley Ward.

Best inexpensive foundation

True Match, £10.29, L’Oréal Paris

“A little bit goes a long way and I love how the pigment magically adjusts to your skintone on application,” says make-up artist Ruth Funnell.

Best compact foundation

Teint Innocence Naturally Luminous Compact Makeup SPF 10, £34.72, Chanel

“Time is of the essence at fashion week, so this hydrating foundation is a winner every time,” says make-up artist Chloë Butcher.

Best compact foundation

Teint Innocence Naturally Luminous Compact Makeup SPF 10, £34.72, Chanel

“Time is of the essence at fashion week, so this hydrating foundation is a winner every time,” says make-up artist Chloë Butcher.

Best compact foundation

Teint Innocence Naturally Luminous Compact Makeup SPF 10, £34.72, Chanel

“Time is of the essence at fashion week, so this hydrating foundation is a winner every time,” says make-up artist Chloë Butcher.

Best compact foundation

Teint Innocence Naturally Luminous Compact Makeup SPF 10, £34.72, Chanel

“Time is of the essence at fashion week, so this hydrating foundation is a winner every time,” says make-up artist Chloë Butcher.

Best concealer

Secret Camouflage, £26, Laura Mercier

“This formula covers any imperfection. Mix the two shade with a brush on the back of your hand for the perfect skin match,” says make-up artist Liz Pugh.

Best brush range

Make-Up Brushes, From £8.40, Shu Uemura

“The quality and softness of the bristles make spending money on Shu brushes worth it,” says make-up artist Caroline Barnes.

Best eyelash curlers

Eyelash Curler, £20, Shu Uemura

“I’ve used these for as long as I can remember!” says make-up artist Mary Greenwell.

Best tweezers

Tweezers, £20, Tweezerman

“They can gab the tiniest of hairs and they’re so durable. I love its free sharpening service too,” says make-up artist Kyra Panchenko.

 

NAILS

 

Best top coat

Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat, £8.95, Vite

“This is the best top coat on the market as it gives nails a really high-shine finish and dries quickly, which is perfect for girls on the go,” says manicurist Toni Jade.

Best base coat

Stickey, £9.95, CND

“I’ve used this base coat on every celebrity I’ve worked with as it protects nails from staining, peeling and chipping,” says manicurist Trish Lomax.

Best nail varnish

Nail Lacquer, £10.50, OPI

“These nail varnishes are good quality, high-shine and long lasting – plus their colours are always right on trend,” says manicurist Robyn Opie.

Best hand cream

Sisleÿa Global Anti-Age Hand Care, £88.50, Sisley

“The cream is so rich, it helps get nails and cuticles in good condition – ideal for s/s’s new longer nail shape,” says manicurist David Barton.

Best treatment for nails

Original Nail Envy, £18.55, OPI

“Keep you nails strong and healthy with this, you’ll get instant results,” says manicurist Jenny Longworth.

Best foot scrub

Foot Scrub, £10.45, Liz Earle

“This scrub can also be used on knees, elbows and hands for all-over softer skin, Add a few drops of body oil to it and massage it in for a mini at-home spa experience,” says skin expert Nichola Joss

Best cuticle oil

Solar Oil, £5.25, CND

“It moisturises, strengthens and, if you apply a thin layer to just polished nails, it will protect them from smudging while they’re drying,” says manicurist Sophy Robson.

Best foot file

The Tough Buffer #11, £39.90, Diamancel at Bliss

“This is the ultimate tool to keep your skin soft and smooth, plus it sends cracked heels packing,” says manicurist Jessica Hoffman.

Best foot cream

Shea Butter Foot Cream, £17, L’Occitane

“Not only is this cream luxurious, it also contains arnica – brilliant for tired feet,” says nail expert Iris Chapple.


BODY

Best inexpensive firming/anti-cellulite cream

Body-Expertise PerfectSlim, £11.22, L’Oréal Paris

“This cream not only helps reduce cellulite, it also improves the skin’s texture,” says make-up artist Ariane Poole.

Best inexpensive body moisturiser

Rich Nourishing Body Moisturiser, £3.56, Nivea

“This moisturiser is super nourishing, but its lightweight texture means that it’s quickly absorbed and never feels greasy,” says make-up artist Yvette Redmond.

Best body exfoliator

Creme de Corps Soy Milk and Honey Body Polish, £22.50, Kiehl’s

“Famed for its nourishing properties, milk’s benefits are boosted when they are combined with moisturising honey and exfoliating ground luffa fruit,” says beauty expert Geraldine Howard.

Best body oil

Body Oil, £17.11, Dr Hauschka

“Each one in the range contains sunflower oil – rich in vitamin E, which fights ageing,” says Dr Marko Lens.

Best bath oil

Bath Oil, £38, Jo Malone

“Your body will get coated as you get in and out of the water and the essential oils will make you feel instantly revived,” says Dr Susan Mayou.

Best body moisturiser

Creme de Corps Cream, £16-£27, Kiehl’s

“Apply after your morning shower to lock in moisture, and again before bed for overnight hydration,” says skin guru Emma Hardie.

Best shower gel

Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash, £25, REN

“It won’t irritate your skin or leave it itchy, just clean and soft. Lather up for a little TLC,” says beauty expert Amanda Birch.

Best firming/anti-cellulite cream

Celluli-Pro Slimming Complex, £111, Sisley

“It tones, firms, hydrates and creates a silky finish,’ says make-up artist Jemma Kidd.

Best self-tan for the face

Liquid Bronze Self Tanning, £16.34, Clarins

“This fake tan gives you a healthy glow and an even complexion,” says make-up artist Ciona Johnson-King.

Best gradual tan

Gradual Tan Everyday Body Moisturiser, £14.30, St Tropez

“This tan is perfect for a healthy year-round glow. Just exfoliate, apply it, then moisturise to prevent telltale marks,” says facialist Sarah Chapman.

Best suncare range

Sun Care, £88.50, Sisley

“Whenever I use these products, I never burn. I apply them on my A-list clients for shoots in sunny climes too,” says tanning expert James Read.

Best self-tan for the body

Self Tan Bronzing Mousse, From £20.43, St Tropez

“Quick and easy to apply, it creates an even, non-streaky finish,” says skin specialist Emma Hardie.

 

 

HAIR

 

Best curl enhancer

Curl Conscious Defining Crème, £21.50, Bumble and Bumble

“This locks in moisture and holds the curl together to stop it fluffing up,” says hairstylist Duffy.

Best hairdryer

3200 Compact, £54.99, Parlux

“The air-flow is like no other, while the ergonomic design makes it easy to hold,” says hairstylist Andrew Barton.

Best flat iron

IV Styler, £99, Ghd

“Ghd’ are the last word in hair straightening. You can’t be without them for that Roberto Cavalli super-sleek look,” says hairstylist Mathew Alexander.

Best smoothing product

Techni.art Liss Control, £10.50, L’Oréal Professionnel

“Poker straight hair is coming back for summer – apply the cream to wet hair, rough dry, then run irons over it. It will protect against frizz and humidity, so hair stays straight all day long,” says hairstylist Luke Hersheson.

Best curling iron

Pro Curl 210, £18.49, Babyliss

“Unlike some curling irons, this heats up quickly and stays hot for an even result. Use it vertically for a tousled wave and horizontally for a retro wave effect,” says hairstylist Andrew Barton.

Best curling iron

Pro Curl 210, £18.49, Babyliss

“Unlike some curling irons, this heats up quickly and stays hot for an even result. Use it vertically for a tousled wave and horizontally for a retro wave effect,” says hairstylist Andrew Barton.

Best de-frizzer

Frizz-Ease Hair Serum Original Formula, £5.82, John Frieda

“The reason I voted for this is simple – it stamps out frizz,” says hairstylist John Vial.

Best heat protector

Tecni.art Constructor, £9.35, L’Oréal Professionnel

“It’s lightweight, easy to use and has style-memory; so locks the style in,” says hairstylist Lyndell Mansfield.

Best everyday brush

Popular Boar Bristle and Nylon Hairbrush, £68.75, Mason Pearson

“This season, we used it to create the smooth ponytails at Lacoste, back-brushed knots at Louise Gray and smooth waves at Preen,” says hairstylist George Northwood.

Best for instant shine

Big Shine, £28, Bumble and Bumble

“Spritz onto a hairbrush to seal ends of hair or rub on to palms before raking through lengths for texture,” says hairstylist Enzo Volpe.

Best hairspray

Elnett Satin, £6.02, L’Oréal Paris

“The fact it brushes out is great for experimenting with styles. I go through a can of it a day on a shoot,” says hairstylist Luke Hersheson.

Best blowdrying brush

Hershesons Ceramic Ion Brush, From £30, Daniel Hersheson

“The iconic bristles and ceramic barrel are gentle on hair – they don’t pull or get tangles and you can get a smooth blow-dry in no time,” sys colourist Sibi Bolan.

Best blowdrying brush

Hershesons Ceramic Ion Brush, From £30, Daniel Hersheson

“The iconic bristles and ceramic barrel are gentle on hair – they don’t pull or get tangles and you can get a smooth blow-dry in no time,” sys colourist Sibi Bolan.

Best deep conditioning mask

Masquintense, £22.05, Kérastase

“This has been a winner for me for more than 20 years. It leaves hair highly conditioned, great for spring/summer’s glamour looks,” says hairstylist Andrew Barton.

Best dry shampoo

Dry Shampoo Original, £2.35, Batiste

“Use it to get the Erdem-textured ‘halo’ effect or the teased-up volume at Julien Macdonald,” says hairstylist Zoe Irwin.

Best shampoo for oily/combination hair

Bain Divalent, £12.70, Kérastase

“It clarifies the roots, but it’s gentle on the ends, so it’s great for combination and oily hair,” says hairstylist Donald Black.

Best shampoo for dry hair

Bain Satin, £12.70, Kérastase

“It leaves hair feeling luxe, but it’s so lightweight, it’s great for everyday use too,” says hairstylist Adam Reed.

Best sun haircare range

Soleil, From £15.60, Kérastase

“It contains ceramides to strengthen, UV filters to protect colour and vitamin E to nourish.” says colourist Jo Hansford.

Best conditioner for oily/combination hair

Seaweed Conditioner, £15, Bumble and Bumble

“It conditions without leaving a heavy residue. Apply only on the ends and always rinse till hair squeaks,” says hairstylist Adam Reed.

Best range for coloured hair

Reflection, From £12.70, Kérastase

“With a change of wardrobe and season, women like to colour their hair and nothing beats this range for keeping it bright and silky,” says hairstylist Ken O’Rourke.

Best conditioner for dry hair

Lait Vital, £15.60, Kérastase

“Most people’s hair feels dry at some point due to colouring or styling, but this makes locks soft and shiny again,” says hairstylist Luke Hersheson.

Best leave-in conditioner

Leave In (Rinse Out) Conditioner, £17.50, Bumble and Bumble

“This is a real multitasker – as well as a conditioner, I use it as a styling prep for fine hair and on models as a protectant from all that styling” says hairstylist Neil Moodie.

 

 

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